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Urbain Servranckx (July 17, 1949, Schepdaal, Belgium), also known as Urbain and Urbanus van Anus, is a Belgian comedian, actor, singer and comic book 'hero'. July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... A comedian (also comedienne, female) is a person who attempts to make people laugh through a variety of methods, normally through joke telling, or a stream of funny banter. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Simon Le Bon lead singer of Duran Duran in concert, 2003. ...


He has produced several comedy shows in Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as several gold records.

In 1984, Urbanus and Willy Linthout began writing comic books with Urbanus himself as the main character. As of 2005 more than a hundred such comic books have been published. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

His first movie 'Hector' (directed by Stijn Coninx) won the 1988 international comedy film festival in Chamrousse, France. He also was named best actor by Radio France and Dauphiné Libéré. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Urbanus produced and appeared in several movies:

  • Hector (1988)
  • Koko Flanel (1990)
  • Les Sept péchés capitaux (1992)
  • De Zevende Hemel (1993)
  • Max (1994)
  • Suske en Wiske: De duistere diamant (2004)
  • Der clumpfrondische Fräulein (2004)

External link

  • urbanus-online.be Official web site

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Urbanus (artiest) - Wikipedia (767 words)
Urbanus (voorheen Urbanus van Anus) is de artiestennaam van Urbain Servranckx (St.-Gertrudis-Pede, Schepdaal, 7 juni 1949), een Vlaams komiek, zanger en acteur.
Urbanus is ook de naam van de stripreeks, die vanaf 1984 startte.
Ook was Urbanus dat jaar één suggestie voor de nominatie voor De Grootste Belg in Vlaanderen, maar hij haalde de uiteindelijke nominatielijst niet en eindigde op nr.
Urbanus (528 words)
Urbanus' goal in life is to survive on his own - he feels some affinity with his family but none for the rest of the world.
Urbanus lives in a world where he can buy copies of his own comic strips or jump from his own comic to another comic page.
Urbanus is always in company from his superintelligent fly Amedee (who lives in his beart.) and his split dog called Nabuko-Donosor who is accually a Hittentit (Belgian surrealistic creatures - some look like Smurfs but are called the Slurfs, some look like telephones, etc).
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