The Most Successful Bond Girls Who Went On To Become Big Stars

Famke Janssen

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She played Xenia Onatopp in Goldeneye and it shot her onto the world stage in a role that would become synonymous with Pierce Brosnan’s Bond debut, which was nothing short of stellar.

Famke Janssen was a sadistic assassin who gunned down innocent lab technicians. She went on to establish a decent career as she played Dr. Jean Grey in the X-Men series. She also played Liam Neeson’s spirited ex-wife in the Taken trilogy and starred in the Netflix series Hemlock Grove.