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Charles Dance-Wife, Director, Net Worth, Movies, Age, Kids, Height, Bio

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    Body and Relation Status of Charles Dance-Wife, Director, Net Worth, Movies, Age, Kids, Height, Bio

    Charles Dance, 73, is an English TV, movie, and voice actor, as well as a screenwriter and director. 

    His deep and booming voice, as well as his intimidating screen presence, lent to his revered turn as Tywin Lannister in the hit HBO fantasy-drama TV series Game of Thrones

    Charles Dance as Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones
    Charles Dance as Tywin Lannister in Game of ThronesSource: Pinterest

    He also plays Master Vampire in the 2014 horror movie Dracula Untold and Lord Mountbatten in the Netflix historical drama, The Crown. 

    Netted to be worth $5 million as of 2020, we look at the career highlights, personal life, and the wealth of one of England's finest actors Charles Dance.

    Charles Dance Net Worth: Breakdown Of Wealth

    As of 2020, Charles Dance is reported to be worth $5 million. An actor by profession, he has been accredited with 152 screen appearances in movies and television.

    Charles had cut his teeth in the halls of the Royal Shakespeare Company all through the mid-to-late-'70s, performing in numerous plays. 

    On the screens, Dance made his debut in 1974 in the English TV series Father Brown. After toiling away in obscurity for years, he landed the role of the Claus in the 1981 James Bond saga, For Your Eyes Only. He would go on to play the creator of the James Bond universe, Ian Fleming, in the 1989 TV series, Goldeneye.

    Dance has been a mainstay of cinema and television for the better part of three decades, landing roles in such movies as Alien 3, and The Last Action Hero. 

    He would gain widespread acclaim and recognition for his portrayal of the ruthless Lannister patriarch, Tywin Lannister, in the hugely successful HBO fantasy-drama TV series Game of Thrones.

    His intimidating screen presence and his deep voice became a part of his character, and he landed the role of the Master Vampire in the 2014 horror movie Dracula Untold.   

    Charles Dance as the Master Vampire in Dracula Untold
    Charles Dance as the Master Vampire in Dracula UntoldSource: IMDb

    He also played Alastair Denniston in 2014 movie The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. 

    Dance was also able to bag the role of Lord Mountbatten in the third season of the Netflix historical drama, The Crown.

    He has also lent his signature booming voice to such video games as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt as Emperor Emhyr var Emreis and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 as the Butler.

    Charles Dance has also dabbled in behind-the-camera action, directing the 2004 drama movie Ladies in Lavender and The Inn at the Edge of the World.

    The table below shows the box-office performance of some of his most notable works:

    MovieYearEarnings (In $)
    For Your Eyes Only1981195.3 million
    Alien 31992159.8 million
    Last Action Hero1993137.3 million
    Underworld: Awakening2012160.1 million
    Dracula Untold2014217.1 million
    The Imitation Game2014233.6 million
    Me Before You2016208.3 million
    Ghostbusters2016229.1 million
    Underworld: Blood Wars201681.1 million
    Johnny English Strikes Again2018159 million
    Godzilla: King of the Monsters2019385.9 million

    Charles has also been one of the featured cast of the HBO series Games of Thrones. One of the most popular and successful TV shows in history, by the time the show ended in 2019, the main cast members, including Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, and Lena Headey were being paid $500k per episode. 

    Charles Dance: Short Biography

    Childhood

    Charles was born on 10 October 1946 in Redditch, Worcestershire, England. Born to a cook Eleanor Marion Perks and an army-veteran-turned-electrical-engineer Walter Dance, Charles spent his childhood in Plymouth.

    Charles attended Widey Technical School for Boys in Crownhill, Devon, England. 

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    Belaying his mediocre roots, Dance foresaw a career in showbiz for himself, and worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company, and partook in such plays as Hamlet, Henry IV, Richard III, Henry V, As You Like It, and Coriolanus, to name a few. 

    Marriage And Children

    Charles divorced artist Joanna Haythorn. They had been married in 1970 and have two children: son Oliver Matthew Dance (born 1974), and daughter Rebecca Dance (born 1980).   

    Charles with his ex-wife, Joanna Haythorn
    Charles with his ex-wife, Joanna HaythornSource: Hitberry

    They divorced in 2004. Charles was also engaged to Eleanor Boorman, and they have a daughter together, named Rose Boorman(born 2012).

    Charles with his ex-wife, Eleanor Boorman
    Charles with his ex-wife, Eleanor Boorman Source: The Telegraph

    Their relationship could not last either, and they split in October 2012, months after the birth of their daughter.