Rebecca Romijn (Alexis Meade on Ugly Betty)

Current Character: Alexis Meade

Birthday: 1972-11-06

Birthplace: Born in Berkeley, California USA

Marital Status: Engaged to Jerry O'Connell (actor)


Rebecca was born in Berkeley, California, USA. Her parents are of Dutch ancestry (Jaap Romijn and Elizabeth Kuizenga).

While studying singing at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she became involved with fashion modeling and moved to Paris, France for more than two years, to model. She has modeled for the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated and for Victoria's Secret. Once a year you can see her in the Times Square Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

She also was the host of MTV's House of Style from 1998 to 2000.

Rebecca has had the fortune of being one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1997 and again in 1999. She was also GQ's Woman Of The Year in 1997.

Rebecca has been in a handful of television shows and films. Her most well known role to date is Mystique, in X-Men! She has received 2 awards for acting, and 4 nominations!


She is left-handed.
She is fluent in French and Portuguese.
She was once married to actor John Stamos

Career Highlights

Ugly Betty January 18 - Present
X-Men: The Last Stand - Raven Darkholme/Mystique 2006
Man About Town - Nina Giamoro 2006
Lies & Alibis - Lola 2006
Godsend - Jessie Duncan (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) 2004
The Punisher - Joan (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) 2004
X2 - Mystique/Grace (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) 2003
S1m0ne - Faith (uncredited) 2002
Femme Fatale - Laure/Lily (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) 2002
Rollerball - Aurora (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) 2002
X-Men - Mystique (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) 2000
Dirty Work - Bearded Lady 1998


Pepper Dennis (TV series) - Pepper Dennis (12 episodes, 2006)
Just Shoot Me! (TV series) - Adrienne Barker (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
Hefner: Unauthorized (TV movie) - Kimberly Hefner (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos)
Friends (TV series) - Cheryl (1 episode, 1997)

Awards & Acclaim

Won, Saturn Award - Best Supporting Actress for X-Men (2000)
Won, Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Supporting Actress - Science Fiction for X-Men (2000)

Nominated, MTV Movie Award
- Sexiest She-Villain (Villana m�s Sexy) for X2 (2003)
Nominated, Razzie Award - Worst Supporting Actress for Rollerball (2002)

Nominated, Teen Choice Award
- Choice Movie Actress - Drama/Action Adventure for X2 (2003)

Nominated, Teen Choice Award
- Choice Movie Liar for X2 (2003)