May. 1st, 1978
New York City, New York, USA
James Badge Dale's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - The Walk
2015 - Echoes of War
2015 - The Walk
2014 - Stretch
2013 - Parkland
2012 - Flight
2012 - The Lone Ranger
2012 - World War Z
2011 - The Conspirator
2006 - The Departed
1990 - Lord of the Flies
Guest TV Roles
James Badgett Dale is the only child of actor/dancer/choreographer and actress Anita Morris. At 10, he was picked out of his 5th grade class at Wonderland Elementary School in Laurel Canyon to test for the role of "Simon" in a remake of Lord Of The Flies. After five months on location in Jamaica, he returned to his schooling at Wonderland Elementary. He is an alumnus of Manhattanville College where he played for the hockey team until he suffered a leg injury.
Dale is known for various roles in film and television, including his starring role in the AMC drama series Rubicon, Chase Edmunds in the third season of 24, Robert Leckie in the HBO miniseries The Pacific and State Trooper Barrigan in Martin Scorsese's The Departed.
- Played hockey for the Utah Valley Golden Eagles (Junior A) and for a Division III college.
- An only child.
- Father is actor/dancer 'Grover Dale' (qv).
- Was often teased by his classmates after they saw his performance in _Lord of the Flies (1990)_ (qv).
- Attended Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York.
- Mother is actress 'Anita Morris' (qv).