- Walter Charles Dance
- Redditch, Worcestershire, England, UK
- October 10, 1946
Charles Dance is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Some of his most high-profile roles are Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Dr. Jonathan Clemens in Alien 3 (1992), Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986), the Master Vampire in Dracula Untold (2014), Benedict in Last Action Hero (1993), and Tywin Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones.