Dan Cadan Biography

Updated On Feb 26, 2019 Published On Oct 26, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1975 , January-2
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Name Dan Cadan
Birth Name Dan Cadan
Nick Name Dan
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Yorkshire, England
Religion Christain
Ethnicity White
Profession Writer, Director
Net Worth $12 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Famous for Being the husband of Lena Headey
Married Yes
Married to Lena Headey
Children 2
Movies Snatch, The Devil's Wedding, Walk Like a Panther
TV Show Dancestar USA 2004
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Dan Cadan is a famous English actor, writer, and director famous for his work on television movies like Dancestar USA 2004, The Devil' Wedding, Walk Like a Panther, and so on. dan is also well recognized for being the husband of Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister in the series, Game of Thrones.

Dan Cadan's early life

Dan Cadan was born on 2 January 1975 and is currently 43 years old. He was born in the Huddersfield, United Kingdom. Information regarding his early life, parents, siblings, childhood, and education is not revealed.

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Cadan is of British nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Dan Cadan's early life

Cadan started his career by working for Guy Ritchie as a runner on the set of Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels. The movie, released in 1998, is a British crime comedy written and directed by Ritchie and produced by Matthew Vaughn.

Stars like Jason Statham, Dexter Fletcher, Jason Flemyng, Nick Moran, Steven Mackintosh, and Vinnie Jones were featured in the movie. Impressed with Dan Cadan, Ritchie allowed him to work as an assistant director in the 2000s British crime thriller, Snatch, starring Brad Pitt.

Dan Cadan debuted as a writer with the 2004 TV movie Dancestar USA 2004, which was directed by Tony Gregory. He also worked for numbers of projects with singer/songwriter Maddona.

He was the second unit director on her 2005 documentary I‘m Going to Tell You a Secret, worked as camera operator on her concert film Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour. Dan Cadan even co-wrote her 2008 film Filth and Wisdom.

In 2009, Dan Cadan directed the short film The Devil’s Wedding, starring Lena Headey, who later portrayed Cersei Lannister in HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, written by George R. R. Martin

As the Devil’s Wife and Pip Carter at The Devil's Wedding. The 15-minute-long film is completely told in rhyme. The Devil’s Wedding won the award for Best International Short Film at the 2010 Cleveland International Film Festival.

Lena, who already starred in 300 and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles was yet to start working on Game of Thrones until then, went on to become the fifth-highest-paid American TV star on a network primetime show, raking more than a million dollars per episode.

Dan Cadan is busy working on a comedy movie, Walk Like a Panther, at the moment. Written and directed by Dan Cadan himself, the film features Stephen Graham, Michael Socha, and Jason Flemyng, and revolves around a group of wrestlers from the 80s trying to save a local pub from closing down. It is slated for a 2018 release. 

Dan Cadan's personal life

Beginning in 2015, Dan Cadan and Headey have been having an affair. Both of them are childhood friends. She gave birth to their daughter, Teddy Cadan, shortly after that and the duo are set to tie the knot in the summer of 2018. This is going to be Headey’s second marriage; she was divorced earlier.

Further, there have been rumors that Lena Headey might be dating her Game of Thrones colleague Pedro Pascal, who played the role of Oberyn Martell. The pair have shared numerous photos on social media sites which have led us to believe that there might something that's going on between them.

Dan Cadan's net worth

Dan Cadan' net worth is reported to be around $12 million as of 2018. A huge part of his income comes from the salary he receives for his works in films as a writer and a director. However, he has not disclosed the figures for his salary.

His wife Lena Headey also has a net worth of $9 million as of 2018, to which Dan Cadan might also be entitled to.

 

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Countryside Birth

January 2 , 1975

Dan Cadan, better known as the other half of Lena Headey, one of the highest earning TV actresses from Game of Thrones, was born on January 2, 1975, in Huddersfield, United Kingdom.

 

A Big Break

1998

Dan Cadan started his career by working for Guy Ritchie as a runner on the set of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. The movie became a blockbuster and Cadan and Ritchie grew close after that. 

 

A Man of Many Talents

2004

Dan Cadan debuted as a writer with the 2004 TV movie, Dancestar USA 2004, which was directed by Tony Gregory. He also went worked on a number of projects with singer/songwriter Maddona. He was the second unit director on her 2005 documentary, "I‘m Going to Tell You a Secret."

 

Success Tastes better with Friends

2009

Dan Cadan directed the short film, The Devil’s Wedding, starring Lena Headey, his childhood friend who later featured the role of Cersei Lannister in HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, and Pip Carter. The short film won the award for Best International Short Film at the 2010 Cleveland International Film Festival.

 

Childhood Friends Reunited

2015

Beginning from 2015, Dan Cadan and Headey have been romantically involved with each other. She gave birth to their daughter, Teddy Cadan, the same year and the duo are set to tie the knot in the summer of 2018

 

Net worth is $12 million

2018

Dan Cadan has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2018, which he earned from his profession as a writer and a director.