Ruth Becquart (°1976) In 1999 she completed her degree in theatre studies at the Studio Herman Teirlinck. Immediately after she entered the scene of artistically innovative theatre projects. She worked together with people like Bart Meuleman and Herwig Ilegems, Luk Perceval and Stef Lernous. She ended up working with various theatre companies and performed in venues including HETPALEIS, Laika, Het Toneelhuis, the LOD Music Theatre and Abattoir Fermé. She also developed as a successful producer of theatre. Ruth wrote her own solo-show, Toren, and she created the theatre performance Brief for which she was awarded in 2010 for the Dioraphte Stimuleringsprijs at the Festival CEMENT for theatre and dance. She also wrote 17 monologues for the exhibition Vrouwen van Vlaanderen.

Over the years, Ruth has regularly appeared on TV, making guest appearances in Aspe, Code 37, Witse, In Flanders Fields, ... She had her first taste of the film medium with her roles in Linkeroever in 2008 and Dirty Mind in 2009, both directed by Pieter van Hees. Her latest film role was as Leen in Doden Hoek. On the TV Screen her first supporting role was the role of an autistic woman in the TV-series Clan and she also performed in the Dutch family series, Het gordijnpaleis van Ollie Hartmoed. The other big roles followed in Chaussée d'amour as Sandy, in Amigo's as Cathy and the lead role in Gent West as Veronique Dockx. In the near future you can see Ruth playing in De Dag and Tubula Rasa.


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