Carice van Houten
September 5, 1976
45 years old
5 ft 6½ in | 169 cm tall
34-24-33 in | 86-61-84 cm
61 kg | 134.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Carice Anouk van Houten was born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands, on September 5, 1976, is a Dutch actress.
Young Carice van Houten first started her professional acting career in Dutch films.
She made her big screen debut in Dutch drama film Ivoren wachters (1998).
She got her television debut in drama series Het Labyrint (1997) in role as Mariek.
Her breakthrough performance came as Rachel Stein / Ellis de Vries in war drama thriller film Black Book (2006).
She won the Golden Calf Award for Best Actress for her role as Minoes in Dutch family comedy film Undercover Kitty (2001).
She won the Golden Calf Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the Chicago Film Critics Association Award, a European Film Academy Award and the Online Film Critics Society Award for her role as Rachel Stein / Ellis de Vries in war drama thriller film Black Book (2006).
She was nominated for two Golden Calf Awards for Best Actress for her performances in Dutch movies:
The Happy Housewife (2010) comedy drama romance in role as Lea
Black Butterflies (2011) drama in role as Ingrid Jonker
She was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg in thriller film Valkyrie (2008).
She won the Rembrandt Award for Best Actress for her role as Kiki Jollema in Dutch romantic comedy movie Love is All (2007).
Dorothy Mills (2008) psychological thriller mystery with Jenn Murray and Gary Lewis
Repo Men (2010) science fiction action opposite Jude Law, Forest Whitaker and Alice Braga
Black Death (2010) action horror with Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean and Kimberley Nixon
Intruders (2011) supernatural horror opposite Clive Owen, Daniel Brühl and Pilar López de Ayala
The Fifth Estate (2013) biographical thriller with Benedict Cumberbatch, Anthony Mackie and Laura Linney
Race (2016) biographical sports drama opposite Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis and Eli Goree
Incarnate (2016) supernatural horror with Aaron Eckhart, Catalina Sandino Moreno and David Mazouz
Brimstone (2016) Western thriller opposite Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce and Kit Harington
Domino (2019) crime thriller with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Guy Pearce and Eriq Ebouaney
Instinct (2019) Dutch drama opposite Marwan Kenzari and Ariane Schluter
Lost Girls and Love Hotels (2020) psychological drama in role as Ines, opposite Alexandra Daddario and Takehiro Hira
She won the Golden Calf Award for Best Acting in a Television Drama for her role as Suzy in television film Suzy Q (1999).
She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her role as Melisandre of Asshai in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2012-2019).
In therapie (2010) drama series in role as Aya
Temple (2019) Sky One medical crime drama series in role as Anna Willems
Red Light (2020) drama series in role as Sylvia Steenhuyzen
Attended the St. Bonifatiuscollege High School in Utrecht.
Studied at the Kleinkunstacademie in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Has younger sister, Jelka van Houten.
Fan of Laurel and Hardy.
She participated in soundtrack album for film Black Book (2007), vocals on four songs.
She released her debut album "See You on the Ice" in 2012.
Speaks Dutch, English, German and French.
She is a WWF ambassador, since 2009.
Good friends with Dutch actress Halina Reijn.
She dated Kees van Nieuwkerk (2013-2015) and Sebastian Koch (2006-2009).
She started dating actor Guy Pearce in 2015, they have one son, Monte Pearce.