- 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, New York, United States (1992)
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