Clive Standen 1981-07-22 ​Clive Standen is was born on a British Army base in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, and at the age of two he had moved across the water to Leicestershire in the East Midlands. He went to school at King Edward VII School (Melton Mowbray) followed by a performing arts course at Melton Mowbray College. His first experience of stunts and sword fighting was at the tender age of 12 when Standen got his first job working in a professional stunt team in Nottingham learning to Ride, Joust and sword fight..His sword fighting skills are seamless (he is left-handed but learned to fight with his right hand in his early years making him uniquely ambidextrous in the craft). at the age of fifteen Clive was both a member of the National Youth Theatre and the National Youth Music Theatre performing lead roles in plays and musicals in West End and at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. He then won a place at the London Academy of Dramatic Art LAMDA on their three year acting course. Prior to his role in Robin Hood and Dr Who, Standen appeared in Waking the dead, in 2004, the Second World War drama documentary Ten days to D-day, three episodes of Doctors and Tom Brown's Schooldays, the acclaimed ITV adaptation of the book by Thomas Hughes. He also played the lead role of Major Alan Marshall in the Zero Hour TV dramatization of the SAS mission in Sierra Leone known as operation Barras. Standen took a lead role in the mainstream Bollywood film Namastey London alongside Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar. Clive is also the face of Evian water 2008. Away from acting, in his late teens Standen was a former international Muay Thai Boxer and later Fencing gold medalist. He married his wife Francesca in 2007 at Babington House. They live in London with their three children, Hayden, Edi and Rafferty. Hi is best known for playing the battle hardened warrior 'Gawain' a series regular in the Starz networks TV series 'Camelot' and also 'Archer', the swashbuckling brother of Robin Hood in the BBC TV series Robin Hood; a role which brought Standen much critical acclaim with many of the national press comparing Standen's charming but edgy performance and seemingly effortless sword fighting Skill to Errol Flynn. It was much speculated at the end of the 3rd season that after his brothers death "Archer" would pick up the mantle of Robin Hood and become the shows new hero. Clive is also known for a previous recurring role as Private Harris in the British sci-fi show Doctor Who.

    Clive Standen was born on July 22 1981 in County Down, Northern Ireland.

    ​Clive Standen is was born on a British Army base in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, and at the age of two he had moved across the water to Leicestershire in the East Midlands. He went to school at King Edward VII School (Melton Mowbray) followed by a performing arts course at Melton Mowbray College. His first experience of stunts and sword fighting was at the tender age of 12 when Standen got his first job working in a professional stunt team in Nottingham learning to Ride, Joust and sword fight..His sword fighting skills are seamless (he is left-handed but learned to fight with his right hand in his early years making him uniquely ambidextrous in the craft). at the age of fifteen Clive was both a member of the National Youth Theatre and the National Youth Music Theatre performing lead roles in plays and musicals in West End and at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. He then won a place at the London Academy of Dramatic Art LAMDA on their three year acting course. Prior to his role in Robin Hood and Dr Who, Standen appeared in Waking the dead, in 2004, the Second World War drama documentary Ten days to D-day, three episodes of Doctors and Tom Brown's Schooldays, the acclaimed ITV adaptation of the book by Thomas Hughes. He also played the lead role of Major Alan Marshall in the Zero Hour TV dramatization of the SAS mission in Sierra Leone known as operation Barras. Standen took a lead role in the mainstream Bollywood film Namastey London alongside Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar. Clive is also the face of Evian water 2008. Away from acting, in his late teens Standen was a former international Muay Thai Boxer and later Fencing gold medalist. He married his wife Francesca in 2007 at Babington House. They live in London with their three children, Hayden, Edi and Rafferty. Hi is best known for playing the battle hardened warrior 'Gawain' a series regular in the Starz networks TV series 'Camelot' and also 'Archer', the swashbuckling brother of Robin Hood in the BBC TV series Robin Hood; a role which brought Standen much critical acclaim with many of the national press comparing Standen's charming but edgy performance and seemingly effortless sword fighting Skill to Errol Flynn. It was much speculated at the end of the 3rd season that after his brothers death "Archer" would pick up the mantle of Robin Hood and become the shows new hero. Clive is also known for a previous recurring role as Private Harris in the British sci-fi show Doctor Who.

    Latest Actor News on Movietube

    The End of Mr. and Mrs. Smith: Angelina Talks about Her Divorce16:15 Feb 21 2017
    It was shocking news when Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt decided to have a divorce…read more
    Lindsay Lohan Wants to Be Ariel in 'The Little Mermaid' Remake12:56 Feb 21 2017
    Lindsay Lohan has not acted in a key theatrical role since the 'Scary Movie 5’ of twenty thirteen. However, she has a little idea brewing. She would like to play the role of Ariel in the live-action remake of 'A little Mermaid’ in Disney's animated classi…read more
    What You Did Not Know About Wonder Woman16:44 Feb 16 2017
    Everyone was like 'who is that?' when 28-year-old Gal Gadot was cast for the role of Wonder Woman in the 'Batman vs. Superman' movie. However, Gadot is not all a stranger. Below are seven facts you should know about her …read more
    Ladies of the Silver Screen Coining It Big17:26 Feb 15 2017
    How many young girls grow up with the dream of having their faces splashed across the world’s screens? Too many to count but there are only a few who have achieved true fortune and fame…read more
    70th British Academy Film Awards15:12 Feb 14 2017
    If you live in the United Kingdom and you're a bit of a movie buff, you probably know there's nothing more exciting than watching the BAFTA Awards. In the Bafta Awards 2017, there were quite a few surprises and quite a few awkward moments that shocked us…read more
    Pictures of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft15:00 Feb 13 2017
    Alicia Vikander looks well settled in her role as 'Lara Croft' in 'Tomb Raider' reboot. Images have surfaced online showing the stunning actress expertly carrying out a stunt…read more
    Upcoming Celebrity Daddy18:00 Feb 10 2017
    The award-winning actor, filmmaker, political and humanitarian reformist is going to be a father! George and Amal Clooney are expecting TWINS! Globally feted Clooney has had it all…read more
    First Red Carpet Outing For Scarlett Johansson16:00 Feb 10 2017
    The night in question was at the amfAR’s awards ceremony in New York. Nothing stood out as Scarlett Johansson. She was one of the honorees at this ceremony…read more
    'Rings' Without Naomi Watts12:00 Feb 04 2017
    Naomi has made a name for herself while starring as Rachael in'The Ring' that debuted in the year 2002 and 'The Ring 2' sequel that debuted in 2005…read more
    The Spicy Snippets of SAG Awards 201713:06 Jan 31 2017
    Have you missed the on-screen telecast of SAG Awards? If yes, then do not worry. The audience in Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles were in for a great treat as they got to observe the 23rd Screen Actor Guild Awards…read more

    Movies

    TV Series--

    View More actors