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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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Known For

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Melisandre
(2012-2017)
Black Book
Black Book Rachel Stein / Ellis de Vries
(2006)
Valkyrie
Valkyrie Nina von Stauffenberg
(2008)
Repo Men
Repo Men Carol
(2010)

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 2012-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Melisandre
- Episode #7.1 (2017) ... Melisandre
- The Winds of Winter (2016) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
- Battle of the Bastards (2016) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
- The Door (2016) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
- Book of the Stranger (2016) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
 2016 Incarnate
Lindsey
 2016 Brimstone
Anna
 2016 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Melisandre / Sharon / Mama Bear
- Triple Hot Dog Sandwich on Wheat (2016) ... Melisandre / Sharon / Mama Bear (voice)
 2015 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Annika Van Houten
- Let's Go Fly a Coot (2015) ... Annika Van Houten (voice)
 2014 Welkom bij de Romeinen (TV Mini-Series)
Cleopatra
 2012 Alles is familie
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 Repo Men
Carol
 2009 Gewoon Hans (TV Movie)
Carice Van Houten
 2009 From Time to Time
Maria Oldknow
 2006 Koppensnellers (TV Series)
Georgina Verbaan
- Episode #1.16 (2006) ... Georgina Verbaan
 2006 Ik omhels je met 1000 armen
Samarinde
 2006 Ren Lenny ren (Video)
Carice (uncredited)
 2005 Knetter
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 De passievrucht
Monika
 2002 Luifel & Luifel (TV Series)
Roos
- De Krottenkoning (2002) ... Roos
 2002 Het everzwijn (Short)
Pandora
 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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Other Works:

Provided the voice of Madison Paige in the Dutch version of Heavy Rain (2010). See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Carice Van Houten

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on the 'Game of Thrones' genre] It has made me more open to fantasy. It's so much richer than I thought it would be. You can easily write it off as Disney for grownups, but it's great that this comes from someone's brain, and tickles your imagination. I can see now why the geeks have been geeky about it. See more »

Trivia:

Born to Margje Stasse, who is on board of the Dutch educational TV, and Theodore van Houten, a writer and broadcaster. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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