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Michiel Huisman

Actor, Musician
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Michiel Huisman (born 18 July 1981) is a Dutch actor, musician and singer-songwriter. He was the lead singer and guitarist of the Dutch band Fontane. He starred in the HBO series Treme as Sonny, a drug-addicted musician. He has had recurring roles on television series such as Nashville as bad-boy music producer Liam McGuinnis and as Cal Morrison on Orphan Black. He currently portrays the charismatic mercenary Daario Naharis on the HBO television series Game of Thrones, where he has recently been promoted to a series regular for the upcoming fifth season. Life and career Huisman was born near Amsterdam in Amstelveen, North Holland. He was a part of the Dutch band Fontane. The band consisted of Huisman, Roland van der Hoofd, Gilles Tuinder and Bas van Geldere. They made music for the Dutch films Costa! and Full Moon Party (in both of which Huisman played a starring role). The band later split up and Huisman decided to pursue music on his own. He had a part in the 2006 Dutch film Black Book, starring fellow Dutch actress and good friend Carice van Houten. He played Rudolf Nureyev in the BBC drama Margot opposite Anne-Marie Duff as Dame Margot Fonteyn which aired in 2009. In the same year he portrayed Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in The Young Victoria, a dramatization of early reign of Queen Victoria. Huisman has played the role of Sonny, a busker who plays keyboards and guitar, in the HBO series Treme since 2010. He was taught New Orleans piano by local Davis Rogan for the series. Rogan himself was the inspiration for Davis McAlary, the character played by Steve Zahn. Personal life Huisman first met his wife, Dutch actress Tara Elders, on the set of Phileine Says Sorry in 2003. On 9 June 2007, Elders gave birth to a daughter, Hazel Huisman. The couple were married in a private ceremony around February 2008. Huisman and Elders both starred in two short films directed by Dirk Tuinder, Funny Dewdrop (2007) and Winterland (2009).

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Born
July 18, 1981 (age 42)
Profession
Actor, Musician
Spouse
Tara Elders
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