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Alan Dale

Biography

Actor that has appeared in tv shows such as for example Entourage, Shed, and 24. He was a specialist rugby participant. He landed employment as a disk jockey that led him to getting uncovered as an professional. He wedded Tracey Pearson in 1990. He performed Bradford Meade within the series Ugly Betty, which superstars America Ferrera.

Quick Facts


Full Name Alan Dale
Date Of Birth May 6, 1947
Place Of Birth Dunedin, New Zealand
Height 1.88 m
Profession TV Actor
Nationality New Zealand, Australian
Spouse Tracey Dale, Claire Dale
Children Matthew Dale, Nick Dale, Simon Dale, Daniel Dale
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Movies Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, Star Trek Nemesis, Priest, Entourage, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Doomsday Prophecy, After the Sunset, A Little Bit of Heaven, Hollywood Homicide, Houseboat Horror, Alien Cargo, First Daughter, The Extreme Team, Don't Knock the Rock, Grace, Happy New Year, The Applicant
TV Shows The O.C., Neighbours, Ugly Betty, Dominion, NCIS, The Young Doctors, First Daughter, Moving Wallpaper, Midnight Man, Dynasty, State Coroner, Janus
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Is one of only 26 actors to have speaking roles in both the Star Trek and Doctor Who franchises. He played Praetor Hiren in Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) and Dr. Aaron Copley in Torchwood: Reset (2008).
2All three of his best known characters (Jim Robinson of Neighbours (1985), Caleb Nichol in The O.C. (2003) and Bradford Meade in Ugly Betty (2006)) were written out of their respective series through fatal heart attacks.
3Son Simon Dale is a radio presenter for one of London's most popular stations "Kiss 100" (3-6pm).
4Has two young sons with his second wife, Tracy Dale - Nick and Dan.
5Former milkman.
6Is the only actor to have appeared in the fictional television Cabinets of both President Jed Bartlet (The West Wing (1999), played by Martin Sheen) and President David Palmer (24 (2001), played by Dennis Haysbert). On "The West Wing", he plays Mitch Bryce, the Secretary of Commerce. On "24", he played Jim Prescott, the Vice President, who voted to remove the President from office temporarily using the 25th Amendment, on "The West Wing", he agreed to the President's temporary resignation.
7Children - Matthew Dale is an actor, musician and writer, dividing his time between Los Angeles, California and Melbourne, Australia where he is working in the theatre. Simon Dale is a radio announcer in the United Kingdom.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Once Upon a Time2011-2017TV SeriesKing George Albert Spencer
Graves2016TV SeriesTrevor Lloyd
Secret City2016TV SeriesPrime Minister Martin Toohey
NCIS2003-2016TV SeriesTom Morrow N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow ...
CSI: Cyber2016TV SeriesRichard Margolin
Dominion2014-2015TV SeriesGeneral Edward Riesen
Top Coppers2015TV SeriesFrank
Entourage2015John Ellis
Grace2014/IFather John
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2014Councilman Rockwell
Auckland Daze2013TV SeriesAlan
The Mindy Project2013TV SeriesAlfred
Hot in Cleveland2012-2013TV SeriesEmmet
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified2013Video GameAlan Weir (voice)
Body of Proof2013TV SeriesEmmett Harrington
The Killing2011-2012TV SeriesSenator Eaton
Unsupervised2012TV SeriesSid
Mass Effect 32012Video GameHenry Lawson / Captain Aaron Sommers (voice)
House of Lies2012TV SeriesJonathan Strauss
Tangled Ever After2012ShortPriest (voice)
Undercovers2010-2012TV SeriesJames Kelvin
Beauty and the Beast: A Dark Tale2012TV MovieEmperor Dorian
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo2011Detective Isaksson
Person of Interest2011TV SeriesUlrich Kohl
Happy New Year2011/IVBill
Entourage2008-2011TV SeriesJohn Ellis
Doomsday Prophecy2011TV MovieGeneral Slate
Priest2011Monsignor Chamberlain
Californication2011TV SeriesLloyd Alan Philips Jr.
A Little Bit of Heaven2011Dr. Sanders
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark2010Charles Jacoby
Burn Notice2010TV SeriesKen Bocklage
Lost2006-2010TV SeriesCharles Widmore
Important Things with Demetri Martin2010TV SeriesMob Boss
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2009TV SeriesJudge Joshua Koehler
Moving Wallpaper2009TV SeriesAlan Dale
Renaissance2009Video shortJohn
Flight of the Conchords2009TV SeriesAustralian Ambassador
Sea Patrol2008TV SeriesRay Walsman
Midnight Man2008TV Mini-SeriesDonald Hagan
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull2008General Ross
Torchwood2008TV SeriesCopley
Ugly Betty2006-2007TV SeriesBradford Meade
24: The Game2006Video GameVP Jim Prescott (voice)
Yakuza2005Video GameMasa (English version, voice)
E-Ring2005TV SeriesRaymond Metcalf
The O.C.2003-2005TV SeriesCaleb Nichol
Bow2005TV Movie
After the Sunset2004Security Chief
EverQuest II2004Video GameDawson Magnificent / Generic High Elf (voice)
Straight Eye: The Movie2004ShortKelly's Dad
242003-2004TV SeriesVice President Jim Prescott
Crossing Jordan2004TV SeriesCarl Logan
Rent Control2003TV MovieGeorge
CSI: Miami2003TV SeriesCanadian Consul General Dubay
Hollywood Homicide2003Commander Preston
The West Wing2002-2003TV SeriesSecretary of Commerce Mitch Bryce
JAG2003TV SeriesTom Morrow
The Extreme Team2003Richard Knowles
The Practice2002TV SeriesJudge Robert Brenford
Star Trek: Nemesis2002Praetor Hiren
American Dreams2002TV SeriesCaptain Andrews
X-Men: Next Dimension2002Video GameBeast Dr. Hank McCoy (voice)
The X-Files2002TV SeriesToothpick Man
Philly2001TV SeriesBruce Frohman
The Lone Gunmen2001TV SeriesMichael Wilhelm
ER2000-2001TV SeriesAl Patterson
Signs of Life2001TV SeriesClive
The Lost World2000TV SeriesPhelan
First Daughter1999TV MovieDaly
Alien Cargo1999TV MovieEichhorn, Explorer Dolphin
State Coroner1997-1998TV SeriesAtty. Gen. Dudley Mills
Blue Heelers1997TV SeriesRod Wright
Breaking News1997TV SeriesDave
Plainclothes1995TV SeriesSen Sgt Mitch Mitchell
Space: Above and Beyond1995TV SeriesColonial Governor Borman
Time Trax1994TV SeriesMr. Bergdorf
Janus1994TV SeriesRichard Issacs
Neighbours1985-1993TV SeriesJim Robinson
Houseboat Horror1989VideoEvans
The Far Country1988TV MovieDave Marshall
The Young Doctors1979-1983TV SeriesJohn Forrest
The Applicant1982Short

