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Famke Janssen


Famke Beumer Janssen was born on November 5, 1964 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and has two other siblings. 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 ... See full bio »

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Appears in commercials for a charity for fighting against HIV See more »

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

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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I don't want to be exploited. That of course, as an actress, is a real challenge, not to be exploited. So I'm just going to keep looking for as many different types of roles as I can find in different genre movies. That's my goal, my aim. I like doing that. I've had a pretty varied career so far. See more »

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Has a Boston Terrier named Licorice. See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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