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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 (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. When she was five, her father took her to a screening of Abel Gance's epic Napoleon... 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 The Happy Housewife
Lea
 2010 Repo Men
Carol
 2009 Stricken
Carmen
 2009 From Time to Time
Maria Oldknow
 2008 Dorothy Mills
Jane Van Dopp
 2006 Ik omhels je met 1000 armen
Samarinde
 2005 Bonkers
Lis
 2005 Lepel
Juffrouw Broer
 2005 Zwarte zwanen
Marleen
 2003 Father's Affair
Monika
 2002 Het everzwijn (Short)
Pandora
 2001 Miss Minoes
Minoes
 2001 AmnesiA
Sandra
 2001 Storm in mijn hoofd
Erwtenbloesem, Titania
 1997 3 ronden (Short)
Emily
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Other Works:

2008 - Zingen in het Donker (Singing in the Dark), a non commercial short movie on domestic violence 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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[About her scenes being cut from Body of Lies (2008)] It sounds much more pitiful than it is. To be honest, I was wondering several times on set what my character was actually adding to the story. See more »

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She is named after the daughter of the English composer, Sir Edward Elgar, due to the fact that Carice's father was investigating the secret of "Elgars Enigma Variations". 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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