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ABOUT OWEN DAY-JONES
as SON OF THE DUKE OF NORFOLK
(HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY)
Birth Place: Durham, North Carolina
Eye Color: Hazel
Height: 5'11" (1.80 m)
Family: His older brother Ethan has also appeared as an extra in season 2 of The Tudors.
Education: Currently in post-primary school in Maynooth, Ireland.
Actor Bio: Owen is 15 years old and started acting on stage at the age of 6 in a production of Oedipus Rex, where he portrayed the guide for the blind prophet Tyresias. Other stage roles followed in Oliver! (where he sang and danced) and Romeo and Juliet (as Gregory,at the age of 9), and as the young Lucius in a highly acclaimed version of Titus Andronicus at age 11.
Shortly after moving to Ireland, Owen got called in to play the son of the Duke of Norfolk in the first season of The Tudors. He appeared in a scene with Henry Czerny (the Duke) and Henry Cavill (Brandon) in which he had a lot of close-ups and had to portray some subtle reactions. Director Steven Shill was impressed and provided contact information so that Owen could sign-on with the most prestigious talent agent in Ireland, Frank Moiselle.
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Non-acting careers: Owen is an accomplished musician - plays drums and guitar.
TV Shows: The Tudors, Seasons 1 and 2; 'Primetime Investigates' (2009)
Stage: Owen has appearred in numerous stage productions, starting at the age of 6 - these include: Oliver!, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Inherit the Wind, and Titus Andronicus
Big break: Getting cast as the son of the Duke of Norfolk in the first season of The Tudors at age 12. Director Steven Shill was impressed with him and suggested he get an agent.
He has since appeared in the RTE Ireland TV production of 'Primetime Investigates'
Best known for: The Tudors.
Upcoming projects: An appearance in a BBC Ireland production, 'Below the Radar'
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Owen - aged 16
Henry Czerny (Dukeof Norfolk) with Owen
Owen on the set of The Tudors with Henry Czerny and Henry Cavill