Clive Standen is an English actor who is best known for appearing in the role of Bryan Mills in the NBC series Taken. He has appeared in numerous movies and television series like Patient Zero, Everest, Vikings, Doctor Who, Zero Hour, and many others.
Clive Standen's Early Life and Education
Clive Standen was born Clive James Standen on July 22, 1981, in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. As a teenager, he was an international Muay Thai boxer and later became a gold medalist.
Clive completed his high school at the King Edward VII School, Melton Mowbray. He then trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
Standen belongs to white ethnicity and holds British-Northern Irish nationality.
Clive Standen's Career
Clive Standen began training at the National Youth Theatre when he was just fifteen years old. Later, he got his first job in a professional stunt team in Nottingham.
Standen learned stunts, horse riding, and sword fighting when he was 12. He became a member of the National Youth Theatre and National Youth Theatre at the age of fifteen.
His first television role came in a British television police procedural crime drama series Waking the Dead as Martin Raynor. In 2013, he got his first break through a historical drama television series Vikings as Rollo along with Katheryn Winnick, Travis Fimmel and, Gustaf Skarsgard.
In 2017, Standen appeared in a crime drama series Taken as Bryan Mills. Moreover, he also appeared in many movies that includes Tom Brown's Schooldays, Hammer of the Gods, Everest, Patient Zero, and so on. He also played a supporting role in a Bollywood film, Namastey London, starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif.
Besides, Standen has appeared in several video games that include Alien vs. Predator, Inversion, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon; Future Soldier.
Standen is a spokesman for a non-profit marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
Clive Standen's Net Worth
Standen has accumulated a decent amount of money for his profession. He has a progressive career which is growing each passing day. As of 2019, Clive Standen's net worth is reported to be more than $1 million.
Clive Standen's Personal Life
Standen is a married man. He is married to his wife Francesca Standen since 2007. The couple is now enjoying a healthy married life with no rumors of divorce and separation issues. Likewise, they have not been involved in any extra-marital affairs and controversies.
The pair is blessed with three children; Hayden, 10, Edi, 6, and Rafferty, 2.
He is 1.88m tall i.e. 6 feet 1 inch tall (height) and weighs around 82 kg.