Carice Van Houten was born on 5 September 1976 in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands. Her mom, Margje Stasse, is the leading body of Dutch instructive TV, and her dad, Theodore van Houten, is an essayist and supporter. He raised Carice with numerous noiseless motion pictures, and amid a Dutch meeting she claimed to favor playing scenes without dialog. She has a more youthful sister, Jelka Van Houten, who is likewise a performer. Her fatherly grandma was Scottish. Van Houten went to the St. Bonifatius college (secondary school) in Utrecht, where she assumed the main part in Hugo Claus' Tijl Uilenspieghel, coordinated by Ad Migchielsen. Van Houten concentrated quickly at the Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts yet proceeded with her expert training following one year at the Kleinkunstacademie in Amsterdam.
Van Houten assumed her first driving part in Martin Koolhoven's TV film Suzy Q. Van Houten won a Golden Calf as far as it matters for her as Suzy. She additionally won the Pisuisse Award and the Top Naeff Award for her stage acting and another Golden Calf as far as concerns her as the little cat that turns into a young lady in Undercover Kitty (2001). The first occasion when she could be found in silver screens in the USA was when Martin Koolhoven's Amnesia (2001) got a little dramatic discharge.
Van Houten won a Golden Calf for her execution as Rachel Stein in the 2006 film Black Book at the Netherlands Film Festival. Dark Book's chief
says in regards to her in a TV meeting: "Never in my life I have worked with a performer this gifted", and when requested that contrast her and
he said "Carice can truly act". The universal press was likewise energetic about her part in Black Book. Dick Schümer wrote in his audit of the film in the Frankfurter Allgemeine that Carice van Houten is "more wonderful, as well as a superior performer than Scarlett Johansson".
In December 2006, Van Houten pulled back from a theater generation of Alex van Warmerdam because of individual reasons. As per a theater representative, it was a result of a work over-burden. Carice's first English talked film was Dorothy from French chief Agnès Merlet. Her execution in Black Book prompted parts inverse Tom Cruise in Valkyrie and Jude Law and Forest Whitaker in Repo Men. She has acted in three films coordinated by Dutch chief Martin Koolhoven.
In 2008, she featured in the non-business short motion picture Zingen in het donker (English: Singing oblivious), a show on aggressive behavior at home. In January 2008, Van Houten was named “Woman of the Year” by New York Magazine. She showed up in the magazine “Vanity Fair” in the issue for March 2008, shot by Wayne Maser. In 2008, Van Houten had a part inverse Leonardo DiCaprio in Body of Lies, yet her scenes did not make the polished product of the film. On 4 October 2008 taping started on “From Time To Time” coordinated by Julian Fellowes. It depends on the kids writing exemplary “The Chimneys of Green Knowe”, by Lucy M Boston. Van Houten is connected to the star Maria Oldknow. In April 2009, it was declared that Van Houten would star in Black Death by UK executive Christopher Smith and in the profoundly foreseen Dutch film “Komt een vrouw bij de dokter” (English title: Stricken), in light of the commended novel of the same name by Ray Kluun. She likewise featured in the Science-Fiction thriller Repo Men.
In July 2011, Van Houten was given a role as the priestess Melisandre in the second season of HBO's dream TV arrangement Game of Thrones. In 2012, Van Houten showed up in Antony and the Johnsons' "Cut the world" video, which was coordinated by Nabil furthermore featured Willem Dafoe and Marina Abramović. In late November 2012, the video for "Molecule of Light", the second single from her collection, "See You on the Ice", appeared on YouTube. This tune was composed by Howe Gelb of Giant Sand. In May 2015, she played Annika Van Houten in the scene of The Simpsons, "How about we Go Fly A Coot".
One of Van Houten's closest companions in life is individual Dutch performing artist Halina Reijn, whom she has known following around 1994. They cooperated in films Black Book and Valkyrie. In 2013, the two distributed a book together called Anti Glamor, a (false) style aide and a festival of their companionship, and additionally a real to life investigate the unglamorous backstage side of their lives. In spite of the fact that the two incidentally kiss on camera and have clowned about being lesbians, there is no genuine sentimental contribution. From 2005, the performing artist had an association with Sebastian Koch, her co-star in Black Book. The relationship had finished by March 2010. Van Houten has expressed that Hollywood makes her troubled.