Rebecca Romijn life and biography

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Rebecca Romijn biography

Date of birth : 1972-11-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Berkeley California, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2010-06-09
Credited as : Actress and model, Mystique in the X-Men movie, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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Rebecca Romijn was born in Berkeley California, November 6, 1972 is a Dutch-American actress (2000–present) and former model (1991–2001). She is best known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men films, and for her role as Alexis Meade on the hit show Ugly Betty.

Rebecca Romijn grew up in sunny California, she started modeling after about a year of college at UC Santa Cruz.

Rebecca had not planned on being a model, she did it to make a little money to visit Paris for the summer, having plans to go back to college in the fall. That all changed when she was put on the cover of Elle magazine. She also landed a contract with Biotherm, that she has currently had for seven years.

She’s most famous for appearing in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue and Victoria’s Secret catalogs. In 1998 she married actor John Stamos, former star of the TV show Full House.

Rebecca was the cover girl for the 1999 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and is the host for MTV’s House of Style.

Romijn was asked by Elle magazine in April 2002 whether making Femme Fatale had given her any new ideas about her sexuality. She said, "You know, in my early twenties I wondered if I was interested in women and so I kind of, well ... did my homework. [Grins] And it turns out I'm pretty straight".

On September 19, 2005, Romijn announced her engagement to actor Jerry O'Connell. They were married on their ranch in Southern California on July 14, 2007. On July 28, 2008, it was announced that Romijn was pregnant. People magazine reported that the babies were conceived without the assistance of fertility drugs. Romijn and O'Connell welcomed twin daughters Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip on December 28, 2008. Dolly is for Dolly Parton, Charlie is for O'Connell's brother, and Tamara is for Romijn's sister.

Filmography

1998 Dirty Work
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
2000 X-Men
2002 Femme Fatale
2003 X2: X-Men United
2004 The Punisher
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
2008 Lake City
2010 The Love Child

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