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Kurt Van Eeghem
(28 September 1952 - living) Belgium

Kurt Van Eeghem

Singer, writer, TV-host


Kurt Camiel Aster Van Eeghem was born in Zeebrugge, Belgium. He is a Flemish television and radio presenter.

Van Eeghem followed a program at Studio Herman Teirlinck and at the Theaterschool Amsterdam. From 1975 he played theater at various companies, and with his own ensemble Het ei. He began his television career in 1980 with the music program Hitring as his then alter ego: the dandy Raphael Goossens.

In 1982 he himself took a single: "Cool Hey, Boy ?", together with Jean-Marie Aerts. In 1984 he presented the Quiz "Name Naming" and later the comedy program "Kurtoisie", in which he represented the Hilaire Sfeermaeckers as a etiquette expert. He also often played comic sketches imitating King Baudouin of Belgium.

In 1990 he became the new presenter of the quiz "The Three Wise Men". In addition to former presenter Daniel Van Avermaet, the Taalstrijd team was replaced by, amongst others, Jacques Vermeire, Kamagurka and Walter Grootaers. Van Eeghem also appeared in the image fragments with some types. Then he presented the radio program Heldenmoed on Radio 1, and until June 2007 he presented the Salon on Radio 1. Sometimes he sat in the panel of the satirical show The Justice Judges . From 2009 until mid-2011 he presented the radio program De Sporen at Klara. In early 2012 he presents Cum Laude on the same channel.

In 2016 he introduced a language category, 'De scherpijijper' in "Everyone famous". He is the brother of actor Marc Van Eeghem. He is married to Tom De Boeck (since1975), who is a local politician. He is lecturer of Aesthetics and Interviewing at the Conservatory (University of Antwerp) and the speaker of the Passa Porta program "Season's Harvest".


Source: https://nl.wikipedia.org/

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