Charles Dance stars in "Game of Thrones" on HBO in the recurring role of Lord Tywin Lannister.

On the big screen, Dance recently starred in "There Be Dragons," opposite Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley and Dougray Scott, as Solano, and the comedy "Your Highness," alongside James Franco, Danny McBride and Natalie Portman, as King Tallious.

Charles Dance is a British actor, screenwriter and director who has amassed an impressive body of work in all media, from title roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company to major work in London's commercial theater, including "Good," "Long Day's Journey Into Night," with Jessica Lange, and "Shadowlands," for which he received The London Critics' Circle Award for Best Actor. His television breakthrough came in the 1984 series "The Jewel in the Crown," for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor.

In the United States, Dance is best-known for playing villains, most notably in the films "The Golden Child," co-starring Eddie Murphy, and "Last Action Hero," opposite Arnold Schwarznegger. He also played a henchmen in the James Bond movie "For Your Eyes Only," where he met and acted alongside fellow "Game of Thrones" actor Julian Glover. Dance played a rare good guy Hollywood role as Dr. Clemens in "Alien 3." His other major film credits include "Plenty"; "White Mischief"; "Good Morning, Babylon"; "Hilary and Jackie"; "Michael Collins"; "Starter for 10"; Robert Altman's "Gosford Park"; "Kabloonak," for which he received the Best Actor Award at the Paris Cinema International Film Festival in 1996; "The Perfect Disagreement," directed by Antoine de Caunes; and "The Contractor," with Wesley Snipes.

His TV credits include "Rebecca"; "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby"; "Fingersmith"; "Bleak House," for which he received an International Emmy nomination and won the Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor; "Consenting Adults," about the ground-breaking Wolfenden report of 1957, which resulted in the decriminalization of homosexuality; and "Dickens' Secret Lover," a documentary about Charles Dickens' turbulent personal life. Dance's most recent television appearances were as the witchfinder in an episode of "Merlin," as Havelock Vetinari in the Sky adaptation of "Going Postal," and as Dr. Maltravers in the ITV drama "Trinity."

His debut as a film director and writer was the hugely successful "Ladies in Lavender," with Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith, both of whom were nominated for European Film Awards.

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Age: 70 years old
Birthday: October 10, 1946
Height: 6' 3"
Full Name / Real Name: Walter Charles Dance
Birthplace: Redditch, Worcestershire, England, UK
Wife: Joanna (2/1/2004)

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