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Hugh Dancy

British actor Hugh Dancy most recently appeared in the role of Essex in the HBO and Channel Four joint venture, Elizabeth I, opposite Helen Mirren in the title role and Jeremy Irons. His other recent appearances include the feature films Shooting Dogs; Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction with Sharon Stone; Ella Enchanted; King Arthur; Tempo, with Melanie Griffith; and The Sleeping Dictionary, with Jessica Alba, as well as Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down, with Ewan McGregor and Josh Hartnett.

After graduating from Oxford with a degree in English Literature, Dancy moved to London from Staffordshire to pursue his acting career. After appearances in such television series as Trial and Retribution II, Kavanagh QC and Cold Feet, Dancy was cast in 1998 as David Copperfield for Hallmark and TNT's adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel.


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Hugh Dancy Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJune 19, 1975 (42)
SignGemini
BirthplaceStoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Hugh Dancy compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Ella Enchanted
Savage Grace
The Jane Austen Book Club
King Arthur
Confessions of a Shopaholic
Hannibal: The Complete Series Collection Season 1-3
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
Evening
Hysteria
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