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A Fansite for Dutch Actor/Musician Michiel Huisman

Welcome to Michiel Huisman Fan, the fansite for Dutch actor Michiel Huisman. Or as one article called him, 'that hot scruffy dude from all your favorite shows'! Whether you're a new fan or have followed his career, we hope to give you the most up-to-date and complete information about Michiel. Enjoy your stay!

Thanks to our wonderful co-mod, Aniek, we now have a English translation for the great L’Official article. Enjoy!

L’Officiel Hommes NL – No. 8 2014
He walks in on flip-flops. we agreed to meet at a terrace in the center of Edam. Tons of tourists check out the old houses. Michiels family has a cottage in the neighborhood. He is staying here for a few day.s He left for the USA 5 years ago, to work. It seems to work out fine. Huisman, born in Amstelveen, was featured next to Brad Pitt in World War Z. More prominent roles are in post-production, with costars as Reese Witherspoon and Harrison Ford. Click here to read

Daenerys And Daario Caught On Riva

Written by  Ivica Profaca

We already published several series of photographies from Game of Thrones set in Split, but something was missing – the show’s stars. Now, we finally got it!

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Finally some news about Daario/Michiel! SPOILER behind the cut!

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Tonight the long awaited fourth season of Game of Thrones premieres in America. Tomorrow we can enjoy the spectacle in which not only Carice van Houten but also Michiel Huisman can be seen.

Game of Thrones, in which Michiel plays the brave warrior Daario, is not the only production the actor puts himself on the map with.

Three series at the same time

In the coming month the Dutch man, who’s been living in New Orleans for five years now, can be seen in as much as three TV series on American television.

No rest

ABC is currently showing the third season of Nashville, in which Michiel plays the roll of rogue music producer Liam McGuinness. And BBC America starts airing season 2 of the sci-fi drama Orphan Black on the April 19th. Michiel plays the new character Cal in this series.

The Big Screen

Michiel is making himself known in the movie-scene as well. After a small part in the action-thriller World War Z with Brad Pitt last year, he is currently shooting the feature film The Age of Adaline together with Harrison Ford
and Blake Lively. This movie is set to premiere in 2015.

Source: lindanieuws.nl/Translated by Linnie 🙂


Michiel Huisman keeps on going. In an interview with the prestigious Interview Magazine he tells about his work. And: He poses for some hot pictures.


That Michiel Huisman was doing well we already knew.

This year he played in as much as three shows on American TV: Game of Thrones, Nashville and Orphan Black. Now he’s also working on the movies Wild, with Reese Witherspoon, and Age of Adaline, with Blake Lively and Harrison Ford.


Gypsy Life

After spending a few months in a hotel in Vancouver because of working there, he is currently back at his home in New Orleans. With his wife Tara Elders and their daughter. “We felt that the gypsy life is hard if you don’t have a steady home base anywhere in the world”, Michiel tells Interview Magazine. They’re not home a lot but “it feels good to have a place with our own things somewhere.”


Carice van Houten

He explains to Andy Warhol’s magazine how he practices accents for his rolls. Just when he got the hang of the American accent he needed to learn a mix of British and European sounds for Game of Thrones. He also tells that he thinks it’s a shame he never sees Carice van Houten on the Game of Thrones set because their storylines are being shot in completely different countries.


Source: Lindanieuws.nl  / Translation by Linnie!


Have you watched Game of Thrones this season and thought, “I wish Daario Naharis was my champion”? Did you then flipped over to Nashville and found yourself cursing music producer Liam for getting Scarlett addicted to uppers? And have you been attracted to them both? Yup, that’s the power of chameleon-like Michiel Huisman, who has brought his dark horse appeal to Westeros, the pop-country music circuit, and now, TV’s most beloved cult favorite, Orphan Black. For the uninitiated, the BBC America sci-fi thriller, which airs Saturdays at 9 pm EST, stars Tatiana Maslany as a collection of clones. In season 2 of the cult favorite, Huisman plays the beleaguered love interest to one of them: rebellious single mom, Sarah. We caught up with Huisman to discuss his roles on Orphan Black and Game of Thrones, as well as his upcoming film The Age of Adaline, which co-stars Blake Lively and Harrison Ford. And for the record he’s just as charming on the phone as he is clad in armor reigning victorious for the Mother of Dragons.


