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Famke Janssen


Famke Beumer Janssen was born on November 5, 1964 in Amsterdam, 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 ... See full bio »

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Appears with her dog Licorice in PETA's angel for animals ADs See more »

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11 Interviews | 6 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Looking back, boy, has there ever been a stigma in being a Bond Girl. That's what my mission in life is, just to prove them wrong. That's why I have such an urge to keep going and proving that. It's so silly. What on earth does the way you look have anything to do with whether you can act or not. See more »

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Was inspired to become an activist against corruption after playing Lenore in Taken (2008). She now serves as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office against Drugs and Crime. See more »

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Natural brunette hair See more »

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Scorpio

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