Charles Dance

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Walter Charles Dance
  • Birth Place: Redditch, Worshestershire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/10/1946, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; director; screenwriter
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Charles Dance Fast Facts:
  • Studied graphic design in college, but gained an interest in theater by spending time with two actors who ran a pub in his English neighborhood.
  • Started his career by joining the Royal Shakespeare Company, and made his debut film appearance in the James Bond picture For Your Eyes Only (1980).
  • Gained international notice for playing the lead role in the TV mini-series The Jewel in the Crown (1984).
  • Typically takes on film and television roles as assertive bureaucrats or villains.
  • Was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) on June 17, 2006.
  • Charles Dance Relationships:
  • Joanna Haythorn - Ex-wife
  • Rebecca Dance - Daughter
  • Rose Otilie Aaryanna Dance - Daughter
  • Walter Dance - Father
  • Oliver Dance - Son
  • Eleanor Boorman - Fiancée
  • Eleanor Dance - Mother
  • Charles Dance Awards:
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • College:
  • Leicester College of Art, Leicester, England; Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth, Devon, England

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