Danny Verbiest
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General Information
Gender: Male
Birthday: September 27
Birthplace: Vilvoorde, Belgium
Nationality: Belgian
Other Information
Occupation: Actor/Producer/Singer
Family & Friends
Series Information
Character: Samson
First appearance: N/A
Last appearance: N/A

Danny Verbiest (Vilvoorde, September 27, 1945) is a Flemish actor, televisionproducer, televisionhost, writer and puppeteer. He was the original Samson

Early CareerEdit

Verbiest played alongside Bassie and Adriaan in their films.

Studio 100Edit

Together with Verhulst and Bourlon, Verbiest founded the company Studio 100. He departed from the company in 2005, saying that it grew too fast.


  • Verbiest has played the role of Samson once in a non-Studio 100 show. He reprised his role as Samson in the series Thuis (translated: At home).
  • Verbiest is a lookalike of the writer Salman Rushdie. Rushdie was hit by a fatwa. In the newspaper Rushdie and Verbiest were confused with each other.