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Pascal Duquenne

Pascal Duquenne
Pascal Duquenne Daniel Auteuil Cannes.jpg
Pascal Duquenne (1996)
Born (1970-08-08) 8 August 1970 (age 49)
Years active1991-present
AwardsBest Actor Award (Cannes Film Festival)
1996 The Eighth Day
Joseph Plateau Award for Best Belgian Actor
1996 The Eighth Day

Pascal Duquenne (born 8 August 1970 in Vilvoorde, Belgium) is a Belgian actor. He shared the prize for a male role in 1996 Cannes Film Festival for his performance as Georges in the movie The Eighth Day, with Daniel Auteuil, who played Harry.[1] He lives in Brussels. He has Down syndrome.[2][3][4] In 2004, he received the very high civil distinction of Commander in the Order of the Crown (Belgium).[5]


All these movies are directed by Jac Van Dormael, and they are close to each other.

TV series

  • Le commissaire Moulin, 2004


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Le huitième jour". Retrieved 2009-09-18.
  2. ^ Stefaan Sercu (20 November 2002). "Mentaal gehandicapten komen thuis". Het Volk (in Dutch).
  3. ^ "'Secrets and Lies' takes top honor at Cannes Film Festival". CNN. May 20, 1996.
  4. ^ "On Screen: Guilt And The Survivor". Eye Weekly. March 13, 1997.
  5. ^ Buitenlandse zaken (7 July 2004). "Persdienst Buitenlandse Zaken: Persberichten". Persberichten diplomatie België (in Dutch).

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