Charles Dance

Actor Charles Dance who made his directorial debut for the movie "Ladies in Lavender" walks the red carpet during the 29th annual Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 16 Sep 2004
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Dance is an English actor who was named an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) on June 17, 2006.

His many film credits include "Plenty," "Last Action Hero" and "Gosford Park." His most recent film is Woody Allen's "Scoop."

Dance has appeared in several plays as a member of the renowned Royal Shakespeare Company.

Dance is nominated for outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie for his role in the PBS miniseries "Bleak House."