Famke Janssen Age Height Weight Body Measurements Net Worth

Famke Janssen

Famke Janssen
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Birth Date

November 5, 1964


56 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 11½ in | 182 cm tall

Net Worth

$20 Million

Body Measurements

36-25-35 in | 91.5-63.5-89 cm


62 kg | 137 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

11 US | 42 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Famke Beumer Janssen was born in Amstelveen, Netherlands, on November 5, 1964, is a Dutch actress.

Young Famke Janssen first started her professional career as a fashion model in United States.

She made her big screen debut in crime drama film Fathers & Sons (1992) in role as Kyle Christian.

She got her television debut in science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1992) in episode "The Perfect Mate", in role as Kamala.

Her breakthrough performance came as Xenia Onatopp in James Bond spy movie GoldenEye (1995).

She landed her directorial debut with comedy drama film Bringing Up Bobby (2011) which she also wrote and produced.

Best Movies

She played Jean Grey / Phoenix in the X-Men film series:

X-Men (2000)

X2 (2003)

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), for which she won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Wolverine (2013)

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

She portrayed Lenore "Lenny" Mills in the Taken movie trilogy:

Taken (2008)

Taken 2 (2012)

Taken 3 (2014)

She was nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress – Horror for her role as Evelyn Stockard-Price in supernatural horror film House on Haunted Hill (1999).

She won the Hamptons International Film Festival for Special Recognition and for Special Prize for her role as Kailey Sullivan in drama movie Turn the River (2007).

She was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (shared with Pierce Brosnan) for her role as Xenia Onatopp in James Bond movie GoldenEye (1995).

The Faculty (1998) science fiction horror opposite Elijah Wood, Josh Hartnett and Salma Hayek

Made (2001) crime comedy with Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn and Sean Combs

The Wackness (2008) coming-of-age comedy drama opposite Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley and Olivia Thirlby

Deep Rising (1998) action horror with Treat Williams and Anthony Heald

Celebrity (1998) comedy drama opposite Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis and Leonardo DiCaprio

Lord of Illusions (1995) supernatural horror with Scott Bakula and Daniel von Bargen

Don't Say a Word (2001) crime thriller opposite Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy and Sean Bean

The Ten (2007) anthology comedy with Paul Rudd, Jessica Alba and Winona Ryder

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) action horror opposite Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton

Hide and Seek (2005) horror with Robert De Niro and Dakota Fanning

I Spy (2002) buddy spy comedy opposite Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson

Primal (2019) action thriller with Nicolas Cage, Kevin Durand and Michael Imperioli

The Poison Rose (2019) thriller opposite John Travolta and Morgan Freeman

Endless (2020) romantic drama in role as Lee Douglas, with Alexandra Shipp, Nicholas Hamilton and DeRon Horton

The Postcard Killings (2020) mystery crime drama in role as Valerie Kanon, opposite Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Cush Jumbo

The Vault (2021) action adventure fantasy in role as Margaret, opposite Freddie Highmore and Sam Riley

Best TV Shows

She had recurring role as Ava Moore in FX medical drama television series Nip/Tuck (2004-2010).

Hemlock Grove (2013-2015) Netflix horror series in role as Olivia Godfrey

She had recurring role as Eve Rothlow in ABClegal thriller television series How to Get Away with Murder (2015-2020).

She had recurring role as Susan Hargrave in NBC crime thriller television series The Blacklist (2026-2018).

The Blacklist: Redemption (2017) NBC crime thriller television series in role as Susan Hargrave

When They See Us (2019) Netflix crime drama miniseries in role as Nancy Ryan


Studied economics at the University of Amsterdam.

Studied creative writing and literature at the Columbia University in New York City.

Has two sisters, Antoinette and Marjolein.

Speaks Dutch, English and French.

She is a vegan.

Fan of Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep.

She narrated documentary film Unity (2014).


She dated Josh Peck (2007).

She was married to Tod Williams (1995-2000).

She is in a long-term relationship with American actor Cole Frates, since 2006.

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