Veerle Baetens (born 24 January 1978) is a Flemish actress.[1]

Baetens was born in BrasschaatBelgium. She followed a musical education at the "Brusselse Hoger Instituut voor Dramatische Kunsten". She is probably best known for her roles in Sara,The Broken Circle Breakdown and many other Flemish movies.[2]

In 2005, she won the "John Kraaijkamp Musical Award", in the category of 'Leading Actress in a musical', for the title role in the Dutch musical adaptation of Pippi Longstocking.[3][4]

In 2008, she won the Flemish TV-star Award (Flemish equivalent of the Emmy Award) for Best Actress and Most Popular TV Personality, both for the title role in Sara.[5]

In 2012, she brought out an album with her group "Dallas". The album is called Take it all.

In 2013, she won the "best actress" competition at the European Film Awards for her role in The Broken Circle Breakdown.[6]


 [hide*1 Filmography


TV series[edit]Edit

  • The White Queen (2013) - Margaret of Anjou, Queen of England
  • Code 37 (2009) - Hannah Maes
  • Sara (2007–2008) - Sara De Roose
  • Gevangen (2005)
  • Flikken (2004) - Annick Lafaille
  • Wittekerke (2003–2004) - Els Jacobs
  • Sprookjes Grimm (2003)


  • Pippi Langkous (2005) - Pippi Langkous
  • Holiday Love Show (2003)
  • Chicago (2000)
  • Nonsens (1999)
  • Where were you when... (1999)
  • Cabaret (1998)
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