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Full Name
  
Alan Hugh Dale

Role
  
Actor

Name
  
Alan Dale

Years active
  
1979–present

Occupation
  
Actor


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Born
  
6 May 1947 (age 76) (
1947-05-06
)
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Spouse
  
Claire Dale (m. 1968–1979)

Movies
  
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Children
  
Matthew Dale, Daniel Dale, Simon Dale, Nick Dale

Nominations
  
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

TV shows
  
Neighbours, Dominion, The OC, Ugly Betty, NCIS

Similar People
  
Anne Haddy, Stefan Dennis, Craig McLachlan, Eric Mabius, Tony Plana

Profiles

Actor alan dale on his native new zealand


Alan Hugh Dale (born 6 May 1947) is a New Zealand actor. As a child, Dale developed a love of theatre and also became a rugby player. After retiring from the sport, he took on a number of professions to support his family, before deciding to become a professional actor at age 27. With work limited in New Zealand, Dale moved to Australia, where he played Dr. John Forrest in The Young Doctors from 1979 to 1982. He later appeared as Jim Robinson in Neighbours, a part he played from 1985 until 1993. He left the series when he fell out with the producers over the pay he and the rest of the cast received.

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After leaving Neighbours, Dale found he had become typecast as Robinson in Australia and struggled to find work. His career was revitalised after he relocated to the United States in 2000. Since then, he has had roles in many American series including prominent parts in The O.C. (as Caleb Nichol) and Ugly Betty (as Bradford Meade), as well as recurring and guest roles in Lost, 24, NCIS, ER, The West Wing, The X-Files, Entourage and Once Upon a Time. Dale has also appeared in minor roles in films such as Star Trek Nemesis, Hollywood Homicide, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as well as the London West End production of Spamalot. Dale has been married to former Miss Australia Tracey Pearson since 1990 and has four children.

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Early life and work

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Dale was born on 6 May 1947 in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. One of four children, Dale enjoyed his childhood, but his family was relatively poor. Although he was a gentle child, Dale was bullied so he learned to defend and stand up for himself.

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Growing up in New Zealand without television until the 1960s, Dale developed a love of theatre and amateur dramatics. His first performance was for a school concert, at the age of 13, doing an impression of comedian Shelley Berman. His parents became founding members of an amateur theatre in Auckland called "The Little Dolphin Theatre". Dale often operated the stage equipment used to produce weather effects, and whenever he was on stage he loved the applause. Although a skilled rugby player, Dale opted to move into drama instead because "the acting fraternity didn't like footballers and the footballers didn't like actors. [...] Acting gave me the same buzz and there was the chance of a longer career." He gave up rugby at the age of 21 because it was not considered a workable career at the time, and he had to support his family. Acting roles were limited in New Zealand so Dale worked in multiple jobs, including as a male model, a car salesman and a realtor. While working as a milkman he heard the disc jockey at his local radio station resign during a broadcast. Dale went over to the station and told the managers he could do a better job. They gave him a trial and then signed him up for the afternoon show, which led to him landing his first TV role, and at the age of 27 he decided to become a professional actor.

Early roles and Neighbours

Dale's first professional acting job was playing an Indian in a production of The Royal Hunt of the Sun at the Grafton Theatre in Auckland. His first on-screen role came in the New Zealand television drama Radio Waves, which although not successful, he described as "nine months of solid work and great fun." In the late 1970s, Dale moved to Australia at the age of 32, due to the limited acting work in New Zealand. He applied to the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, but was rejected because he "was a lot older than anybody else on the course." He was soon cast as Dr. John Forrest in the Australian soap opera The Young Doctors, where he remained for three-and-a-half years.

