Carice van Houten


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One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known as 'Melisandre' in the iconic TV show Game of Thrones, a performance for which she has been recognized with an Emmy Award nomination in 2019. Other projects include Paul Verhoeven's award-winning Black Book and Bryan Singer's Valkyrie opposite Tom Cruise and as ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 26 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Game of Thrones Melisandre
(2012-2019)
Black Book Rachel Stein / Ellis de Vries
(2006)
Valkyrie Nina von Stauffenberg
(2008)
Repo Men Carol
(2010)

Filmography

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  Dangerous Liaisons (TV Series) (filming)
Jacqueline de Montrachet
- Episode #1.8 ... Jacqueline de Montrachet
- Episode #1.7 ... Jacqueline de Montrachet
- Episode #1.6 ... Jacqueline de Montrachet
- Episode #1.5 ... Jacqueline de Montrachet
- Episode #1.4 ... Jacqueline de Montrachet
 2019-2021 Temple (TV Mini Series)
Anna Willems
- Episode #2.7 (2021) ... Anna Willems
- Episode #2.6 (2021) ... Anna Willems
- Episode #2.5 (2021) ... Anna Willems
- Episode #2.4 (2021) ... Anna Willems
- Episode #2.3 (2021) ... Anna Willems
 2020-2021 Red Light (TV Series)
Sylvia Steenhuyzen / Syvia Steenhuyzen
- Wakker (2021) ... Sylvia Steenhuyzen
- Bloedlijn (2021) ... Sylvia Steenhuyzen
- Ons huis (2021) ... Syvia Steenhuyzen
- Kashmir (2020) ... Sylvia Steenhuyzen
- "E" (2020) ... Sylvia Steenhuyzen
 2020 Lost Girls and Love Hotels
Ines / Margaret's friend
 2019/III Instinct
Nicoline
 2019/I Domino
Alex Boe
 2012-2019 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Melisandre
- The Long Night (2019) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
- Stormborn (2017) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
- The Winds of Winter (2016) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
- Battle of the Bastards (2016) ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
 2019 The Affair
Hana
 2016 Incarnate
Lindsey
 2016 Brimstone
Anna
 2016 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Melisandre / Sharon / Mama Bear
- Triple Hot Dog Sandwich on Wheat (2016) ... Melisandre / Sharon / Mama Bear (voice)
 2016/I Race
Leni Riefenstahl
 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
- Caesar en Cleopatra (2014) ... Cleopatra
 2013 The Fifth Estate
Birgitta Jónsdóttir
 2012 Antony and the Johnsons: Cut the World (Music Video)
Carice van Houten
 2012 Family Way
Winnie de Roover
 2012/II Jackie
Sofie
 2011 U & Eye (Short)
Cleaner
 2011/I Intruders
Susanna
 2011 Black Butterflies
Ingrid Jonker
 2010 In therapie (TV Series)
Aya
- Aflevering 9 (2010) ... Aya
- Aya & Michel (2010) ... Aya
 2010 Black Death
Langiva
 2010 The Happy Housewife
Lea
 2010 Repo Men
Carol
 2009 Gewoon Hans (TV Movie)
Carice Van Houten
 2009 Love Life
Carmen
 2009 From Time to Time
Maria Oldknow
 2008 Valkyrie
Nina von Stauffenberg
 2008 Dorothy
Jane Van Dopp
 2007 Love Is All
Kiki Jollema
 2006 Black Book
Rachel Stein / Ellis de Vries
 2006 Koppensnellers (TV Series)
Georgina Verbaan
- Episode #1.16 (2006) ... Georgina Verbaan
 2006 Ren Lenny ren (Video)
Carice (uncredited)
 2006 A Thousand Kisses
Samarinde
 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 / Armin's wife
 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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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Carice Van Houten

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Children:

Pearce, Monte

Parents:

Stasse, Margje | Theodore van Houten

Relatives:

Jelka van Houten (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

[2009] I've just done a year of theatre in Holland, which I love, and I wouldn't like to move to Hollywood permanently. I wouldn't give up my life and my friends and family in Holland. I'm ambitious, but not that ambitious - for me, there's more to life than work. Luckily, no one in Hollywood has told me that I'm too fat or too European. I intend to stay anti-Botox. It scares me, the fashion for ... See more »

Trivia:

She was approached to play the role of "Cersei Lannister" in Game of Thrones (2011), but refused, due to schedule conflicts with Intruders (2011), and the role went to Lena Headey. In Season 2, she was cast as "Melisandre". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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