Dutch actress, director, screenwriter, and former fashion model Famke Beumer Janssen, was born on November 5, 1965 in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She moved to United States in 1984 for her modeling career, where she signed with Elite Model Management and worked for famous brands including Chanel, Victoria’s Secret, and Yves Saint Laurent. She retired from modeling in the early 1990s and started to appear in various television series and films. She played the role of Kyle Christian in her film debut “Fathers & Sons” in the year 1992. Famke is famous for her roles as Xenia Onatopp in “GoldeEye” in 1995; Jean Grey in “X-Men”, “X2”, “X-Men: The Last Stand”, where she also portrayed the role of Phoenix and won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, and “The Wolverine”. She co-starred as Lenore “Lenny” Mills in “Taken” and its sequel “Taken 2”. She was Muriel, the deadly leader of evil witches in 2013s “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters”. In 2011, she directed, produced and wrote the drama film, “Bringing Up Bobby”, starred by Mila Jovovich. She is an animal advocate. She was also appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for Integrity by United Nations in 2008.
Famke maintains her curves through spinning and hiking and sticks with her vegetarian diet. In her interview with ‘The Telegraph’ she said, “I’m vegan so I favour pasta and vegetable dishes.”
Body Measurements (2014 – Age 49):
Height: 182 cm | 6 feet, 0 nches
Weight: 61 kg | 131 lbs
Bust/Bra Size: 12B | 34B
Waist: 64 cm | 25 inches
Hip size: 89 cm | 35 inches