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Rebecca Romijn Biography

Birth Place:
Berkeley, California, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Made her TV acting debut on a 1997 episode of Friends
  • Posed for several Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues, including one in 1999 in which she modeled body-painted bikinis
  • Endured many hours of makeup and blue body painting for her role as Mystique in X-Men (2000), and then again for X2: X-Men United (2003)
  • Won a Saturn Award in 2001 as Best Supporting Actress for X-Men
  • Has been cited as among the most attractive female celebrities by such male-oriented publications as Maxim and FHM
  • Had a regular, and, later, a recurring role on ABC's Ugly Betty as a transgender character, Alexis Meade
  • Subsequently had a lead role in a short-lived 2009 ABC series, Eastwick, based on the John Updike novel and the 1987 movie The Witches of Eastwick


  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated