Charles Dance is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Dance typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. Some of his most high-profile roles are Tywin Lannister in HBO’s Игра престолов (2011), Guy Perron in Драгоценность в короне (1984), Sardo Numspa in Золотой ребенок (1986), Dr. Jonathan Clemens in Чужой 3 (1992), Benedict in Последний киногерой (1993), the Master Vampire in Дракула (2014), Lord Havelock Vetinari in Terry Pratchett’s Опочтарение (2010) and Alastair Denniston in Игра в имитацию (2014). He played the role of Tywin Lannister in HBO’s Игра престолов (2011), based on the Song of Ice and Fire novels by George R. R. Martin. In 1989, he played Bond creator Ian Fleming in Anglia Television’s drama biography.