10 Things You Never Knew About Game Of Thrones' Carice Van Houten

It takes a red headed woman to get a dirty job done.


Melisandre, otherwise known as "The Red Woman" or "The Red Witch" (and several other names by Shireen Baratheon fans that I won't mention) is one of the most loathed characters on Game of Thrones, but lately fans have had no choice but to put their faith in her as everyone's favourite, as Jon Snow's fate lies in her evil little hands.

Back to reality though, Carice van Houten, the actress behind Melisandre, couldn't be any more likeable. This sexy Dutch actress who's pushing 40 (unbelievable, right?) is known for a string of roles including Valkyrie, Black Book and Repo Men and has played alongside big shots like Bill Nighy, Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne and Tom Cruise.

Want to know a little more about this little vixen from the Netherlands? Well, you've come to the right place. 

Some spoilers of the Game of Thrones series will make it on here, so if you're still not up to date with the show, be careful not to read any further.

Here are 10 things you probably never knew about Carice Van Houten...


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