Movie fans will remember Callum Blue as Zod in the American television series Smallville. He is also known for other film and television roles such as The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement where he starred along co-star Anne Hathaway; The Tudor; and The Secret Diary of a Call Girl.
The handsome English actor who was listed among the sexiest men alive in 2003 has got a lot going on in his life, find out all about him here including who his wife and family members are.
Callum Blue Biography, Age
Daniel James Callum Blue was born in London on August 19, 1977. He has three sisters and grew up in the city where he started performing in local plays at a young age. Blue holds British nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background. It is reported that his ancestors were among the first Roman settlers in England and his family has the oldest coat of arm in the country with the motto: To Walk in Arrogance.
There are no information on his early education, his parents’ name and that of his siblings. Nevertheless, Callum Blue, as he is professionally called, attended Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London where he received training to pursue a career as a television and movie actor.
Callum Blue has enjoyed a steady and successful career in film and TV since the late 1990s. He debuted professionally on television as Carl Wink in the police procedural series The Bill released in 1999.
The following year he starred in episodes of two British medical soap and dram, Doctors and Casualty. In 2001, he took on four acting projects including Young Blades, In Love and War, Where the Heart Is, Shades. He reached a great level of his career, after landing the main role in the 2003-2004 movie Dead Like Me, featuring in all 29 episodes in the American comedy-drama series.
While working on the aforementioned hit project, Callum Blue accepted other movie roles such as Devil’s Gate (2003) and portrayed the character of Andrew Jacoby, Duke of Kenilworth in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. He appeared in the following films: Caffeine; Young People Fucking; Dead Like Me: Life After Death as Mason; Red Sands; Little Fish, Strange Pond; Frenemy; A Christmas Carol; The Sarah Jane Adventures.
The British star auditioned for the role of Lex Luthor in Smallville but was assigned the character of Major Zod, the younger clone of General Zodin in season 9 of the series, starting from 2009 to 2001. He also had a repetition of the character Zod in one of the final five episodes of Smallville’s Dominion.
Meanwhile, in 2007 and 2008, Callum Blue was the main cast as Sir Anthony Knivert in 8 episodes of the historical fiction series, The Tudors; as well as in 7 episodes of Secret Diary of a Call Girl, respectively. He consistently appeared in films an television, working on two or more projects each year, including the French action thriller Colombiana (2011); Royal Pains (2013); Saul: The Journey to Damascus (2014); Proof (2015).
He debuted on the web as the main cast in 9 episodes of Book Club (2012), and in 2018, he starred in the short film Goodnight Death and featured in one episode of Ransom.
Callum Blue was ranked number 16 in SFX Appeal’s Top 20 Sexiest Men on November 2003. He once said in an interview that it is “so much more fun being bad and naughty,” in reference to his role as Mason in Dead Like Me.
He is a successful actor who earns a whopping sum out of his cherished profession. As for how much he is worth, Blue is a millionaire with an estimated net worth of $5 million. Although the actor has not disclosed his salary or earnings from his numerous screen projects, he was named one of the highest paid actors in 2018. The criteria for getting him on the list include profit participation, upfront pay, endorsements, residuals, and advertisements.
Wife and Family
Callum Blue is one famous actor who starves the media of information about their personal life. Whether he has a wife and is raising a family is something that is yet to be disclosed in any of his interviews, neither are there any known past relationship with co-stars or with a fan nor controversies tailing him.
The only clue he’s ever left was a picture he shared with a beautiful woman named Bleu with a caption, “If this gorgeous woman married me, her name would be Bleu Blue. I think that’s good enough reason!”
As a celebrity who graces the screens and front pages of newspapers and magazines, as well as a symbol of sexuality, Blue has an athletic physique standing at a height of 6 feet 1 inch.