Magritte Award for Most Promising Actor

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Magritte Award for Most Promising Actor
Presented by Académie André Delvaux
First awarded 2011
Currently held by Thomas Mustin, The Royal Exchange (2018)

The Magritte Award for Most Promising Actor (French: Magritte du meilleur espoir masculin) is an award presented annually by the Académie André Delvaux. It is given in honor of a young actor who has delivered an outstanding breakthrough performance 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 Joffrey Verbruggen receiving the award for his role in The Boat Race.[2] As of the 2019 ceremony, Thomas Mustin is the most recent winner in this category for his role in The Royal Exchange.[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
Joffrey Verbruggen The Boat Race La Régate
Jonas Bloquet Private Lessons Élève libre
Amir Ben Abdelmoumen Oscar and the Lady in Pink Oscar et la Dame rose
Martin Nissen Angel at Sea Un ange à la mer
Thomas Doret The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo
Romain David Black Ocean Noir océan
David Murgia Bullhead Rundskop
Martin Nissen The Giants Les Géants
David Murgia Headfirst La Tête la première
Cédric Constantin Torpedo
Gael Maleux Mobile Home
Martin Swabey Little Glory
Achille Ridolfi In the Name of the Son Au nom du fils
Mehdi Dehbi The Bag of Flour Le Sac de farine
Steve Driesen Landes
Bent Simons Kid
Marc Zinga Scouting for Zebras Les Rayures du zèbre
Corentin Lobet Playing Dead Je fais le mort
Benjamin Ramon Tokyo Anyway
Matteo Simoni Marina
Benjamin Ramon Être
Arthur Bols Prejudice
Romain Gelin The Brand New Testament Le Tout Nouveau Testament
David Thielemans Chubby Bouboule
Yoann Blanc Man Overboard Un homme à la mer
Lazare Gousseau Baden Baden
Martin Nissen Welcome Home
Pierre Olivier Nous quatre
Soufiane Chilah Blind Spot Dode Hoek
Mistral Guidotti Home
Baptiste Sornin Sonar
Arieh Worthalter Past Imperfect Le Passé devant nous
Thomas Mustin The Royal Exchange L'Échange des princesses
Basile Grunberger Our Struggles Nos batailles
Baptiste Lalieu The Benefit of the Doubt Une Part d'ombre
Matteo Salamone Mon Ket


  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 Most Promising Actor at AlloCiné
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