Sid Owen

Soap Opera Actor

Sid Owen was born in London on January 12th, 1972 and is the Soap Opera Actor. At the age of 52, Sid Owen biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 12, 1972
United Kingdom
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Actor, Restaurateur, Television Actor, Television Presenter
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Sid Owen Life

Sid Owen (born David Sutton; 12 January 1972) is an English actor, television presenter, and former actor who appeared in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders from 1988 to 2012.

In 2005, he appeared in the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing, as well as a cameo appearance in the British cult show How Clean Is Your House.

Personal life

Owen has four brothers: Mark, Darren, Martin, and Scott. Owen's father, David, was an alcoholic who left home when he was six years old; his mother, Joann, died of pancreatic cancer when she was eight years old. He later attended Anna Scher Theatre School. Sid's favorite pastime is football, he has appeared in many professional games throughout the process and is an Arsenal fan. He was engaged to Carty Hubbard for two years but then he disengaged in 2003. In October 2006, he began a relationship with Genie in the House actress Polly Parsons. Owen told the Sunday Mirror in April 2012 that they were still good friends but not together anymore, and that he was single. In 2022, Owen had a daughter.


Sid Owen Career


Prior to his role in EastEnders, he had a role in the film Revolution in 1985, in which he appeared alongside Al Pacino and Donald Sutherland. In 1988, he was cast in the BBC soap opera EastEnders as Ricky Butcher, son of popular character Frank Butcher. His character's relationships with Sam Mitchell (Danniella Westbrook) and Bianca Jackson (Patsy Palmer) became popular in the 1990s. He appeared regularly on the show until April 2000 when he decided to leave the show and tried his hand at pop music releasing his cover version of Michael Jackson's 1972 song, "We've Got a Good Thing Going" on Mushroom Records. The song reached No. 14 in the UK Singles Chart in June 2000. A follow up single was recorded but never released. He had earlier released a 1995 Children in Need single with Patsy Palmer, "You Better Believe It". That track reached No. 60 in the UK chart.

He returned to EastEnders in 2002, first appearing in a spin-off episode Ricky and Bianca which aired in May 2002 which saw his character reunite with his ex-wife Bianca. He returned to the show as a regular later in the year and was axed in 2004 due to lack of storylines. Returning to television work, Owen appeared on an episode of Lily Savage's Blankety Blank in 2001, and took part in the fifth series of I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! in 2005, where he carried out the first bushtucker trial with David Dickinson. He finished third in the series. He also took part in a celebrity boxing match with Ben Fogle, for Sport Relief, which Fogle ultimately won. Owen also starred in ITV1's prison drama Bad Girls in 2006, during the shows eighth and final series. His character fell for prisoner Janine Nebeski, played by his ex-EastEnders co-star, Nicola Stapleton. Owen appeared in The Bill on 6 November 2007.

On 30 October 2007, it was confirmed that Owen would make his return to EastEnders in 2008. This news came 24 hours after the announcement that Patsy Palmer, his on-screen wife, was also returning to the show. In February 2011 he announced that he was taking a break from the show. Of his decision Owen said, "I will be taking a break from EastEnders so that I can dedicate more time to Drop 4 Drop, a charity to help alleviate the global water crisis in the developing world. Ricky will definitely be returning to Walford at some point next year." He appeared in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from December 2007 to January 2008 at The Beck Theatre, Hayes, Middlesex as Prince Charming. He also presented series 8 of To Buy or Not to Buy with Melinda Messenger. In January 2012, Owen once again left EastEnders after four years back in the role. He returned for a few weeks in June 2012, before leaving again to run a restaurant in France

On 10 September 2012, it was announced that Owen would be a contestant for the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He was partnered with Ola Jordan. He and Jordan were the third couple to be eliminated, losing out in the dance-off against Colin Salmon.

Owen took part in the 2016 series of The Jump on Channel 4. In 2016, Owen signed a contract with the BBC and opined that he should return to EastEnders to "finish the storyline or go back for a length of time." Then in 2022, it was confirmed that he would reprise his role as Ricky for a brief stint.


Despite being outraged by Britain's outraged viewers, EastEnders were 'robbed' as they missed out on a thrilling show despite'slaying' with their appearance, December 25, 2023
Seeing viewers in the United Kingdom go saber on the show after the cast of EastEnders failed to win the game despite'slaying' with their appearances. Actors from Good Morning Britain, Love Island, Coronation Street, The Masked Singer, and EastEnders all competed against each other to produce a show-stopping performance on Christmas Eve, hosted by Roman Kemp. Team EastEnders, made up of Emma Barton, Heather Peace, Clair Norris, Matthew Morrison, Angela Wynter, and Sid Owen, performed Ain't No Mountain High Enough for their show, which went down a treat with the audience.

Here are some of the EastEnders characters to be on the wrong side of the law, from 'Kat Moon' Jessie Wallace to 'Dirty Denty' Leslie Grantham, November 5, 2023
Anything from gangland shootings and murder to rape and sordid love affairs were included in the series. However, life off camera for some of the characters of EastEnders, whose stories have delighted millions of Brits for the past 38 years, have been just as dramatic. From run-ins with the intention of a gang to the criminal underworld, to raunchy romps on set and trips to rehab after bingeing on alcohol and drugs. Now, MailOnline looks back at some of the biggest scandals to rock the star of one of Britain's most beloved soaps, The actress's off-screen life looks back. Jessie Wallace (bottom left) who appeared on Kat Moon, Danniella Westbrook (top left), Sid Owen (top right) and convicted Dirty Den actor Leslie Grantham were among them.

Sid Owen, a EastEnders actor, has confessed to being the only one of his family to haven't been to jail: "I feel like the odd one out.", October 23, 2023
Sid Owen, a character on EastEnders, has opened up about his family life as he prepares to appear in Channel 4's Banged Up. Banged Up, a four-part documentary series that will premiere on October 31, will follow a group of celebrities as they trade their normal lives for a stint at decommissioned Shrewsbury Prison. And, as the actor, Ricky Butcher on the BBC soap, said he could not refuse the opportunity because he is the only one of his family not to have been sentenced to prison.