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Carice van Houten


Carice Anouk van Houten was born in Leiderdorp (near Leiden) on 5 September 1976. Her parents are Margje Stasse, who is on the board of Dutch educational TV, and writer and broadcaster Theodore van Houten. She is the elder sister of actress and designer Jelka van Houten. Her paternal grandmother was Scottish. When she was five, her father took her... See full bio »

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 2013 The Fifth Estate
Birgitta Jónsdóttir
 2012 Family Way
Winnie de Roover
 2012/II Jackie
Sofie
 2011 U & Eye (Short)
Cleaner
 2011/I Intruders
Susanna
 2010 In therapie (TV Series)
Aya
- Aflevering 9 (2010) ... Aya
- Aya & Michel (2010) ... Aya
 2010 The Happy Housewife
Lea
 2010 Repo Men
Carol
 2009 Gewoon Hans (TV Movie)
Carice Van Houten
 2009 Stricken
Carmen
 2009 From Time to Time
Maria Oldknow
 2008 Dorothy Mills
Jane Van Dopp
 2006 Koppensnellers (TV Series)
Georgina Verbaan
- Episode #1.16 (2006) ... Georgina Verbaan
 2006 A Thousand Kisses
Samarinde
 2006 Ren Lenny ren (Video)
Carice (uncredited)
 2005 Bonkers
Lis
 2005 Lepel
Juffrouw Broer
 2005 Zwarte zwanen
Marleen
 2004 Kopspijkers (TV Series)
Georgina Verbaan
- Dance-4-Life (2004) ... Georgina Verbaan
 2004 Russen (TV Series)
José Machielsen
- De zevende getuige (2004) ... José Machielsen
 2003 Father's Affair
Monika
 2002 Luifel & Luifel (TV Series)
Roos
- De Krottenkoning (2002) ... Roos
 2002 Het everzwijn (Short)
Pandora
 2001 Miss Minoes
Minoes
 2001 De acteurs (TV Series)
Ellie
 2001 AmnesiA
Sandra
 2001 Storm in mijn hoofd
Erwtenbloesem, Titania
 2000 Goede daden bij daglicht: Op weg (TV Movie)
Carola
 1999 Suzy Q (TV Movie)
Suzy
 1997 3 ronden (Short)
Emily
 1997 Het Labyrint (TV Series)
Mariek (1997)
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Provided the voice of Alice in the Dutch 2009 DVD version of Alice (1988) (Alice in Wonderland). See more »

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4 Interviews | 11 Articles | 31 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on portraying Melisandre in 'Game of Thrones'] Playing evil is just not interesting. I don't think anyone who does evil stuff thinks they're doing evil stuff. That's the scary part. The people who do things we despise or don't understand - they think they're doing a good thing, which is so scary. I think that is the only way for me to play her, because otherwise I'm fighting with her. See more »

Trivia:

Played the character of Gretchen Ferris in Ridley Scott's Body of Lies (2008), but all her scenes were deleted in the final cut. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Carice should work on her accent gaby-41
Game of Thrones hans_gerlsma
Carice can't act jananne
SHE'S BEEN IN A LOT OF 'BLACK' MOVIES inceptionisthebest
She looks a lot like Cate Blanchett Sepulchrive
have there been any other major debuts like this? zken-1
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