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 Alien³ (1992), Benedict in Last Action Hero (1993), the Master Vampire in Dracula Untold (2014), Lord Havelock Vetinari in Terry Pratchett's Going Postal (2010) and Alastair Denniston in The Imitation Game (2014).

He played the role of Tywin Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones (2011), based on the Song of Ice and Fire novels by George R. R. Martin.

In 1989, he played Bond creator Ian Fleming in Anglia Television's drama biography.

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GMB Today (2017)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Savage Kingdom (2016)
Starring as Narrator
And Then There Were None (2015)
Starring as Justice Lawrence Wargrave (3 episodes)
Childhood's End (2015)
Starring as Karellen (3 episodes)
Deadline Gallipoli (2015)
Starring as Sir Ian Hamilton (2 episodes)
The Great Fire (2014)
Starring as Lord Denton (4 episodes)
  • Episode 1x04: Episode 4 (Nov 6, 2014)
  • Episode 1x03: Episode 3 (Oct 30, 2014)
  • Episode 1x02: Episode 2 (Oct 23, 2014)
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Was It Something I Said? (2013)
Guest starring as Guest Narrator
Secret State (2012)
Starring as John Hodder
Room 101 Extra Storage (2012)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Room 101 (2012)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Living the Life (2011)
Starring as Introduction
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (2011)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Game of Thrones (2011)
Starring as Lord Tywin Lannister (23 episodes)
Guest starring as Lord Tywin Lannister (4 episodes)
The Hairy Bikers' Cook Off (2010)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Strike Back (2010)
Guest starring as Conrad Knox (9 episodes)
Trinity (2009)
Starring as Dr. Edmund Maltravers
Merlin (2008)
Guest starring as Aredian
Would I Lie to You? (2007)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Jam and Jerusalem (2006)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Bleak House (2005)
Starring as Josiah Tulkinghorn
Fingersmith (2005)
Starring as Mr. Christopher Lilly
The Big Fat Quiz (2004)
Guest starring as Charles Dance (2 episodes)
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Guest starring as Septimus Bligh
Who Do You Think You Are? (2004)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
Foyle's War (2002)
Guest starring as Guy Spencer
Top Gear (2002)
Guest starring as Charles Dance
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001)
Starring as Ralph Nickleby (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x02: Part 2 (Apr 15, 2001)
  • Episode 1x01: Part 1 (Apr 8, 2001)
Hang Ups ()
Starring as TBD