In 1985, Dale was cast in the continuing role of Jim Robinson in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, earning him acclaim across the world, including the United Kingdom. He appeared on the show from the first episode and stayed for eight years before his character was killed off in 1993. He found working on Neighbours "exciting" and it enabled him to provide for his sons, but he noted: "You were a totally replaceable commodity; [the production company] didn't put any value on any of the people appearing in the show." He expanded: "I didn't like it there, they were not nice people. When we decided that we hated each other, the company and me, one of the things the company did was to market everything they could out of us and pay us nothing." Dale and the company (Grundy Television) parted on "bad terms".

After Neighbours, Dale struggled to find work in Australia because he was typecast as Jim Robinson. His only regular sources of income were voice-overs, and publishing magazines about his former show which he "made quite a lot of money out of". He lost most of his profits investing in a failed children's magazine. In 1999, he was cast in the American TV film First Daughter, which was filmed in Australia. After discovering he could perform a convincing American accent, Dale attended the film's premiere, finally moving with his family to the United States permanently in January 2000. Dale, his second wife Tracey, and their then two-year-old son Nick moved into an "awful little flat" in Los Angeles and found an agent. Dale recalled telling his wife in Melbourne that "there's no way this is going to work. But if it does, it proves you can do anything."

Wider success

At the age of 52, he began to revive his career and started taking acting classes, something he had not thought about after being cast in Neighbours. He described his age, unknown status and willingness to work for a relatively low fee as being his main assets for getting work in America. His drama teacher, who he has remained with ever since, told him "that you might want to play great roles, but truth is you will get cast as a specific type. Just work out your type. The others in the class said I was a bit Anthony Hopkins and a bit Sean Connery and that went into my head. I thought if I go for roles those guys would go for I'm more likely to get them." The first role he was offered was a part in a series called Sign of Life, a show about a rock band, which eventually fell through. Dale only received a couple of auditions during his first year in America, but his break came when he was cast as the South African Al Patterson in four episodes of ER. Since then, Dale has been "busier than ever". He has appeared in many television series including guest appearances on The West Wing, Torchwood, The Lone Gunmen, Californication, and The Practice. Many of these have been recurring roles, such as the part of Tom Morrow in JAG and its spin-off NCIS, as well as appearing in three episodes, including the series finale, of The X-Files, playing the "Toothpick Man". He played the recurring role of Vice President of the United States Jim Prescott for seven episodes of the second season of 24, a part which was originally supposed to be a single scene. Dale had recurring roles in the serial Midnight Man and the Australian series Sea Patrol in 2008. He also had recurring parts on Undercovers, Entourage as John Ellis, the fictional owner of Warner Bros., and the British series Moving Wallpaper as a fictional version of himself. He had a recurring role as King George in the series Once Upon a Time, and Emmett in Hot in Cleveland, before joining the main cast of Dominion in 2014, playing General Edward Riesen.

From 2003 to 2010, Dale appeared in his longest running American roles. He starred in the Fox TV series, The O.C. playing Caleb Nichol, a wealthy tycoon. The producers saw that the character had further potential, and made his initially recurring role a regular character in the series. After 35 appearances, Caleb was killed off in the second-season episode "The O.Sea" in 2005. Dale was disappointed that Caleb was written out and described it as a mistake by the production staff. In 2006, Dale was cast in the starring role of Bradford Meade, the owner of Meade Publications in the ABC show Ugly Betty. Although he impressed the producers in his audition, he initially lost the role to a "bigger star". After said star began "causing trouble" and was fired, Dale was given the part. Bradford was killed off during the show's second season. Dale appeared in the second-season finale of Lost, "Live Together, Die Alone", as Charles Widmore, a businessman and leader of the Others. Dale's publicist was initially worried that Widmore (who was an integral part of the show's mystery) would become a starring role, meaning it would be hard for Dale to appear in both Lost and Ugly Betty at the same time. The part became a recurring role, with Dale appearing numerous times between seasons two (2006) and six (2010). He enjoyed the role but often found it difficult due to his character's unclear motivation.

