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Charles Dance was born on October 10, 1946 in Redditch, Worcestershire, England as Walter Charles Dance. He is an actor and director, known for Alien³ (1992), Last Action Hero (1993) and Gosford Park (2001). He was previously married to Joanna Haythorn. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Deadline Gallipoli (post-production)
Sir Ian Hamilton
 2015 The Admiral (post-production)
King Charles II of England
 2015 Woman in Gold (post-production)
Sherman
 2014 Despite the Falling Snow (post-production)
Old Alexander
 2014 Child 44 (post-production)
Janusz Kuzmin
 2014 Retrospective (Short) (completed)
Jonathan Hoyle
 2014 The Imitation Game
Commander Denniston
 2014 Viy
V roli lorda Dadli (as Charlz Dens)
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Legantir (voice)
 2012 St George's Day
Trenchard
 2012 Midnight's Children
William Methwold
 2011/IV The Door (Short)
Thomas Arlington
 2011 The Mapmaker (Short)
Rowan
 2011 There Be Dragons
Monsignor Solano
 2010 The Commuter (Short)
The Traffic Warden
 2010 Paris Connections
Aleksandr Borinski
 2010 The Clerk's Tale (Short)
Ralph
 2007/V Intervention
Private Investigator
 2006 Twice Upon a Time
Le maître de cérémonie du Battar
 2006 Dolls (Short)
Narrator
 2003 City and Crimes
Cox William
 2003 Labyrinth
Charles Lushington
 2003 Swimming Pool
John Bosload
 2001 Dark Blue World
Wing Commander Bentley
 2001 Jurij
Padre di Jurij
 1999 Chrono-Perambulator (Short)
James 'Dougie' Douglas
 1998 Hilary and Jackie
Derek Du Pré
 1998 What Rats Won't Do
Gerald
 1996 Space Truckers
Nabel / Macanudo
 1996 Michael Collins
Soames
 1995 The Surgeon
Dr. Ed Mittlesbay
 1994 Desvío al paraíso
Quinn
 1994 China Moon
Rupert Munro
 1992 La valle di pietra
Surveyor
 1992 Alien³
Clemens
 1988 Pascali's Island
Anthony Bowles
 1987 Hidden City
James Richards
 1985 Plenty
Raymond Brock
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He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV Parts I & II," and Henry V," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Alan Howard, Brewster Mason, Emrys James, Stuart Wilson, George Baker, Trevor Peacock, Oliver Ford-Davies, Maureen Pryor, Ann Hasson, Bob Peck, Clement McCallin... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Charlz Dens | Charles Dance OBE

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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[1987 comment on Shirley MacLaine] She's an extraordinary woman, a little 'round the bend I think, but she's been doing what she does for a long time and she does it very well. Where Meryl Streep is intellectual, Shirley follows her gut. I like that better. See more »

Trivia:

Engaged to sculptor Eleanor Boorman in 2010. Together they had a daughter, Rose, in March 2012 but have since separated. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and slender frame See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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