Charles Dance
Charles Dance
Celebrated Name: Charles Dance
Real Name/Full Name: Walker Charles Dance
Gender: Male
Age: 77 years old
Birth Date: October 10, 1946
Birth Place: Redditch, Worcestershire, England
Nationality: British
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m)
Weight: 89 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Joanna Haythorn (m. 1970; div., 2004). Eleanor Boorman (separated)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Oliver, Rebecca, and Rose)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Charles Dance Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, screenwriter, and film director
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $8 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Walter Charles Dance, popularly known as Charles Dance, is a British actor, screenwriter, and film producer who has been active since 1971. He has been in his career for almost 50 years has taken various roles in many films. His outstanding performance has made him receive a number of awards and was appointed an Officer of Order of British Empire (OBE) in June 2006.

Maybe you know about Charles Dance very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Charles Dance’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Charles Dance was born on 10th October 1946, in Redditch, Worcestershire, in England. His mother was Eleanor Marion, who worked as a cook, and his father was Walter Dance worked as an electrical engineer. His mother was a second wife to his father, and he had an older half- brother, David, from his father’s previous marriage. His father died when he was only three years old. He was raised in Plymouth, Devon, by his mother, where he received his education.

He attended Widely Technical School and later Plymouth College of Art. Dance studied graphic design and photography from Leicester College of Art.

Personal Life

Charles Dance was married to his wife, Joanna Haythorn, in 1970. The couple welcomed two children from their marriage, a son, Oliver Matthew, in 1974, and a daughter, Rebecca, in 1980. Their marriage did not last as they later divorced in 2004. Dance did not marry again, but he had a romantic relationship with Eleanor Boorman and together had a daughter in 2012, Rose Boorman. They later separated, and he has not been seen involved in another relationship.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 10th October 1946, Charles Dance is 54 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall, and his weight is 89 kg.


Charles started his acting career by joining the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). He made his first screen debut in 1974 as Neil O’Brien in the series Father Brown. His next notable role was in 1981 when he appeared in the film, For Your Eyes Only as Claus.

In 1983, he participated in another television show, The Professionals, and the following year, he took a role in The Jewel in the Crown, a play from Paul Scott’s novel. Dance has appeared in more than 60 films, some of the recent ones that Good Night in 2017, Johnny English Struck Again in 2018, and Godzilla: King of the Monsters in 2019.

Apart from films, he had also appeared in many television shows, where he had also given roles of narrations such as When Hitler Invaded Britain, Bones of Buddha, and is currently working on Rising of Empires, which he has appeared in 6 episodes.

Awards & Achievements

Dance has won some awards from his career and various nominations as well. He received Critics’ Choice Movie Award for the best actor in 2002. He has won two awards with Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2002 and another one in 2020 for his role in the Crown show. He has also received nominations from award groups such as BAFTA TV Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and also Screen Actors Guild Awards from his outstanding performance.

Net Worth & Salary of Charles Dance in 2024

Charles Dance Net Worth
Charles Dance Net Worth

As of June 2024, Dance has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He has acquired his total net worth from his acting career, which he has been into for almost 50 years now. He has acted in numerous films as well as television series, which has been a great source of his income. Dance is still active in his career and will continue to increase his net worth in years to come.

Dance is one of the most successful British actors who can be celebrated for being in their career for the longest time. He has been very hard-working and dedicated to achieving much in his career, giving him the name OBE. From the number of films he has acted, it shows he has been performing very well and will continue to shine.


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