On Steven Soderbergh's The Knick, Owen stars as the brilliant surgeon Dr. John Thackery. He also serves as producer.

The Knick is a television drama series on Cinemax directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Clive Owen. It looks at the professional and personal lives of Dr. John W. Thackery (played by Owen) and the staff at New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital during the early part of the twentieth century. The series was created and written by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler, who also function as producers and executive producers. Gregory Jacobs, Clive Owen, Steven Soderbergh, and Michael Sugar (Anonymous Content) are also executive producers. Michael Polaire is the producer and David Kirchner is the associate producer. The show premiered on Cinemax on August 8, 2014.

Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Clive Owen is one of the most versatile actors working today. On Steven Soderbergh’s The Knick, Owen stars as the brilliant surgeon Dr. John Thackery. He also serves as producer.

Owen, a British actor, first came onto the scene in several British and American television films.  In 1991, he starred in his first hit, the UK television series ‘Chancer.’  In 2005, he proved himself a screen star by winning a Golden Globe and picking up an Academy Award nomination for his role in Mike Nichols’ ‘Closer.’

After making his film debut in 1988’s Vroom, Owen went on to act in Close My Eyes, Bent, and Greenfingers. In 2002, he was in Mike Hodges’ Croupierand Robert Altman’s Gosford Park.

Owen’s next films only added to his varied credits.  He starred with Angelina Jolie in the romantic war drama Beyond Borders; the Mike Hodges thriller I’ll Sleep When I Am Dead; action war drama King ArthurSin City, which co-starred Bruce Willis, Benicio Del Toro, Rosario Dawson and Jessica Alba;Derailed opposite Jennifer Aniston; Spike Lee’s thriller Inside Man opposite Denzel Washington and Jodie Foster; Alfonso Cuaron’s critically acclaimedChildren of Men opposite Julianne Moore and Michael Caine; Michael Davis’s Shoot Em Up and Elizabeth: The Golden Age with Cate Blanchett, where he portrayed Sir Walter Raleigh. Other film credits include Tony Gilroy’s Duplicity opposite Julia Roberts, The International with Naomi Watts, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s The Intruders, Scott Hicks’ Boys are BackTrustwith Catherine Keener and Viola Davis, directed by David Schwimmer, The Killer Elite with Robert De Niro and Jason Statham,  James Marsh’ critically acclaimed Shadow Dancer with Andrea Riseborough, Guillame Canet’sBlood Ties with Marion Cotillard, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis and Billy Crudup, and Fred Schepisi’s Words & Pictures with Juliette Binoche.

In 2011, Clive made his American TV debut in HBO’s Emmy nominated filmHemingway and Gellhorn, starring opposite Nicole Kidman and directed by Phil Kaufman.  His performance earned him Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe nominations.

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