Famke Janssen Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th July 2014

Quote: "I can't really watch it or be part of it; I'm too scared of it, I'm too squeamish in the blood department. Somehow that genre finds me the whole time (and) I'm not really sure why. Do I look like a crazy vampire alien?" Famke Janssen isn't a big fan of her weird film roles.

30th May 2014

Quote: "I'm a terrible liar... I guess you become good at lying. But honestly, I'm really bad at lying. The entire appearance was so hush hush. It was like, 'We have to find a way of getting you to the airport with no one seeing you.'" Movie bosses went to great lengths to keep Famke Janssen's cameo appearance in X-Men: Days Of Future Past a secret. Janssen plays Jean Grey in the mutant franchise.

13th March 2014

Fact: Liam Neeson will reunite with his onscreen wife, Famke Janssen, and daughter, Maggie Grace, in the third instalment of his hit Taken franchise after both actresses officially signed on for the project, reports Deadline.com. Forest Whitaker is also in talks to star in the upcoming kidnap action thriller.

24th January 2013

Quote: "I've been asked many times to come in wearing flats on auditions and then when I do they say, 'You didn't get the part, you were too tall!'" Actress Famke Janssen reveals her height has cost her leading roles.

24th January 2013

Fact: The wirework on new movie Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters left Famke Janssen with a broken rib. It's the second time the star has picked up such an injury - she was also left with rib damage after fighting with Pierce Brosnan in Bond movie Goldeneye.

5th December 2012

Quote: "I am nothing like the characters I play, but I know I look like I would be. Of course, when you're Meryl Streep or Daniel Day-Lewis, it's a different story, but most of us are not that lucky. It's not like I turn down those parts and opt for the alien creatures. It's what's offered to me." X-Men actress Famke Janssen wants to tackle more dramatic roles.

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