Alan Dale

Alan Dale

Age
67
Birthday
May. 6th, 1947
Born in
Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand
Height
6' 2"

Alan Dale's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Lost TV Show
Lost
Ugly Betty TV Show
Ugly Betty
The O.C. TV Show
The O.C.
Dominion TV Show
Dominion
Sea Patrol (AU) TV Show
Sea Patrol (AU)
Pure 24 (UK) TV Show
Pure 24 (UK)
State Coroner (AU) TV Show
State Coroner (AU)
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2011 - Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
2011 - Priest
2008 - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
2004 - After the Sunset
2003 - Hollywood Homicide
2002 - Star Trek: Nemesis

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
King George
8
Vice President Jim Prescott
8
Senator Eaton
5
John Ellis
5
James Kelvin (Voiced)
5
Raymond Metcalf
3
Al Patterson
3
Toothpick Man
3
Donald Hagan
2
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Alan Dale, best known for his 8 year role as Jim Robinson in the long running Australian TV show "Neighbours", played Caleb in the hit FOX series "The OC" (2003), featured on "Lost" (2004) and has a long list of recurring roles. These include "24" (2001), "Navy:NCIS" (2003), "West Wing, The" (1999), "ER" (1994) and "The X Files". His film credits include After The Sunset (2004), Hollywood Homicide (2003) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). Alan has extensive theatre credits, has hosted his own radio shows and is a successful voice-over artist in both Australia, the UK and the U.S.


TRIVIA:
  • He is the only actor to have appeared in the fictional TV Cabinets of both President Jed Bartlet (The West Wing, played by Martin Sheen) and President David Palmer (24, 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.
  • Son Simon Dale is a radio presenter for one of London's most popular stations "Kiss 100" (3-6pm).
  • Children - Matthew Dale is an actor, musician & writer, dividing his time between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia where he is currently working in the theatre. Simon Dale is a radio announcer in the UK.
  • Along with 'Simon Pegg' (qv), 'Daphne Ashbrook' (qv), 'Guy Siner' (qv), 'Maurice RoŽves' (qv), 'Olaf Pooley' (qv), 'Barrie Ingham' (qv), 'John Franklyn-Robbins' (qv), 'Christopher Neame (III)' (qv) and 'Deep Roy' (qv), he is one of only ten actors to have speaking roles in both the "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who" franchises. He played Praetor Hiren in _Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)_ (qv) and Dr. Aaron Copley in _"Torchwood" (2006) {Reset (#2.6)}_ (qv).
  • Has 2 young sons with 2nd wife, Tracy Dale - Nick and Dan.
  • Former milkman.
  • All three of his best known characters (Jim Robinson of _"Neighbours" (1985)_ (qv), Caleb Nichol in _"The O.C." (2003)_ (qv) and Bradford Meade in _"Ugly Betty" (2006)_ (qv)) were written out of their respective series through fatal heart attacks.


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