Fransje Boelen was born on July 12th 1977  in a village called Hoevelaken.
In 1997  Fransje started at the theaterschool in Amsterdam. After getting her degree she worked with several theatergroups in the Netherlands. She directed her own play Bob Bob Turbo (with wich she was nominated for the young maker award). She also made a tragi-comedy show Korte Termijn Geluk about three goldfish looking for happiness and the sense of life.

On television she had a main role in the comedy serie Bitches (BNN )and she had guest roles in Dutch television shows: Het Klokhuis, Draadstaal, Lijn 32, Komt een man bij de dokter, Danni Lowinski and GTST. She also had a part in the movie Code Blue directed by Urszula Antoniak and in the movie Kicks by Albert ter Heerd.

In 2008 Fransje got her Master at the renowned school The Drama Centre in Londen (classical and European acting) where she worked on Shakespeare ( As you like it in Shakespeares globe) and on Tsjechov in The Boris Shukin institute in Moskou.

Beside acting Fransje is also a writer.  She takes lessons from Mike Leigh and Robert McKee. In the  Netherlands Fransje writes scenes for where she also acts.

At this moment she is developing a new tragicomedy tv-show and she started a writers course at the Amsterdam writingschool de Schrijversvakschool. She is now in her second year.

She has a guest role in the Dutch movie Soof3 and in the Dutch tv-show Harkum.