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Galahad on King Arthur
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St Peter's College, Oxford
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Dancy was born in Stoke-on-Trent, the son of eminent British philosopher Jonathan Dancy, a professor at the University of Reading and at the University of Texas at Austin. His mother, Sarah, is a publisher. He has a brother, Jack, a co-director of the travel company, Trufflepig Travel, and a sister, Kate, who works for Save the Children. Dancy was educated at the Dragon School in Oxford, Winchester College, and St Peter's College, Oxford. At the age of 18, he acted in the Winchester College Players production of Twelfth Night which was performed in both Winchester and at the Minack Theatre in Cornwall.
In 1999, Dancy played the role of, Danny, who had a fleeting romance with Rachel, one of the shows main characters, in the second series of hit ITV1 comedy-drama Cold Feet.
In 2007, Dancy had a starring role on Broadway as Captain Dennis Stanhope in Journey's End (Belasco Theatre). He also played Aiden in the 2007 film Blood and Chocolate. He portrayed the character of Adam in the 2009 independent film Adam, a man with Asperger syndrome. Dancy also appeared in the film adaptation of the novel Savage Grace by Natalie Robins and Steven M. L. Aronson.
Hugh Dancy appeared in MCC Theater's The Pride, written by Alexi Kaye Campbell, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City. This off-Broadway production was directed by Joe Mantello and co-starred Ben Whishaw and Andrea Riseborough.
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Jonathan Dancy (A writer and philosophy professor at Reading University)
Sarah Dancy (Is a Publisher)
Jack Dancy (His younger brother (b. 1977))
Kate Dancy (His younger sister (b. 1980))
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Hugh Michael Horace Dancy (born 19 June 1975) is an English actor and model. He is best known for his roles as Will Graham in the television series Hannibal for which he was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series and as Prince Charmont in Ella Enchanted. In 2006, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his portrayal of Earl of Essex in the HBO miniseries Elizabeth I.
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Dragon School in Oxford for a degree in English Literature & Language
Full Name at Birth
Hugh Michael Horace Dancy
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United Agents Ltd., Parseghian Planco Management
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Married||Hugh Dancy and Claire Danes have been married since Sep 2009.|||