Charles Dance

Charles Dance was born in Redditch, Worcestershire, England. He is an English Actor, Screenwriter, and Film director. Check below for more details about Charles Dance. This page will put a light upon the bio, wiki, age, birthday, family details, affairs, friends, Relationship, height, weight, Education, Family, Age, Birth Place, Birth Date, and more.

Charles Dance born 10 October 1946 is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Some of his highest-profile roles are Tywin Lannister in HBO’s Game of Thrones (2011–2015), Karellen in Syfy’s Childhood’s End (2015), Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986), Dr. Jonathan Clemens in Alien 3 (1992), Benedict in Last Action Hero (1993), the Master Vampire in Dracula Untold (2014), Lord Havelock Vetinari in Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal (2010), Alastair Denniston in The Imitation Game (2014), and Emperor Emhyr var Emreis in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015).

Charles Dance Television and Movie Career:

In 1974, Charles made his debut in the ITV series ‘Father Brown’. He portrayed the character of Commandant Neil O’Brien in the episode ‘The Secret Garden’. During the seventies, he worked for Royal Shakespeare Company’s productions in London and Stratford-upon-Avon. One of his major appearances was as an evil henchman Claus in James Bond’s ‘For Your Eyes Only’ in 1981. After this major role, he went on to do small roles like that of a South African assassin in ‘The Professionals’ (1983).In 1984, he got a big break in Christopher Morahan’s ‘The Jewel in the Crown’ made for Granada Television, where he played the role of Guy Perron. The film was an adaptation of Paul Scott’s monumental tetralogy, ‘Raj Quartet’.

In 1989, he played another impactful role of Bond creator Ian Fleming in Dan Boyd’s ‘Goldeneye’.In 1989-1990, he essayed the title role in ‘Coriolanus’ with Royal Shakespeare Company which opened at Stratford-upon-Avon, Newcastle, and the Barbican Theatre. He also enacted the role of C. S. Lewis in the 2007 stage revival of William Nicholson’s ‘Shadowlands. In 2010, he portrayed Aleksandr Borinski in ‘Paris Connections’ and Havelock Vetinari in Terry Pratchett’s ‘Going Postal’. His movie ‘Your Highness’ was released in the following year. He continued gaining popularity with his roles of Tywin Lannister (2011-2015) in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’, Guy Spencer in the second instalment of ‘Foyle’s War’ (2002), Dr. Maltravers in the ITV drama ‘Trinity’ (2009), Witchfinder Aredian in the BBC drama series ‘Merlin’ (2009), self -representation in the third series of ‘Jam & Jerusalem’ (Series Three:3), Conrad Knox in ‘Strike Back: Vengeance’ and Lord Mountbatten in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’.

He has performed in many British small screen dramas like ‘Edward the Seventh’, ‘Murder Rooms’, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, ‘Rebecca’, ‘Fingersmith’ and ‘Bleak House’.He appeared in an episode of the BBC’s Top Gear showcasing the debut of the Vauxhall Astra in June 2013. He gave voice to the characters Emperor Emhyr var Emreis and the butler Godfrey in the video games ‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ (2015) and ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ (2018) respectively. He also gave the narrations in ‘Spitfire’, a 2018 documentary on the efforts of the RAF pilots who flew the legendary Supermarine Spitfire during the Second World War, ‘Words of the Titanic’ a 2012 documentary about 1912 sinking of ship Titanic and Nat Geo Wild’s global miniseries event ‘Savage Kingdom’ (2016-2017).

He also tried his hands at both writing and direction: in the movie ‘Ladies in Lavender’ (2004) and indirection in an adaptation of ‘The Inn at the Edge of the World’ (2009) authored by Alice Thomas Ellis. He is scheduled to act in Dougherty’s ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ which will be released in mid-2019. Another upcoming project of his is ‘The Widow’, an Amazon Prime Video’s original series, starring Kate Beckinsale and will premiere in March 2019. He will appear as a guest speaker on 17 March 2019, in ‘Sunday Encounters at the Haymarket’, an upcoming series of conversations, to be held at Theatre Royal Haymarket. In 2020, Dance portrayed William Randolph Hearst in David Fincher’s Mank, co-starring alongside Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried. In 2021, Dance was cast in the Netflix adaptation of The Sandman.

Charles Dance Family:

Charles is the son of Eleanor Marion, a cook, and Walter Dance, an electrical engineer, who had served as a sergeant in the 2nd Regular Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) during the Second Boer War in South Africa . Dance had two older half-sisters, Norah and Mary from his father’s previous marriage. Dance married Joanna Haythorn in 1970. They have two children, Oliver Matthew and Rebecca. Haythorn and Dance divorced in 2004. In 2012, Dance and his partner Eleanor Boorman had a daughter, Rose Boorman.

Charles Dance Education:

Dance Growing up in Plymouth, Devon, Dance attended Widey Technical School for Boys (it was closed in 1988, then known as Widey High School) in Crownhill. He later attended Plymouth College of Art and the Leicester College of Arts (now known as De Montfort University), where he studied graphic design and photography.

Charles Dance Movies List:

2001Gosford ParkRaymond Stockbridge
JurijPadre di Jurij
2002Black and WhiteRoderic Chamberlain
2003Swimming PoolJohn Bosload
2003LabyrinthCharles Lushington
2007The ContractorDCS Andrew Windsor
InterventionPrivate Investigator
2010Paris ConnectionsAleksandr Borinski
The CommuterTraffic WardenShort film
2011IroncladArchbishop Langton
2012Midnight’s ChildrenWilliam Methwold
2013PatrickDoctor Roget
2014ViyLord Dudley
2015Victor FrankensteinFrankenstein
2016Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesMr. Bennet
2016Me Before YouStephen Traynor
2017EuphoriaMr. Daren
That Good NightThe Visitor
2018Johnny English Strikes AgainAgent Seven
Happy New Year, Colin BursteadBertie
2019Godzilla: King of the MonstersAlan Jonah
Viy 2: Journey to ChinaLord Dudley
Fanny Lye Deliver’dJohn Lye
2020The Book of VisionJohan Anmuth

Charles Dance Upcoming Movies in 2021:

  1. MANK
  2. The King’s Man

The Mank movie is directed by David Fincher and is about to release on 13 November 2021. The King’s Man movie is directed by Matthew Vaughn is about to release on 22 December 2021.

Charles Dance Net Worth:

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Actor, Director, Screenwriter


Joanna Haythorn
​(m. 1970; div. 2004)


Sophia Myles (2004-2005)
Shambhala Marthe (2005-2008)
Eleanor Boorman (2008-2012)
Alessandra Masi (2018-present)


Oliver Dance, Rebecca Dance, Rose Boorman


Walter Dance


Eleanor Marion



Zodiac Sign


Debut TV Series

HBO’s Game of Thrones


6 ft 3 inch


85 kg

Hair Colour