Famous as :Actor
Birth Date :October 03, 1964
Birth Place :Keresley, Coventry, UK
Spouse :Sarah-Jane Fenton (actress, since 6-Mar-95)
Claim to fame :As Jack Manfred in movie "Croupier" (1998)
British actor Clive Owen was born in Coventry, England on October 3, 1964. His father was a country and western singer who abandoned his family when Clive was only 3, let him and his four brothers raised by his mother and stepfather. Owen's two brothers, Alan and Lee, eventually became musicians and were known for their single called "Heartbeat." Owen got his early education at Binley Park Comprehensive School, and at his 13, after playing the scene-stealing role of the Artful Dodger in a production of "Oliver!" he joined the youth theater. Completed his education there, in 1984 Owen attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he spent his three years building up classical resume, including roles in "Henry IV, Part I" and "The Lady from the Sea."