In March 2008, Dale replaced Peter Davison in the lead role of King Arthur in the London West End production of Monty Python's Spamalot at the Palace Theatre. He accepted the role because he was a fan of Monty Python and considered that "life's too short" for him to have turned down a West End part. Although he has seen all of the shows and the other films, Dale had never seen Monty Python and the Holy Grail (from which Spamalot is "lovingly ripped off") and had to buy a copy to prepare for the role. It was not his first experience in musical theatre because he appeared in a 1984 Australian production of Applause, but Dale found the comic timing of the part to be the hardest task. "On stage, the battle is to find all of the humorous moments and not skip over them. [...] There's an art to Python humour and I'm aiming to try and get every single joke just right." He was succeeded in the role by Sanjeev Bhaskar on 23 June 2008.

Dale has also made several film appearances. He appeared as the Romulan Praetor Hiren in Star Trek Nemesis, a part he got after the actor originally cast fell ill, and had small parts in films such as Hollywood Homicide, After the Sunset, and the minor part of General Ross in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Dale said his script for Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was printed on tin foil so it was impossible to replicate, in order to keep the film's plot a secret. He appeared in four films released in 2011: A Little Bit of Heaven, Priest, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, having joined late in the film's production.

Popularity and style

Despite his mainstream success upon his move to America, Dale remained primarily known for his role as Jim Robinson in Neighbours in the United Kingdom and Australia for several years. This was spoofed in a promotional ident for the UK's Channel 4 in 2007 which sees Dale taking part in a mock interview about the sudden upturn in his career, before being accosted by an Australian fan, who recognises him as Jim Robinson. Discussing this association after Ugly Betty's 2007 Golden Globe win, Dale noted: "Every article I read I'm always, 'Ex-soap star Jim Robinson'. Maybe now people will just get to know me as actor Alan Dale." In 2007, Amazon.co.uk reported that they had sold more DVDs of films and television shows featuring Dale than any featuring other ex-Neighbours cast members.

Dale's characters on most of the American television shows he has appeared on have shared similar character traits, which Dale describes as the "go-to powerful guy" role. Following his appearance as Senator Eaton in The Killing in 2011, reviewers commented on his tendency to play powerful, wealthy and mysterious characters in many shows. Maureen Ryan of TV Squad wrote that it was "lovely to see Alan Dale playing a typically Alan Dale-ian character. He's always so great at playing That Sketchy Wealthy Guy With a Hidden Agenda, which he has now played on, I believe, 87 different shows. And he always does it well." Coincidentally, Dale's characters in Neighbours, The O.C. and Ugly Betty have all been killed off by a fatal heart attack. Christopher Rosen of The New York Observer wrote in 2008 that "with his square jaw and seemingly no nonsense attitude, Mr. Dale is the go-to actor when casting directors need a conservative-looking authoritarian. When he comes onto the screen, audiences immediately take him seriously, since he radiates rich, smug and serious. He demands your respect." Rosen says that Dale is "not even...a particularly good actor" but is "fine enough" and "bring[s] a no frills, no gimmicks style to his roles," and "manages to give a consistent performance in every show he appears on."

Jayne Nelson, writing in magazine SFX, named Dale the second most "serial" science-fiction guest star after Mark Sheppard. She wrote: "The thing is, soap-opera origins aside, Dale is always good. Which is why he keeps getting so much work....Dale never lets you down, always (well, usually) summoning up a pitch-perfect accent, too. There's something comforting about his presence on a show, as though the fact he's in it has lent it some weight." In a profile of his work on "cult shows", Ben Rawson-Jones of Digital Spy called Dale an "institution".

Personal life

In 1968, Dale married his girlfriend, Claire. The couple had two children, Simon and Matthew, both of whom are involved in the entertainment industry, Simon as a radio announcer at Kiss 100 and Matthew as a writer, film maker and actor. The marriage ended in divorce in 1979. At the time, Dale lived in Auckland but after the divorce he moved to Sydney with his sons. On 8 April 1990, he married Tracey Pearson, the 1986 Miss Australia, whom he met at the 1986 Australian Grand Prix, when she was 21 and he was 39. Dale described it as "the most appropriate relationship I've ever had." Dale also has two children from this marriage, Daniel and Nick, who "keep him young".

