Carice van Houten biography

Carice van Houten

Actor, Film actor

1976 –

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Who is Carice van Houten?

Carice Anouk van Houten is a Dutch actress and singer. She is best known for her role in Black Book, the most commercially successful Dutch film to date. Internationally, she is also known for English-speaking works such as Valkyrie, Repo Men, Black Death, and the TV series Game of Thrones in which she has played the role of Melisandre since 2012.

A very popular actress in the Netherlands, she has won five Golden Calf Awards for Best Actress for her roles in Suzy Q, Undercover Kitty, Black Book, The Happy Housewife and Black Butterflies. In the US she received two Saturn Award nominations.

As a singer, Van Houten released a pop-rock album entitled See You on the Ice in 2012. She is the older sister of fellow actress Jelka van Houten.

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Born
Sep 5, 1976
Leiderdorp
Also known as
  • Carice Anouk van Houten
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Dutch people
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Theaterschool
    ( - 2000/06)
Lived in
  • South Holland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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