Famke Janssen is an award-winning actress, perhaps best known to audiences as “Jean Grey,” aka “Phoenix,” in the X-MEN franchise and as “Lenore” in Luc Besson’s TAKEN trilogy. A Netherlands native, Famke began to garner attention from US audiences playing “Xenia Onatopp” in GOLDEN EYE, and continued with notable roles in features such as LOVE AND SEX, ROUNDERS, HIDE AND SEEK, and Woody Allen's CELEBRITY. She recently completed shooting Giancarlo Esposito’s independent thriller, THIS IS YOUR DEATH, opposite Josh Duhamel.
Famke can currently be seen in a major recurring arc opposite Viola Davis on ABC’s hit drama, HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. She leads the cast of Eli Roth’s Netflix series, HEMLOCK GROVE, which recently released its third and final season, and previously recurred as “Ava Moore” in the successful FX series NIP/TUCK.
It was recently announced that Famke will anchor the highly anticipated spinoff of NBC’s hit series, THE BLACKLIST.