Koen Van Impe – De Smaak van De Keyser
Koen Van Impe
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Koen Van Impe (°1964) studied drama at the Royal Conservatorium in Antwerp.
Koen has been a member of various theatre companies. Since 2002 he often plays with Comp.Marius, with which he travels to various, mainly French, theatre festivals.
As a television actor Koen has a lot of experience playing various very different characters in drama-series, comedies and crime-series alike. He played an important character in Katarakt, a successful drama-series on Belgium’s public broadcaster VRT, directed by Jan Matthys. Later he starred in Aspe, a crime series that ran for 10 seasons in which he played the part of inspector Ivo Verbruggen for 3 years. Koen was the lead in a comedy show, Kiekens and starred in Salamander, a Flemish drama-series broadcasted on BBC4 and the first Belgian series ever to be released on Netflix USA.
Koen also starred in various movies such as the Oscar-nominated Daens by Stijn Coninx, Brylcream Boulevard by Robbe De Hert, The Intruder by Frank Van Mechelen, Ben X by Nic Balthazar, S&M Judge by Erik Lamens and Belgian Rhapsody by Vincent Bal.
Koen speaks fluently Flemish, French and English.