Gladys Portugues

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Gladys Portugues
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
NicknameThe Tigress[citation needed]
Professional career
ActiveRetired 1985
 
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Gladys Portugues
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
NicknameThe Tigress[citation needed]
Professional career
ActiveRetired 1985

Gladys Portugues is an American actress and former professional female bodybuilder. She is the wife of Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme.

As a bodybuilder, her most significant achievements were two top-10 placings in the Ms. Olympia.

Personal life[edit]

She married martial artist/actor Jean-Claude Van Damme in 1987. They divorced in 1992 and remarried in 1999. They have two children: Kristopher (born 1987) and Bianca (born 1990).[1]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1985Pumping Iron II: The WomenHerselfCinecom International Films
1986The Morning AfterBodybuilder20th Century Fox
1987It's Alive III: Island of the AliveWaitressLarco Productions Inc.

TV[edit]

YearTitleEpisodesRole
2011Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors1 season (8 episodes)Herself

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