Charles Dance

10 Oct 1946

Actor, Director, Writer

Walter Charles Dance, OBE (born 10 October 1946) is an English actor, screenwriter and director. Dance typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. His most famous roles are Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown, Dr Clemens, the doctor of penitentiary Fury 161, who becomes Ellen Ripley's confidante in Alien 3 (1992) and the one-eyed hitman Mr Benedict, a villain in Last Action Hero (1993).

Dance was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) on 17 June 2006.


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Filmography (58 titles)

Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jonah Alan)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bertie)
(movie, 2018)
···Johnny English Strikes Again
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Agent Seven)
(movie, 2016)
5.5Underworld: Blood Wars
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Drama
Role: Actor (as Thomas)
(movie, 2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Harold Filmore)
(movie, 2016)
···Me Before You
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Stephen Traynor)
Genre: Romance, Horror, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr. Bennet)
(movie, 2015)
···Victor Frankenstein
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frankenstein)
(movie, 2015)
···Woman in Gold
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sherman)
(movie, 2015)
···Child 44
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Major Grachev)
(movie, 2015)
···Michiel de Ruyter
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as King Charles II)
(movie, 2014)
···The Imitation Game
Genre: History, Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Commander Denniston)
(movie, 2014)
···Dracula Untold
Genre: Horror, Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Role: Actor (as Master Vampire)
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Doctor Roget)
Genre: Adventure, Animation
Role: Actor (as Legantir (voice))
(movie, 2012)
···St George's Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Trenchard)
(movie, 2012)
···Underworld: Awakening
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Horror
Role: Actor (as Thomas)
(movie, 2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Dr. Fludd)
(movie, 2011)
···Your Highness
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as King Tallious)
(movie, 2011)
···There Be Dragons
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Solono)
(movie, 2011)
Genre: Romance, Adventure, Action, History
Role: Actor (as Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury)
(movie, 2010)
···Going Postal
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lord Vetinari)
(movie, 2007)
···The Contractor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as DCS Andrew Windsor)
(movie, 2007)
···Consenting Adults
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack Wolfenden)
(movie, 2006)
···Désaccord Parfait
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Moderator)
(movie, 2006)
···Starter for 10
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Michael Harbinson)
(mini-series, 2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Christopher Lilly)
(movie, 2004)
···Ladies in Lavender.
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2004)
···Don Bosco
Genre: Adventure, History, Family, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Marchese Clementi)
(movie, 2004)
···Ladies in Lavender.
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···Henry VIII
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Duke of Buckingham)
(movie, 2003)
···Swimming Pool
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Bosload)
(movie, 2002)
···Ali G Indahouse
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Deputy Prime Minister David Carlton)
(movie, 2002)
···Black and White
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Roderic Chamberlain)
(movie, 2001)
···Gosford Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lord Raymond Stockbridge)
(movie, 2001)
···Tmavomodrý svět
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Wing Commander Bentley)
(movie, 2001)
···Tmavomodrý svet
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Wing Commander Bentley)
(movie, 1998)
···Hilary and Jackie
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Derek Du Pré)
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Captain Richter)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Maxim de Winter)
(movie, 1997)
···The Blood Oranges
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Cyril)
(movie, 1996)
···Space Truckers
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Nabel · Macanudo)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lyle Yates)
(movie, 1994)
···China Moon
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rupert Munro)
(movie, 1994)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Robert Flaherty)
(movie, 1993)
···Last Action Hero
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Benedict)
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Professor Mandry)
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Horror
Role: Actor (as Jonathan Clemens)
(movie, 1990)
···The Phantom of the Opera
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Erik The Phantom of the Opera)
(movie, 1989)
Genre: Biography
Role: Actor (as Ian Fleming)
(movie, 1988)
···Out of the Shadows
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michael Hayden)
(movie, 1988)
···Pascali's Island
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Anthony Bowles)
(movie, 1987)
···Hidden City
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as James Richards)
(movie, 1987)
···Out on a Limb
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Gerry Stamford)
(movie, 1987)
···White Mischief
Genre: Drama, Romance, Crime
Role: Actor (as Josslyn Hay)
(movie, 1986)
···The Golden Child
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Sardo Numspa)
(movie, 1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Raymond Brock)
(movie, 1981)
···For Your Eyes Only
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Claus)