He was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, to Sarah Ann (Birley), who works in academic publishing, and Jonathan Peter Dancy, a Philosophy professor and writer, on 19th June 1975. He went on to study English under poet and playwright Francis Warner at St Peter's College, Oxford. In 2006, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his portrayal of the Earl of Essex in the Channel 4 miniseries Elizabeth I.In 2002, Dancy played Daniel Deronda in the BBC's adaptation of George Eliot's novel Daniel Deronda.
And her birth place is Brooklyn, New York, United States. She was born as the middle children of her parents and he older brother named Michael and younger brother named Thomas.
In 2005, he starred as Adam Raki in Adam, an independent film which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009 and follows the story of a young man with Asperger syndrome. In theatre, Dancy has appeared in MCC Theater's The Pride, written by Alexi Kaye Campbell, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City.
The off-Broadway production was directed by Joe Mantello and co-starred Ben Whishaw and Andrea Riseborough.
A pleasant surprise, there's a little something for all age groups - and both sexes - in this bewitching fairy tale.
The Ella of "Ella Enchanted" is a beautiful, intelligent young woman who holds her own in a medieval world.