Hugh Dancy

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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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The Latest Hugh Dancy News

Claire Danes Finds Motherhood Exhausting

3rd December 2013

Claire Danes finds motherhood ''more exhausting'' than being pregnant.The 'Homeland' star, whose son, Cyrus, is set to turn one on...

Claire Danes Is Unconcerned With Beauty

3rd December 2013

Claire Danes isn't concerned with looking ''beautiful'' on screen.The 34-year-old actress portrays CIA agent Carrie Mathison in 'Homeland' and she...

Claire Danes Needed A Vodka Shot After Meeting Barack Obama

16th November 2013

Claire Danes appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday wearing an abundance of red and discussed meeting...

Claire Danes Is Besotted With Son

4th November 2013

Claire Danes is ''infatuated'' with her son.The 'Homeland' actress is so besotted with her 11-month-old son Cyrus - who she...

Claire Danes Had Teenage Struggles

12th October 2013

Claire Danes was a ''messed up'' teenager.The 34-year-old actress - who has son Cyrus, 10 months, with husband Hugh Dancy...

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Hugh Dancy Footage Film / Movie Reviews

Hysteria 2012, Review by Rich Cline

There's probably a fascinating, complex story behind the invention of the vibrator in 19th century...

Martha Marcy May Marlene 2011, Review by Rich Cline

With a disturbing tone and skilful filmmaking, this insinuating drama completely unsettles us as it...

Confessions Of A Shopaholic 2009, Review by Bill Gibron

Hollywood has found a new cash cow, though the use of the latter term might...

Adam 2009, Review by Rich Cline

Quirky and cute almost to the point of distraction, the offbeat romance is only rescued...

Savage Grace 2008, Review by Chris Cabin

Savage Grace, the new film from Swoon director Tom Kalin, attempts to dissect the early...

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