Claude van Damme has heart attack

Action movie star Jean Claude Van Damme has suffered a mild heart attack while on a movie set in New Orleans and has returned home to Belgium to recover, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The actor, sometimes known as Muscles from Brussels, was working on his new film Weapon when the incident occurred just a day after his 50th birthday.

In the film Van Damme plays an assassin who must team up with a rival to bring down a drug cartel. Shooting has been put on hold while Van Damme recovers.  

(Sapa, Andy Goldberg, October 2010)

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