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Full NameDan Cadan
First NameDan
Last NameCadan
Professionwriter, director, and producer
Birth CityHuddersfield
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SpouseLena Headey
No Of Children1
Height175.26 cm
Date of Birth2,1975

Dan Cadan is a British writer, director, and producer. 

He is best known for his work in ‘Walk Like a Panther’, ‘The Devils Wedding’, and many more.

He rose to fame after dating to Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey from 2014 to 2019.

Revelations In An Interview

When Jimmy Kimmel started the conversation with Dan Cadan's wife Lena Headey in his talk show, he wanted her to portray the character Cersei from her series ‘Game of Thrones’ with him. 

The two had fun chitchat in the series style with goblets of wine. 

With the dim light around the set, Lena took the first step into the character by not letting him touch the wine and pour it herself. 

Being in the character both passed sarcastic comment on each other like Lena begun with 

“That is a lovely tie, it’s a shame its around such a worthless neck” 

to which he replied with 

“Well, thank you for coming today, I know you have a busy schedule doing sex with your brother must be so exhausting”. 

They further moved on passing comments on each other with a sequence of topics like Jimmy’s hosting, Lena’s character in the show, her appearance on the series, and on Jimmy’s love life.

 At the end, he appreciated her performance and compliments her that she had done it nicely and is the master.

We can see the full interview in the link below

His Love Affair And Dating

Dan Cadan and Lena Headley knew each other from their childhood days. They became friends later, but their dating chapter only began after her first marriage ended.

They came close after the problem arose in Lena's married life. 

She was very depressed at that time but he became a great supporter of her. Afterward, their love affair started.

Lena was quite confused about whether to start a new relationship or not but in 2017 she decided to fall in love again and start a new life.  They got engaged that year

According to different sources, they got married in the summer of 2018 in a private ceremony but there is no authentic proof about it. 

So their marital status was not clear until they were together. There is still confusion about whether Lena was his wife or fiance. 

Dan Cadan With Wife Lena Headey
Dan Cadan With Wife Lena Headey Source: Examiner

Their daughter

He has one daughter with Lena Headey. She was born on 10 July 2015. The couple named her Teddy Cadan.

The identity of Teddy’s father was kept secret and not revealed until 5 July 2017. They maintained privacy for that. 

An article published in the New York Times revealed that the father of Teddy was Dan. It was surprising news for fans and friends.

Dan Cadan With His Baby Daughter
Dan Cadan With His Baby Daughter Source: GoSEE

Their Break Up

They are childhood friends, so their relationship was based on understanding and trust. 

They were spending a blissful life together.  But after spending five years together, the news of their separation evoked. 

They separated on June 2019. They kept their relationship away from the media, so the reason behind their separation is still unknown.   

His Ex-fiancée, Even Confused As Wife's First Marriage and Divorce 

She is the ex-wife of Peter Loughran, a musician. They married in 2007

They have one son together named Wylie Elliot Loughran.  They separated in 2011, and their divorce was finalized on 26 December 2013

About His Ex-partner, Lena Headey

Lena Headey's full name Lena Kathren Headey is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Cersei Lannister in the popular series Game of Thrones

She was born on 3 October 1973 in Hamilton, Bermuda.  She is British by nationality. Her parents are Sue Headey and John Headey.  She has one brother whose name is Tim Headey

She began her ballet class when she was a kid.  She began her professional career in acting since 1992.   

Lena In An Interview

The host makes a funny comment on the terrifying and shy nature of ‘Games of Thrones actress Lena Headey.

The host shows curiosity over the pre-reaction of actress friends and cast members on the vehement scene in the episode, which made everyone scary and emotional. 

Unfortunately, the reactions of cast members were not known, and they were busy on something else, although she tried to pre-informed them about that scene.

As the show is terrific, the host asked either the actress felt mortal fear and read the books to make herself aware of the upcoming scene in the show. 

The actress replied that she questions about safety to writer George and also admits to him that she has not read books till now. 

The host made fun of her reply and warned her that the writer might get angry and hit her with a car for not sarcastically reading the book.

About her character Queen Cersei, in the series, the host wanted to know about the reaction of fans in real life.

 On which she said, some hated her and talked rudely and negatively, whereas some love her, but she felt worried for those who praise her character. 

She further noted that her extremely restrictive corset in the show made her work harsh sometimes, while another time made her angerless.

But she felt terrific and found herself in heaven when she is out of those costumes.

To watch the video follow the link below.

His Career

He started his career as an assistant for director Guy Ritchie. He got the opportunity and he learned many things while working with him.

He wrote the movie “Dancestar USA 2004” IN 2004.

He directed and wrote the short film ‘The Devil’s Wedding’ in which his ex-girlfriend also worked and that was in 2009. 

He is the director, producer, and writer of the British comedy movie ‘Walk Like a Panther.’ 

Now, he is working with London based agency “THE GRAFT.”

Net Worth

He has a massive amount of net worth and has a hefty amount of salary. 

According to several sources, his salary is around 1.5 million dollars.  

His ex-fiancée has eye-popping net worth and salary. She has 12 million dollar net worth and her salary per episode is 1.1 million dollars

She manages to earn that much amount from her career in acting. Her net worth is significantly increasing.

She has appeared in several television series and movies so far, such as ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘The Remains of the Day,’ ‘Aberdeen,’ ‘The Brothers Grimm’ including others.

Some of her hit movies and their IMDb ratings, Rotten Tomatoes ratings, budget, and box office collection, are shown below.

She has appeared in the role of Angelika in adventure fantasy film ‘The Brothers Grimm’ which was released on 26 August 2005. 

It has got 5.9 IMDb ratings and 38% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. The budget of the movie was 80 to 88 million and box office collection was 105.3 million dollars.

She played the role of Luce in the romantic drama film ‘Imagine Me &You’ which was released on 9 September 2005. 

That movie got 6.8 IMDb ratings and 34% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. The box office collection of that movie was 2.6 million dollars.

She played the role of Julia in the comedy-drama movie ‘Fighting with My Family.’ That movie was released on 14 February 2019

It has got 7.1 IMDb ratings and 93% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. 

The budget and box office collection of that movie was 11 million dollars and 39.1 million dollars respectively.

Name of the movieBudget (dollars)Box Office
The Brothers Grimm80 to 88 million105.3 million
Imagine Me &You-2.6 million
Fighting with My Family11 million39.1 million


  1. He was born on 2 January 1975 in Huddersfield, England.
  2. He is British by nationality and is of white ethnicity.
  3. He was a film lover from his childhood days.
  4. He has also directed his ex-girlfriend, Lena Headey.
  5. He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall.

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Updated On Fri Jul 22 2022 Published On Fri Feb 07 2020 By paper-boat

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