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Clive Owen is a Actor and Scriptwriter British born on 3 october 1964 at Coventry (United-kingdom)

Clive Owen

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Birth name Clive Owen
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 3 october 1964 (55 years) at Coventry (United-kingdom)

Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor who first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for playing the lead role in the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991. He then received 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, he 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).
Owen has since played leading roles in films such as Sin City (2005), Derailed (2005), Inside Man (2006), Children of Men (2006), and The International (2009). In 2012, he earned his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role in Hemingway & Gellhorn. Since 2014, Owen has played Dr. John W. Thackery on the Cinemax medical drama series The Knick, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination.

Biography

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).

In November 2006, Owen became patron of the Electric Palace Cinema in Harwich, Essex, and launched an appeal for funds to repair deteriorating elements of the fabric.

Owen enjoys the music of indie rock band Hard-Fi and has been seen at two of their concerts: at Brixton Academy on 15 May 2006 and Wembley Arena on 18 December 2007.
He is also a supporter of Liverpool FC and narrated the fly on the wall documentary series Being: Liverpool.

Best films

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
(Actor)
The Bourne Identity (2002)
(Actor)
King Arthur (2004)
(Actor)
Inside Man (2006)
(Actor)
Closer (2004)
(Actor)
Elizabeth (1998)
(Actor)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Clive Owen (43 films)

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Actor

Gemini Man
Gemini Man (2019)
, 1h57
Directed by Ang Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action
Actors Will Smith, Clive Owen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Benedict Wong, Linda Emond, Douglas Hodge
Roles Clay Verris
Rating57% 2.854382.854382.854382.854382.85438
Ancien militaire, Henry Brogen est un tueur à gages avec une solide réputation de sniper. Il travaille pour une mystérieuse agence gouvernementale, la DIA. Après un contrat à Liège en Belgique, il décide de prendre sa retraite dans l'État de Géorgie. Il découvre par ailleurs que la cible de ce dernier contrat n'était pas celle qu'il pensait. Les employeurs de Henry veulent le faire disparaitre. Clay Varris, directeur de GEMINI, envoie alors à ses trousses le seul homme capable de tuer Henry : son clone, plus jeune de trente ans et élevé par Clay lui-même.
Ophelia
Ophelia (2019)
, 1h54
Directed by Claire McCarthy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, Tom Felton, George MacKay, Daisy Head
Roles Claudius
Rating66% 3.3010553.3010553.3010553.3010553.301055
L'amour interdit entre la suivante Ophelia, et le prince Hamlet.
The Informer
Directed by Andrea Di Stefano
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Prison films
Actors Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Ana de Armas, Common, Sam Spruell
Roles Montgomery
Rating64% 3.249023.249023.249023.249023.24902
Pete Koslow, ancien soldat, se retrouve contraint de participer à une opération menée par le FBI dans la prison où il est incarcéré. Mais lorsque sa mission est menée à bien, le FBI finit par le laisser à la merci des autres détenus. Pour rester en vie, Pete n'a plus qu'une seule solution qui s'offre à lui : s'évader.
Three Seconds
Directed by Andrea Di Stefano
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Prison films
Actors Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Ana de Armas, Common
Roles Montgomery

