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Charles Dance

Charles Dance is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Dance typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. Some of his most high-profile roles are Tywin Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones, 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...

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Oct 10, 1946 In Redditch, Worcestershire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Woman in White
Latest Project:
Movie Untitled Godzilla Sequel 2019-03-22

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Ghostbusters
Poster of The Imitation Game
Poster of Last Action Hero
Poster of Alien 3
Movie Untitled Godzilla Sequel None 2019-03-22
Movie Neverland: Where It All Began Himself 2018
Movie Fanny Lye Deliver'd John Lye 2018
Movie White Mischief Unknown 2018
Movie Kabloonak Unknown 2018
Series The Woman in White None 2018
Movie Potemkin: The Runner's Cut Sergei Eisenstein 2018
Movie That Good Night Unknown 2017
Movie Despite the Falling Snow Old Alexander 2017-03-31
Movie Pride of Britain Awards 2010 Himself 2017-08-12
Series Strike Back Unknown 2017-08-19
Movie The Making of Woman in Gold Sherman 2017-08-11
Movie Jurij Padre di Jurij 2017-08-06
Movie Collision Course Narrator 2017-06-05
Movie Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask Lord Dudley 2017-07-11
Movie Underworld: Blood Wars Thomas 2017-01-06
Movie Ghostbusters Harold Filmore 2016-07-15
Movie Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes Lord Raymond Stockbridge 2016-12-01
Movie Euphoria None 2016-12-20
Movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Mr. Bennet 2016-02-05
Movie The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme: Thiepval Himself 2016-07-01
Movie Admiral King Charles II of England 2016-02-23
Movie Me Before You Stephen Traynor 2016-06-03
Movie The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz Himself 2015-01-02
Series And Then There Were None Judge Lawrence Wargrave 2015-12-26
Movie Victor Frankenstein Unknown 2015-11-25
Series Childhood's End Karellen 2015-12-14
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Game of Thrones: The Fallen - A Roundtable Himself - Tywin Lannister 2015-02-17
Movie The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Unknown 2015-05-19
Movie Woman in Gold Sherman 2015-04-10
Movie Child 44 Unknown 2015-04-17
Series Deadline Gallipoli Sir Ian Hamilton 2015-04-19
Movie Retrospective Unknown 2014
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2014-12-26
Movie Viy Unknown 2014-01-30
Movie Patrick Doctor Roget 2014-03-14
Movie Dracula Untold Master Vampire 2014-10-10
Series The Great Fire Lord Denton 2014-10-16
Movie The Imitation Game Commander Denniston 2014-12-25
Series Was It Something I Said? Unknown 2013-10-06
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Himself 2013-12-26
Movie Speeches That Shook the World Himself - Actor 2013-11-06
Movie The Science of Doctor Who Himself - Participant 2013-11-19
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 80s Himself 2013-09-22
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s Himself 2013-09-29
Series Common Ground Unknown 2013-01-01
Movie Justin and the Knights of Valour Legantir 2013-09-20
Movie Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Character Profiles Tywin Lannister 2013-01-01
Movie Goodbye Granadaland Himself 2013-06-15
Movie Arqiva British Academy Television Awards Himself - Presenter 2013-05-12
Movie Underworld Awakening Thomas 2012-01-20
Movie Great West End Theatres Unknown 2012
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2012
Movie Intervention Private Investigator 2012-01-23
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s Unknown 2012-09-23
Movie Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Invitation to the Set Unknown 2012-02-01
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2012-12-30
Movie St George's Day Trenchard 2012-09-07
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 80s Unknown 2012-09-16
Movie Words of the Titanic Narrator 2012-04-15
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s Unknown 2012-09-30
Movie Fathers Day None 2012-03-10
Movie Midnight's Children Unknown 2012-12-26
Series Secret State John Hodder 2012-11-07
Movie The Mapmaker Rowan 2012-09-21
Movie The Door Thomas Arlington 2012-10-12
Movie Game of Thrones: Season 2 - In Production, Belfast Unknown 2011
Movie There Be Dragons Monsignor Solano 2011-03-25
Movie Making Mischief Himself 2011-09-26
Series Living the Life Himself - Introduction / ... 2011-10-11
Series Neverland Unknown 2011-12-04
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Movie Ironclad Archbishop Langton 2011-07-26
Movie Your Highness King Tallious 2011-04-08
Series Game of Thrones Tywin Lannister 2011-04-17
Movie Making of Game of Thrones Tywin Lannister 2011-04-01
Movie The Clerk's Tale Ralph 2010-05-20
Movie Paris Connections Aleksandr Borinski 2010-09-06
Movie The Commuter The Traffic Warden 2010-10-26
Series Rosamunde Pilcher's Shades of Love Edmund Aird 2010-12-01
Series Resonance None 2010-07-17
Series Going Postal Lord Vetinari 2010-05-30
Series Merlin Unknown 2009-06-21
Series Merlin: Secrets & Magic Unknown 2009-09-19
Series Trinity Dr. Edmund Maltravers 2009-09-20
Movie Dickens Secret Lover Unknown 2008
Series Drama Trails Unknown 2008-07-02
Movie The Best of Masterpiece Theatre Himself 2007-03-04