He and his family now live in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles, California and also own property in Australia. Dale sold his holiday home in New Zealand in 2011 for $1.25m. Both of Dale's parents died in 2007, and he regrets not spending enough time with them. Dale describes his life philosophy as being Winston Churchill's quote "Never, never, never give up", and counts Gene Hackman as his "big acting hero".

Theatre

  • Spamalot (2008) – King Arthur
  • Filmography

    Actor
    2017
    Dynasty (TV Series) as
    Joseph Anders / Sanders
    - Filled with Manipulations and Deceptions (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Affairs of State and Affairs of the Heart (2021) - Joseph Anders (credit only)
    - You Vicious, Miserable Liar (2021) - Joseph Anders (credit only)
    - Everything Looks Wonderful, Joseph (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - A Good Marriage in Every Sense (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Stars Make You Smile (2021) - Joseph Anders (credit only)
    - The British Are Coming (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - She Lives in a Showplace Penthouse (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - But I Don't Need Therapy (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Go Rescue Someone Else (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Everything but Facing Reality (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - A Public Forum for Her Lies (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - I Hate to Spoil Your Memories (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Equal Justice for the Rich (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Your Sick and Self-Serving Vendetta (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - The Birthday Party (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - A Little Father-Daughter Chat (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - New Hopes, New Beginnings (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Everybody Loves the Carringtons (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - The Aftermath (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - Vows Are Still Sacred (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - That Unfortunate Dinner (2021) - Joseph Anders
    - My Hangover's Arrived (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - Robin Hood Rescues (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - You Make Being a Priest Sound Like Something Bad (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - She Cancelled- (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - Is the Next Surgery on the House? (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - Up a Tree (2020) - Joseph Anders (credit only)
    - That Wicked Stepmother (2020) - Joseph Anders (credit only)
    - You See Most Things in Terms of Black & White (2020) - Joseph Anders / Sanders
    - Battle Lines (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - A Wound That May Never Heal (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - What Sorrows Are You Drowning? (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - The Caviar, I Trust, Is Not Burned (2020) - Joseph Anders
    - The Sensational Blake Carrington Trial (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Shoot from the Hip (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - A Used Up Memory (2019) - Joseph Anders (credit only)
    - Mother? I'm at la Mirage (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Something Desperate (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Wild Ghost Chase (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Caution Never Won a War (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Guilt Trip to Alaska (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Deception, Jealousy, and Lies (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Thicker Than Money (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - New Lady in Town (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - This Illness of Mine (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Life Is a Masquerade Party (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - How Two-Faced Can You Get? (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Miserably Ungrateful Men (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Motherly Overprotectiveness (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Parisian Legend Has It- (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Even Worms Can Procreate (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Filthy Games (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - The Sight of You (2019) - Joseph Anders (credit only)
    - A Champagne Mood (2019) - Joseph Anders
