Dan Cadan

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Dan Cadan is a popular writer, English director, and producer. He is known for directing films such as ‘The Devil’s Wedding’ and ‘Walk Like a Panther.’ He has also written the screenplay for both films. In the starting days of his career, Dan was the assistant of director Guy Ritchie in a few of his projects. He is popular for being the ex-husband of the famous Bermudan-English movie actress Lena Kathren Headey, professionally known as Lena Headey. 

Early Life

Cadan was born on 2 January 1975, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. Cadan holds British nationality and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. Dan was raised by his mother who was teaching at a local elementary school and his father who was a janitor. Amongst other activities he did during his High School days, Dan Cadan also played basketball and soccer. After completing school, he worked with ‘Laser Quest’ in Huddersfield. While growing up, Dan watched movies such as ‘An American Werewolf,’ ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,’ and ‘Jaws.’ These horror films had a profound effect on him, although in a good way. Dan left Yorkshire and got a temporary job in London.


Dan began his career as an assistant to director Guy Ritchie. English actor Jason Flemyng once called him and asked if he was interested in working as a runner in actor Vinnie Jones’s office. He was offered £30 a day for the job. Dan agreed and thus became a production assistant. He worked as a runner on the set of ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,’ a 1998 British–American crime-comedy film directed by Guy. Dan again assisted the director in the production of the 2000 British crime-comedy film ‘Snatch.’ He was cast as ‘Dazzer’ in the 2002 British drama film ‘Morvern Callar.’

In 2004, Dan was the writer of the movie ‘Dancestar USA 2004.’ He has worked on a few projects with singer Madonna. He was the second unit director for the 2005 documentary ‘I’m Going to Tell You a Secret,’ starring Madonna. Dan was the camera operator for her concert film ‘Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour.’ He co-wrote the script of Madonna’s film ‘Filth and Wisdom,’ which was released in 2005.

In 2009, Dan directed and wrote the short film ‘The Devil’s Wedding,’ which starred his wife, Lena Headey. At the ‘Cleveland International Film Festival’ in 2010, the film was titled the ‘Best International Short Film.’ Dan also produced, directed, and wrote the screenplay of the 2018 British comedy ‘Walk Like a Panther.’

Dan is now working on his future project, which is a dreadful story of three serial killers who operated in the downtown area of British Columbia in Canada. He has signed a contract with the London-based agency ‘THE GRAFT.’ 

Dan Cadan Marriage With Lena Headey, Children 

Dan Cadan married his childhood friend, a popular Bermudan-English movie actress Lena Kathren Headey, popularly known as Lena Headey.

Lena was earlier married to musician Peter Loughran. They had a son, Wylie. Their marriage ended in a divorce. The divorce was a tough decision for Lena and had a markedly negative impact on her. Following this, Wylie’s custody battle made Lena sink into anxiety. Dan supported her through this tough phase. It was Dan who restored Lena’s faith in happy marriage and true love.

Lena again found love in Dan. She expressed joy to her fans through a ‘Twitter’ post in July 2015. 

They had a daughter together who was born on 10 July 2015, before the couple tied the knot in 2018. Teddy Cadan is their daughter who was the reason for their marriage. Being together as childhood friends for so many years, as lovers, and later as couples for some years, Dan and Lena decided to get divorced in 2019. 

Now the divorced couple has a beautiful daughter together, whom they named Teddy Cadan. As it were, Teddy Cadan still can be a reason for bringing Dan Cadan and Lena Headey together. 

Their Divorce

The couple were childhood friends; thus, their relationship was built on mutual trust and respect. They were living a happy life together. However, after spending five years together, the news of their divorce spread out. They divorced in June of 2019. They kept their relationship private from the public. Thus, the cause for their split remains unclear.

Who is Lena Headey?

Lena Headey is a well-known Hollywood actress. Her full name is Lena Kathren Headey, was born on 3 October 1973, in Hamilton, Bermuda. Lena gained fame for her role in Game of Thrones as Cersei Lannister in the HBO hit. Her nationality is British. Sue and John Headey are her parents. Tim Headey is her one and only brother. She started taking ballet lessons as a child. Lena started her professional acting career in 1992. 

She has played roles in several films and TV shows, including ‘Aberdeen,’ ‘The Remains of the Day, ’‘The Jungle Book,’ and ‘The Brothers Grimm,’ among others. Some of her popular films, together with their IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes ratings, box office collection and budgets, and box office collections, are below. She played Angelica in the adventure fantasy film ‘The Brothers Grimm,’ which released on August 26, 2005. It has a rating of 5.9 on IMDb and a rating of 38% on Rotten Tomatoes. The film’s budget ranged from $80 to $88 million, with a box office gross of $105.3 million.

She starred as Luce in the romantic drama film ‘Imagine Me & You,’ which released on September 9, 2005. The film earned 2.6 million dollars at the box office. In the comedy-drama film ‘Fighting with My Family,’ she portrayed Julia. That film released on February 14, 2019. It has a 7.1 IMDb rating and a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 93%.

Interview With Lena

The presenter makes a witty remark on Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey’s scary and timid demeanour. The presenter expresses interest in the actress’s friends’ and cast members’ reactions to the violent moment in the episode, which left everyone scared and upset. The show is so good, that the presenter asked a question to her if she felt deadly dread and studied the literature to prepare for the next moment in the show.

Lena responded by asking the writer George questions about safety and admitting to him that she has not read books up to this point. The presenter jeered at Lena’s response and told her that the author could enrage and attack her with a vehicle for not sarcastically reading the book. The presenter was excited about the fans’ response in real life to her character Queen Cersei in the series.

Some disliked her and spoke badly and harshly about her, while others admired her and loved her and she was concerned about those who praised her character. She also said that her very tight corset in the performance made her job hard at times while making her angry at others. But once she was out of the outfits, she felt amazing and was in paradise.

Dan Cadan Height 

Dan Cadan’s height is 5 feet 8 inches tall. He weighs 78 kilograms, approximately 171 lbs. He has charming brown eyes and black hair. However, he is a healthy and fit man who maintains his body well.

Hobbies And Other Interests

Dan is physically very active as he goes to the gym two to four times per week. He mostly focus on playing sports with his friends and colleagues, such as soccer and airsoft. He likes to swim and ride his bicycle while winter is his favorite season as he knows how to snowboard and ski. Dan loves animals so much and also has a pet dog, while he has volunteered with a local animal shelter on several occasions. He usually donates blood twice a year too.

Some of his favorite acting stars are Anne Hathaway, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jim Carrey, while his several favorite movies are “One Day”, “Love & Other Drugs”, and “Kingsman: The Secret Service”.

Dan Cadan Net Worth 

He has a great net worth that makes him a rich man. Dan Cadan’s estimated net worth is to be $12 million. The main source of Dan’s income is from his work as a writer, movie producer, and director.

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