More Hugh Dancy Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Ella Enchanted)Hugh Dancy is a quickly rising young British star whose most recent screen credits include the romantic thriller Tempo opposite Melanie Griffith and Rachel Leigh Cook and in Ridley Scott's critically acclaimed war drama Black Hawk Down. He will next go from playing Prince Charmont in ELLA ENCHANTED to playing Galahad in Antoine Fuqua's King Arthur. Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, Hugh was first cast in the British television series Trial And Retribution II, followed by BBC's Dangerfield and an appearance in Kavanagh QC. Dancy was then chosen to portray the title role for the new Hallmark/TNT production of Charles Dicken's David Copperfield, going on to star in the second series of Granada Television's popular Cold Feet and the BBC adaptation of Madam Bovary.
Dancy also portrayed D'Artagnan in Young Blade, followed by the feature The Sleeping Dictionary, filmed on location in Sarawak. On stage, Dancy has starred in Billy and the Crab Lady at the Soho Theatre and To The Green Fields Beyond, directed by Sam Mendes.
Bio courtesy Miramax for "Ella Enchanted" (17-Jun-2004)