    - Crazy Lady (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - A Real Instinct for the Jugular (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - A Temporary Infestation (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - That Witch (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Queen of Cups (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Snowflakes in Hell (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - The Butler Did It (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Ship of Vipers (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Twenty-Three Skidoo (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Dead Scratch (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Trashy Little Tramp (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - A Line from the Past (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Use or Be Used (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Don't Con a Con Artist (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Enter Alexis (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Poor Little Rich Girl (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Our Turn Now (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - The Gospel According to Blake Carrington (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Nothing But Trouble (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Promises You Can't Keep (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - I Answer to No Man (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - A Well-Dressed Tarantula (2018) - Joseph Anders
    - Rotten Things (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - The Best Things in Life (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - A Taste of Your Own Medicine (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - I Exist Only for Me (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - Company Slut (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - Private as a Circus (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - Guilt Is for Insecure People (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - Spit It Out (2017) - Joseph Anders
    - I Hardly Recognized You (2017) - Joseph Anders
    2021
    Mass Effect: Legendary Edition (Video Game) as
    Henry Lawson / Captain Aaron Sommers (voice)
    2019
    Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure (TV Series) as
    Vicar
    - Rapunzeltopia (2019) - Vicar (voice)
    1985
    Neighbours (TV Series) as
    Jim Robinson
    2011
    Once Upon a Time (TV Series) as
    King George / Albert Spencer
    - Murder Most Foul (2017) - King George / Albert Spencer
    - Tiny (2013) - King George
    - Child of the Moon (2012) - Albert Spencer
    - Lady of the Lake (2012) - King George / Albert Spencer
    - An Apple Red as Blood (2012) - King George
    - The Stable Boy (2012) - Albert Spencer
    - What Happened to Frederick (2012) - King George
    - 7:15 A.M. (2012) - King George
    - The Shepherd (2011) - King George
    2017
    Tangled: Before Ever After (TV Movie) as
    The Vicar (voice)
    2017
    Homeland (TV Series) as
    President Morse
    - The Return (2017) - President Morse
    2016
    Graves (TV Series) as
    Trevor Lloyd
    - Lions in Winter (2016) - Trevor Lloyd
    2016
    Secret City (TV Series) as
    Prime Minister Martin Toohey
    - The Light on the Hill (2016) - Prime Minister Martin Toohey
    - Ghosts in the Machine (2016) - Prime Minister Martin Toohey
    - Falling Hard (2016) - Prime Minister Martin Toohey
    - Beware the Jabberwock (2016) - Prime Minister Martin Toohey
    - A Donation to the Struggle (2016) - Prime Minister Martin Toohey
    - The Watchers (2016) - Prime Minister Martin Toohey
    2003
    NCIS (TV Series) as
    N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow / Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow / Tom Morrow / ...
    - Return to Sender (2016) - Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow
    - Blast from the Past (2015) - Tom Morrow
    - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2013) - Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow
    - Damned If You Do (2013) - Tom Morrow
    - Revenge (2013) - Tom Morrow
    - Berlin (2013) - Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow
    - Chasing Ghosts (2013) - Homeland Security Director Tom Morrow
    - Kill Ari (Part I) (2005) - N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow
    - Twilight (2005) - N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow
    - Bête Noire (2004) - N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow
    - Enigma (2004) - N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow
    - Marine Down (2003) - N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow
    - Seadog (2003) - N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow
    - Yankee White (2003) - N.C.I.S. Director Tom Morrow
    2016
    CSI: Cyber (TV Series) as
    Richard Margolin
    - Fit-and-Run (2016) - Richard Margolin
    2014
