Who Is Olivia Colman’s Husband, Ed Sinclair? Here’s Everything We Know

Olivia Colman is widely recognized for her award-winning resume, which includes Broadchurch, The FavouriteThe Crown and The Lost Daughter.

Her most recent movie, Empire of Light, earned her a Golden Globe nom, but she was snubbed from the 95th annual Academy Awards. In fact, Empire of Light was nominated for only one category: Best Cinematography.

Despite the disappointment, there’s a good chance she’ll attend the upcoming ceremony in support of the cast and crew. The question is: Will she bring her other half, Ed Sinclair?

Keep scrolling for details about Olivia Colman’s husband.

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1. Who Is Olivia Colman’s Husband, Ed Sinclair?

He’s an actor and writer, who’s best known for playing Michael the Butler in the BBC series Look Around You. Although he studied law at Cambridge University, he later decided to pursue writing as a long-term career. He wrote a number of episodes for the miniseries Landscapers.

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2. How Did They Meet?

The couple first met when they were working on a Cambridge University production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners at the Footlights Dramatic Club. Colman later revealed that it was love at first sight. “My husband and I were very lucky. We met when we had nothing, and we loved each other then. So, we were all right,” she told The Telegraph. “We were 20, and he was also an actor. If you meet at that age, then you’re fine. For me, it was thunderbolts straight away.”

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3. Are They Married?

Yes, but details about their wedding have been kept a secret. The only thing we know is that they tied the knot in 2001. Colman has stated that upon first meeting Sinclair: “I immediately thought, that’s the person I’m going to marry.”

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4. Do They Have Kids?

Colman and Sinclair are parents to three children: sons Finn and Sinclair and a daughter, whose name hasn’t been publicly revealed. Despite their mom’s fame, the kids have managed to stay out of the spotlight (at least for now).

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5. Have They Ever Worked Together?

Yes! Besides their joint theater work in college, Colman actually starred in all 4 episodes of the miniseries Landscapers, of which Sinclair was the writer and creator. Both Colman and Sinclair also acted as executive producers on the series.

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...