Hugh Dancy

Updated on 01.Jul.2018
01.Jul.2018 by Chris-nunez
Facts of Hugh Dancy
Date of Birth: 6 , June-19
Age: 18 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Hugh Dancy
Birth Name Hugh Michael Horace Dancy
Father Jonathan Dancy
Mother Sarah Dancy
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Hannibal and Elizabeth I
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $1 million
Eye Color Light brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Waist size 31 Inches
Chest Size 39 Inches
Bicep Size 14 Inches
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Weight in KG 72
Tattoo(s) No
Famous for Hannibal and Elizabeth I
Affair with Annie Morris and Anne Hathaway
Girlfriend No
Married Yes
Married to Claire Danes (m. 2009)
Children Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy
Divorce No
Education Graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English Literature & Language.
Awards Golden Europe TV Award for Outstanding Lead Actor and Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Movies Black Hawk Down and Martha Marcy May Marlene
TV Show Trial & Retribution, The Big C and Hannibal
Sisters Kate Redman
Siblings Jack Dancy and Kate Redman
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Hugh Dancy was born as Hugh Michael Horace Dancy on 19th June 1975, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England and raised in Newcastle-under-Lyme. He was born to his mother Sarah Dancy and father Jonathan Dancy and grew up with his siblings, Jack Dancy, co-director of the travel company Trufflepig Trave and Kate Redman. His father works as a philosophy professor at the University of Reading and at the University of Texas and his mother serves in academic publishing. Reviewing his nationality, Dancy is British and belongs to white ethnicity.

Dancy went to Edenhurst Preparatory School, Dragon School, and Winchester College subsequently. He obtained a degree in English Literature & Language from Oxford University.

As an intern, Dancy performed at the Winchester College Players production of Twelfth Night. Thereafter, he joined St Peter’s College, Oxford to study English under poet and playwright Francis Warner.

In 1998, Dancy commenced in the field of entertainment via an ITV police procedural television drama Trial & Retribution where he played the role named Robert Belini. His breakthrough Television performance was in the 2006 British historical drama television miniseries Elizabeth I for which he received a nomination of Primetime Emmy and Satellite Award.

Hugh Dancy rocketed to fame in 2013, earning roles in the TV series Hannibal for which he was awarded 2013 Golden Europe TV, 2015 Saturn, and 2016 Poppy Award. He has also been seen in Deadline Gallipoli and The Path.

The 43-year-old actor, Dancy broke into the film industry with a brief appearance as Sfc. Kurt Schmid from a 2001 war film Black Hawk Down. Following that, he has appeared in numerous movies that include Adam, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return and many more.

Dancy has also worked in various theatre plays including Billy and the Crab Lady, To the Green Fields Beyond, Venus in Fur and so on. Hugh Dancy is also the ambassador of Ralph Lauren.

Talking about his personal life, Dancy was in a relationship with his former girlfriend, Annie Morris with whom he remained for ten years. Thereafter, he began his relationship with his ex-partner Anne Hathaway in 2002. However, they couldn't continue their relationship and broke-up after two-year of dating.

Dancy is married to his girlfriend Clarie Danes and the wedding ceremony took place in September 2009. The couple welcomed their first child Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy in 2012. Claire Danes have broken the news she’s pregnant and expecting her second child with her husband on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM show in April 2018.

Dancy stands at the height of 1.8 i.e 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 72kg.

Along with his wife, Hugh Dancy owns a four-story house in West Village in 2015 for $6.876 million featuring 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Back in 2012, the duo sold their Wooster Street apartment in SoHo in a deal worth $5.85 million which featured three bedrooms and three bathrooms situated in 3,861-square-foot space.

Dancy has accumulated a tremendous sum of money from his professions. The exact figure of his salary is yet to be revealed. Looking at his professional career along with endorsing a product like Ralph Lauren, he earns nearly $1 million as an annual salary. As of 2018, his net worth is reported to be around $20 million.

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Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England


Hugh Dancy was born as on 19th June 1975, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England as Hugh Michael Horace Dancy.

Television debut from Trial & Retribution


The 43-year-old actor, Dancy took his first step in the entertainment industry from an ITV police procedural television drama Trial & Retribution as a role of Robert Belini.

Welcomed their first child Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy


After a three-year of their marriage, they welcomed their first child Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy in 2012.

Married to Clarie Danes


Dancy got married to his long-term girlfriend Clarie Danes in September 2009 after dating for three-years. 

Movie debut from Black Hawk Down


Hugh Dancy made his movie debut from a 2011 war film Black Hawk Down where he portrayed the role named Sfc. Kurt Schmid.

Won Golden Europe TV Award


In 2013, Dancy has been honored with Golden Europe TV Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role on a Tv series Hannibal.

Hugh Dancy Net Worth & Salary


Hugh Dancy has an estimated net worth of $20 million and has an annual salary in the neighborhood of $1 million.