Vincent Regan

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Vincent Regan
Born (1965-05-16) 16 May 1965 (age 50)
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, U.K.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Amelia Curtis

Vincent Regan (born 16 May 1965) is a British film and television actor, best known for his roles in historical/mythological epics such as 300, Troy and Clash of the Titans.

Early life[edit]

Regan was born on 16 May 1965 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, the son of Irish immigrants. As a youth, he moved to Ireland with his parents, but returned to Britain and attended St Joseph's College, Ipswich, Suffolk, before attending the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London.

Acting career[edit]

Regan has over 15 stage roles to his credit, most recently as Achilles in Troilus and Cressida at the Edinburgh International Festival. In association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the festival presented director Peter Stein's strongly cast and visually striking production. He is best known for Ancient Greece-based films 300, in which he played the Captain, Troy, where he played Eudorus, Achilles' second in command, and Clash of the Titans, in which he played King Cepheus.

In 1999 Regan received an Irish Best Actor nomination for his co-starring performance in the award-winning miniseries Eureka Street.

In 2012, Regan announced his intention to launch a theatre company in Beverley, Yorkshire, along with Judi Dench and other professional actors.[1] That year, he appeared in films such as Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Lockout, and Snow White and the Huntsman.

Regan is also a screenwriter and director, developing projects for his own film company. His script, Come Like Shadows, is an accessible but classic interpretation of Macbeth headlining Sean Bean and Tilda Swinton, and will be directed by John Maybury. He also appeared briefly as a sexually confused character in British series The Street.

In 2013 he guest starred in the first episode of Series 10 of New Tricks.

He played the Duke of Savoy in the 4th episode of the BBC series The Musketeers in 2014.

Regan joined the cast of the BBC's Atlantis as Dion for series 2 starting November 2014.

He is currently starring in the hit tv show The Royals on the E! Channel as King Simon, a fictional monarch of the United Kingdom. His character is married to Elizabeth Hurley on the show.

Personal life[edit]

Regan is married to actress Amelia Curtis. They have a daughter, Esme (born in 2006 or 2007) and a son, Maximilian (born in 2012). He has another daughter, Chloe, with Alexandra Pell (born 23 April 1991).

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