Clive Russell's Marital Status

Mon Jun 21 2021
By   Selena

Raised in Fife, Scotland, Clive Russell is an actor who amassed a majestic list of roles in the entertainment industry since the 1960s. His breakout performances come when he played the various roles of Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline in Ripper Street and Brynden Tully in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

More that, he played the character of Lord Lovat in the cult TV series Outlander starring Laura Donnelly and as Wroth in Netflix, Cursed alongside Katherine Langford. Keeping aside his professional career, he is a married happily man. Let's take a glance at his personal life.

Who is Game of Thrones Star Clive Russell Wife? His Children

75, Clive Russell who played various roles in the long-running soap opera Coronation Street is married twice. Nevertheless, since he prefers to keep his personal life beneath the radar or confidential, there isn't much information about his marriage available.

Clive Russell With Author NYT Best Seller Sarah Fraser
Image: Clive Russell With Author NYT Best Seller Sarah Fraser
Source: Twitter@sarah_fraseruk

Shelagh Russell, a theatre designer, is the veteran actor's current or second wife, according to an article published in August 2015. The couple has two children together, whose names are yet undisclosed to the public. As of now, they spend a lot of time walking with their dogs on the beach close to the East Neuk of Fife.

Noted for playing the part of Lord Lovat in Outlander (2016), Clive also had two children from his first marriage. Unfortunately, no information on his first marriage is accessible. Asides from that, when his fans asked about his sexuality in the show Game of Thrones, he replied saying that he assumed he was heterosexual but it works, either way.

Who is Clive Russell? His Career Highlights

Clive Russell is an English actor who was born on 7th December 1945 in Reeth, United Kingdom. However, he moved up to Fife alongside his family when he was just 3 months old. 

His father was a pilot who worked in coastal command flying Lancasters and Liberators. Following his graduation, he originally trained as a teacher but later he kicked off his acting career in the early 80s. Of his early work, he probably received people attention from the BBC Two show Happiness playing the role of Angus O'Connor from 2001 to 2003.

Clive Russell played a pivotal role in HBO Game of Thrones in 6th Season
Caption: Clive Russell played a pivotal role in HBO Game of Thrones in 6th Season
Source: Watchers on the Wall 

His most notable TV credits are Coronation Street, Ripper Street, Game of Thrones, The Amazing World of Gumball, Outlaw King, Cursed and Dracula. He further has starred in films like The Wolfman, King Arthur, The 13th Warrior, Sherlock Holmes, Coronation Street, and more.

Further, Russell also made appearances in Scottish sitcoms named Still Game as Big Innes and Rab C Nesbitt as Big Innes.

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