'''Clive Owen''' (born October 3, 1964) is an English actor of television, stage, and film. Starting in television, his first major Hollywood role was opposite Creator/HalleBerry in ''Film/TheRichMansWife''. Since then, he has gained recognition in North America via his roles in films as diverse as ''Film/GosfordPark'', ''Film/TheBourneIdentity'', ''ComicBook/SinCity'', ''Film/InsideMan'', and ''Film/ChildrenOfMen''. Was a fan favourite to take over the role of Film/JamesBond after Creator/PierceBrosnan stepped down but the role went to Creator/DanielCraig instead.