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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 (2011), Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986), Jonathan Clemens in Alien 3 (1992), Benedict in ...

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Oct 10, 1946 In Redditch, Worcestershire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Fanny Lye Deliver'd
Latest Project:
Movie Godzilla: King of Monsters 2019-03-22

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

Known For
Poster of Ghostbusters
Poster of Last Action Hero
Movie Godzilla: King of Monsters None 2019-03-22
Movie Plenty: Days of Plenty - A Conversation with Director Fred Schepisi Raymond Brock 2018
Movie The Making of 'Alien 3' Himself 2018
Movie Fanny Lye Deliver'd John Lye 2018
Movie Euphoria None 2018-02-02
Movie Underworld: Blood Wars Thomas 2017-01-06
Movie Despite the Falling Snow Unknown 2017-03-31
Series Strike Back Unknown 2017-10-17
Movie Viy 2: Journey to China Lord Dudley 2017-10-17
Movie Jurij Padre di Jurij 2017-10-16
Movie That Good Night The Visitor 2017-10-15
Series GMB Today Unknown 2017-08-21
Movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Mr. Bennet 2016-02-05
Movie And Then There Was Something: The Making of 'And Then There Were None' Himself 2016-01-11
Movie Admiral Unknown 2016-02-23
Movie Me Before You: From Page to Screen Unknown 2016-10-10
Movie Me Before You: Deleted Scenes Stephen Traynor 2016-10-10
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Himself 2016-12-26
Movie Me Before You Stephen Traynor 2016-06-03
Movie Me Before You: Outtakes Himself / Stephen Traynor 2016-10-10
Movie The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme: Thiepval Himself 2016-07-01
Movie Ghostbusters Harold Filmore 2016-07-15
Movie Woman in Gold Unknown 2015-04-10
Movie Child 44 Unknown 2015-04-17
Series Deadline Gallipoli Unknown 2015-04-19
Series Childhood's End Karellen 2015-12-14
Movie The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Unknown 2015-05-19
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Himself 2015-12-26
Series And Then There Were None Judge Lawrence Wargrave 2015-12-26
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2014-12-26
Movie Patrick Unknown 2014-03-14
Movie The Imitation Game Commander Denniston 2014-12-25
Series The Great Fire Lord Denton 2014-10-16
Movie Arqiva British Academy Television Awards Himself - Presenter 2013-05-12
Movie Goodbye Granadaland Himself 2013-06-15
Movie Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Character Profiles Tywin Lannister 2013-01-01
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 80s Himself 2013-09-22
Movie The Science of Doctor Who Himself - Participant 2013-11-19
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Himself 2013-12-26
Movie Justin and the Knights of Valour Legantir 2013-09-20
Movie Speeches That Shook the World Himself - Actor 2013-11-06
Series Was It Something I Said? Unknown 2013-10-06
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s Himself 2013-09-29
Movie Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Invitation to the Set Unknown 2012-02-01
Movie Intervention Private Investigator 2012-01-23
Movie Words of the Titanic Narrator 2012-04-15
Movie Underworld Awakening Thomas 2012-01-20
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2012-12-30
Series Secret State John Hodder 2012-11-07
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 80s Unknown 2012-09-16
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s Unknown 2012-09-30
Movie The Door Thomas Arlington 2012-10-12
Movie The Mapmaker Rowan 2012-09-21
Movie The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s Unknown 2012-09-23
Movie Making of Game of Thrones Tywin Lannister 2011-04-01
Movie There Be Dragons Unknown 2011-03-25
Movie Your Highness Unknown 2011-04-08
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Series Neverland Unknown 2011-12-04
Movie Game of Thrones: Season 2 - In Production, Belfast Tywin Lannister 2011-12-01
Series Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Unknown 2011-10-24
Series Living the Life Himself - Introduction / ... 2011-10-11
Series Game of Thrones Tywin Lannister 2011-04-17
Movie The Clerk's Tale Ralph 2010-05-20
Series Going Postal Lord Vetinari 2010-05-30
Movie The Commuter The Traffic Warden 2010-10-26