    Dominion (TV Series) as
    General Edward Riesen
    - Sine Deo Nihil (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - House of Sacrifice (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - The Longest Mile Home (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - Lay Thee Before Kings (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - Reap the Whirlwind (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - Son of the Fallen (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - A Bitter Truth (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - The Narrow Gate (2015) - General Edward Riesen
    - Beware Those Closest to You (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    - Ouroboros (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    - Black Eyes Blue (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    - Something Borrowed (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    - The Flood (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    - Broken Places (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    - Godspeed (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    - Pilot (2014) - General Edward Riesen
    2015
    Top Coppers (TV Series) as
    Frank
    - The Passion of the Chris (2015) - Frank (voice)
    - The Escape of Vincent Rust (2015) - Frank (voice)
    - The Twist of the French Nicker (2015) - Frank (voice)
    - The Venom of Doctor Schafer (2015) - Frank (voice)
    - The Girdle of Randall Rogers (2015) - Frank (voice)
    - The Chill of the Cockney Freezer (2015) - Frank
    2015
    Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection (Video) as
    Priest (voice)
    2015
    Entourage as
    John Ellis
    2014
    Grace as
    Father John
    2014
    Captain America: The Winter Soldier as
    Councilman Rockwell
    2013
    Auckland Daze (TV Series) as
    Alan
    - Episode #2.3 (2013) - Alan
    - Episode #2.2 (2013) - Alan
    - Episode #2.1 (2013) - Alan
    2013
    The Mindy Project (TV Series) as
    Alfred
    - Sk8er Man (2013) - Alfred
    2012
    Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) as
    Emmet
    - The Man That Got Away (2013) - Emmet
    - The Proposal (2013) - Emmet
    - What Now, My Love? (2013) - Emmet
    - The Conversation (2013) - Emmet
    - Extras (2013) - Emmet
    - Cleveland Fantasy Con (2013) - Emmet (voice)
    - GILFs (2012) - Emmet
    - Method Man (2012) - Emmet
    2013
    The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (Video Game) as
    Dr. Alan Weir (voice)
    2013
    Body of Proof (TV Series) as
    Emmett Harrington
    - Breakout (2013) - Emmett Harrington
    2012
    Beauty and the Beast: A Dark Tale (TV Movie) as
    Emperor Dorian
    2011
    The Killing (TV Series) as
    Senator Eaton
    - Bulldog (2012) - Senator Eaton
    - Openings (2012) - Senator Eaton
    - Numb (2012) - Senator Eaton
    - What You Have Left (2011) - Senator Eaton
    - A Soundless Echo (2011) - Senator Eaton
    2012
    Unsupervised (TV Series) as
    Sid
    - Jesse Judge Lawncare Incorporated (2012) - Sid (voice)
    2012
    Mass Effect 3 (Video Game) as
    Henry Lawson / Captain Aaron Sommers (voice)
    2012
    House of Lies (TV Series) as
    Jonathan Strauss
    - Microphallus (2012) - Jonathan Strauss
    2012
    Tangled Ever After (Short) as
    Priest (voice)
    2010
    Undercovers (TV Series) as
    James Kelvin
    - The Reason (2012) - James Kelvin
    - Dark Cover (2012) - James Kelvin
    - The Key to It All (2010) - James Kelvin
    - A Night to Forget (2010) - James Kelvin (voice, uncredited)
    - Crashed (2010) - James Kelvin (voice, uncredited)
    2011
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as
    Detective Isaksson
    2011
    Person of Interest (TV Series) as
    Ulrich Kohl
    - Foe (2011) - Ulrich Kohl
    2011
    Happy New Year as
    Bill
    2008
    Entourage (TV Series) as
    John Ellis
    - The End (2011) - John Ellis
    - Tequila Sunrise (2010) - John Ellis
    - Play'n with Fire (2008) - John Ellis
    - First Class Jerk (2008) - John Ellis
    - Gotta Look Up to Get Down (2008) - John Ellis
    2011
    Doomsday Prophecy (TV Movie) as
    General Slate
    2011
    Priest as
    Monsignor Chamberlain
    2011
    Californication (TV Series) as
    Lloyd Alan Philips Jr.
    - The Recused (2011) - Lloyd Alan Philips Jr.
    2011
    A Little Bit of Heaven as
    Dr. Sanders
    2010
    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark as
    Charles Jacoby
    2010
    Burn Notice (TV Series) as
    Ken Bocklage
    - Entry Point (2010) - Ken Bocklage
    2006
    Lost (TV Series) as
    Charles Widmore
    - What They Died For (2010) - Charles Widmore
    - The Candidate (2010) - Charles Widmore
    - Happily Ever After (2010) - Charles Widmore
    - The Package (2010) - Charles Widmore
    - Recon (2010) - Charles Widmore
    - Dr. Linus (2010) - Charles Widmore