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Your Highness2011additional voice

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic2013TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Loose Women2010TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009TV SeriesHimself
Big Night In2009TV MovieHimself
TV Burp2008TV SeriesHimself
Happy Hour2008TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Torchwood Declassified2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Richard & Judy2008TV SeriesHimself
The 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Becoming Ugly: A New Face for Television2007Video shortHimself
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards2007TV Special documentaryHimself
The O.C.: A Day in the Life2004TV Special documentaryHimself / Caleb Nichol
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHimself
Pure 242003TV Series documentaryHimself
24: Access All Areas2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Neighbours: A 10th Anniversary Celebration1995Video documentaryHimself / Jim Robinson
The Big Breakfast1994TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Comedian

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gogglebox2015TV SeriesJim Robinson
Hot in Cleveland2013TV SeriesEmmet
Lost: A Journey in Time2009TV MovieCharles Widmore (uncredited)
Lost: The Story of the Oceanic 62009TV MovieCharles Widmore (uncredited)
Lost: Destiny Calls2009TV MovieCharles Widmore (uncredited)
'Neighbours' on Five2008TV Movie documentaryJim Robinson (uncredited)
The Beautiful World of Ugly Betty2007TV MovieBradford Meade
The Beauty of Ugly Betty2007TV MovieBradford Meade
Neighbours2005TV SeriesJim Robinson

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearLost (2004)· Naveen Andrews
· Nestor Carbonell
· Henry Ian Cusick
· Emilie de Ravin
· Michael Emerson
· Jeff Fahey
· Matthew Fox
· Jorge Garcia
· Josh Holloway
· Daniel Dae Kim
· Yunjin Kim
· Ken Leung
· Evangeline Lilly
· Terry O'Quinn
· Zuleikha Robinson
2009Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Guest Starring Role in a Television SeriesLost (2004)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesUgly Betty (2006)· America Ferrera
· Christopher Gorham
· Mark Indelicato
· Ashley Jensen
· Judith Light
· Eric Mabius
· Becki Newton
· Ana Ortiz
· Tony Plana
· Rebecca Romijn
· Michael Urie
· Vanessa Williams
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearUgly Betty (2006)· America Ferrera
· Christopher Gorham
· Mark Indelicato
· Ashley Jensen
· Judith Light
· Eric Mabius
· Becki Newton
· Ana Ortiz
· Tony Plana
· Rebecca Romijn
· Kevin Sussman
· Michael Urie
· Vanessa Williams
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesUgly Betty (2006)· America Ferrera
· Mark Indelicato
· Ashley Jensen
· Eric Mabius
· Becki Newton
· Ana Ortiz
· Tony Plana
· Kevin Sussman
· Michael Urie
· Vanessa Williams
· Stelio Savante


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#Quote
1When you're tied to one show, you are very much at the mercy of the writers, so you can suddenly get a script where you have a heart attack and die.
2I was doing a late-night round as a milkman in 1978 when I heard a radio DJ announce that he was leaving. I marched straight to the radio station and told them I could do better. For some reason, they gave me a go.
3When I moved to Los Angeles, aged 54, I printed out Winston Churchill's phrase, 'Never, never, never give up', and stuck it on my fridge. I had no idea what was going to happen, but I knew I had to keep on going.
4My wife says I'm much happier when I'm not a regular on a TV show.
5I did a production of Macbeth in the 1960s in which I had a swordfight in the final scene. But the blade fell off my sword just as I was stabbing the guy. I ended up having to hammer him to death.
6I came to the United States to see what would happen in 2000 after working for 20 years in Australia and asked my agent to look out for the nasty roles because I'd become famous for playing the nicest man in Australia. So I wanted to play bad guys.

#Trademark
1Deep commanding voice
2Frequently plays directors, powerful executives or successful businessmen

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