Carice van Houten became interested in performing arts at a pretty early age and following a few minor gigs, she landed her first lead role in the 1999 TV film, Suzy Q. After almost a decade-long work in the industry, she finally earned widespread recognition through her lead role performance in the 2006 movie Black Book. At the time of its release, it was the most expensive Dutch film ever made and proved to be the highest grossing Dutch movie of that year. With that success, her on-screen acting career just took-off to the next level and since then, she has gone on to give several more critically acclaimed performances in movies like Valkyrie, Repo Men, Black Death, and Race. Aside from her success on the big-screen, Carice van Houten is widely recognized among the general international audience for her role as Melisandre of Asshai in the globally hit television series, Game of Thrones. Now moving from her professional career to towards her family, she dated actor Sebastian Koch from 2005 to 2009 while became romantically involved with actor Guy Pearce during 2015.
Carice van Houten Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Carice Anouk van Houten
- Nicknames: Carice van Houten
- Date of Birth: September 5, 1976
- Birthplace: Leiderdorp, Netherlands
- Nationality: Dutch
- Occupation: Actress, Singer
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Carice van Houten Height Weight Body Measurements Stats Facts
Carice van Houten Family Details:
- Father: Theodore van Houten (Writer)
- Mother: Margje Stasse
- Siblings: Jelka van Houten (Younger Sister)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: Monte Pearce (Son)
Carice van Houten Relationships History:
- Sebastian Koch – Actor (2005-2009)
- Guy Pearce – Actor (2015)
Carice van Houten Career Highlights:
- First Film: 3 ronden (1997)
- First TV Show: Het Labyrint (1997)
Carice van Houten Body Measurements:
Following are the complete actress Carice van Houten height, weight, bra cup, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 6”
- Height in Centimeters: 168 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 61 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 134 pounds
- Bra Size: 34B
- Cup Size: B
- Dress Size: 4 (US)
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 8 (US)
- Body Measurements: 36-27-36
Carice van Houten Interesting Facts:
- Carice is a very talented singer as well.
- She is sometimes referred to as the Dutch Oprah Winfrey.
- One of her all-time favorite movies is “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952).
- The actress is fluent in French, Dutch, German and English languages.
- She played the role of Melisandre of Asshai in the Game of Thrones series but in 2011, she was actually offered the role of Cersei Lannister but Carice turned it down and it ultimately went to Lena Headey.