Clive Owen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 May, 2021
Facts of Clive Owen
Date of Birth: 1964 , October-3
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Clive Owen
Birth Name Clive Owen
Father Jess Owen
Mother Pamela Cotton
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Keresley, Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Profession Actor
Net Worth $30 million
Famous for Playing Derek Love in Chancer
Married Yes
Married to Sarah-Jane Fenton
Children 2
Education Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Movies Closer, Children of Men, Intruders
TV Show The Knick, Split Second, Extras
Siblings 4
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Academy Award-nominee Clive Owen is an English actor who rose to the spotlight as Derek Love/Stephen Crane in the 1990 ITV series Chancer. Likewise, Owen is also popularly known for playing Larry Gray in Closer and Dr. John W. Thackery in the medical drama series The Knick. 

Early Life & Childhood Of Clive Owen

Clive Owen was born on 3rd October 1964 in Keresley, Coventry, Warwickshire, England as the fourth of five sons of Pamela Cotton and Jess Owen. As of 2021, he is 56 years old and stands 6 feet 1 and a half inches tall in height. 

The Bent actor went and graduated from the Binley Park Comprehensive School. He then enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. 

Owen's Journey To Fame & Fortune

After graduating from RADA, he began working at the Young Vic and performed in several Shakespearean plays. 

He made his television debut as PC Parslew in the 1987 series Rockliffe's Babies. He then starred in Boon, Precious Bane, Lorna Doone, Vroom, and Close My Eyes. 

In 1990, he joined the cast of ITV crime drama series Chancer as series regular Derek Love/Stephen Crane alongside Simon Shepherd, Susannah Harker, and Leslie Phillips. 

Owen made his career breakthrough as Larry Gray in the 2004 romantic drama film Closer starring Julia Roberts, Jude Law, and Natalie Portman. He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and three Golden Globe Award nominations winning one for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. 

CAPTION: English actor Clive Owen began his professional career in 1987 SOURCE: Instagram @cliveowenofficial

In 2012, he played Ernest Hemingway in Philip Kaufman's film Hemingway & Gellhorn opposite Nicole Kidman. His performance earned him a nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. 

From 2014 to 2015, he played Dr. John W. Thackery in the Cinemax tv drama series The Knick along with co-stars Andre Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, and Chris Sullivan

His upcoming project is Lisey's Story as Scott Landon and Impeachment: American Crime Story as Bill Clinton. 

How Much Is His Net Worth In 2021?

The 56-year-old actor has starred in over 60 films and TV shows since his debut in 1987. As of May 2021, he has a net worth of $30 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. 

He reportedly resides in London, the United Kingdom where the median house price range starts from £500,000 i.e. $709,442USD as of 2021. 

Who Is The Boys Are Back Actor Married To?

The King Arthur star is married to actress Sarah-Jane Fenton. She is best known for The Tall Guy, The One Game, and The Bachelor. 

They first met at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art while playing Romeo and Juliet. The duo eventually fell in love and began dating. 

The husband-wife has been married since 6th March 1995 and shares two daughters named Hannah Owen b. in 1997 and Eve Owen b. in 1999. 

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