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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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Serves as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for Integrity 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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I would rather not work than play in a movie that nobody watches. See more »

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Originally, Famke Janssen was cast for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) series after her work on the Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) episode, Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Perfect Mate (1992), and was to reprise her role as "Kamala". However, she wanted to leave herself open for feature film work and turned the role down. The role of "Jadzia Dax" was created to take the place of ... See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

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