Hugo Matthysen (Ekeren, January the 30th 1956) is a Belgian singer, columnist, writer, graduated philosopher and actor. In 1978 he played in the cover band Beri Beri, together with Bart Peeters and Jan Leyers. In 1984 he appeared frequently in Bart Peeters’s program Villa Tempo, together with Bart Peeters and Marcel Vanthilt, as “De Hermannen”. De Hermannen were three men with sunglasses, blond wigs, black coats and white sweaters. They played absurd sketches.