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Hugh Dancy

 
Birth Place:
Stoke-on-Trent, ENGLAND
Bio:
Dancy is an English actor who rose to prominence for his role as the titular character in the television film adaptation of David Copperfield (2000) as well as for roles in feature films as Sfc. Kurt Schmid in Black Hawk Down (2001) and Prince Charmont in Ella Enchanted (2004). Other film roles ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 19, 1975 (47)

Birth Place: Stoke-on-Trent, ENGLAND

Bio:
Dancy is an English actor who rose to prominence for his role as the titular character in the television film adaptation of David Copperfield (2000) as well as for roles in feature films as Sfc. Kurt Schmid in Black Hawk Down (2001) and Prince Charmont in Ella Enchanted (2004). Other film roles ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Off-Broadway Premiere, 2018
Peter
Simon
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production/Lyceum Theatre Transfer, 2012
Thomas
  [Broadway]
Lyceum Theatre Transfer, 2012
Thomas
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2010
Philip
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2007
Hugh
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Captain Stanhope

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Off-Broadway Premiere, 2018
Peter

Simon

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production/Lyceum Theatre Transfer, 2012
Thomas

  [Broadway]
Lyceum Theatre Transfer, 2012
Thomas

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2010
Philip

  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2007
Hugh

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Captain Stanhope

Hugh Dancy Biography

Dancy is an English actor who rose to prominence for his role as the titular character in the television film adaptation of David Copperfield (2000) as well as for roles in feature films as Sfc. Kurt Schmid in Black Hawk Down (2001) and Prince Charmont in Ella Enchanted (2004). Other film roles include Joe Conner in Shooting Dogs (2005), Grigg Harris in The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), Luke Brandon in Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Adam Raki in Adam (2009) and Ted in Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011). On television, he portrayed criminal profiler Will Graham in the NBC television series Hannibal (2013‚Äď2015), Cal Roberts in the Hulu original series The Path (2016‚Äď2018) and Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex in the Channel 4 miniseries Elizabeth I (2005), the latter role earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

Hugh Dancy Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Feature Actor in a Play
Hugh Dancy, Apologia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Hugh Dancy, Venus in Fur
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Hugh Dancy, The Pride

Hugh Dancy News

DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA to Stream on Peacock Photo DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA to Stream on Peacock
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022

The film includes Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Michael Fox, Joanne Froggatt, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Lesley Nichol, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton. 

Photos: See LaChanze, Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy, Tamara Tunie & More at Harlem Stage G Photo Photos: See LaChanze, Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy, Tamara Tunie & More at Harlem Stage Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

On Monday, June 6, 2022, Harlem Stage presented its annual gala and the opening night premiere of A Drop of Midnight by global hip-hop artist Jason ‚ÄėTimbuktu' Diakit√©, with direction by Jonathan McCrory.¬†Check out photos from the event!

Hugh Dancy, Claire Danes, LaChanze & More to Take Part in Harlem Stage 2022 Annual Ga Photo Hugh Dancy, Claire Danes, LaChanze & More to Take Part in Harlem Stage 2022 Annual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Harlem Stage will present¬†its annual gala and opening night premiere of A Drop of Midnight by the chart-topping, global hip-hop artist Jason ‚ÄėTimbuktu' Diakit√©, with direction by Jonathan McCrory.

VIDEO: Watch a Recap of the First DOWNTON ABBEY Film Photo VIDEO: Watch a Recap of the First DOWNTON ABBEY Film
by Michael Major - Apr 8, 2022

The original principal cast of DOWNTON ABBEY will all once again return for the second film. In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West, and Jonathan Zacca√Į will join the cast. Watch the recap of the first film now!

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Stars in ROAR Apple TV+ Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Stars in ROAR Apple TV+ Series Trailer
by Michael Major - Mar 25, 2022

Based on a book of short stories by Cecelia Ahern, the series is the first to be released under ‚ÄúRoar‚ÄĚ creators and co-showrunners Carly Mensch and Liz Flahive‚Äôs (‚ÄúGLOW‚ÄĚ) overall deal with Apple TV+. The series includes Cynthia Erivo, Nicole Kidman, Issa Rae, Merritt Wever, Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Meera Syal, Fivel Stewart, and Kara Hayward.

Marcus Performing Arts Center Announces 17th Annual BASH Featuring Megan Hilty Photo Marcus Performing Arts Center Announces 17th Annual BASH Featuring Megan Hilty
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

In a one-of-a-kind arts and culture event, Milwaukee-area business and community leaders will come together for the 17th Annual BASH on Friday, June 17 to raise funds for the Marcus Performing Arts Center's education and community engagement programs.

