Carice van Houten

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Carice van Houten
Van Houten in April 2019 at the season eight premiere of Game of Thrones
Carice Anouk van Houten

(1976-09-05) 5 September 1976 (age 47)
Leiderdorp, Netherlands
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active1997–present
Partner(s)Guy Pearce (2015–present)
Sebastian Koch (2006–2009)
Parent(s)Theodore van Houten
Margje Stasse
RelativesJelka van Houten (sister)

Carice Anouk van Houten (Dutch pronunciation: [kaːˈris aːˈnuk fɑn ˈɦʌutə(n)];[1] born 5 September 1976) is a Dutch actress and singer. She became well known for her role in Black Book (2006).

She was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for Valkyrie (2008).

Van Houten is also known for her role as Melisandre on the HBO television series Game of Thrones (2012–2019).[2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. In isolation, the surname is pronounced [vɑn ˈɦʌu̯tə(n)].
  2. "Zwartboek beste film aller tijden – Nieuws" (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 November 2010.
  3. "Carice – vijfde Gouden Kalf" [Carice – Fifth Golden Calf]. NOS (Dutch Broadcast Foundation) (in Dutch). 1 October 2011. Archived from the original on 3 April 2017. Retrieved 3 April 2017. Actrice Carice van Houten heeft vanavond voor de vijfde keer een Gouden Kalf gewonnen. Het is nog nooit eerder voorgekomen dat een Nederlandse actrice vijf Gouden Kalveren won.
  4. "Carice van Houten". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 16 July 2019.