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The Untold Truth Of Lena Headey’s Husband – Dan Cadan

Dan Cadan

Who is Dan Cadan, Lena Headey’s husband? Wiki Bio

Dan Cadan was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, on 2 January 1975, so his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds British nationality. He is a writer and director, best known for working on movies “Snatch” and “Walk Like a Panther”, while he became popular after starting to date the famous actress Lena Headey.

Childhood and education

Dan was raised as a single child in Yorkshire by his father who was a janitor, and his mother who was teaching at a local elementary school.

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He became interested in acting at a very early age, and was mostly fascinated by horror movies some of which are “An American Werewolf” and “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” among others – apparently they motivated him to become a movie director. He attended a local high school, where he was physically active playing soccer and basketball, while he also practiced his acting skills at the school’s drama club. Upon matriculation, he found a job at the Laser Quest in Yorkshire which is a company that organizes indoor lasertag games.

Career as a director

Dan soon moved to London to focus on a career as a film director and writer, starting by working for the director Guy Ritchie as his assistant, and then after being invited by the famous actor Jason Flemyng, he became a production assistant for Vinnie Jones. He went on to work on the comedy crime film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” in 1998, which starred Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher and Nick Moran, and follows four friends in London who are trying to find weed, money, and two shotguns.

He went on to work on another comedy crime movie, “Snatch” in 2000, and then served as the production assistant on “Morvern Caller” in 2002.

He wrote the film “Dancestar USA 2004” in 2004, and then helped the popular singer and actress Madonna with several of her projects, including the documentary film “I’m Going to Tell You a Secret” in 2005 as the second unit director. Later that year he was also involved with two of her other movies – “Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour” and “Filth and Wisdom”.

Dan wrote and directed his own short movie “The Devil’s Wedding” in 2009, casting Lena Headey as the lead character, and the movie won the Cleveland International Film Festival Award for the Best International Short Film in 2010.

One of his latest works has been the comedy film “Walk Like the Panther” in 2018, which starred Stephen Graham, Jason Flemyng and Julian Sands, and which follows a group of old people and former wrestlers who have to wrestle again to save their favorite pub from being closed. Dan has recently signed a contract with The Craft Agency, and is working on his next movie about three serial killers.

Love life and relationship with Lena Headey

Dan met Lena Headey when he was 17 years-old, although it’s believed that the two knew each other since they were seven, but never spent time together.

They were best friends for many years, and only started dating three years after Lena divorced her first husband, Peter Loughran, with whom she has a son Wylie, born in 2010. Lena suffered from depression after giving birth, which led to her and Peter’s divorce in 2011 (wasn’t finalized until 2013), and she then dated Jerome Flynn for several months. She began dating Dan in 2014, and gave birth to their daughter Teddy on 10 July 2015.

Although it is widely believed that Dan and Lena were married, they never exchanged their vows according to Wikipedia, but rather only stayed in a relationship, and split in June 2019. Dan is currently single, he has one daughter, and hasn’t married.

Hobbies and other interests

Dan is physically very active as he goes to the gym two to four times per week, but is mostly focused on playing sports with his friends and colleagues, such as soccer and airsoft. He likes to ride his bicycle and go swimming, while winter is his favorite season as he knows how to ski and snowboard. Dan is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while he has volunteered with a local animal shelter on several occasions. He usually donates blood twice a year too.

He has his favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Hathaway, while his favorite movies include “Love & Other Drugs”, “Kingsman: The Secret Service”, and “One Day”.

Dan also enjoys watching TV series, and some are “Friends”, “Breaking Bad”, and the new Netflix show “The Witcher”.

Appearance and net worth

Dan is 45 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall, and weighs around 141lbs (64kgs). As of April 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $12 million, while Lena’s net worth is reputedly over $9 million.

Who is Lena Headey?

Lena Kathren Headey was born in Hamilton, Bermuda, on 3 October 1973, so her zodiac sign is Libra and she holds British nationality. She is an actress best known for portraying Cersei Lannister in the critically acclaimed series “Game of Thrones”.

Lena and her brother Tim were raised in Hamilton by their father John who was a police officer, and their mother Sue who was a housewife. Lena also lived in Somerset and Highburton in West Yorkshire, where she started dancing ballet while she played her first important role in a play at the age of 17, performed at the Royal National Theatre with the Shelley College which she attended. After being noticed by a scout, she was invited to portray a side character in the movie “Waterland” in 1992.

She went on to appear in the drama movie “The Remains of the Day”, while her first notable role was of Natasha Jackson in the series “Kavanagh QC”.

Lena Headey

Lena portrayed Kitty Brydon in the film “The Jungle Book” in 1994, and then appeared in “Mrs Dalloway” in 1997 and “Onegin” in 1999. The following year saw her receive a Silver Iris Award for Best Actress for her performance in the comedy film “Aberdeen”, while she also appeared in “The Parole Officer” and “Possession”.

She became famous after starring alongside Heath Ledger and Matt Damon in the movie “The Brothers Grimm” in 2005, while she was also praised for her portrayal of Queen Gorgo in the critically acclaimed movie “300”.

Lena won her first lead role in a TV series in “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” in January 2008, shooting for it until April 2009. In April 2011, she was cast to portray Cersei Lannister in the series “Game of Thrones”, and for her performance, she was nominated for a Scream Award and four Primetime Emmy Awards. One of her latest roles has been in the biographical sports drama movie “Fighting with My Family” in 2019.

Lena is a fan of tattoos, and has a big floral design tattooed on her back as well as a quote by Pema Chödrön, an American Tibetan Buddhist. Lena is fighting against animal abuse, and is a supporter of the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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