Fast Facts

  • Name means "little girl" in Frisian, a language spoken in the northern regions of The Netherlands.
  • Studied economics at the University of Amsterdam and literature at Columbia.
  • Early TV roles included guest spots on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Melrose Place.
  • Appeared in a sexy PETA campaign with her beloved Boston terrier, Licorice, in 2007.
  • Is a UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for Integrity.
  • Speaks English, Dutch and French fluently.


  • Antoinette Beumer — Sister
  • Marjolein Beumer — Sister
  • Tod Williams — Ex-husband
  • Cole Frates — Significant Other


  • Attended University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Columbia University, New York, NY (1992)


  • Birth Name: Famke Beumer Janssen
  • Birth Place: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Birthday: November 5, 1965, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor, Model
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