Carice Van Houten

Birth Day September 5th, 1976
Birth Place Leiderdorp
Age 47 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

An award-winning actress, Carice Anouk van Houten famed as Carice van Houten is best known for her role in Game of Thrones and for her lead role with Tom Cruise. Her first leading role was in the television film Suzy Q (1999). She gained widespread recognition for her performance in Black Book (2006). She has received international recognition for her role as Melisandre on the HBO television series Game of Thrones (2012-present). For the series, she has been nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. 

Melisandre Actress Carice van Houten Hints at Major Return for Final Season

Carice van Houten says Melisandre's return to Game of Thrones will be one to remember. When fans last saw the red priestess in Season 7, Melisandre urged Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) to summon Jon Snow (Kit Harington) to Dragonstone in order for him to enlist her armies to combat the Night King and the army of the dead. The Season 8 premiere was notably Melisandre-less as Jon took his new Queen to Winterfell to meet his sisters, Sansa (Sophie Turner) and Arya (Maisie Williams), and brother/Three-Eyed Raven, Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright). While van Houten avoided spoiling any details about upcoming episodes, the actress told she was "surprised" by the way her character's story will end. The actress teased that while she fans will love the way the show wraps up, and others will not, the ending of the series felt like the only way it could have happened. The actress hesitated to confirm any details but hinted that fans will find out soon enough what brings Melisandre back to Westeros. 

Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.

Birth Facts, Early Life, Birthday, Family, Wiki, Siblings, Education, And More

Carice was born on 5th September 1976 in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands with the real name of Carice Anouk van Houten. She was born to a TV personality, Margje Stasse (Mother) and essayist and Telecaster, Theodore van Houten (Father). She also has a sister, Jelka Van Houten, who is additionally an on-screen character. She is Caucasian by her ethnic group. At present, her age is 42 but her age will be turning to 43 on her upcoming birthday in September as of 2019. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Her nationality is Dutch and her religion is Christian. Reflecting on her education, she joined her study quickly at the Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts. In any case, yet continued with her master preparing tailing one year at the Kleinkunstacademie in Amsterdam.

Body Statistics (Height, Weight, Measurement, And More)

Carice still looks very beautiful and young at the age of 42. She is 66.5 inches tall and has a balanced weight of 61 kg. She has consummately kept up her body shape 34-24-33. She has brown colored hair and blue eyes. Her other body meaurement will be updated soon.

Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Carice made her first leading role in the TV film Suzy Q (1999) and won her the Golden Calf for Best Acting in a Television Drama. 
  • She then won her second Golden Calf for Best Actress for Undercover Kitty after two years in 2001. 
  • In 2006, she appeared in Black Book and from hthe movie, she gained her popularity. 
  • From this movie, she won her second Golden Calf for Best Actress and nominated for many awards. 
  • She also made her first English spoken motion picture debut in “Dorothy”.
  • Likewise, in 2008 she featured in the non-business short motion picture Zingen in het donker, a dramatization of abusive behavior at home.
  • She appeared in the magazine Vanity Fair in March 2008.
  • She was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for Valkyrie (2008), and won her fourth and fifth Golden Calf Awards for Best Actress for The Happy Housewife (2010) and Black Butterflies (2011).
  • She was cast as the priestess Melisandre in the second season of HBO's fantasy TV series Game of Thrones in 2011. 
  • She debuted on YouTube video “Particle of Light” in 20012. 
  • Her other notable English-language performances include Repo Men (2010) and  Black Death (2010).
  • In May 2015, she played Annika Van Houten in The Simpsons.
  • She made her appearance in the movie "Brimstone" and "Race" in 2016. 

Achievements And Awards

Regarding her achievements, Carice got nominated in 2007 VVFP Award for Best Actress and won Jury Award for Best Actress in a Narrative Feature in 2011, Angela Award for Outstanding Achievement in acting in 2014. She was also nominated for other many awards like Saturn awards for Best Actress in 2008 and 2009. In 2009, she won Platina Film Award and Golden Film Award and again Platina Film Award and Golden Film Award in 2010. and without a doubt, again two Golden Film Award in the year 2011 and one Golden Film Award in 2012. She has won other 5 Golden Calf Award in 1999, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011. Moreover, not just that, she received six Rembrandt Awards in 2007,  2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Altogether, she has won 21 awards to date and has been nominated for 14 times.

Married, Unmarried Or In A Relationship

Talking about her private life, Carice was a married woman previously with a German Actor, Sebastian Koch. After their breakup, now she is was in a relationship with Guy Pearce. She married Guy Pearce in 2015 and has a child named Monte. As of today, the couple is living a happy life with their children. 

Net Worth, Earnings, Source of Wealth

The well-recognized character of “Game of Thrones”, Carice van Houten was able to accumulate the net worth of $5million as of 2019. Her exact salary will be updated soon. There is no doubt in the mind of her follower that she is earning a considerable amount of salary from her career. She is satisfied with her earnings. 

Social Profile (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Carice is very active on social media. She has 969k followers on her Twitter account. Furthermore, she has 251k followers on her Facebook account and 885k followers on Instagram.

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