Famke Janssen Biography


Famke Janssen

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Birth Name: Famke Janssen
Birth Country: Netherlands
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign: scorpio
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Famke Janssen full name Famke Beumer Janssen is a multi talented woman from Netherlands. She is an actress as well as the director and the screen writer. She has also established herself as a model. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the Taken and its sequels. Famke Janssen was from the middle class family born in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands to parents of Dutch descent. She is also Dutch.

Famke Janssen was once married with Tod Williams but that married life came to an end after being married for about half a decade. Tod Williams is one of the renowned directors in the United States. He has also established himself as producer and screenwriter. They got married in 1995 and finally dissolved their marriage in 2000. After this she has not been linked with anyone.

 After completing her high school education, Famke Janssen was enrolled at University of Amsterdam but she didn't complete her education from there. After that she went to United States and started her modeling career. In 1992, she made her television appearances and that was in television series. Her net worth is rumored to be around $15 million dollars.

 

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Born in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland

1964 5th of November

Famke Janssen was from the middle class family born in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands to parents of Dutch descent. She is also Dutch. She is a tall woman with six feet height and she is also of average weight. 

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Began her modeling career

1984

After she dropped out from University of Amsterdam, she desired to follow her modeling dreams so she went to United States. There she signed a contract with Elite Model Management and began working as a model. She has also appeared in Victoria's Secret. 

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Graduated from Columbia University

1992

She received her formal education from somewhere in Amstelveen. After completing her high school education, Famke Janssen was enrolled at University of Amsterdam but she didn't complete her education from there. She also attended Columbia University. 

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Began her acting career

1992

After she gained some fame from her modeling career, she also desired to enter into the acting world. In 1992, she made her first acting role in the television series and that was in Star Trek: The Next Generation. 

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Married to Tod Williams

1995

Famke Janssen has been married once in her life and that was with Tod Williams, they got married in 1995. Tod Williams is one of the renowned directors in the United States. He has also established himself as producer and screenwriter.

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Divorced with Tod Williams

2000

Famke Janssen was once married with Tod Williams but that married life came to an end after being married for about half a decade. They got married in 1995 and finally dissolved their marriage in 2000. After this she has not been linked with anyone.

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Rose to prominence

2000

Famke Janssen is a multi talented woman from Netherlands. She is an actress as well as the director and the screen writer. She began her acting career since 1992 but she got her major acting role only in 2000 and that was in X men. She is also popular in the world for portraying her role in the Taken and its sequels.

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Won Hamptons International Film Festival

2006

She has been nominated in Hamptons International Film Festival for three different times in her life and out of her three nominations she has also been honored thrice. She first won this award in 2006. In 2007, she won it from two different nominations. 

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Won High Falls Film Festival

2006

She has also been honored with High Falls Film Festival once in her life. She won this award for the first time in her life in 2006 and that is also her only win in this award. The same year she was also nominated in Teen Choice Awards. 

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Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2007

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA is also one of the prestigious awards in acting world and everyone feels honored to win this award. She has also won this award once in her life and that was in 2007 for Best Supporting Actress. 

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