Clive Owen Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


19th March 2016

Quote: "I've gotten less and less comfortable with watching myself, to be honest. More and more, I'll only watch a film twice maximum, and then I never want to see it again. I watch it before I have to talk about it so that I know what I'm talking about in terms of talking with the press, and then I might watch it once with an audience, but then that's it. I'll never want to watch it again." British actor Clive Owen hates watching himself onscreen.


17th March 2016

Quote: "Shaving the moustache is the first thing I do the minute we wrap the last scene, believe me!" Clive Owen hated the thick facial hair he had to grow for his role as Dr. John Thackery in 1900s medical drama The Knick.


2nd February 2016

Fact: British actor Clive Owen is to join Hollywood legend Meryl Streep on the judging panel of the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. Other experts set to pick this year's (16) prize winners include Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska, Italian actress Alba Rohrwacher, and German movie star Lars Eidinger. The Berlin International Film Festival runs from 13 to 18 February (16).


1st April 2015

Fact: British actress Zaraah Abrahams is hoping to launch her career in Hollywood after landing a recurring role in Clive Owen's hit U.S. period drama series THE KNICK. The former Coronation Street star will portray a character called Opal in the upcoming second season of the TV show, which is set in the fictional New York Knickerbocker Hospital during the early 20th century.


16th April 2014

Fact: Actress Sandra Bullock is renting her $3.1 million (£1.9 million) New York City townhouse to Clive Owen, according to Us Weekly magazine.


19th March 2014

Quote: "I wouldn't live in L.A. It's a one-industry town... Since I came here (London) in 1984 from Coventry (in England), I've never wanted to live anywhere else." British actor Clive Owen refuses to move to Los Angeles to pursue his Hollywood career.


17th January 2013

Fact: Movie star Clive Owen has signed on as the face of British vodka brand Three Olives.


16th August 2012

Quote: "Doing a cameo on that show would literally be the highlight of my career." British actor Clive Owen on his dream to land a role on Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm.


4th June 2012

Fact: Actresses Zoe Saldana and Minka Kelly, and model-turned-Tv chef Padma Lakshmi were among the star attendees at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic event in New Jersey on Saturday (02Jun12). The annual summer gathering was hosted by actor Clive Owen.


23rd September 2011

Quote: "I looked at pictures of the '80s, and everyone had moustaches. If you look at soccer teams - any pictures from that period - moustaches were big, so I felt I should go there." Actor Clive Owen surprised his colleagues on the set of new movie Killer Elite by showing up on set sporting a large moustache.


22nd March 2011

Fact: British movie hunk Clive Owen has grown a moustache to play writer Ernest Hemingway in a new movie.


24th June 2010

Fact: DUPLICITY star Clive Owen is the new face of fashion house Bulgari's men's fragrance Bulgari Man. The scent, which features notes of violet leaves and lotus blossom, will be available in August (10).


1st November 2009

Quote: "It's the first film that I've ever made in my career that I would let my daughters watch. They remain completely unimpressed with what I do for a job." Clive Owen is happy to let his young daughters watch his latest big screen offering, THE BOYS ARE BACK.


1st November 2009

Quote: "You may find it surprising but I do do the washing up, all of it. Always have done; it's just an accepted thing, one of 'Dad's chores'." Clive Owen is a domesticated husband and father.


21st July 2009

Quote: "He's nice and tall, which means I never have a double chin. When I'm on screen with him, I'm always looking up, like a swan." Julia Roberts on the advantages of filming with her CLOSER co-star Clive Owen.


18th March 2009

Quote: "The spotlight on her is unlike anything I've seen. You shoot in the streets of New York with Julia Roberts, it's like a circus. People go crazy. But she deals with it impeccably." Clive Owen was in awe of the attention garnered by his DUPLICITY co-star.


17th March 2009

Quote: "I think any actor who looks at themselves and thinks of themselves as a sex symbol is completely pompous." Actor Clive Owen is at odds with his status as a British sex symbol.


16th February 2009

Quote: "If I was suddenly in a gunfight - I'd s**t my pants!" SHOOT 'EM UP star Clive Owen isn't as brazen as the onscreen characters he plays.


16th February 2009

Quote: "I'm not one of those guys who makes you call me by my character's name all day long... I'm more instinctive." Clive Owen insists he's no method actor.


12th February 2009

Quote: "They completely boss me. I have no power in my house whatsoever. I am the geek of my household. I am so low-status in my house, you wouldn't believe it, definitely not a movie star." British actor Clive Owen on living with his wife and two daughters.


11th February 2009

Quote: "I've only ever acted. I was unemployed for a number of years, but I've never done another job. I signed on (for unemployment benefits). I mean, it was the '80s in England, and there was a lot of unemployed then." British actor Clive Owen avoided taking odd jobs to earn extra money during his youth.


10th February 2009

Quote: "They give me serious grief about doing a children's movie." British actor Clive Owen's daughters have their own expectations for his career.


15th November 2007

Quote: "I'm pretty damn faithful and loyal to Giorgio Armani. I'm not a big fashion guy... but I do love really good quality clothes. I think his gear is kind of timeless, and really elegant; it's never too wild or too loud." Sin City actor Clive Owen is a big fan of the Italian designer.


2nd November 2007

Fact: CLOSER co-stars Julia Roberts and Clive Owen are teaming up again for upcoming movie DUPLICITY, to be directed by Michael Clayton filmmaker TONY GILROY.


20th June 2007

Fact: Clive Owen is reteaming with Sin City director Frank Miller for an upcoming adaptation of Raymond Chandler novella TROUBLE IS MY BUSINESS.


1st March 2007

Quote: "If God exists, he looks like Clive Owen!" Hollywood star Eva Mendes is a big fan if the British actor.


28th October 2005

Quote: <p>"This movie makes affairs look like the worst thing you could ever do." Actress Melissa George insists her new infidelity thriller DERAILED, in which she stars with Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owen, will change the way people think about flings. </p>


27th September 2005

Fact: <p>British actor Clive Owen was such a fan of colourful rocker David Bowie he once dyed his hair five different colours. </p>


27th September 2005

Fact: <p>Generous movie star Clive Owen bought his "hippie" wife SARAH-JANE a 1971 orange Volkswagen van for her most recent birthday. </p>


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