There is nothing as sexy as a gorgeous guy who is also a great dad! Amazingly talented and ultra-handsome actor Clive Owen has taken roles opposite a stellar ensemble of leading ladies from Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth: The Golden Age) to Angelina Jolie (Beyond Borders) and Julia Roberts (Closer and Duplicity), but it’s his portrayal of a grief-stricken dad trying to raise two young sons in The Boys Are Back that perhaps showcases the actor’s most attractive qualities.
Unlike many Hollywood hunks, Clive Owen is a solid family man. He met his longtime wife Sarah-Jane Fenton while playing Romeo to her Juliet at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. What’s more romantic than that? The couple, who have been married since 1995, have two daughters Hannah, 12 and Eve, 9.
Boys are Back director Scott Hicks, who helmed the popular Shine, Hearts in Atlantis and the recent rom-com No Reservations, told us why he chose Clive to play his dad-in-distress.
“When I saw Clive in Closer (2004), I thought, ‘that’s what I want. I want someone who has that sort of stillness that is actually a mask for seething emotion because Joe is struggling to maintain despite his grief,” Hicks said. [Read more…] about SheKnows Interview with Clive Owen