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Her two sisters are blonde and blue-eyed, while she is the only brunette.
Was cast as Serleena in Men in Black II (2002) but had to drop out due to a death in the family. Lara Flynn Boyle was cast in her place.
Speaks Dutch, German, English and French.
Offered the lead female role in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), but turned it down.
Sisters Antoinette Beumer and Marjolein Beumer are a director and actress respectively.
Wears size 11 shoes. Because of their large size, her shoes had to be especially made for her for the film GoldenEye (1995). In Love & Sex (2000), Jon Favreau‘s character jokes about how big her character’s feet were.
Provides the Dutch-language narration for the Studio Tram Tour at Disney parks.
While appearing on Late Night with Conan O’Brien (1993) to promote her role of the sex-crazed assassin in the James Bond film GoldenEye (1995), Famke gave Conan a first hand experience of her character’s signature moves by performing them on him using the top of his desk. When she asked him if he would like the demonstration, Conan responded with “This is what we in the industry call a ‘no-brainer’.”
Has a Boston Terrier named Licorice.
Ranked #69 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women in the World” [2002].
Her sister was visiting Southeast Asia during the Tsunami on December 26, 2004, and had to flee the water to save her life.
Originally, Famke Janssen was cast for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) series after her work on the Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) episode, Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Perfect Mate (1992), and was to reprise her role as “Kamala”. However, she wanted to leave herself open for feature film work and turned the role down. The role of “Jadzia Dax” was created to take the place of this character, which was performed by actress Terry Farrell.
Ex-sister-in-law of director Joram Lürsen.
Did all her own pool shots in Turn the River (2007).
Used to eat almonds and dried cranberries every day while filming X-Men: The Last Stand (2006).
Her favorite movies of her career are Love & Sex (2000) and Turn the River (2007).
Turn the River (2007) was written for her by her The Treatment (2006) co-star Chris Eigeman.
Her favorite horror movie is The Shining (1980). Her all-time favorite movie is The Awful Truth (1937).
Is a fan of Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep.
Sister-in-law of Rik Launspach.
Was inspired to become an activist against corruption after playing Lenore in Taken (2008). She now serves as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office against Drugs and Crime.
While still a model, Famke appeared in a “Pantene” hair product commercial that was noticed by Bruce Willis who asked her to audition for a film he was co-writing titled Hudson Hawk (1991). She had to audition in London but didn’t land the part.
Because she values her personal privacy, does not participate in social media at all.
At Columbia University she majored in writing and literature and studied stage craft then moved to Los Angeles.
—Source: Imdb.com