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Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca Alie Romijn 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.


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Born:
Nov 6, 1972 In Berkeley, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
70
First Appeared:
In the series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan 1988-09-05
Latest Project:
Series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds 2022
Known For
Poster of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Poster of Batman: Hush
Poster of Reign of the Supermen
Poster of The Death of Superman
Filmography
Series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Number One 2022
Movie Justice League Dark: Apokolips War Lois Lane (voice) 2020-05-05
Movie Reign of the Supermen Lois Lane (voice) 2019-01-13
Movie Batman: Hush Lois Lane (voice) 2019-07-19
Movie The Death and Return of Superman Lois Lane (voice) 2019-10-01
Movie Satanic Panic Danica Ross 2019-10-28
Movie The 2018 American Rescue Dog Show Herself 2018-02-19
Series Carter Cassidy Lenox 2018-05-15
Series Star Trek: Short Treks Number One 2018-10-03
Movie The Death of Superman Lois Lane (voice) 2018-07-24
Movie Love Locks Lindsey Wilson 2017-01-28
Series Star Trek: Discovery Number One 2017-09-24
Movie Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 Revealed Self - Host 2016-02-13
Movie Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant Sally the Flightpal 2015-06-05
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself 2015-03-23
Series Skin Wars Herself - Host 2014-08-06
Movie Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful Self 2014-02-03
Movie Phantom Halo Ms. Rose 2014-10-24
Series The Librarians Eve Baird 2014-12-07
Series King & Maxwell Michelle Maxwell 2013-06-10
Movie The Hand Bra by Rebecca Romijn Herself 2013-10-07
Movie Bettie Page Reveals All Herself 2013-11-22
Movie Good Deeds Heidi 2012-02-23
Series NTSF:SD:SUV:: Jessie Nichols 2011-07-21
Movie X-Men: First Class Mystique - Older 2011-06-01
Movie Possessing Piper Rose Joanna Maxwell 2011-10-24
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Movie The Con Artist Belinda 2010-11-25
Series Eastwick Roxie Torcoletti 2009-09-23
Movie Lake City Jennifer 2008-01-01
Series Carpoolers Unknown 2007-10-02
Series Chuck Robin Cunnings 2007-09-24
Series Pepper Dennis 2006-04-04
Movie The Alibi Lola Davis 2006-01-12
Movie X-Men: The Last Stand Raven Darkholme / Mystique 2006-05-24
Movie Man About Town Nina Giamoro 2006-06-08
Series Ugly Betty Alexis Meade 2006-09-28
Series Trippin' Self 2005-03-28
Movie Godsend Jessie Duncan 2004-04-30
Movie The Punisher Joan 2004-04-15
Series Drawn Together Unknown 2004-10-27
Movie X-Men: Premieres Around the World Herself 2003-02-11
Movie X-Factor: The Look of X-Men Herself 2003-02-11
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Femme Fatale: Dream Within a Dream Self 2003-03-25
Movie X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects Herself 2003-02-11
Movie X-Men: Production Scrapbook Herself 2003-11-02
Movie The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 Herself 2003-11-25
Movie X2 Raven Darkholme / Mystique / Grace 2003-04-24
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Movie X2 Global Webcast Highlights Herself 2003-11-25
Movie Femme Fatale Laure/lily 2002-04-30
Movie Rollerball Aurora 2002-02-08
Movie S1m0ne Faith 2002-08-23
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Run Ronnie Run Herself 2002-09-16
Movie Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Mystique (archive footage) 2001-12-23
Movie X-Men Raven Darkholme / Mystique 2000-07-13
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Penelope 2000-10-15
Movie Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit 1996 Herself 2000-09-05
Movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Rebecca Romijn 1999-06-08
Series Jack & Jill Unknown 1999-09-26
Movie Hefner: Unauthorized Kimberly Hefner (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) 1999-12-08
Movie Dirty Work Bearded Lady 1998-06-12
Series Just Shoot Me! Unknown 1997-03-04
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Friends Cheryl 1994-09-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05