Legendary actor and martial artist, Jean-Claude Van Damme, shared a new photo on his Instagram account and sent a heartwarming message to his father to celebrate his birthday.
Van Damme shared a throwback frame with his father Eugene Van Varenberg and his mother Eliana Van Varenberg. He chose a family photo to celebrate his father’s birthday.
In the message, the 59-year-old actor described his father as his hero since the date which is his birthday, October 18, 1960. He continued and thanked him for his wisdom, support, and love.
His photo has collected more than 66K likes since he uploaded to Instagram and many followers flocked to the comment section to show some love for the actor’s lovely parents.
Here’s what Jean-Claude Van Damme captioned:
“He is my hero since October 18, 1960. Thank you for your wisdom, your support, and your love. Happy Birthday, Papa! I wish you and mama great health, peace, and happiness –always! Your Proud & Loving Son.”
An Instagram fan commented:
“Wow! This is amazing.”
Another fan wrote:
“Very nice JC happy birthday to your father.”
See the Instagram photo below.