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Walter Charles Dance, popularly known as Charles Dance, is a British actor, screenwriter, and film producer who has been active since 1971. He has been in his career for almost 50 years has taken various roles in many films. His outstanding performance has made him receive a number of awards and was appointed an Officer of Order of British Empire (OBE) in June 2006.
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Charles started his acting career by joining the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). He made his first screen debut in 1974 as Neil O’Brien in the series Father Brown. His next notable role was in 1981 when he appeared in the film, For Your Eyes Only as Claus.
Family and Personal Life
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Charles Dance was married to his wife, Joanna Haythorn, in 1970. The couple welcomed two children from their marriage, a son, Oliver Matthew, in 1974, and a daughter, Rebecca, in 1980. Their marriage did not last as they later divorced in 2004. Dance did not marry again, but he had a romantic relationship with Eleanor Boorman and together had a daughter in 2012, Rose Boorman. They later separated, and he has not been seen involved in another relationship.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Joanna Haythorn (m. 1970; div., 2004). Eleanor Boorman (separated)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Oliver, Rebecca, and Rose)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Walker Charles Dance|
|Age (as of today)||76 years|
|Date of Birth||October 10, 1946|
|Place of Birth||Redditch, Worcestershire, England|
|Height||1.91 m, 6 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||89 kg, 196 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$8 million|
|Occupation||Actor, Film Director, Screenwriter|
Height, Weight, and Age
Charles Dance's height is quite tall measuring 1.91 m. Charles Dance weighs 89 kg. Being born on October 10, 1946, translates to an age of 76 years as of todays date (July 15, 2023).
A while ago, I did a television adaptation of ‘Bleak House,’ and the character I played, as far as I was concerned, had no redeeming features whatsoever. I wasn’t about to try to find any; I didn’t need to.Charles Dance
I’m playing one of the principal roles, which gives you more clout and more confidence.Charles Dance
Runners are the lowest of the low in film units. They’re paid very, very minimal wages – probably below the national average. And runners are now being asked to drive actors about, as well as their runner duties. It’s kind of the same as taking advantage of nurses – it’s appalling.Charles Dance
It’s a question of keeping one’s eyes and ears open and watching how other people play the game. They’re watching me too, to see what my attitude is like.Charles Dance
I’ve done maybe twelve of Shakespeare’s plays. I was with the Royal Shakespeare Company for years. Whatever influence that has never leaves you. If you learn to drive a car, and you learn the right way if there is ever a right way. You learn the good aspects, you learn to drive properly. And that never leaves you.Charles Dance