Famke Janssen Biography

    Published On Oct 10, 2015
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    Birth Nation: Netherlands
    Height: 6 Feet
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    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.

     

    Famke Janssen

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    Born in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland

    1964

    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. 

    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.

    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.

    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. 

    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. 

    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. 

    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. 

    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. 

    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. 

    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.