Who Is Dan Cadan, Lena Headey’s spouse?
Dan Cadan was born on January 2, 1975, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, under the sign of Capricorn, and he is of British nationality. He is a writer and director best known for his work on the films “Snatch” and “Walk Like a Panther,” and he rose to prominence after beginning to date famed actress Lena Headey.
Education And Childhood
Dan Cadan was reared as a single boy in Yorkshire by his janitor’s father and a local elementary school teacher’s mother.
He developed an interest in acting at a young age and was particularly drawn to horror films such as “An American Werewolf in London” and “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” among others, which supposedly inspired him to become a film director. He went to a nearby high school, where he was physically active by playing soccer and basketball, and where he also honed his acting skills by participating in the school’s theatre club. Following graduation, he got work at Laser Quest in Yorkshire, a company that organizes indoor laser tag games.
Dan soon relocated to London to pursue a career as a film director and writer, first as an assistant to filmmaker Guy Ritchie, and then as a production assistant for Vinnie Jones after being recruited by famed actor Jason Flemyng. In 1998, he worked on the comic crime picture “Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels,” starring Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, and Nick Moran, about four buddies in London who are looking for pot, money, and two firearms.
In 2000, he worked on another comic crime film, “Snatch,” and in 2002, he worked as a production assistant on “Morvern Caller.”
In 2004, he created the film “Dancestar USA 2004” and then assisted Madonna with numerous her projects, including the documentary film “I’m Going to Tell You a Secret” 2005 as the second unit director. Later that year, he worked on two of her other films, “Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour” and “Filth and Wisdom.”
Dan developed and directed his short film “The Devil’s Wedding” in 2009, starring Lena Headey, which received the Cleveland International Film Festival Award for Best International Short Film in 2010.
In 2018, he directed the comedic film “Walk Like the Panther,” starring Stephen Graham, Jason Flemyng, and Julian Sands, and following a group of old people and former wrestlers who must compete again to save their favorite bar from closure. Dan recently secured a deal with The Craft Agency and is currently working on his next film, which is about three serial killers.
Lena Headey’s Love Life And Relationship
Dan met Lena Headey when he was 17, even though the two had known each other since they were seven, but had never spent time together.
They had been great friends for many years before beginning to date three years after Lena divorced her first husband, Peter Loughran, with whom she has a son Wylie, born in 2010. Lena suffered from postpartum depression, which resulted in her and Peter’s divorce in 2011 (which was not formalized until 2013), and she then dated Jerome Flynn for several months. She met Dan in 2014 and gave birth to their baby Teddy on July 10, 2015.
Although it is popularly assumed that Dan and Lena were married, according to Wikipedia, they never exchanged vows and instead remained in a relationship, splitting in June 2019. Dan is currently unmarried, has one daughter, and has never married.
Other Interests And Hobbies
Dan is physically active because he goes to the gym two to four times per week, but he spends most of his time with his friends and colleagues playing sports like soccer and airsoft. He enjoys riding his bicycle and swimming, and winter is his favorite season because he knows how to ski and snowboard. Dan is an animal enthusiast who owns a dog and has helped at a local animal shelter on multiple occasions. He also donates blood twice a year.
He has favorite performers and actresses, including Jim Carrey, Samuel L. Jackson, and Anne Hathaway, as well as movies such as “Love & Other Drugs,” “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” and “One Day.”
Dan also enjoys watching TV shows such as “Friends,” “Breaking Bad,” and the upcoming Netflix series “The Witcher.”
Appearance And Net Worth
Dan has 45 years on the clock. He is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall and weighs roughly 141lbs. He has short brown hair and brown eyes (64kgs). His net worth is predicted to be more than $12 million as of April 2020, while Lena’s net worth is rumored to be more than $9 million.
Who Exactly Is Lena Headey?
Lena Kathren Headey was born on 3 October 1973 in Hamilton, Bermuda, under the sign of Libra, and she is of British nationality. She is best known for her role as Cersei Lannister in the highly acclaimed HBO series “Game of Thrones.”
Lena and her brother Tim were raised in Hamilton by their police officer father John and housewife mother Sue. Lena also lived in Somerset and Highburton, West Yorkshire, where she began dancing ballet. At the age of 17, she played her first significant role in a play at the Royal National Theatre with the Shelley College, which she attended. In 1992, she was approached by a scout and asked to play a supporting role in the film “Waterland.”
She later appeared in the drama film “The Remains of the Day,” but her first significant appearance was as Natasha Jackson in the television series “Kavanagh QC.”
Lena first featured as Kitty Brydon in “The Jungle Book” in 1994, followed by “Mrs. Dalloway” in 1997 and “Onegin” in 1999. Her work in the comedy film “Aberdeen” earned her a Silver Iris Award for Best Actress the following year, and she subsequently appeared in “The Parole Officer” and “Possession.”
She rose to prominence after co-starring in the 2005 film “The Brothers Grimm” with Heath Ledger and Matt Damon, and she was highly recognized for her performance as Queen Gorgo in the critically acclaimed film “300.”
In January 2008, Lena landed her first lead role in the TV series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” which she worked on until April 2009. In April 2011, she was cast as Cersei Lannister in the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” for which she received a Scream Award and four Primetime Emmy nominations. In 2019, she appeared in the biographical sports drama film “Fighting with My Family.”
Lena enjoys tattoos and has a large flower pattern as well as a quote by Pema Chödrön, an American Tibetan Buddhist, inked on her back. Lena is an animal rights activist who supports the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).