LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN
HUGH DANCY currently stars in NBC's critically acclaimed
series "Hannibal." The drama produced by Bryan Fuller is based on the characters
from Thomas Harris' classic novels and follows the life of
psychiatrist-turned-serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Dancy plays Will Graham
the gifted criminal profiler who enlists the help of Lecter to help him track
down some of the country's worst serial killers with the FBI.
On the big screen, he recently starred in HYSTERIA opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal
and the critically acclaimed film MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE opposite Elizabeth
Olsen, Sarah Paulson, and John Hawkes.
Dancy was previously seen starring in ADAM opposite Rose Byrne where he plays
the title character, a young man with Asperger's syndrome struggling to survive
in New York City. ADAM premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was
awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize. The film was released by Fox
Searchlight on July 29, 2009 and Dancy received rave reviews for his
Dancy also starred in P.J. Hogan's CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC opposite Isla
Fisher. Dancy's other film credits include: OUR IDIOT BROTHER, EVENING, THE JANE
AUSTEN BOOK CLUB, BEYOND THE GATES, KING ARTHUR, ELLA ENCHANTED, THE SLEEPING
DICTIONARY BLACK HAWK DOWN, and YOUNG BLADES.
In 2007, he starred in Tom Hooper's critically acclaimed series "Elizabeth I"
opposite Helen Mirren and Jeremy Irons. He received an Emmy Nomination for
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as Earl of
Essex and the series received the 2007 Golden Globe Award for Best Mini-Series
or Motion Picture Made for Television and the Emmy Award for Best Miniseries.
Dancy's other television credits include: "The Big C," "Daniel Deronda,"
"David Copperfield" and "Madame Bovary."
On stage, Dancy recently starred on Broadway in the Tony nominated play Venus
in Fur opposite Nina Arianda. For his performance he was nominated for a 2012
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play. He also starred in the MCC
Theater's Off Broadway production of The Pride opposite Ben Whishaw and Andrea
Riesborough and David Grindley's , A Journey's End opposite Boyd Gaines,
Jefferson Mays and Stark Sands, which won the 2007 Tony Award for Best Revival
of a Play.
Dancy graduated with an English Literature degree from St. Peter's College,
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