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Famke Janssen

Famke JanssenAKA Famke Beumer

Born: 5-Nov-1965
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Model

Nationality: Netherlands
Executive summary: X-Men, Bond Girl

Famke Janssen was wildly successful as a Dutch model, and eventually moved to New York and evolved into an actress. Her first prominent role was as the Bond girl Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye (1995). She has been molded into action figures based on her Xenia character in GoldenEye, and as Dr. Jean Grey in the X-Men movies. She also played a sexpot spy in the tepid Eddie Murphy-Owen Wilson film of I Spy, ran the poker club in Rounders with Matt Damon, was part of The Faculty's faculty, and was memorably spongebathed by Michael Douglas in Don't Say A Word.

She was married to director Tod Williams (The Door in the Floor) from 1995-2000, when he dumped her for the younger Gretchen Mol.

Sister: Antoinette Beumer (Dutch director)
Sister: Marjolein Beumer (Dutch actress, b. 1966)
Husband: Tod Williams (director, b. 1968, m. 1995, div. 2000)
Boyfriend: Ben Affleck (dated 2001)

    University: University of Amsterdam
    University: BA Literatire, Columbia University (1992)

    Bond Girls Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye

    TELEVISION
    Nip/Tuck Ava Moore (2004)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Bringing Up Bobby (5-Sep-2011)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Wolverine (24-Jul-2013)
    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (17-Jan-2013)
    Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (5-Oct-2012) · Herself
    Taken 2 (7-Sep-2012)
    The Chameleon (23-Apr-2010) · Jennifer Johnson
    100 Feet (24-Jul-2008) · Marnie Watson
    Taken (27-Feb-2008)
    The Wackness (18-Jan-2008) · Mrs. Squires
    Turn the River (17-Oct-2007) · Kailey
    The Ten (19-Jan-2007) · Gretchen Reigert
    X-Men: The Last Stand (22-May-2006)
    The Treatment (28-Apr-2006)
    Hide and Seek (27-Jan-2005)
    Eulogy (15-Oct-2004)
    X2 (24-Apr-2003) · Jean Grey
    I Spy (23-Oct-2002) · Rachel
    Don't Say a Word (24-Sep-2001)
    Made (13-Jul-2001) · Jessica
    X-Men (13-Jul-2000) · Jean Grey
    Circus (5-May-2000)
    Love & Sex (24-Jan-2000)
    House on Haunted Hill (24-Oct-1999)
    The Faculty (12-Nov-1998) · Miss Burke
    Rounders (11-Sep-1998) · Petra
    The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (11-Sep-1998)
    Celebrity (7-Sep-1998)
    RPM (23-Jun-1998)
    Deep Rising (30-Jan-1998)
    The Gingerbread Man (23-Jan-1998) · Leeanne
    Monument Ave. (20-Jan-1998) · Katy
    City of Industry (14-Mar-1997) · Rachel Montana
    GoldenEye (17-Nov-1995) · Xenia Onatopp
    Lord of Illusions (25-Aug-1995) · Dorothea Swann
    Model by Day (21-Mar-1994)
    Fathers & Sons (6-Nov-1992)


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