Magritte Award for Best Actor

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Magritte Award for Best Actor
Presented by Académie André Delvaux
First awarded 2011
Currently held by Victor Polster, Girl (2018)

The Magritte Award for Best Actor (French: Magritte du meilleur acteur) is an award presented annually by the Académie André Delvaux. It is given in honor of an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role while working within the film industry. It is one of the Magritte Awards, which were established to recognize excellence in Belgian cinematic achievements.[1]

The 1st Magritte Awards ceremony was held in 2011 with Jonathan Zaccaï receiving the award for his role in Private Lessons.[2] As of the 2019 ceremony, Victor Polster is the most recent winner in this category for his role in Girl.[3]

Winners and nominees

In the list below, winners are listed first in the colored row, followed by the other nominees.


Year Actor English title Original title
Jonathan Zaccaï Private Lessons Élève libre
Mounir Ait Hamou The Barons Les Barons
Olivier Gourmet Angel at Sea Un ange à la mer
Thierry Hancisse The Boat Race La Régate
Matthias Schoenaerts Bullhead Rundskop
Dominique Abel The Fairy La Fée
Benoît Poelvoorde Romantics Anonymous Les Émotifs anonymes
Jonathan Zaccaï A Distant Neighborhood Quartier lointain
Olivier Gourmet The Minister L'Exercice de l'État
Benoît Poelvoorde Le grand soir
Jérémie Renier My Way Cloclo
Matthias Schoenaerts Rust and Bone De rouille et d'os
Benoît Poelvoorde A Place on Earth Une place sur la Terre
François Damiens Tango libre
Jan Hammenecker
Sam Louwyck The Fifth Season La Cinquième Saison
Fabrizio Rongione Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit
François Damiens Playing Dead Je fais le mort
Bouli Lanners Lulu in the Nude Lulu femme nue
Benoît Poelvoorde Scouting for Zebras Les Rayures du zèbre
Wim Willaert I'm Dead but I Have Friends Je suis mort mais j'ai des amis
François Damiens La Famille Bélier
Bouli Lanners All Cats Are Grey Tous les chats sont gris
Jérémie Renier The Wakhan Front Ni le ciel ni la terre
Jean-Jacques Rausin Death by Death Je me tue à le dire
Aboubakr Bensaihi Black
François Damiens Les Cowboys
Bouli Lanners The First, the Last Les Premiers, les Derniers
Peter Van den Begin King of the Belgians
François Damiens Just to Be Sure Ôtez-moi d'un Doute
Jérémie Renier L'Amant double
Matthias Schoenaerts Racer and the Jailbird Le Fidèle
Victor Polster Girl
François Damiens Mon Ket
Olivier Gourmet Above the Law Tueurs
Benoît Poelvoorde Keep an Eye Out Au poste!


  1. ^ Denis, Fernand (October 13, 2010). "André Delvaux, l'œuvre au jour". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved January 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "Le cinéma belge était à l'honneur lors de la Première édition des Magritte du cinéma belge francophone". Moniteur du film (in French). Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  3. ^ Richford, Richford (2 February 2019). "Belgium's Magritte Awards: 'Our Struggles' Takes Top Prize". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 February 2019.

External links

  • Magritte Awards official website
  • Magritte Award for Best Actor at AlloCiné
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