STEVEN HARTLEY is an English actor who was born on 12th August 1960, in Shipley West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He is a successful actor who has worked on Television, Films, and also Theatre. He also worked as a voice-over artist for several games and commercials. He has won many awards for his audiobooks and worked with UK’s leading radio station Talksport. He has done many leading roles since he entered this field in 1985 and is working till present. He has done over 60 films with leading roles. Hartley was a successful boxer of Yorkshire in the early 1980s and went under training and played with future British champions but soon left and joined the London University of Arts and Music (1981-1984). In1985, he gave an audition for James bond but was rejected in that role. But, who knew a wave and rise of films and leading roles will soon follow his way!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Steven Hartley
1- Had a tough period of 6 months
After turning down from auditions James bond in 1985, Steven had a tough period of 6 months in 1990 where he had to work labor on building sites when jobs were scarce.
2- Physical Appearance
Steve is tall and handsome with a height of 6 feet. He has maintained himself and has slowed down the aging process, this is why no one can say he is 61. His weight is 75 kgs.
Steven Hartley was an amateur boxer and was under the training of the champions but he soon realized his interest in theatre and acting. In 1981 he joined the London University of Arts. He is a graduate of High school.
4- Marital Status
Hartley got married to his girlfriend Sophie Uliano in 1991 but later in 1997 got divorced due to some personal reasons. Hartley then married Abby Francis in 2010 till present and lives in Tunbridge Wells with his wife and a beautiful daughter named Tess Hartley.
Steven unlike others loves gyming as he was an athlete in the past, he likes to maintain his body. Other than this, he also loves Reading. He also spends quality time with his daughter Tess.
Steven loves eating Healthy food. His favorite destination place that he visits on vacation in Oslo. His favorite colors are White and Black as he believes these colors add grace to his persona.
Steven has worked along with many top actors of the industry such as Lauren Bacall, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jon Voight, and many others. His films include The walker (2007), A Dog of Flanders (1999), Recently, he worked in a leading role in Fit and Proper people for The Shakespeare Company. In 2005, he was nominated for Sexiest male at British Awards and also nominated for Best Takeover for Bill Sikes in Oliver in 2011. He worked in the BAFTA-nominated series Happy Valley for BBC.
8- Love for Acting
Steven Hartley had a love for acting since a young age as he always wanted to be a successful actor. Following his passion, he pursued acting as a career and became a successful actor.