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Clive Standen Biography

Birth Place:
Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland

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


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