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Rebecca Romijn

Actress / Model (person) / Television Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 11/06/1972 (50) | Berkeley, California (United States of America (USA))
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Rebecca Alie O'Connell (née Romijn, born November 6, 1972) is an American actress and former model. She is known for her role as Mystique in the original trilogy (2000–2006) of the X-Men film series, as Joan from The Punisher (2004) (both based on Marvel Comics), the dual roles of Laure Ash and Lily Watts in Femme Fatale (2002), and Number One on Star Trek: Discovery (2019) and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (2022–present). She has also had a recurring role as Alexis Meade on the television series Ugly Betty. Her other major roles include Eve Baird on the TNT series The Librarians, voicing Lois Lane in the DC Animated Movie Universe, and as the host of the reality competition show ()
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Rebecca Alie Romijn (born November 6, 1972) is an American actress. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "Jolly Blond Giant", then she attended the University of California at Santa Cruz where she majored in Music, but left in 1995.She was a natural for modeling, and has posed for Sports Illustrated, Christian Dior and Victoria's Secret, to name but a few. Rebecca first met John Stamos in 1994, at a Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and had her first date with him at Disneyland. They married in September 1998, but have since gotten divorced.Rebecca's favorite foods are fillet mignon, tuna sashimi and Häagen-Dazs Cappuccino Commotion ice cream. But to keep her weight at a svelte 130 pounds, she stays fit with a rigorous stretching and strengthening routine (her firm body tone is evident when compared to photos of her earlier modeling, where she was very slim but not toned). Rebecca's most famous movie role, so far, was as the shapeshifting Mystique in X-Men (2000), based on the long-running comic book series about teenage mutant superheroes (that Jack Kirby and Stan Lee created in 1962). To play Mystique every day, Rebecca had to start out nude, and then two female makeup artists would apply blue body paint and other stick-on parts for 8 hours a day. Rebecca told Jay Leno on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) that things like tissue paper would stick to her hips; and, one day, the long hours of wearing sticky paint makeup made her so upset that director Bryan Singer told her to have a glass of white wine and relax. Notwithstanding those technical difficulties, X-Men (2000) was a box-office bonanza, and Rebecca's future in films was assured.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

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Movies with Rebecca Romijn as Actress(44)

as Lauren Halsey2021 Endangered Species
as Lois Lane (voice)2020 Justice League Dark: Apokolips War
as Lois Lane (voice)2019 Batman: Hush
as Lois Lane (voice)2019 The Death of Superman
as Lois Lane (voice)2019 Reign of the Supermen
as Lois Lane (voice)2019 The Death and Return of Superman
as Danica Ross2019 Satanic Panic
as Lindsey Wilson2017 Love Locks
as The Empress (voice)2017 Russia 1917: Countdown to Revolution
as Ms. Rose2014 Phantom Halo
as Heidi2012 Good Deeds
as Joanna Maxwell2011 Possessing Piper Rose
as Mystique - Older2011 X-Men: First Class
as Belinda2010 The Con Artist
as Jennifer2008 Lake City
as Raven Darkholme / Mystique2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
as Lola Davis2006 The Alibi
as Nina Giamoro2006 Man About Town
as Jessie Duncan2004 Godsend
as Joan2004 The Punisher
as Raven Darkholme / Mystique / Grace2003 X2
as Faith2002 S1m0ne
as herself2002 Run Ronnie Run
as Laure / Lily2002 Femme Fatale
as Aurora2002 Rollerball
as Mystique (archive footage)2001 Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes
as Raven Darkholme / Mystique2000 X-Men
as Kimberly Hefner (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos)1999 Hefner: Unauthorized
as Bearded Lady1998 Dirty Work

TV Shows/Series with Rebecca Romijn as Actress(28)

as Una Chin-Riley2022 Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
as Number One2018 Star Trek: Short Treks
as Cassidy Lenox2018 Carter
as Number One2017 Star Trek: Discovery
as Eve Baird2014 The Librarians
as Herself - Host2014 Skin Wars
as Michelle Maxwell2013 King & Maxwell
as Jessie Nichols2011 NTSF:SD:SUV::
as herself2010 Conan
as Roxie Torcoletti2009 Eastwick
as Robin Cunnings2007 Chuck
as Alexis Meade2006 Ugly Betty
as herself2005 Trippin'
as Charlotte (voice)2004 Drawn Together
as Penelope2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
as Cheryl1994 Friends

TV Shows/Series with Rebecca Romijn as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2006 Pepper Dennis

Additional Information

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Full Name: Rebecca Romijn
Born: Monday, 11/06 1972 (November) in Berkeley, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 50 years + 28 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of California, Santa Cruz, Berkeley High School
Spouses (current/former): John Stamos, Jerry O'Connell
Other names for Rebecca Romijn (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Rebecca Romijn-Stamos"
"Rebecca Romijn Stamos"
"Ребекка Ромейн"
"Rebecca Alie Romijn"
Rebecca Romijn frequently works together with these people:
Jerry O'Connell (22x, Actor)
Bryan Singer (14x, Crew)
Hugh Jackman (11x, Actor)
Stan Lee (11x, Crew)
James Marsden (11x, Actor)
Cree Summer (11x, Actress)
Jake Gyllenhaal (10x, Actor)
Ellen DeGeneres (10x, Actress)
Chris Rock (10x, Actor)
Rainn Wilson (10x, Actor)
Andy Richter (10x, Actor)
Ben Stiller (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2565, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/02/2022