Sexiest Pictures Of Carice van Houten. Carice van Houten is a Dutch singer and actor. She is best known for her works in Suzy Q, Valkyrie, Black Book, and Brimstone. She gained global recognition due to her role as Melisandre in the popular HBO series, Game of Thrones. She is a very talented actress and has won around 21 awards and nominations.
Houten is also known as one of Europe’s most valuable artists. Houten was born on September 5, 1976, in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands. She was raised in an artistically gifted family. Her father was the Dutch-British essayist, journalist, and broadcaster – Theodore van Houten – and her mother is Margje Stasse, a board member of the Dutch National Educational TV and Dutch TV personality. Carice has a younger sister, Jelka van Houten, who is also an actor.
She was trained to be an artist from a very young age. Carice grew up watching silent movies, which shaped her up as an actor. She attended St Bonifatius College in Utrecht, where she had her stage debut in Tijl Uilenspieghrl by Hugo Claus.
She studies drama in Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts and then, at the Kleinkunstacademie in Amsterdam. Houten debuted in the Dutch film, Suzy Q. She earned the Golden Calf Award for Best Acting in a Television Drama. After that, Houten appeared in Undercover Kitty in 2001, which is based on a children’s novel.
That earned Houten her second Golden Calf award. She debuted in the American entertainment industry in 2001 by appearing in a psychological drama by Martin Koolhoven, named AmnesiA. She has also appeared in Black Death and Komt een vrouw bij de dokter, Repo Men, Race, Intruders, Domino, and Brimstone.
In 2010, she appeared in The Happy Housewife, which earned Carice her fifth Golden Calf Award. Her big breakthrough came when she got the role of Melisandre of Asshai in the famous series Game of Thrones. Houten married Guy Pearce in 2015. The couple has a child named Monte Pearce.
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