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British actor Clive Owen is one of a handful of stars who, though he is best known for his art house films, can handle more mainstream films with equal measures of grace and skill. Owen is typically cast as characters whose primary traits are a balance of physical strength, intellect, and forceful will. He is best known to film audiences for his ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2017 Anon (pre-production)
 2016 Andorra (pre-production)
Alexander Fox
 2016 The Confirmation
Walt
 2015 Last Knights
Raiden
 2013/I Blood Ties
Chris
 2012 Being: Liverpool (TV Series)
Narrator
- Silver Shovel (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
 2012 Shadow Dancer
Mac
 2010/I Trust
Will
 2007 Hypnôse homme (TV Short)
 2006 The Pink Panther
Nigel Boswell / Agent 006 (uncredited)
 2005 Sin City
Dwight
 2004/I Closer
Larry
 2002 Ticker (Short)
Driver
 2002 Beat the Devil (Short)
Driver
 2002 Hostage (Short)
The Driver
 2002 Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Robert Parks
 2001 Powder Keg (Short)
The Driver
 2001/I Star (Short)
Driver
 2001 The Follow (Short)
The Driver
 2001 Chosen (Short)
The Driver
 2001 Ambush (Short)
Driver
 2000 Greenfingers
Colin Briggs
 1999 Second Sight (TV Movie)
DCI Ross Tanner
 1999 Split Second (TV Movie)
Michael Anderson
 1998 The Echo (TV Series)
Deacon
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Deacon
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Deacon
 1997 Bent
Max
 1996 Sharman (TV Series)
Nick Sharman
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Nick Sharman
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Nick Sharman
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Nick Sharman
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Nick Sharman
 1996 The Rich Man's Wife
Jake Golden
 1996 Screen Two (TV Series)
Paul
- Bad Boy Blues (1996) ... Paul
 1994 The Return of the Native (TV Movie)
Damon Wildeve
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie)
Dov
 1994 An Evening with Gary Lineker (TV Movie)
Bill
 1994 Nobody's Children (TV Movie)
Corneliu Bratu
 1993 The Magician (TV Movie)
Det. Con. George Byrne
 1993 Century
Paul Reisner
 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
Devin O'Neil
 1991 Close My Eyes
Richard
 1990-1991 Chancer (TV Series)
Derek Love / Stephen Crane
- Sacrifice (1991) ... Derek Love
- Fall (1991) ... Derek Love
- Blood (1991) ... Derek Love
- Remembrance (1991) ... Derek Love
- Secrets (1991) ... Derek Love
 1990 Century
 1990 Lorna Doone (TV Movie)
John Ridd
 1989 Precious Bane (TV Movie)
Gideon Sarn
 1988 Boon (TV Series)
Geoff
- Peacemaker (1988) ... Geoff
 1988 Vroom
Jake
 1987 Rockliffe's Babies (TV Series)
PC Parslew
- Up the Down Escalator (1987) ... PC Parslew
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Other Works:

Played Bri in Peter Nichols' play "A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg" on the London stage (New Ambassadors). See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 14 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Bond was the best thing that never happened to me. I was never in the running but the more I said so, the more people thought I had it in the bag. What's so funny about it all is my career in Britain was in really bad shape at the time, but my agents pretty much built me a new one in America by playing up all the Bond stories. All I had to do was keep on telling people I was never going to be ... See more »

Trivia:

After Russell Crowe turned down the role, he was chosen by Jerry Bruckheimer over Antoine Fuqua's choice of Daniel Craig for the lead role in King Arthur (2004). Owen was later turned down for the role of Lord Asriel in The Golden Compass (2007) in favor of Daniel Craig in spite of offering to screen test for the part. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays tough characters who use intelligence rather than strength See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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