James Badge Dale
May. 1st, 1978
New York City, New York, USA
James Badge Dale's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2006 - 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. James 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.
- An only child.
- Played hockey for the Utah Valley Golden Eagles (Junior A) and for a Division III college.
- Mother is actress 'Anita Morris' (qv).
- Father is actor/dancer 'Grover Dale' (qv).
- Attended Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York.
- Was often teased by his classmates after they saw his performance in _Lord of the Flies (1990)_ (qv).