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Charles Dance

Screenwriter / Film Director / Actor / Film Producer | * 10/10/1946 (75) | Redditch, Worcestershire, Engeland (United Kingdom (UK))
Walter Charles Dance (born 10 October 1946) is an English actor. He is known for playing strict, authoritarian characters and villainous characters. His most notable film roles include Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986), Dr. Jonathan Clemens in Alien 3 (1992), Benedict in Last Action Hero (1993), Lord Havelock Vetinari in Terry Pratchett's Going Postal (2010), the Master Vampire in Dracula Untold (2014), Alastair Denniston in The Imitation Game (2014), Alan Jonah in Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), and William Randolph Hearst in Mank (2020). On television, Dance played Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Tywin Lannister in ()
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Charles Dance (born October 10, 1946) is an English actor, screenwriter and director. He typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. He is probably most famous for his roles in Game of Thrones, The Jewel in the Crown, Alien 3 and for playing the one-eyed hitman Mr Benedict in Last Action Hero.Charles was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) on 17 June 2006.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Charles Dance

Officer of The Order of The British Empire

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Movies with Charles Dance as Actor(94)

as Minister Neergaard2022 Against the Ice
as Arthur2021 The King's Man
as Duncan2021 Enemy of Man
as Dr. Johan Anmuth2021 The Book of Vision
as John Lye2021 Fanny Lye Deliver'd
as Tickford2021 The Liar
as Self (archive footage)2020 Death to 2020
as William Randolph Hearst2020 Mank
as Mr. James Moley (voice)2020 Master Moley By Royal Invitation
as Lord Dudley2019 Iron Mask
as Agent Seven2018 Johnny English Strikes Again
as Mr. Daren2018 Euphoria
as Uncle Bertie2018 Happy New Year, Colin Burstead
as Narrator (voice)2018 Spitfire
as The Visitor2017 That Good Night
as Old Alexander Ivanov2016 Despite the Falling Snow
as Harold Fillmore2016 Ghostbusters
as Stephen Traynor2016 Me Before You
as King Charles II2015 Admiral
as Frankenstein2015 Victor Frankenstein
as Major Grachev2015 Child 44
as Sherman2015 Woman in Gold
as Commander Denniston2014 The Imitation Game
as Lord Dudley2014 Forbidden Empire
as Jonathan Hoyle2014 Retrospective
as Master Vampire2014 Dracula Untold
as Legantir (voice)2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
as Doctor Roget2013 Patrick
as William Methwold2012 Midnight's Children
as Trenchard2012 St George's Day
as Thomas2012 Underworld: Awakening
as Rowan2012 The Mapmaker
as Thomas Arlington2012 The Door
as Solono2011 There Be Dragons
as Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury2011 Ironclad
as King Tallious2011 Your Highness
as Ralph2010 The Clerk's Tale
as The Traffic Warden2010 The Commuter
as Aleksandr Borinski2010 Paris Connections
as Himself - Presenter2008 Dickens' Secret Lover
as DCS Andrew Windsor2007 The Contractor
as Jack Wolfenden2007 Consenting Adults
as Moderator2006 Twice Upon a Time
as Mr. Malcolm2006 Scoop
as Michael Harbinson2006 Starter for 10
as Narrator (voice)2005 Titanic: Birth of a Legend
as Marchese Clementi2004 Saint John Bosco Mission to Love
as Self (archive footage)2003 Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³'
as John Bosload2003 Swimming Pool
as Roderic Chamberlain2002 Black and White
as Deputy Prime Minister David Carlton2002 Ali G Indahouse
as Himself (uncredited)2002 The Making of 'Gosford Park'
as Himself / Clemens2001 Alien Evolution
2001 Jurij
as Wing Commander Bentley2001 Dark Blue World
as Raymond Stockbridge2001 Gosford Park
as James 'Dougie' Douglas1999 Chrono-Perambulator
as Derek Du Pré1998 Hilary and Jackie
as Gerald Burton Jr1998 What Rats Won't Do
as Captain Richter1997 In the Presence of Mine Enemies
as Cyril1997 The Blood Oranges
as Nabel / Macanudo1996 Space Truckers
as Lyle Yates1996 Undertow
as Soames1996 Michael Collins
as Dr. Ed Mittlesbay1995 The Surgeon
as Robert Flaherty1994 Kabloonak
as Rupert Munro1994 China Moon
as Professor Mandry1993 Century
as Benedict1993 Last Action Hero
as Surveyor1992 La valle di pietra
as Jonathan Clemens1992 Alien³
as Ian Fleming1989 Goldeneye
as Josslyn Hay1988 White Mischief
as Edward Forester1988 First Born
as Anthony Bowles1988 Pascali's Island
as Michael Hayden1988 Out of the Shadows
as D.W. Griffith1987 Good Morning, Babylon
as James Richards1987 Hidden City
as Sardo Numspa1986 The Golden Child
as Raymond Brock1985 Plenty
as John Truman1984 Rainy Day Women
as Borghejm1982 Little Eyolf
as Claus1981 For Your Eyes Only

TV Shows/Series with Charles Dance as Actor(41)

as Mr Webb2020 The Singapore Grip
as Martin Benson2019 The Widow
as Jeremy Pitt2018 Hang Ups
as Commander Picton2018 The Little Drummer Girl
as Frederick Fairlie2018 The Woman in White
as Lord Mountbatten2016 The Crown
as Narrator2016 Savage Kingdom
as Dr. Fludd2015 Glamorous Temptation
as Sir Ian Hamilton2015 Deadline Gallipoli
as Lord Denton2014 The Great Fire
as John Hodder2012 Secret State
as Tywin Lannister2011 Game of Thrones
as Conrad Knox2010 Strike Back
2009 Trinity
as Aredian2008 Merlin
as David Byfield2007 Fallen Angel
as himself2007 Would I Lie to You?
as Sir Henry Somerset2005 To the Ends of the Earth
as Mr. Chistopher Lilly2005 Fingersmith
as Justice Lawrence Wargrave2004 Mis adorables vecinos
as Maxim de Winter1997 Rebecca
as Karellen1994 The Tom Green Show
as The Phantom of the Opera1990 The Phantom of the Opera
as Lord Vetinari1985 A Road to Gyllenbla!
as Guy Perron1984 The Jewel in the Crown
as Edward Hartford-Jones1982 Nancy Astor
as Robert Smythe1979 Tales of the Unexpected
as himself1978 An Audience with...
as Parker1977 The Professionals
1977 Raffles
as Prince Eddy1975 Edward the Seventh
as Borghejm1965 Play of the Month

Movies with Charles Dance as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2004 Ladies in Lavender
Production/Executive Producer2004 Ladies in Lavender
Writing/Screenplay2004 Ladies in Lavender

Full Name: Charles Dance
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 10/10 1946 (October) in Redditch, Worcestershire, Engeland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 75 years + 304 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Arts University Plymouth, De Montfort University
Other names for Charles Dance (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Charlz Dens"
"Τσαρλς Ντανς"
Charles Dance frequently works together with these people:
Emilia Fox (8x, Actress)
Helen Mirren (7x, Actress)
Richard E. Grant (7x, Actor)
Joss Ackland (7x, Actor)
Geoffrey Palmer (7x, Actor)
Anthony Hopkins (6x, Actor)
Len Wiseman (6x, Crew)
Julian Fellowes (6x, Actor)
Oleg Stepchenko (6x, Crew)
Tom Chadbon (6x, Actor)
Andrew Ray (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1003, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/09/2022