|Carice van Houten Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6½ in|
|Date of Birth||September 5, 1976|
Carice van Houten is a Dutch actress and singer who is best known for portraying roles such as Melisandre in Game of Thrones, Suzy in Suzy Q, and Rachel Stein / Ellis de Vries in Black Book. She has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as Undercover Kitty, Father’s Affair, Black Swans, A Thousand Kisses, Dorothy Mills, From Time to Time, The Happy Housewife, The Fifth Estate, The Glass Room, Human Planet, and Robot Chicken. For her acting skills, she has won several awards such as Golden Calf Award, Rembrandt Award, Golden Film Award, and many more.
Carice Anouk van Houten
Carice van Houten
Carice attended St. Bonifatiuscollege High School in Utrecht. She also studied at Kleinkunstacademie in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Film and TV Actress
- Father – Theodore van Houten (Writer & Broadcaster)
- Mother – Margje Stasse (is on the board of Dutch Educational TV)
- Siblings – Jelka van Houten (Younger Sister) (Actress)
5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm
61 kg or 134.5 lbs
Carice van Houten dated –
- Sebastian Koch (2005-2009) – Sebastian is a German actor, who commenced dating Carice in 2005 when the pair first met while filming the 2006 movie, Black Book. They dated for almost 4 years before getting separated in August 2009.
- Guy Pearce (2015-Present) – Carice met Australian actor and musician Guy Pearce in 2015 while shooting for the movie Brimstone. They have been dating ever since then and have a son together named Monte Pearce (born in August 2016).
Race / Ethnicity
She often plays the movie roles in the film of the director, Martin Koolhoven.
34-24-33 in or 86-61-84 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
Best Known For
Working in the films like Valkyrie (2008) and Repo Men (2010), Black Book (2006).
Her debut film was 3 ronden released in 1997 for her role as Emily. It was a short film.
First TV Show
In 1997 only, she debuted on television with the TV series, Het Labyrint for her role as Mariek.
Carice van Houten must be doing regular workouts and maintaining a proper diet to stay in her best shape.
Carice van Houten Facts
- Hollywood makes her unhappy and she does want to live there. But, if Carice is offered a great role there, she will definitely snatch it.
- She is sometimes called Dutch Oprah Winfrey.
- She knows many languages and is fluent in English, German, Dutch, and French.
- She has released her album See You on the Ice in 2012.
- Carice has won the Golden Calf Award for Best Actress multiple times in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2006.
- She won Elle Personal Style Award in 2006.
- She is good friends with Dutch actress Halina Reijn. They also published a book together titled Anti Glamour in 2013.
- “Particle Of Light”, the second single from her 2012 album was released in late November 2012.
- She is a WWF ambassador since 2009.
- In May 2023, Carice was among 1,500 people who were arrested during a climate protest in the Netherlands. She was released later.