Rena Owen(actor) Biography, Age, Height, Net worth, Married, Films and Tv shows, Awards, Instagram

Rena Owen

Rena Owen Biography

Rena Owen is an actress born on 22nd of July 1962. She has majorly based in television, film and theatre acting who is of Maori, Welsh, and other European Descent.

Additionally, she was best known as Hellen in Siren. Apart from her career in acting, she is a profession in medicine and a trained nurse at Auckland Hospital for three and a half years.
 After her training in London at the Actors Institute, she worked extensively in British theatre. Moreover, she is amongst the most successful and recognized actors in the world following her performance in ‘Once were warriors’ and ‘Siren’.

Lastly, She had her first acting role on the TV series Betty’s Bunch in 1990

Rena Owen Age

She is her late 50’s (59years as of 2022) and will be turning 56 years this year on July 22nd, but still looks younger and her recent movies like Siren.

Her passion for acting began at her tender age.

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Rena Owen Height

She stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall. She’s got a fair Dark brown skin and eyes that tops to her beauty. 

Rena Owen Net worth

Owen has a net worth of approximately $9 Million as of 2023. She owns a variety of properties that add up to her wealth including expensive cars and luxurious things.

She got to earn her wealth from the film industry this was after her parent’s death, where her mother kicked off first and her father second.

When it comes to profession, Rena has earned herself a decent net worth and chequered career in Hollywood, which is tremendous for a girl making her way from a small Maori village to L.A.

But one thing is sure, she still has a long career ahead of her.

Rena Owen Family

She is from a family of 9 kids unmentioned her being among them, but they sadly lost their parents at an early age.

Due to her determination in her two major careers, she has become the most successful in their family. Their mother died in the year 2008 following their father’s death.

Rena Owen Educational Background

She pursued a career in nursing and trained at Auckland’s Hospital for three years before leaving for London in mid-1980s for her overseas employment.

However, she was arrested for a drug-related offense. It was during her jail stay that she realized she wanted to be an actor.

Rena Owen Married

She met with her fiance in the year 2000 when she had moved to LA to expand her wings. He was an American security consultant and fortunately, they clicked together very fast.

They got married through a white wedding after dating for a short while till 2002. Unfortunately, two years after the marriage the two separated due to their professional differences the major reason for the divorce.

Rena was not ready to start a new relationship when her marriage ended, and it took her nearly three years to recover from that failed relationship and not a while ago she got another tragedy when her mother died.

Looking at her present life, it is clear that Rena has made plenty of right choices in her life, be it choosing acting over nursing or relocating her base from New Zealand to LA, and everyone hopes she gets it right finding her soulmate shortly.

Rena Owen Awards

During her acting career, she has been awarded severally years passing by

  • Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award Nomination (2012): Best Guest or Supporting
  • Actress in a Television Drama- East West 101
  • New Zealand Film and TV Awards Winner (2011): Best Supporting Actress- Shortland Street
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Nomination (1999): Best Supporting Actress- Dance Me to My Song
  • Australian Film Institute Awards Nomination (1998): Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role-
  • Dance Me to My Song
  • NZ Film & TV Awards Nomination (1997): Best Supporting Actress- Cover Story[citation needed]
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress (1994): Once Were Warriors
  • Montreal World Film Festival Winner (1994): Best Actress- Once Were Warriors
  • San Diego International Film Festival (1994): Best Actress- Once Were Warriors
  • New Zealand Maori Queen, Dame Te Atairangikaahu Literary Award, 1992[citation needed]

Rena Owen Films and television shows

  • Films
  • 2017   Asomatous
  • 2016    Lost Girls
  • 2015    The Last Witch Hunter
  • 2014     The Last Survivors
  • 2014    The Dead Lands
  • 2011    Alyce Kills
  • 2011     Absolute Killers
  • 2009    Veronika Decides to Die
  • 2009    Prison Break: The Final Break
  • 2009    Spout
  • 2008    Ocean of Pearls
  • 2008    A Beautiful Life
  • 2008     Amusement
  • 2008     Red Cloud
  • 2006    Leela
  • 2006    The Horrible Flowers
  • 2006     The Iron Man
  • 2005     Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
  • 2005     The Crow: Wicked Prayer
  • 2005     Mee-Shee: The Water Giant
  • 2005     Freezerburn
  • 2004    The Land Has Eyes
  • 2003     Red Zone
  • 2003    Nemesis Game
  • 2002    Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones
  • 2002     sIDney
  • 2001    A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • 2001    Soul Assassin
  • 2000    Her Iliad
  • 1999    I’ll Make You Happy
  • 1999    What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?
  • 1999    9 Across
  • 1998    Dance Me to My Song
  • 1998    When Love Comes Along
  • 1995   The Call Up
  • 1995   Savage Play
  • 1994   Hinekaro Goes on a Picnic and Blows Up Another Obelisk
  • 1994   Rapa Nui
  • 1994   Once Were Warriors
  • TBA   The Exquisite Continent
  • Television
  • 2018–present Siren
  • 2017–2019 The Orville
  • 2016 Joy
  • 2015 The Red Road
  • 2014–15 Longmire
  • 2012 The Straits
  • 2011 Shortland Street
  • 2009–2011 East West 101
  • 2009 Piece of My Heart
  • 2009 Prison Break
  • 2009 Fear Clinic
  • 2005 Star Wars: Republic Commando
  • 2002 Angel
  • 2001 Gideon’s Crossing
  • 2000 All-American Girl: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story
  • 2000 Dark Knight
  • 1996–1998 Medivac
  • 1996 Cover Story
  • 1996 G.P.
  • 1995 High Tide
  • 1990–91 Shark in the Park
  • 1990 Betty’s Bunch