Pete Koslow, un ancien soldat, se retrouve contraint de participer à une opération menée par le FBI dans la prison où il est incarcéré. Mais lorsque sa mission est menée à bien, le FBI finit par le laisser à la merci des autres détenus. Pour rester en vie, Pete n'a plus qu'une seule solution qui s'offre à lui : s'évader.
Anon
Anon (2018)
, 1h40
Directed by Andrew Niccol
Origin German
Genres Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Films set in the future, Dystopian films
Actors Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Mark O'Brien, Sonya Walger, Joe Pingue
Roles Sal Frieland
Rating60% 3.047563.047563.047563.047563.04756
Dans un monde futur, proche du totalitarisme, où des implants bioniques avancés signifient que toutes les personnes sont soumises à un flot visuel incessant de données qu'ils nomment « l'œil de l'esprit », la vie privée et l'anonymat comme nous les connaissons ont totalement disparu. Avec les informations personnelles de tout un chacun en affichage public, la vie de chaque personne étant enregistrée jusqu'à la milliseconde, les informations personnelles sont téléchargées sur une vaste grille appelée "l"Ether", une base de données que les forces de l'ordre peuvent consulter et utiliser pour poursuivre les criminels. L'inspecteur Sal Frieland (Clive Owen) est confronté à une série de terribles meurtres qui semblent être liés. La police se trouve dans l'incapacité d'identifier le tueur dont la particularité est de hacker ses victimes au point qu'elle se retrouvent avec le point de vue du tueur qui braque son arme sur elles et appuie sur la gâchette. Il devient vite apparent que ce que les meurtres ont en commun signale une rupture majeure dans le système sur lequel la société est basée. Alors qu'il enquête sur l'affaire, Frieland rencontre une femme (Amanda Seyfried) qui semble n'avoir aucune identité et qui s'avèrera être Anon. Quelque chose qu'il considère initialement comme un petit pépin devient en fait le premier indice démontrant que la sécurité de l '« œil de l'esprit » a été compromise, envoyant Frieland dans une mission où il sert d'appât pour tenter de piéger quelqu'un qui n'existe pas.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, 2h17
Directed by Luc Besson
Origin France
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Time travel films, Films set in the future, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman
Roles Commander Arün Filitt
Rating64% 3.2499853.2499853.2499853.2499853.249985
À la suite de la rencontre historique Apollo-Soyouz en 1975 entre les Américains et les Russes, d'autres nations envoient des astronautes rejoindre la station spatiale. Dans les siècles suivants, de nombreux extraterrestres, de toutes formes, les rejoignent. Rebaptisée Alpha, celle-ci devient trop vaste et risque de s'écraser sur la Terre. D'un commun accord, les dirigeants des races qui peuplent l'immense station décident de l'éloigner de la Terre. Pendant son voyage, elle continue cependant de croître jusqu'à héberger 17 millions d'êtres vivants.
The Confirmation, 1h30
Directed by Bob Nelson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Clive Owen, Jaeden Martell, Maria Bello, Robert Forster, Tim Blake Nelson, Patton Oswalt
Roles Walt
Rating63% 3.199733.199733.199733.199733.19973
Un père divorcé et son jeune fils distant passent un week-end ensemble à la recherche d'une boîte à outils volée, sa seule chance d'obtenir de rares boulots payés. Leur quête soudera leur relation père-fils.
Last Knights, 1h55
Directed by Kazuaki Kiriya
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, Cliff Curtis, Ayelet Zurer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Aksel Hennie
Roles Raiden
Rating62% 3.1007853.1007853.1007853.1007853.100785
Bartok watches over his estate, a vassal kingdom to a great empire. Protecting the Bartok clan is Commander Raiden and his elite soldiers, who also serve Bartok. Raiden is surprised when Bartok tells him he is to be his heir, and gives him a sword. The empire has become corrupt and the evil minister, Geza Mott, humiliates Bartok by beating him with a stick for failing to provide an adequate bribe, until Bartok retaliates — which is treason against the crown. Bartok is put to trial where he speaks openly of his disdain for what honour has become in the empire. He is sentenced to death and Raiden is ordered to execute his own master. Bartok's estate is divided and the Bartok clan is disbanded. Geza Mott suspects Raiden will demand vengeance, and has his trusted warrior, Ito, watch Raiden to ensure there is no possibility of revenge.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, 1h42
Directed by Robert Rodríguez, Frank Miller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Noir, Crime
Themes Films about families, Feminist films, Films about suicide, Films about domestic violence, Superhero films, Gangster films
Actors Jamie Chung, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Powers Boothe, Clive Owen, Rosario Dawson
Roles Dwight McCarthy (post-facial reconstruction)
Rating64% 3.248323.248323.248323.248323.24832
