Famke Janssen


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  • Birth Name: Famke Beumer Janssen
  • Birth Place: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/05/1965, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Netflix Announces Hemlock Grove Season 2 Premiere Date

Eli Roth's supernatural thriller Hemlock Grove returns to Netflix for Season 2 on July 11, the company announced Monday.

Based on the novel by Brian McGreevy, the series stars Famke JannsenBill SkarsgardLandon Liboiron and Dougray Scott as residents of a dilapidated Pennsylvania steel town where murder and other strange happenings occur. Season 2 continues with the town coming to grips with the shocking massacre incurred by one of its deadliest creatures.

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The 20 Most Absurd Moments in Hemlock Grove (And Why You Need to Watch)

Hemlock Grove isn't good by any means, but it is great (just not if you watch earnestly). The Netflix original series is unfocused, over-dramatic, convoluted and stagnant all at once — which is exactly why you need to watch. Because Hemlock Grove doesn't even attempt coherence, it's impossible to predict what's coming, making every episode an exhilarating surprise. The mad scientist has super-strength? Weird. What's this secret Catholic werewolf hunter society? Bizarre. Are we ever going to find out why Roman has mind-control powers? Who cares!read more

The Weekend Playlist: Watergate Revisited, Hemlock Grove, TV Movie Deluge

This was another wrenching week in our nation's history when sudden tragedy galvanizes the country's attention, and all eyes (often fueled nowadays by social media) turn to TV for the latest developments — for better or sometimes worse, given the get-it-first-and-maybe-even-right nature of the 24/7 news cycle. We'll never forget those images of horror and heroism issuing from Boston, such is the nature of the medium and the immediacy of the message.

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Hide And Seek Scene: Whatcha Drawing
'The Wolverine': Famke Janssen – Hugh Jackman Is 'Amazing'
Turn The River
I Spy

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
The Wolverine
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

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What Peter Can Live Without
Children of the Night
The Order of the Dragon
The Crucible

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Year Title Description
2013 Hansel And Gretel Movie, Actor
2013 The Wolverine Movie, Actor
2013 Hemlock Grove TV Show Series, Actor - Olivia Godfrey
2012 Bringing Up Bobby Movie, Director
2012 Taken 2 Movie, Actor - Lenore

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Netflix Orders Original Horror Series Hemlock Grove from Eli Roth

Netflix has added another series to its growing stable of original programming. Hemlock Grove,  a horror series directed by Eli Roth, will be available exclusively on Netflix.com in early 2013, the company announced Wednesday.
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Nip/Tuck's Dylan Walsh: Ending the Finale in a "Different Tone" Was Smart

[SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals plot details of the series finale of Nip/Tuck. Read at your own risk!]

Nip/Tuck's tame finale at least left fans with a sense of closure after the show's seven-season run: Sean is ... read more

Famke Janssen Returning to Nip/Tuck for Final Episodes

Who's rising like a phoenix to return for Nip/Tuck's final two episodes? X-Men actress Famke Janssen, who'll return as memorable transsexual Ava Moore. read more

Pilot Talk: X-Men's Jean Grey Turns TV Cop

The most recent fall-pilot developments, as reported by Variety:• NBC has nabbed X-Men's Famke Janssen to fill the lead in House creator David Shore and Peter Blake's untitled drama about a female cop.• Kidnapped's Michael Dinner will bring Jaime Sommers back to life, directing NBC's The Bionic Woman.• ABC has picked up a police precinct-set comedy from Britcom scribe Victoria Pile (Smack the Pony). read more

November 28, 2006: Reefer

So right away I was thinking Its not even December why are we getting a Christmas episode already Then I remembered that we only have two more episodes left for this season the season finale airs as early as December 12 and December begins this Friday Happy holidays Actually this episode was more like Halloween meets Christmas Id like to officially place Jacqueline Bissets James character in the category of TVs all-time creepiest characters As soon as Sean asked Reefer the homeless man Charles Haid to stay the night at McNamaraTroy after Sean stitched up his face I knew that James would make Reefer her next victim But I didnt expect her to kill him by removing just about all of his organs how refreshing Then I thought about it of course she had to kill him and strategically remove his body from the premises without the knowledge of the FBI surveillance guards If she kept him alive with just an organ or two removed it wouldve been too obvious read more

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