Carice van Houten is a Dutch actress familiar to American audiences for her roles in the films Valkyrie (2008) and Repo Men (2010). She has won five Golden Calf awards, with the most recent one being garnered following her performance in 2011's Black Butterflies.
Van Houten is probably best known for her portrayal of Rachel Stein in the WWII-themed Black Book (2006). She won the Golden Calf Award for Best Actress. Black Book became the Netherlands' most commercially successful film to date.