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Alan Dale

Alan Dale

May. 6th, 1947
Born in
Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand
6' 2

Alan Dale's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Lost TV Show
Ugly Betty TV Show
Ugly Betty
The O.C. TV Show
The O.C.
Dominion TV Show
Sea Patrol (AU) TV Show
Sea Patrol (AU)
Dynasty (2017) TV Show
Dynasty (2017)
Secret City TV Show
Secret City
Pure 24 (UK) TV Show
Pure 24 (UK)
State Coroner (AU) TV Show
State Coroner (AU)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Alan Hugh Dale is a New Zealand actor, known for Neighbours, The O.C., Lost, 24, NCIS, The West Wing, ER, The X-Files and Dynasty.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Former milkman.
  • Along with 'Simon Pegg' (qv), 'Daphne Ashbrook' (qv), 'Guy Siner' (qv), 'Maurice Roves' (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).
  • Son Simon Dale is a radio presenter for one of London's most popular stations "Kiss 100" (3-6pm).
  • Has 2 young sons with 2nd wife, Tracy Dale - Nick and Dan.

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