Famke Janssen - Details

Biography

Famke JanssenOne of Hollywood’s newest leading ladies, Janssen refuses to fill a stereotype. Initially known as the lasciviously lethal assassin, Xenia Onatop, in the James Bond mega-hit Goldeneye (1995), Janssen has since taken on many exciting roles in both studio and independent features.

She was seen in Rounders (1998) opposite Matt Damon, John Turturro and John Malkovich, Woody Allen’s Celebrity (1998), with Winona Ryder, Kenneth Branagh and Leonardo DiCaprio, and last year’s House On Haunted Hill (1999) opposite Geoffrey Rush.

Born in Holland, Janssen moved to the United States where she has made her home for the last twelve years. She majored in writing and literature at Columbia University and studied stagecraft with Harold Guskin.

Events

  • 5th November 1965 - Birth