Cynthia Nixon, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS Photo Cynthia Nixon, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

Symphony Space will present Wall to Wall Selected Shorts, a monumental celebration of short fiction, March 26 in Symphony Space’s Peter Jay Sharp theater in New York City (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).

VIDEO: New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Film Trailer Released Photo VIDEO: New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Film Trailer Released
by Michael Major - Feb 15, 2022

From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast, including Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Imelda Staunton, Laura Haddock, and more.

Photo: Check Out a New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Poster Photo Photo: Check Out a New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Poster
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

The original principal cast of DOWNTON ABBEY will all once again return for the second film. In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West, and Jonathan Zacca√Į will join the cast. The official trailer will be released tomorrow, February 15.

DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Delays Theatrical Release Date Photo DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Delays Theatrical Release Date
by Michael Major - Jan 26, 2022

The original principal cast have returned for the second film along with new additions Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West. The screenplay is written by Downton creator and Academy-Award¬ģ winner Julian Fellowes, with Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning Gareth Neame and Emmy Award-winning Liz Trubridge producing with Fellowes.

Hugh Dancy Videos

VIDEO: See Christine Baranski & Audra McDonald in THE GOOD FIGHT Season Four Trailer VideoVIDEO: See Christine Baranski & Audra McDonald in THE GOOD FIGHT Season Four Trailer
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

CBS All Access has shared the trailer for season four of The Good Fight, starring Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Audra McDonald, Sarah Steele, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi and Delroy Lindo.

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of APOLOGIA with Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy & More VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of APOLOGIA with Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 20, 2018

Direct from London, Alexi Kaye Campbell's biting play Apologia makes its New York debut with Stockard Channing in a powerhouse performance as a woman facing the repercussions of her past. Apologia is a passionate, human and humorous clash of generations and beliefs-a lively look at yesterday's rebels living in today's reality.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from APOLOGIA, with Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy & More! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from APOLOGIA, with Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2018

Direct from London, Alexi Kaye Campbell's biting play makes its New York debut with Stockard Channing in a powerhouse performance as a woman facing the repercussions of her past. Apologia is a passionate, human and humorous clash of generations and beliefs-a lively look at yesterday's rebels living in today's reality.

VIDEO: HOMELAND's Claire Danes Discusses the Cast's 'Spy Camp' VideoVIDEO: HOMELAND's Claire Danes Discusses the Cast's 'Spy Camp'
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2018

On Last Night's Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 'Homeland' star Claire Danes says the coolest part of preparing for her role as Carrie Mathison is the annual weekend getaway to meet actual members of the intelligence community.

VIDEO: Hulu Shares Images & Trailer for THE PATH Season 3 VideoVIDEO: Hulu Shares Images & Trailer for THE PATH Season 3
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 20, 2017

Today Hulu released the season three trailer and key art for THE PATH. The first two episodes of the 13-episode season will launch on Wednesday, January 17th.

Social: Broadway Represents at Fashion's Biggest Night- See All the Looks from the 2017 Met Gala
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2017

Broadway's brightest have infiltrated fashion's biggest night. From stage veterans to Hollywood's frequent visitors to the stage, the talent of the Great White Way is turning it out on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art along with A-list Hollywood celebrities, models, musicians, sports, stars and more.

VIDEO: Check Out New, Sexy Extended Trailer for FIFTY SHADES DARKER
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 3, 2017

Below, check out the NEW trailer for FIFTY SHADES DARKER, starring Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and Kim Basinger!  The film hits theaters on February 10, 2017.

VIDEO: Can Love Survive? Second Trailer for FIFTY SHADES DARKER Is Here!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 7, 2016

Can love survive? Watch the just-released trailer for FIFTY SHADES DARKER, hitting theaters on February 10, 2017!

VIDEO: Hugh Dancy Shares Some Advice About Starting a Cult on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 22, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Hugh Dancy shared a tip he learned on his new show 'The Path,' telling Stephen Colbert that California is the best place to find willing cult followers.

VIDEO: First Look - Aaron Paul, Hugh Dance Star in Hulu Original Series THE PATH
by - Feb 19, 2016

Below, watch the official trailer for the Hulu original series THE PATH, premiering March 30. The 10-episode series stars Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan and Hugh Dancy.


Hugh Dancy Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hugh Dancy been in?
Hugh Dancy has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Hugh Dancy been in?
Hugh Dancy has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Hugh Dancy been nominated for?
Outstanding Feature Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Apologia Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Venus in Fur and Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The Pride .