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Overview (2)

Born in Antwerp, Belgium
Died in Antwerp, Belgium  (cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Antwerp before WW2, Paul 'S Jongers got himself noted at the local Actor's Studio (Studio Teirlinck) for his rugged good looks and easy way with lines. He soon formed a long lasting friendship with nited actor Julien Schoenaerts, and the two of them were known as a double act in Antwerp nightlife. He become closely associated with a string of 'dialect' movies released in Belgium in the 1950s (_Meeuwen Sterven in de Haven (1955)_, Schipperskwartier (1953), De bruid zonder bed (1955))before turning himself into a fully fledged theatre actor who did movies 'on the side'. Much respected by Belgium's most prolific directors, Paul suffered from a debilitating stroke in 1983 after falling off a stage in Antwerp. He lost all use of his right side,never fully recovered, and retreated into anonimity. He died only a few years later from cancer.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Nick Cuyvers

Trivia (3)

In his single scene in 'de Paniekzaaiers', the girls sitting at the cafe-table are actually his daughters and his niece.
Irene 's Jongers, his sister, was a stage-actress of note in Belgium during the 60's and 70's.
Was the first white man to play the title part in Emperor Jones.

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