Len CariouLen Cariou is a Canadian actor and stage director, best known for portraying Sweeney Todd in the original cast of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He also played in the multi-generational television series Blue Bloods on CBS.
Quick Facts of Leonard Joseph "Len Cariou"
|Leonard Joseph "Len Cariou"
|Date of Birth
|30 September, 1939
|St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
|Ex-wife Patricia Otter daughter Laurel Cariou
Len Cariou is a well-known Canadian actor. He is best remembered for his portrayal of Sweeney Todd in the original production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The film aided him in winning the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
Len has been happily married to Heather for Over 35 Years
Nothing seemed to compare to his connection with his wife, Heather Summerhayes. She is an award-winning actress and a ballerina. Not only that, but she is also a famous novelist and ethnographer. They tied a knot on October 25, 1986.
Len is a man who has been married twice before. However, we don’t know any information about their wedding. The throwback post from Heather commemorating the couple’s 30th anniversary reveals how happy and gorgeous the pair was.
Even though the couple has been together for 35 years, the couple hasn’t had any sny children yet.
Patricia Otter was Len’s first wife. She prefers to keep things low-key, and her personal life remains a mystery to the public and media. Their union resulted in the birth of a daughter named Laurel Cariou.
Due to various factors, this couple was unable to maintain their relationship and divorced.
Later, in 1975, he married Susan Kapiloy. Everything was OK between them until three years later when they divorced.
Net Worth of Len
As of 2021, Len Cariou’s net worth is $6 million. Furthermore, he amassed a sizable wealth throughout his career. Cariou is paid well. However, the actual compensation is not yet been published. However, we may infer he received a six-figure income.
Moreover, Cariou’s film, Spotlight, grossed $98.3 million with a $20 million budget. It was released on November 6, 2015, in the United States. He co-stars with Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, and Will Estes in Blue Bloods. Also, know the net worth of Annabelle Selleck.
His films revealed that Executive Decision 1996 achieved a worldwide box office of $122.1 million. Similarly, his second film, Bumblebee, starred actress Hailee Steinfeld and was released in 2018, making over $468 million.
Career of Len Cariou
Len was a member of the original casts of two Stephen Sondheim musicals in the 1970s, decades before Blue Bloods aired its debut episode. 1973 saw the release of the film version of A Little Night Music with Elizabeth Taylor in the lead role.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street was Sondheim’s next hit in 1979, starring Angela Lansbury. Len won a Tony and a Drama Desk Award for his role as the musical’s lead.
Others include Dance a Little Closer (1983), Teddy and Alice (1987), and The Speed of Darkness (1991). Additionally, Cariou directed the Broadway musical Don’t Call Back in 1975, contrasting his performing duties.
A one-person show is titled Broadway and The Bard: An Evening of Shakespeare and Song. It was created and acted by Len most recently in 2018. Len merged his two primary interests in theatre: Shakespeare’s monologues and music.
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