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Biographies -- Raymond Bossaerts

Raymond BossaertsRaymond Bossaerts was born on 23rd June 1938 in Brasschaat near Antwerp. Since the 1960s, he been a well-known face in the Flemish television and theatre world. His first major role was as Ben Kurrel in the Captain Zeppos serials, although before that he played some smaller parts in a couple of other Flemish children's series like Het Geheim van Killary Harbour ('The Secret of Killary Harbour'), Tijl Uilenspiegel, Zanzibar and De tijdscapsule ('The Time Capsule').

After the Zeppos serials, Raymond remained connected with the BRT/VRT children's serials. Among others, he played the part of Orm in Het Zwaard van Ardoewaan ('The Sword of Ardoewaan'). He can also be seen in Keromar, Fabian van Fallada and Johan en de Alverman ('Johan and the Alverman').

Raymond BossaertsIn 1986 he played, alongside Senne Rouffaer, Kappuyns in Het gezin van Paemel ('The Van Paemel Family'). Younger viewers will remember him as Robert in the serial Het Park ('The Park'), in which he played alongside Janine Bischops. In real life, Raymond has in a long history with Janine, as he was her first great love.

More recently, Raymond has played Police Chief Herman Cardoen in the serial Rupel and Victor Corthout in the soap opera Thuis ('Home') with Peter Rouffaer, son of Senne.

Bosscha(a/e)rt(s) Genealogy

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