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Clive Owen
Clive Owen (Berlin Film Festival 2009).jpg
Owen in February 2009
Born 3 October 1964 (1964-10-03) (age 55)
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK
Residence Highgate, London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s)
Sarah-Jane Fenton
(m. 1995)
Children 2
Clive Owen 2006
Owen at the Children of Men premiere in Mexico City, 2006.
Clive Owen TIFF 2011
Owen at the Toronto International Film Festival, 2011

Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor. He won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the drama movie Closer (2004). He also gained fame for his roles in Close My Eyes (1991), Croupier (1998), Sin City (2005), Derailed (2005) Inside Man (2006), Children of Men (2006), and The International (2009). He is best known on television for his leading role in the ITV program Chancer from 1990 to 1991.

Owen was born in Coventry, Warwickshire. He has been married to Sarah-Jane Fenton since 1995. They have two daughters, Hannah and Eve.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Vroom Jake
Boon Geoff TV series: episode 8, "Peacemaker"
1989 Precious Bane Gideon Sarn TV film
1990 Chancer Stephen Crane / Derek Love TV series: 20 episodes
Lorna Doone John Ridd TV film
1991 Close My Eyes Richard Gillespie
1993 Class of '61 Devin O'Neil TV film
Century Paul Reisner
The Magician Det. Con. George Byrne TV film
1994 The Return of the Native Damon Wildeve TV film
Doomsday Gun Dov TV film
An Evening with Gary Lineker Bill Desbackos TV film
Nobody's Children Bratu TV film
1995 Bad Boy Blues Paul TV film
1995–1996 Sharman Nick Sharman TV series: 5 episodes
1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening Ser Lev Arris Video game
The Rich Man's Wife Jake Golden
1997 Croupier Jack Manfred
Bent Max
1998 The Echo Michael Deacon TV series: 2 episodes
1999 Split Second Michael Anderson TV film
Second Sight DCI Ross Tanner TV series
2000 Greenfingers Colin Briggs
2001 The Hire The Driver Short film
Gosford Park Robert Parks Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated – Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Walk On By Narrator TV documentary; voice only
2002 The Bourne Identity The Professor
2003 Beyond Borders Nick Callahan
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Will Graham
2004 Closer Larry Gray BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor
National Board of Review Award for Best Cast
Toronto Film Critics Association for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Nominated — London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the Year
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
King Arthur Lucius Artorius Castus / Arthur
2005 Derailed Charles Schine
Sin City Dwight McCarthy
2006 Children of Men Theo Faron Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award Best Actor
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actor
Inside Man Dalton Russell
The Pink Panther Nigel Boswell / Agent 006 Uncredited cameo
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Sir Walter Raleigh
Shoot 'Em Up Mr. Smith Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2009 The International Louis Salinger
Duplicity Ray Koval
The Boys Are Back Joe Warr Also executive producer
2010 Trust Will Cameron
2011 Killer Elite Spike Logan
Intruders John Farrow
2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn Ernest Hemingway Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Shadow Dancer Mac
2013 Blood Ties Chris Pierzynski
Words and Pictures Jack Marcus
2014–2015 The Knick Dr. John W. Thackery TV series; also executive producer
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama
2015 Last Knights Commander Raiden
2016 The Confirmation Walt
The Escape The Driver Short film
2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Commander Arün Filitt
Anon Sal Frieland Filming

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