Famke Janssen


Model-turned-actress Famke Janssen was born on November 5, 1965 and was a 'Bond' girl in '95 -- during the Pierce Brosnan era -- and nabbed the part of 'Jean Grey' in the X-Men series in 2000. That led to continued and heightened exposure including a recurring role on FX's popular Nip Tuck in '04. Famke was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 5, 1965, and eventually moved to the U.S. to model for Chanel, attend Columbia University and hone her acting skills. This international renniassance woman speaks Dutch, German, English and French. She was married to writer-director Tod Williams from '95-to-'00 (he has since moved on to actress Gretchen Mol; they have one child), and basks in the enduring affection of her Boston terrier, Licorice.

Famke Janssen

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