Quotes by: Famke Janssen

Famke Janssen
Famke Janssen at WonderCon, 2013
Born Famke Beumer Janssen[1]
November 5, 1964[2][3]
Amstelveen, Netherlands
Alma mater Columbia University
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present
Height 182 cm (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)
Spouse(s) Kip Williams (m. 1995–2000)

Film has played such a big part in my life, in my impressions of the United States.
Famke Janssen
I love scary movies. The Shining and Don't Look Now are two of the best.
Famke Janssen
I know Dark Phoenix is a huge part of the X-Men saga, so I'm assuming they're at least going to want to touch on it, but I don't know and I don't know whether I would want to be involved. That depends on many different things.
Famke Janssen
I love stories about two people who are doing illegal things, who we really enjoy watching despite the fact that we know they are doomed in some way.
Famke Janssen
When someone holds a knife to your throat it's easy to be scared. It's not hard to imagine what it would be like.
Famke Janssen
My French is still good. That's a beautiful language and I'm happy to speak it.
Famke Janssen
I always feel like I want to do my career my own way. I never follow anybody's path, what they've done.
Famke Janssen
You don't ever know with films. You just hope for the best, but sometimes it's a bit of a crapshoot.
Famke Janssen
I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished.
Famke Janssen
There's certain things I try to avoid, as an actress, just to keep my world from being as narrow as it could be.
Famke Janssen
I think there's a big misconception out there about actors and the choices they have.
Famke Janssen
Robert De Niro... It seemed like a pretty cool thing to do to put his name on my resume next.
Famke Janssen
During my first visit, I was really struck by how deeply religious many Oklahomans are. It is a very conservative state and as somebody who grew up in a very liberal country, it was jarring to me at first.
Famke Janssen
We've always been ready for female superheroes. Because women want to be them and men want to do them.
Famke Janssen
I started as a model in Holland and Chanel took me to New York when I was 19, after which I decided to stay.
Famke Janssen
The great thing I think when you do independents is that people are really there for the same reason. They're not there because they got a lot of money and they want to just go home and get it over with. They're there because they believe in the script or the director or the cast or whatever it is, and they want to make it work.
Famke Janssen
As a European I had fit in almost seamlessly in New York for the last 25 years, but in Oklahoma I stood out like a sore thumb.
Famke Janssen

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