Spotlight on Famke Janssen |


Spotlight on Famke Janssen

We look at the ''Goldeneye'' villainess' career

Name: Famke Janssen.
Age: 31.
Breakout role: As thunder-thighed femme fatale Xenia Onatopp in Goldeneye, she displays orgasmic delight in offing her victims.
Last seen: In Clive Barker’s Lord of Illusions.
Recent achievements: Married filmmaker Kip Williams; gave up modeling to study writing and acting; made a short film and wrote a feature-length script.
Next up: Starts shooting an independent road movie in January, playing ”a very tough, lonely, screwed-up woman.”
Aspirations: ”I’d really like to play one of those women who go insane — like Gena Rowlands in A Woman Under the Influence or Jessica Lange in Frances.”
Career advice: Says Jane Jenkins, casting director of The American President, ”I think she’ll be a serious contender [with] the Sharon Stones and the Michelle Pfeiffers and the Demi Moores.”