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Famke Janssen

Famke Beumer Janssen was born on November 5, 1964 in Amstelveen, Netherlands, and has two siblings, director Antoinette Beumer and actress Marjolein Beumer. She studied economics for a year at the University of Amsterdam. Moving to America in 1984, Famke modeled for Chanel in New York City. Later, taking a break from modeling, she majored in writing and literature at Columbia University and studied acting with Harold Guskin. She then went to Los Angeles, California, where she continued to study acting under Roy London. Her first film was the crime drama Fathers & Sons (1992), where she played the love interest of Jeff Goldblum. Later, she became James Bond's enemy in GoldenEye (1995) opposite Pierce Brosnan. Famke received strong critical acclaim for her electrifying performance as the femme fatale Xenia Onatopp. Her career has bloomed since then with her starring in such films as House on Haunted Hill (1999), a reoccurring role on FX's Nip/Tuck (2003) and the blockbuster trilogy X-Men (2000), X-Men 2 (2003), and X-Men - L'affrontement final (2006).

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Nov 5, 1964 In Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Star Trek: The Next Generation 1987-09-26
Latest Project:
Series Hemlock Grove 2013-04-19

5 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Hemlock Grove
Poster of The Daily Show
Poster of Melrose Place
Poster of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Hemlock Grove Olivia Godfrey 33 episodes, 2013-2015 2013-04-19
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
The Soup Unknown 2004-07-30
Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-06
Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Untouchables Unknown 1993-09-01
Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-26