You really are all over TV right now.

Yeah, it’s a little weird almost. I just did a photo shoot for a magazine with a bunch of supporting actors and they’d ask me, “So what show are you on?” and I was almost embarrassed to say, “Well, Game of Thrones, Orphan Black, and Nashville.” They’re like, “How’s that possible?” And I don’t know. Somehow it was possible to be guests on all those shows in the last year. It’s been fun. One of the fun things as an actor is to really spread your wings as wide as possible and do a variety of roles. I’ve been really lucky in that sense I think.


Are these shows ones you were a fan of before?

There’s so many great TV shows out there right so there’s no way I can see all of them. So Orphan Black, when I was asked to do an audition for it, I’d never seen it. So I started watching it and I loved it right away. I was completely blown away by Tatiana’s performance in it and that I’m looking at scenes with two characters that are played by one actress and I’m believing it. After watching the show I was even more eager to be part of it. The same goes for Game of Thrones. I’d seen a lot but after auditioning I watched everything. It’s weird to say I’m a fan of shows I’m working on myself, but I think I am.


Will you be in any scenes on Orphan Black that involve more than one clone?

Not really. There’s one scene towards the end where I get to see a couple more but not really. My storyline involves Sarah.

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By Caitlin Brody




You’ve seen Michiel Huisman on Nashville, Orphan Black, Game of Thrones, and in our fashion story with him in our August issue (photos below!). We insisted on getting to know him.


Glamour: Let’s make sure we’re pronouncing your name right, as we say it a lot around here. It’s pronounced “Mik-KEEL,” right?

Michiel Huisman: Yes, it’s a very common Dutch name. Growing up in Holland, I always thought my name was boring, but in the U.S. all of a sudden I have a very cool name.


Glamour: You’ve costarred with some amazing women we at Glamour love: Emilia Clarke, Connie Britton, Tatiana Maslany. And you’re in upcoming movies with Reese Witherspoon and Blake Lively….

MH: I agree—they’re in the position they’re in rightfully. They’ve proven it. They’re all very talented and committed to their careers. They’re rock-solid, and they all have amazing hair.


Glamour: Did you have to up your workout game to play the warrior Daario [Daenerys’ love interest] on Game of Thrones?

MH: I had to bulk up! I worked out five days a week for an hour and a half. There were certain things I’d do before a shirtless scene, but I can’t tell you about them—it’s embarrassing.


Glamour: OK, fine, but I’m just going to say it: Seeing your bare bum on Game of Thrones was all the talk in the office for days….

MH: That was actually one of the first scenes I read, and I thought that it was going to be fun.


Glamour: What did your wife think about it?

MH: She said that I had a great ass. But she already knew that.

Source: Glamour

Photography by Bjorn Iooss | Styling by Ms Gaelle Paul
Words By Mr Mike Hodgkinson


As things stand, if Mr Michiel Huisman is to be remembered for only one role it would surely be his plum assignment as the lover of the Mother of Dragons. By landing the role of mercenary Daario Naharis on season four of HBO’s Game of Thrones, the Dutch actor has been required to do his lascivious best with Ms Emilia Clarke’s character, Daenerys Targaryen. At one stroke, by acting out such a popular nerd-boy fantasy, he simultaneously announced himself in spectacular fashion and unleashed the green-eyed monster in us all.


On the back of that enviable exposure, Mr Huisman is currently riding a wave of Hollywood momentum. Later this year we’ll see him with Ms Reese Witherspoon in Wild, to be followed early in 2015 by a leading role, as Ms Blake Lively’s love interest, in The Age of Adaline.

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