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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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Valkyrie Nina von Stauffenberg
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 2012-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
- 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 Brimstone
 2016 Incarnate
 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)
 2012 Family Way
Winnie de Roover
 2012/II Jackie
 2011 U & Eye (Short)
 2011/I Intruders
 2010 In therapie (TV Series)
- Aflevering 9 (2010) ... Aya
- Aya & Michel (2010) ... Aya
 2010 The Happy Housewife
 2010 Repo Men
 2009 Gewoon Hans (TV Movie)
Carice Van Houten
 2009 Love Life
 2009 From Time to Time
Maria Oldknow
 2006 Koppensnellers (TV Series)
Georgina Verbaan
- Episode #1.16 (2006) ... Georgina Verbaan
 2006 A Thousand Kisses
 2006 Ren Lenny ren (Video)
Carice (uncredited)
 2005 Bonkers
 2005 Lepel
Juffrouw Broer
 2005 Zwarte zwanen
 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
 2002 Luifel & Luifel (TV Series)
- De Krottenkoning (2002) ... Roos
 2002 Het everzwijn (Short)
 2001 De acteurs (TV Series)
 2001 AmnesiA
 2001 Storm in mijn hoofd
Erwtenbloesem, Titania
 2000 Goede daden bij daglicht: Op weg (TV Movie)
 1999 Suzy Q (TV Movie)
 1997 3 ronden (Short)
 1997 Het Labyrint (TV Series)
Mariek (1997)
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Dutch TV commercial for "Stichting Aap". A foundation which concerns it self about apes and monkeys's. See more »

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

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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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There is a saying that doesn't translate well, but it goes something like 'act normal because you are crazy enough'. See more »


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 »

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