Carice van Houten was born September 5 1976 in The Netherlands.

She is a very popular actress in the Netherlands. She starred in the lead role of Black Book, the most commercially successful Dutch film in history.

She also played in Repo Men, Valkyrie and Black Death (also alongside Game of Thrones actors Sean Bean and Emun Elliott) and is playing the role of priestess Melisandre of Asshai in Game of Thrones.

Present at FACTS: 2014