Movie Starter for 10 Unknown 2007-03-09
Movie The 50 Greatest Television Dramas Unknown 2007-02-03
Series Fallen Angel David Byfield 2007-03-11
Series Would I Lie to You? Unknown 2007-06-16
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie Consenting Adults Jack Wolfenden 2007-09-05
Movie The Contractor DCS Andrew Windsor 2007-07-10
Movie Twice Upon a Time Le maître de cérémonie du Battar 2006-11-08
Series Clatterford Unknown 2006-11-24
Series Bleak House Mr. Tulkinghorn 2006-01-22
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Scoop Unknown 2006-07-28
Movie Dolls Narrator 2006-03-01
Series To the Ends of the Earth Unknown 2005-07-06
Series This Week Unknown 2005
Movie Ladies in Lavender Unknown 2005-05-27
Movie The 50 Greatest Documentaries Unknown 2005-10-09
Series Last Rights Unknown 2005
Movie The Evening Standard British Film Awards Himself 2005-02-08
Series Fingersmith Unknown 2005-03-27
Series Agatha Christie's Marple Unknown 2005-04-17
Movie Titanic: Birth of a Legend Narrator 2005-05-05
Series Big Brother's Big Mouth Unknown 2004-05-31
Series Tubridy Tonight Unknown 2004-10-16
Movie Don Bosco Marchese Clementi 2004-09-22
Movie When Hitler Invaded Britain Narrator 2004-07-04
Series The New Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Movie Labyrinth Charles Lushington 2003-10-01
Movie Henry VIII Duke of Buckingham 2003-10-12
Series Foyle's War Unknown 2003-02-02
Movie Looking for Victoria Charles Greville 2003-10-27
Movie The Making of 'Alien³' Himself 2003-12-02
Movie The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2003 Himself 2003-11-26
Movie Swimming Pool Unknown 2003
Movie City and Crimes Cox William 2003
Movie Gosford Park Raymond Stockbridge 2002-01-18
Movie The Making of Gosford Park Unknown 2002
Movie The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Ralph Nickleby 2002-01-29
Series Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future Unknown 2002-07-06
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie Ali G Indahouse Unknown 2002-03-22
Movie Black and White Roderic Chamberlain 2002-10-31
Series Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Series A History of Britain Unknown 2001-10-29
Series The Kumars at No. 42 Unknown 2001-11-12
Movie Dark Blue World Wing Commander Bentley 2001-05-17
Movie Alien Evolution Himself / Clemens 2001-10-13
Series Randall & Hopkirk Unknown 2000-03-18
Movie Justice in Wonderland Neil Hamilton 2000-03-05
Series Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes Unknown 2000-05-18
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie Chrono-Perambulator Unknown 1999
Movie Don't Go Breaking My Heart Frank 1999-02-12
Movie Hilary and Jackie Derek Du Pré 1999-02-05
Movie The Blood Oranges Cyril 1998-10-01
Series Heaven and Earth with Gloria Hunniford Unknown 1998-09-06
Movie What Rats Won't Do Gerald 1998-07-01
Movie The Making of 'Space Truckers' Himself - 'Mancanudo' / 'Nabel' 1998-07-24
Movie Space Truckers Nabel / Macanudo 1997-04-01
Series Richard and Judy Exclusive Unknown 1997-05-26
Series Trial & Retribution Unknown 1997-10-19
Movie In the Presence of Mine Enemies Captain Richter 1997-04-20
Series Rebecca Maxim de Winter 1997-04-13
Movie Undertow Lyle Yates 1996-03-24
Movie Michael Collins Unknown 1996-10-25
Movie The Surgeon Dr. Ed Mittlesbay 1995-11-10
Movie China Moon Rupert Munro 1994-03-04
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Room 101 Unknown 1994-07-04
Movie Desvío al paraíso Quinn 1994-08-01
Movie Century Professor Mandry 1993-12-31
Movie Last Action Hero Benedict 1993-06-18
Series Entertainment UK Unknown 1993
Series Primer plano Unknown 1993
Movie Alien 3 Clemens 1992-05-22
Movie La valle di pietra Unknown 1992
Movie The Making of 'Alien 3' Himself 1992
Series This Week Unknown 1990
Series Masterchef Unknown 1990-07-02
Series The Lancaster Miller Affair Unknown 1990-07-19
Series The Phantom of the Opera Erik The Phantom of the Opera 1990-03-18
Movie Goldeneye Ian Fleming 1989-08-27
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series First Born Edward Forester 1988-10-30
Movie Out of the Shadows Michael Hayden 1988-09-11
Movie Pascali's Island Anthony Bowles 1988-08-01
Movie Good morning Babilonia Unknown 1987
Series Out on a Limb Gerry Stamford 1987-01-18
Movie Hidden City James Richards 1987-06-24
Series The Flying Doctors Unknown 1986-05-15
Movie The Golden Child Sardo Numspa 1986-12-12
Movie Billy Connolly: An Audience with Billy Connolly Unknown 1985-10-26
Series Screen Two Unknown 1985-01-06
Movie Plenty Raymond Brock 1985-09-20
Series Theatre Night Unknown 1985-09-15
Series Time for Murder James Latimer 1985-11-09
Series The Jewel in the Crown Unknown 1984-01-09
Series The Secret Servant Harry Maxim 1984-12-06
Movie The Last Day Alan 1983-03-30
Series Frost in May Unknown 1982-05-19
Series Nancy Astor Unknown 1982
Series Father Brown Unknown 1982-11-02
Movie For Your Eyes Only Unknown 1981
Movie Very Like a Whale Unknown 1981-01-01
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Series Edward the King Unknown 1979-12-02
Series The Professionals Unknown 1977-12-30
Series Raffles Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series The Inheritors Unknown 1974-08-15
Series BBC2 Playhouse Unknown 1974-03-13
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Series Play for Today Captain John Truman / ... 1970-10-15
Series BBC Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1955-07-29