He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Laurence Olivier in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People;" Arnold Wesker's play, "Chips with Everything;" Tom Stoppard's play, "The Invention of Love;" Pierre De Marivaux's play, "Les Fausses ...
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I've never been interested in playing good guys. I'm always attracted to dangerous characters. Those roles are usually far more interesting and I hold no fears about doing them. With my character in Croupier
(1998), you're never really sure where he's coming from. He's not really a good guy or a bad guy. But people generally aren't, are they?
Is a huge David Bowie
fan and has called singer "the biggest musical influence on my life." He says, "I don't know why, but no one else has ever had such an effect on me. I didn't have most of his work. I had everything." In the 1970s, when Bowie was changing his appearance and style with every album, Owen would re-dye his hair whatever color Bowie's was at the time.
Many of his roles have him wearing a long coat, usually well worn and tattered