Marv (Mickey Rourke) regains consciousness on a highway overlooking the Projects, surrounded by several dead young men and a crashed police car, and with no memory of how he got there. He retraces his steps, recalling that since it's Saturday, he watched Nancy Callahan (Jessica Alba) dance at Kadie's Saloon. Stepping outside, he encounters four rich frat boys burning a homeless man alive. When Marv intervenes, the leader of the frat boys shoots him in the arm, calling him "Bernini Boy," which Marv mishears as "Bernie." They flee; Marv follows, stealing a Police car on the way, which he crashes into their car, leading to his blackout and memory loss. He follows the two surviving frat boys into The Projects, the neighborhood where he grew up. With the assistance of the deadly residents lurking in the shadows, he dispatches the frat boys. He questions the leader about being called "Bernini Boy" and learns that it is the brand of coat he is wearing. After slitting the boy's throat, he considers his coat and realizes he can't remember how he acquired it.
Words and Pictures, 1h51
Directed by Fred Schepisi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about education
Actors Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Keegan Connor Tracy, Bruce Davison, Amy Brenneman, Valerie Tian
Roles Jack Marcus
Rating66% 3.300223.300223.300223.300223.30022
Croyden is an upscale college preparatory school in Maine that hires teachers for their advanced courses who are accomplished professionals.
Blood Ties
Blood Ties (2013)
, 2h7
Directed by Guillaume Canet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Matthias Schoenaerts, Zoe Saldana
Roles Chris Pierzynski
Rating64% 3.2468153.2468153.2468153.2468153.246815
After serving twelve years for murder (for killing a rapist and murderer he caught in the act), Chris (Clive Owen) is released from prison in 1974. His ex-wife, Monica (Marion Cotillard), is a drug-addicted prostitute. She has a son and a daughter. Chris tries to go straight with his new girlfriend Natalie (Mila Kunis) but is betrayed and sabotaged in his pursuit of a legitimate business venture. Returning to his criminal ways puts him in direct conflict with his brother Frank (Billy Crudup) who happens to be a New York City cop. Their sister, Marie (Lili Taylor), and their sick father, Leon (James Caan), want Chris and Frank to just get along with each other.
Shadow Dancer, 1h41
Directed by James Marsh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Spy
Themes Spy films, Films about terrorism, Political films
Actors Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Gillian Anderson, Aidan Gillen, Domhnall Gleeson, Bríd Brennan
Roles Mac
Rating61% 3.0988953.0988953.0988953.0988953.098895
In 1993 Belfast, Colette lives with her mother and brothers, all members of the IRA. In the opening scene, set twenty years earlier, the Troubles results in the death of her younger brother when they are children. This presumably motivates her in later life. After a failed attack in London, Colette is arrested and offered a choice: either she spends 25 years in jail, thus losing everything she loves including her young son, or she becomes an informant for MI5, spying on her own family. Colette agrees to do so. An MI5 officer, Mac, is assigned as her handler.
Hemingway & Gellhorn, 2h34
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen, David Strathairn, Brooke Adams, Molly Parker, Connie Nielsen
Roles Ernest Hemingway
Rating62% 3.149413.149413.149413.149413.14941
Telling the story of one of America’s most famous literary couples, the movie begins in 1936 when the pair meet for the first time in a Key West bar. They ran into each other again in Spain where they were both covering the Spanish Civil War. They were staying in the same hotel on the same floor, and she resisted his advances. However, during a bombing raid, they found themselves trapped in the same room, and lust overcame them. They became lovers and stayed in Spain until 1939. In 1940 Hemingway divorced his second wife so that they could marry. Over time she became prominent in her own right. In 1945 she asked Hemingway for a divorce. He credits her with inspiring him to write the novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls.
Intruders
Intruders (2011)
, 1h41
Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about children
Actors Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl, Kerry Fox, Pilar López de Ayala, Ella Purnell
Roles John Farrow
Rating54% 2.700412.700412.700412.700412.70041
Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow, after Farrow's beloved 12-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. The line between the real and the imaginary blurs as fissures start to open within the family unit. It seems that no security measure can keep Hollow Face out.
Killer Elite, 1h56
Directed by Gary McKendry
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Yvonne Strahovski, Clive Owen, Jason Statham, Dominic Purcell, Robert De Niro, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Roles Spike
Rating63% 3.198973.198973.198973.198973.19897
In 1980, mercenaries Danny Bryce (Jason Statham), Hunter (Robert De Niro), Davies (Dominic Purcell), and Meier (Aden Young) are in Mexico to assassinate a man. Danny unwittingly kills him in front of his young child, then is injured during the getaway. Affected by this outcome, Danny retires and returns to his native Australia.