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Hugh Dancy

Talented British actor Hugh Dancy is one of the UK's most up-and-coming talents. Hugh Michael Horace Dancy was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, to Sarah Ann (Birley), who works in academic publishing, and Jonathan Peter Dancy, a philosophy professor and writer. He has a brother, Jack (b. 1977), and a sister, Kate (b. 1980). He was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Path (TV Series) (pre-production)
Cal Roberts
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Cal Roberts
 2015 Deadline Gallipoli (TV Mini-Series)
Ellis Ashmead Bartlett
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Ellis Ashmead Bartlett
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Ellis Ashmead Bartlett
 2010 Coach (Video)
 2009/I Adam
Adam Raki
 2005 Elizabeth I (TV Mini-Series)
Earl of Essex
 2002 Daniel Deronda (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Deronda
 2000 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Michel Previn
- The Last Knight (2000) ... Michel Previn
 2000 Madame Bovary (TV Movie)
 1998-1999 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Charlie Paige
- Paths (1998) ... Charlie Paige
 1999 Cold Feet (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1999) ... Danny
- Episode #2.3 (1999) ... Danny
 1999 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Michael Woodley
- The More Loving One (1999) ... Michael Woodley
 1998 The New Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
- Orphans (1998) ... Kyle
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Played Hugh in "A Bus Stop Play" by Julia Jordan, presented as part of a special benefit performance entitled "The 24 Hour Plays" -- American Airlines Theatre, New York City. See more »

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2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Acting is not very good for relationships - but very good for when they are over. See more »


Hugh and his wife, Claire Danes, are expecting their first child [July 4, 2012]. See more »

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