Famke Janssen

Janssen in 2002, image via Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Famke Beumer Janssen

Place of Birth: Amstelveen, Netherlands

Date of Birth: c. 1964

Ethnicity: Dutch

Famke Janssen is a Dutch actress, model, screenwriter, director, and animal rights activist. She has starred in House on Haunted Hill, GoldenEye, and the X-Men films, among many other roles. Her first name, Famke, means “girl” in West Frisian, the native language of the Dutch province Friesland.

She has two sisters, director Antoinette Beumer and actress Marjolein Beumer.

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  1. muricansareallmutts says:

    Portuguese, Eastern European.

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