Clive Owen

Born Oct 3, 1964

Clive Owen is an English actor, who has worked on television, stage and film. He first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for portraying the lead in the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991. He then garnered critical acclaim for his work in the film Close My Eyes (1991) before getting international notice for his performance as a struggling writer in Croupier (1998).… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on October 3, 1964.


1984 19 Years Old While initially opposed to drama school, he changed his mind in 1984, after a long and fruitless period of searching for work. … Read More


1988 23 Years Old Initially, Owen carved out a career in television. In 1988, he starred as Gideon Sarn in a BBC production of Precious Bane and the Channel 4 film Vroom before the 1990s saw him become a regular on stage and television in the UK, notably his lead role in the ITV series Chancer, followed by an appearance in the Thames Television production of Lorna Doone. … Read More


1995 30 Years Old Owen married Sarah-Jane Fenton on 6 March 1995; the couple live in Highgate, London and Wrabness, Essex with their two daughters, Hannah (1997) and Eve (1999). … Read More
1996 31 Years Old In 1996, he appeared in his first major Hollywood film The Rich Man's Wife alongside Halle Berry before finding international acclaim in a Channel 4 film directed by Mike Hodges called Croupier (1998). … Read More
1999 34 Years Old In 1999, he appeared as an accident-prone driver in Split Second, his first BBC production in about a decade. … Read More
2001 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001, he provided the voice-over for a BBC2 documentary about popular music called Walk On By, as well as starring in a highly acclaimed theatre production called A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, about a couple with a severely handicapped daughter.
2002 37 Years Old He appeared in the 2002 hit The Bourne Identity.
2003 38 Years Old In 2003, he reteamed with director Mike Hodges in I'll Sleep When I'm Dead. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old He appeared in the Royal National Theatre debut of the hit play Closer, by Patrick Marber, which was produced as a film in 2004. … Read More


2005 40 Years Old A public opinion poll in the United Kingdom in October 2005 (SkyNews) found that he was the public's number one choice to star in the next installment of the series. … Read More
2006 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Owen spoofed the Bond connection by making an appearance in the remake of The Pink Panther in which he plays a character named "Nigel Boswell, Agent 006" (when he introduces himself to Inspector Clouseau, he quips that Owen's character is "one short of the big time").
2010 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2010 it was announced that Owen and Nicole Kidman would star in an HBO film about Ernest Hemingway and his relationship with Martha Gellhorn entitled Hemingway & Gellhorn. … Read More


2015 50 Years Old In 2015, Owen made his Broadway debut in a revival of Harold Pinter's Old Times at the American Airlines Theatre.
2016 51 Years Old He was selected to be on the jury for the main competition section of the 2016 Berlin Film Festival.
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