In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor, who has worked on television, stage and film. Owen graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1987 with a class that included Rebecca Pidgeon, Serena Harragin, Mark Womack, and Liza Tarbuck. 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). He became well known to North American audiences in the summer of 2001 after starring as “The Driver” in The Hire, a series of short films sponsored by BMW and made by prominent directors. 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.

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


He has since played leading roles in films such as Sin City (2005), Inside Man (2006), Children of Men (2006), and The International (2009). in 1988 Owen 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. 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).

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

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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). The fourth of five brothers, Owen was born in Coventry, in the English Midlands, a son of Pamela (née Cotton) and Jess Owen, a country and western singer of Welsh descent. Owen graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1987 with a class that included Rebecca Pidgeon, Serena Harragin, Mark Womack, and Liza Tarbuck. Initially, Owen carved out a career in television. 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). in 2003, he teamed up with Hodges again to make I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead. 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.
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


He first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for portraying the lead in the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991. in 2005, Owen won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his appearance in the drama Closer (2004). 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). in 2003, he teamed up with Hodges again to make I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead. Owen appeared in the West End and Broadway hit play Closer, by Patrick Marber, which was produced as a film, and was released in 2005.

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor, who has worked on television, stage and film. Owen graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1987 with a class that included Rebecca Pidgeon, Serena Harragin, Mark Womack, and Liza Tarbuck. 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). He played “Dan” in the play, but was “Larry” the dermatologist in the film version. His portrayal of Larry in the film version earned him a lot of recognition as well as the Golden Globe and BAFTA award and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

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Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor, who has worked on television, stage and film. in 2005, Owen won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his appearance in the drama Closer (2004). Initially, Owen carved out a career in television. 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).
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

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After graduation, he won a position at the Young Vic, performing in several Shakespearean plays. 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). in 1999, he appeared as an accident-prone driver in Split Second, his first BBC production in a decade.
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


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). in 2005, Owen won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his appearance in the drama Closer (2004). The fourth of five brothers, Owen was born in Coventry, in the English Midlands, a son of Pamela (née Cotton) and Jess Owen, a country and western singer. in 1988 Owen 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. 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). He starred in Beyond Borders and took on the title role in King Arthur, for which he took riding lessons.

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


The fourth of five brothers, Owen was born in Coventry, in the English Midlands, a son of Pamela (née Cotton) and Jess Owen, a country and western singer. He subsequently appeared in The Magician, Class of ’61, Century, Nobody’s Children, An Evening with Gary Lineker, Doomsday Gun, Return of the Native and then a Carlton production called Sharman, about a private detective. 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).

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

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The fourth of five brothers, Owen was born in Coventry, in the English Midlands, a son of Pamela (née Cotton) and Jess Owen, a country and western singer. After graduation, he won a position at the Young Vic, performing in several Shakespearean plays. in 1988 Owen 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. 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). in Croupier, he played the title role of a struggling writer who takes a job in a London casino as inspiration for his work, only to get caught up in a robbery scheme.

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


His father left the family when Owen was three years old, and despite a brief reconciliation when Owen was nineteen, the two have remained estranged. Initially, Owen carved out a career in television. 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).

In 1996 Clive Owen Appeared In His First Major Hollywood Film The Rich

Clive Owen
Clive Owen
Clive Owen


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). in Croupier, he played the title role of a struggling writer who takes a job in a London casino as inspiration for his work, only to get caught up in a robbery scheme. He appeared in the 2002 hit The Bourne Identity. in 2003, he teamed up with Hodges again to make I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead.