Famke Beumer Janssen is a Dutch actress, director, screenwriter, and former fashion model. She played Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye (1995), Jean Grey/Phoenix in the first three X-Men films and her two cameo appearances in The Wolverine (2013) and X-Men: Days of Future Past, Ava Moore on Nip/Tuck, and Lenore Mills in the Taken film trilogy.

For Disney, she portrayed Trillian St. James in the 1998 Hollywood Pictures film Deep Rising and Petra in the 1998 Miramax Films film Rounders. She also appeared as herself in the on-ride video at Studio Tram Tour: Behind the Magic, at the Walt Disney Studios Park. She also plays Eve Rothlow in the second season of the ABC TV show How to Get Away with Murder.


  • Famke Janssen was originally cast as Serleena in Men in Black II and had even completed some of the filming, but was forced to drop out of the project due to a death in her family. Lara Flynn Boyle was cast in her place.