Carice van Houten is a Dutch actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in the films Suzy Q, Undercover Kitty, Black Book, Valkyrie, The Happy Housewife, Black Butterflies, Repo Men, Black Death, and Brimstone. From 2012–2019, Van Houten starred as as Melisandre on the HBO television series Game of Thrones, for which she received nominations for two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. In 2012, Van Houten released See You on the Ice, a pop-rock album.
Born Carice Anouk van Houten on September 5, 1976 in Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, to parents Margje Stasse and Theodore van Houten, she has a younger sister, Jelka van Houten, who is also an actress. She has been in a long term relationship with Australian actor Guy Pearce. They have a son together. She was previously in a relationship with German actor Sebastian Koch.
Carice van Houten Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 5 September 1976
Birth Place: Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Birth Name: Carice Anouk van Houten
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Actress, Singer
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Carice van Houten Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 134.5 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 61 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6½”
Height in Meters: 1.69 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-24-33 in (86-61-84 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34B
Feet/Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Carice van Houten Family Details:
Father: Theodore van Houten (Writer, Broadcaster)
Mother: Margje Stasse (is on the board of Dutch Educational TV)
Children: Monte Pearce (Son) (b. August 29, 2016)
Siblings: Jelka van Houten (Younger Sister) (Actress)
Partner(s): Guy Pearce (2015–)
Carice van Houten Education:
St. Bonifatiuscollege High School, Utrecht
Kleinkunstacademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Academy for Theater and Dance (2000)
Carice van Houten Facts:
*She was born on September 5, 1976 in Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
*She is the older sister of actress, singer and stage-designer Jelka van Houten.
*She played the red priestess Melisandre on the hit series Game of Thrones.
*She speaks Dutch, English, German, and French fluently.
*She is a lifelong fan of Laurel and Hardy.
*Visit her official website: www.caricevanhouten.com
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.