Owen Teale is a brilliant actor and the face recognized mostly for portraying the role of Ser Alliser Thorne in the popular HBO TV series called Game of Thrones. The Wales-born actor has a long history in the field of the entertainment industry.
The actor was born Owen Nigel Courtney Teale on 20 May 1961. He was born and raised in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales in the UK.
Much of his early life is yet to come to light as no further details of him is disclosed.
After finishing his primary schooling, he got enrolled at the Guildford School of Acting, in 1980 and by the Christmas that year time he’d earned the Equity Card.
He trained as an actor there and worked himself to success.
In his early teens, he often worked at the Porthcawl Little Theatre. While in there, he further honed his skills. Before making his big break, he often appeared in the stage productions there in the theater as well.
On-Screen & Cinematic Debut
In 1985, he made his on-screen debut in- The Mimosa Boys, however, that wasn’t his breakthrough moment.
However, his success came next when he started acting in the series- Doctor Who series- Vengeance on Varos as Maldak. Following that, in 1989, he debuted with the film- War Requiem.
In addition to that, he went on to play several more roles in movies and TV shows. Teale was seen in the 1989 film- Knights of God, as well as in Great Expectations. In 1990, he also appeared in the movie- Boon. He also featured as Will Scarlet in the film Robin Hood in 1991. He also did support roles in various TV series as well.
Furthermore, Teale made his appearance in the famed shows like- Dangerfield, Ballykissanngel, The Thin Blue Line as well as the series- Belonging. After working in these, he later played roles in Spooks and Murphy’s Law. After playing much of the side characters, as Will Scarlet in the film Robin Hood in 1991. He also did support roles in various TV series as well. Teale made his appearance in the famed shows like- Dangerfield, Ballykissanngel, The Thin Blue Line as well as the series- Belonging.
After working in these, he later played roles in Spooks and Murphy’s Law. Then, he played the lead role in Marian, Again. In this, he portrayed the abusive husband of the eponymous character.
Lead Role & Career Breakthrough
After playing much of the side characters, he finally had the chance to play the lead role in Marian, Again. In this, he portrayed the abusive husband of the eponymous character. In the year 2011, he had his chief breakthrough when he got the chance to play the role of Ser Alliser Thorne in the famed HBO TV series Game Of Thrones. The series is an adaptation of the George R.R. Martin novel series called- A Song of Ice and Fire. He was a replacement for Derek Halligan who had previously been portraying the same role.
As the popularity of the show came to an uprise and became one of the most famous TV show of all time, so did his fame and recognition. Through his powerful acting and excellent portrayal of the character, he won the hearts of many.
|Name||Owen Nigel Courtney Teale|
|Date of birth||20 May 1961|
|Age||55 years old|
|Height||6’2″ (1.88 m)|
|Father’s name||Not Disclosed|
|Mother’s name||Not Disclosed|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Marriage and Relationship Status
Teale was first in a marital relationship with the actress Dils Watling. They even had a child together, but unfortunately, the happy couple had later decided to separate their ways.
After staying single for quite a while, the actor has managed to fall in love yet again. He is currently married to Sylvestra Le Touzel who is also an actress. They got married in the year 2001 and had remained together since. They even have two daughters together.
Being a fan of him seems to be a difficult thing for his fan followers as he does not use any of the social media. Keeping himself away from the daily internet craze going around, it seems like he does not usually like to follow the trend.
Being an outstanding actor working in the field for several years, he has managed to garner the estimated net worth amount of around $2 Million.
Rumors and Controversy
Living the high-profile life of celebrities, it is no secret that once in a while they do get in trouble and cause significant controversy. However, in the case of Owen, he has kept it quiet. He has not yet been involved in any controversy or rumors yet.