Clive Standen

  • Birth Place: Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Born on an army base; his family later settled in Leicestershire, England.
  • Grew up near Sherwood Forest; his first paying job was playing the son of Little John in a walking tour of the Robin Hood story.
  • Was a champion Muay Thai boxer as a teen.
  • Trained at the National Youth Theatre and the National Youth Music Theatre.
  • Appeared in the 2006 revival of Tom Stoppard's The Invention of Love at the Salisbury Playhouse.


  • Hayden — Son
  • Judy Standen — Mother
  • Edi — Daughter
  • Rafferty — Son
  • Steve Standen — Father
  • Tom Standen — Brother
  • Francesca Standen — Wife


  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London, England