Hugh Dancy Bio, Age, Height, Claire Danes, Net Worth, Law & Order

Hugh Dancy
Hugh Dancy

Hugh Dancy Biography and Wiki

Hugh Michael Horace Dancy is an English actor and television personality who is famously recognized for his role as the title character in the adaptation film titled David Copperfield. He is also known for his appearance in Ella Enchanted, and Black Hawk Down.

Hugh Dancy Age and Birthday

The actor was born on June 19, 1975, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. He is 47 years old as of 2023. His birth sign is Gemini. Hugh turns 48 years old on June 19, 2023.

Hugh Dancy Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (Approx, 1.76 meters) tall. His weight measurements will be updated soon.

Hugh Dancy Education

Hugh attended and graduated from Edenhurst Preparatory School in Newcastle-under-Lym. When he was 10, he enrolled at Dragon School in Oxford.

From there he joined Winchester College, a public school with some provision for day pupils, in Winchester, Hampshire, England. While there, he participated in the comedy act Twelfth Night, which was performed in both Winchester and at the Minack Theatre in Cornwall.

He also took classes at St Peter’s College one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Located on New Inn Hall Street, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Hugh Dancy Family, Parents, Siblings

The actor was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire to his parents, Jonathan Dancy (father), and Sarah Ann Dancy (mother). His mom serves in academic publishing.

His dad teaches at the University of Reading and the University of Texas at Austin. Hugh was raised in Newcastle-under-Lyme alongside her sister, Kate Redman, and brother Jack.

His brother is a co-director of the travel company Trufflepig Travel.

Hugh Dancy
Hugh Dancy with his wife’s photo

Hugh Dancy’s Wife, Is He Married?

Moving on to his marital entanglements, Dancy is happily married to his beautiful wife, Claire Danes. His spouse is popular for her role in the drama series, Homeland.

The pair first met on the set of Evening in Newport, Rhode Island, and later got engaged in February 2009. The couple then got hitched privately in the same year in France.

Hugh Dancy Children

Hugh and Clair are blessed with two children named Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy, and Rowan Dancy.

Hugh Dancy’s Net Worth

The television personality has an estimated net worth of $35 million. This amount is from his extensive career as an actor among other investments.

On the other hand,  his wife has an estimated net worth of $30 million from her career as an actress.

Movies and TV Shows

  • 2015 Deadline Gallipoli
  • 2016, 2018 Robot Chicken
  • 2016–2018 The Path
  • 2020 Homeland
  • 2020–2021 The Good Fight
  • 2021 The Abominable Snow
  • 2022 Roar
  • 2022- Present Law & Order
  • 2018 Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People Alleyne Ireland
  • 2019 Late Night Charlie Fain
  • 2022 Downton Abbey: A New Era
  • 2003 Tempo
  • The Sleeping Dictionary
  • 2004 King Arthur
  • Ella Enchanted
  • 2005 Shooting Dogs

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