One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known for her lead roles in Paul Verhoeven's award-winning BLACK BOOK, Bryan Singer's VALKYRIE opposite Tom Cruise and as 'Melisandre' in HBO's hit series, GAME OF THRONES. She can be seen in BRIMSTONE, this year's Dutch Oscar entry. Recent projects include Brian de Palma's DOMINO, INSTINCT and THE GLASS ROOM.
Gaite Jansen is considered one of the most promising Dutch young acting talents of her generation. Her performance as a deaf teenager in the groundbreaking 2011 drama 170HZ, earned her nominations for Best Actress at the Seattle Film Festival and the Netherlands Film Festival. Gaite worked with internationally renowned theatre directors such as Ivo van Hove and Simon Stone. She is making the leap to the global stage with her roles on BBC’s PEAKY BLINDERS S3, LINE OF DUTY S4 and the upcoming Cinemax show JETT.
Halina Reijn is the winner of multiple awards in film, television and theatre. She starred in the Oscar nominated film ZUS & ZO, in Paul Verhoeven’s BLACK BOOK and Bryan Singer's VALKYRIE. She works with internationally acclaimed director Ivo van Hove at the Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, performing their plays all over the world. Most recently she starred in OBSESSION, opposite Jude Law. She will be seen next in the Swedish series CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE, and is making her directorial feature debut with INSTINCT.
In her home country The Netherlands, Katja Herbers is treasured for the diversity of her talent. She has played major roles on screen as well as in the theatre. She plays one of the leads on Thomas Schlamme’s MANHATTAN and a recurring role on FX’ THE AMERICANS season 3. Recent credits include HBO's THE LEFTOVERS and tv series MANHUNT: UNABOMBER and the feature WEG VAN JOU in which she plays the lead. Currently, she can be seen in the 2nd season of HBO's hitseries WESTWORLD.
Noortje Herlaar’s role in the critically acclaimed Dutch TV series MOTHER, I WANT TO JOIN THE CABARET earned her the Golden Calf nomination for Best Actress at The Netherlands Film Festival. Shortly after she starred in RAMSES, the winner of the prestigious Prix D'Europe 2014 for Best European Drama Series. For her role in RAMSES she won the Dutch critic’s award TV BEELDEN for Best supporting actor. Recent projects include the feature films IN MY FATHER'S GARDEN and THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD, the TV series DR. ANNE’S MEN and THE TWELVE OF OLDENHEIM.
In 2012, Sallie Harmsen graduated from the prestigious Maastricht Theatre Academy, generally considered one of the best drama academies in Europe, being awarded ‘Most promising graduation student’ by a jury of Dutch casting directors. She received two Best Actress nominations at the Netherlands Film Festival. She played one of the lead roles in 2015’s Oscar shortlisted courthouse drama ACCUSED, directed by Paula van der Oest. On stage, she performed in many plays, most recently the title role in JOAN OF ARC. Recent projects include BLADE RUNNER 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve, and the upcoming international series HEIRS OF THE NIGHT, directed by Diederik van Rooijen.
Susan Radder is one of the most promising young actresses from the Netherlands. She was nominated Best Actress at the Netherlands Film Festival 2016 for her lead role in HORIZON and won the Dutch Critics’ Award TV BEELDEN 2017 for Best Actor. She can also be seen in KAUWBOY which went on to win 13 international awards, amongst which Best Youth Film at the Berlin International Film Festival 2012 and the Young Audience Award at the European Film Awards 2012.
Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing first came to the scene in 2013 with the lead role in the Dutch film THE PRICE OF SUGAR, the opening film of The Netherlands Film Festival 2013. Immediately she got awarded with a Best Actress nomination for The Netherlands' most important film award, the Golden Calf. She's making a leap to the global stage with her role in the new dramedy LOVE IS_ for OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, which will air in June.