Movie Paris Connections Aleksandr Borinski 2010-09-06
Series Rosamunde Pilcher's Shades of Love Edmund Aird 2010-12-01
Series Merlin Unknown 2009-06-21
Series Trinity Dr. Edmund Maltravers 2009-09-20
Series Merlin: Secrets & Magic Unknown 2009-09-19
Movie Starter for 10 Unknown 2007-03-09
Series Fallen Angel David 2007-03-11
Series Would I Lie to You? Unknown 2007-06-16
Movie The Contractor DCS Andrew Windsor 2007-07-10
Movie Consenting Adults Jack Wolfenden 2007-09-05
Series Bleak House Mr. Tulkinghorn 2006-01-22
Movie Scoop Unknown 2006-07-28
Series Clatterford Unknown 2006-11-24
Movie Twice Upon a Time Le maître de cérémonie du Battar 2006-11-08
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series Fingersmith Unknown 2005-03-27
Movie Ladies in Lavender Unknown 2005-05-27
Movie Titanic: Birth of a Legend Narrator 2005-05-05
Series To the Ends of the Earth Unknown 2005-07-06
Series Agatha Christie's Marple Unknown 2005-04-17
Series Tubridy Tonight Unknown 2004-10-16
Movie When Hitler Invaded Britain Narrator 2004-07-04
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2004-10-12
Series The New Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Movie Don Bosco Marchese Clementi 2004-09-22
Series Foyle's War Unknown 2003-02-02
Series This Week Unknown 2003-01-12
Movie Henry VIII Duke of Buckingham 2003-10-12
Movie Labyrinth Charles Lushington 2003-10-01
Movie Looking for Victoria Charles Greville 2003-10-27
Movie The Making of 'Alien³' Himself 2003-12-02
Movie Gosford Park Raymond Stockbridge 2002-01-18
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 Black and White Roderic Chamberlain 2002-10-31
Series Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Movie Dark Blue World Wing Commander Bentley 2001-05-17
Series The Kumars at No. 42 Unknown 2001-11-12
Series Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes Unknown 2000-05-18
Series Randall & Hopkirk Unknown 2000-03-18
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie Hilary and Jackie Derek Du Pré 1999-02-05
Movie Don't Go Breaking My Heart Frank 1999-02-12
Movie What Rats Won't Do Gerald 1998-07-01
Movie The Blood Oranges Cyril 1998-10-01
Movie In the Presence of Mine Enemies Captain Richter 1997-04-20
Series Trial & Retribution Unknown 1997-10-19
Series Rebecca Maxim de Winter 1997-04-13
Movie Space Truckers Nabel / Macanudo 1997-04-01
Movie Undertow Lyle Yates 1996-03-24
Movie Michael Collins Unknown 1996-10-25
Movie The Surgeon Dr. Ed Mittlesbay 1995-11-10
Movie Kabloonak Robert Flaherty 1994-09-16
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Room 101 Unknown 1994-07-04
Movie China Moon Rupert Munro 1994-03-04
Movie Desvío al paraíso Quinn 1994-08-01
Movie Century Professor Mandry 1993-12-31
Movie Behind the Scenes: Last Action Hero Himself 1993-10-06
Movie Last Action Hero Unknown 1993-06-18
Series The Lancaster Miller Affair Unknown 1990-10-13
Series This Week Unknown 1990
Series Masterchef Unknown 1990-07-02
Series The Phantom of the Opera Erik The Phantom of the Opera 1990-03-18
Series Entertainment UK Himself - Interviewee 1990-01-01
Movie Goldeneye Ian Fleming 1989-08-27
Movie White Mischief Josslyn Hay 1988-05-06
Movie Out of the Shadows Michael Hayden 1988-09-11
Movie Pascali's Island Unknown 1988-08-01
Series First Born Edward Forester 1988-10-30
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Good morning Babilonia D.W. Griffith 1987-05-13
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
Series Screen Two Unknown 1985-01-06
Movie Billy Connolly: An Audience with Billy Connolly Unknown 1985-10-26
Series Theatre Night Unknown 1985-09-15
Movie Plenty Raymond Brock 1985-09-20
Series Time for Murder James Latimer 1985-11-09
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 1984-10-16
Series The Jewel in the Crown Unknown 1984-01-09
Series Father Brown Unknown 1982-11-02
Series Masterpiece Mystery Unknown 1980-02-05
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Series The Professionals Unknown 1977-12-30
Series Raffles Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series BBC2 Playhouse Unknown 1974-03-13
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Series BBC Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Series Call My Bluff Unknown 1965-10-17
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1955-07-29