Clive Standen is an Irish-born English actor best known for his starring role as Rollo, the brother of Ragnar Lothbrok, in the period drama television series Vikings.
He is also known for his starring role as Sir Gawain in the short-lived fantasy television series Camelot, in 2011.
Standen's television credits include the BBC One series Robin Hood (2009), the multi Award winning sci-fi series Doctor Who, the television dramatization of the infamous SAS mission in Sierra Leone known as Operation Barras entitled Zero Hour, Waking the Dead, Tom Brown's School Days, and the Emmy award winning World War II docu-drama Ten Days to D-Day.
Among his many theatre roles in the UK include Tom Stoppard's The Invention of Love.
He trained at the London Academy of Dramatic Art [LAMDA] on the three-year acting course.