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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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I'm a firm believer in taking risks in life, because you'll never get anywhere unless you do, and the more risk involved the greater the outcome - or the worse, but you never know so you've got to go for it. See more »

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Ex-sister-in-law of director Joram Lürsen. See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

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Scorpio

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