Hugh Dancy

Biography

Hugh Dancy most recently appeared in Our Idiot Brother directed by Jesse Peretz and Martha Marcy May Marlene, with both films receiving critical acclaim at 2011 Sundance Film Festival. In addition to his leading man role in Hysteria, in 2012 Dancy will voice the character of 'Marshall Mallow' in the animated Dorothy Of Oz.

Dancy's other film credits include: Adam, Confessions Of A Shopaholic, The Jane Austen Book Club, Evening, Beyond The Gates, King Arthur, Ella Enchanted, The Sleeping Dictionary, Black Hawk Down and Young Blades.

On television, Dancy had a recurring role in The Big C starring Laura Linney, and has been seen in Tom Hooper's critically acclaimed series Elizabeth I opposite Helen Mirren and Jeremy Irons. Dancy received an Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as 'Earl of Essex', and the series received the 2007 Golden Globe® Award for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and the Emmy® Award for Best Miniseries.

Dancy's other television credits include: Daniel Deronda, David Copperfield, Relic Hunter and Madame Bovary.

On stage, Dancy starred on Broadway in David Grindley's Journey's End opposite Boyd Gaines, Jefferson Mays and Stark Sands. A Journey's End won the 2007 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Play. In 2010, Dancy returned to the stage in the critically acclaimed The Pride with Ben Whishaw and Andrea Riseborough. He currently stars on Broadway in Venus in Fur, opposite Nina Arianda.

Dancy graduated with an English Literature degree from St. Peter's College, Oxford.

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Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

24th May 2014 -

 Movie Review

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9th May 2014 -

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Legends Of Oz: Dorothy's Return

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24th September 2013 -

 News

Claire Danes has to find some new room on her crowded mantelpiece after Sunday's Emmy Awards where she pulled off the remarkable achievement of winning two consecutive Emmy awards for the evening's most coveted female...

Primetime Emmy Award Nominations: Will Netflix Triumph With 'Arrested Development'?

17th July 2013 -

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The Primetime Emmy Award nominations will be announced on Thursday (18th July). Speculation surrounding the awards is high, with Netflix's Arrested Development predicted to triumph. The awards will be announced by Kate Mara and Aaron...

Renewed At Last: NBC's 'Hannibal' Will Return For Season 2

31st May 2013 -

 News

It’s coming up to the end of review season and NBC’s “Hannibal” has made the cut. The news of the series, based on the Hannibal Lecter character popularized in Silence of the Lambs, being renewed...

Claire Danes, Connie Britton And Amy Poehler At The 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner - Part 3

1st May 2013 -

 Footage

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Lena Dunham And Frank Ocean Among TIME 100 Gala Honourees For 2013 [Photos]

24th April 2013 -

 News

Frank Ocean at the TIME 100 Gala in New York It was the annual TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday night (April 23rd 2013) celebrating this year's most influential faces from world leaders to movie stars...

NBC Pulling Next Week's Episode Of Hannibal, Due To Potentially Offensive Violent Content

21st April 2013 -

 News

NBC announced this Friday that it would be pulling an episode of its serial killer drama Hannibal, set to air this Sunday. Reason being that in light of the recent incidents of violence in America,...

Claire Danes Become Latest Celeb To Opt For Unusual Baby Name

20th December 2012 -

 News

Congratulations to Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy who have finally brought their first born into the world: a son who they have unusually named Cyrus.The 'Romeo and Juliet' star gave birth on Monday (December 17th...

Welcome, Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy: It’s A Boy For Claire Danes And Hugh Dancy

20th December 2012 -

 News

Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy have had a baby boy! The Homeland actress and her husband have named their first child Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy. We’re guessing that he wasn’t name after Miley Cyrus… or...

Homeland's Claire Danes and Husband Hugh Dancy Welcome Baby Boy

20th December 2012 -

 News

Claire Danes has had an incredible 2012 with Homeland being an enormous success, subsequently being nominated for a Golden Globe for her leading role in Homeland, and now it's been revealed that she has given...

Hysteria

21st September 2012 -

 Movie Review

There's probably a fascinating, complex story behind the invention of the vibrator in 19th century London, but this silly farce isn't it. Instead, this is a comical romp that just happens to be set against...

Claire Danes Recalls Bullying Ordeal

1st August 2012 -

 News

Claire Danes was bullied so badly she developed a twitch.The 33-year-old actress - who is expecting a baby with husband Hugh Dancy - admits she struggled during her school days because of one girl in...

Hugh Dancy's Martha Marcy May Marlene Overlooked At Awards Ceremony - Gotham Independent Film Awards Part 3

30th November 2011 -

 Footage

British actor Hugh Dancy (Martha Marcy May Marlene) was seen on the red carpet for the 2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards. Martha Marcy May Marlene was surprisingly overlooked at the awards ceremony, despite being nominated...

Hugh Dancy Makes Elizabeth Olsen Laugh - Martha Marcy May Marlene Arrivals Part 2

12th October 2011 -

 Footage

The New York premiere of drama Martha Marcy May Marlene was held recently, with its stars walking the red carpet. Hugh Dancy says something funny to co star Elizabeth Olsen that causes her to laugh...

Dancy Mistaken For Terrorist Over Carpet Obsession

13th August 2009 -

 News

British actor HUGH DANCY was recently thrown out of an airport lounge in Boston, Massachusetts after a security guard misinterpreted his bizarre fascination with carpets as the actions of a terrorist.The King Arthur star, who...

Adam

14th July 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for AdamAdam is a young man who's never really been in touch with the outside world. He suffers from Aspergers syndrome which means he finds it hard to deal with social situations....

Confessions Of A Shopaholic

4th February 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Confessions Of A ShopaholicBased on Sophie Kinsella's books 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' and 'Shopaholic Takes Manhattan'. Rebecca Bloomwood is addicted to shopping, purchasing anything that could be classified as a bargain...

Evening, Trailer Stream

10th May 2007 -

 Video

Evening Trailer A truly extraordinary cast breathes glorious life into Susan Minot and Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cunningham's adaptation of Minot's beloved novel Evening. The film is a timeless, universal, and deeply emotional story about...

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