    - The Variable (2009) - Charles Widmore
    - Dead Is Dead (2009) - Charles Widmore
    - The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham (2009) - Charles Widmore
    - Jughead (2009) - Charles Widmore
    - Because You Left (2009) - Charles Widmore
    - There's No Place Like Home: Part 3 (2008) - Charles Widmore
    - The Shape of Things to Come (2008) - Charles Widmore
    - The Other Woman (2008) - Charles Widmore
    - The Constant (2008) - Charles Widmore
    - Flashes Before Your Eyes (2007) - Charles Widmore
    - Live Together, Die Alone: Part 1 (2006) - Charles Widmore
    2010
    Important Things with Demetri Martin (TV Series) as
    Mob Boss
    - Attention (2010) - Mob Boss
    2009
    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) as
    Judge Joshua Koehler
    - Liberties (2009) - Judge Joshua Koehler
    2009
    Moving Wallpaper (TV Series) as
    Alan Dale
    - Episode #2.6 (2009) - Alan Dale
    - Episode #2.5 (2009) - Alan Dale (uncredited)
    - Episode #2.4 (2009) - Alan Dale
    - Episode #2.3 (2009) - Alan Dale
    - Episode #2.2 (2009) - Alan Dale
    - Episode #2.1 (2009) - Alan Dale (uncredited)
    2009
    Renaissance (Video short) as
    John
    2009
    Flight of the Conchords (TV Series) as
    Australian Ambassador
    - The Tough Brets (2009) - Australian Ambassador
    2008
    Sea Patrol (TV Series) as
    Ray Walsman
    - Soldiers of Fortune (2008) - Ray Walsman
    - Friends Close, Enemies Closer (2008) - Ray Walsman
    - A Brilliant Career (2008) - Ray Walsman
    - Shadow Line (2008) - Ray Walsman
    - Fortune Favours (2008) - Ray Walsman
    - The Dogs of War (2008) - Ray Walsman
    2008
    Midnight Man (TV Mini Series) as
    Donald Hagan
    - Part 3 (2008) - Donald Hagan
    - Part 1 (2008) - Donald Hagan
    2008
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as
    General Ross
    2008
    Torchwood (TV Series) as
    Copley
    - Reset (2008) - Copley
    2006
    Ugly Betty (TV Series) as
    Bradford Meade
    - Bananas for Betty (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Giving up the Ghost (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - I See Me, I.C.U. (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - A Nice Day for a Posh Wedding (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Something Wicked This Way Comes (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - A League of Their Own (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Grin and Bear It (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Betty's Wait Problem (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Family/Affair (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - How Betty Got Her Grieve Back (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - East Side Story (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - A Tree Grows in Guadalajara (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Secretaries Day (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Petra-Gate (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Punch Out (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Don't Ask, Don't Tell (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Icing on the Cake (2007) - Bradford Meade (credit only)
    - Derailed (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Brothers (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - I'm Coming Out (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - In or Out (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Sofia's Choice (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Swag (2007) - Bradford Meade
    - Fake Plastic Snow (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - Lose the Boss? (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - Four Thanksgivings and a Funeral (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - After Hours (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - Trust, Lust and Must (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - The Lyin', the Watch and the Wardrobe (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - Fey's Sleigh Ride (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - Queens for a Day (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - The Box and the Bunny (2006) - Bradford Meade
    - Pilot (2006) - Bradford Meade
    2006
    24: The Game (Video Game) as
    Vice President Jim Prescott (voice)
    2005
    Bow (TV Movie)
    2005
    Yakuza (Video Game) as
    Masaru Sera (English version, voice)
    2005
    E-Ring (TV Series) as
    Raymond Metcalf
    - Cemetary Wind: Part 2 (2005) - Raymond Metcalf
    - Cemetary Wind: Part 1 (2005) - Raymond Metcalf
    - Toy Soldiers (2005) - Raymond Metcalf
    2003
    The O.C. (TV Series) as
    Caleb Nichol
    - The Dearly Beloved (2005) - Caleb Nichol (credit only)
    - The O.Sea (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Showdown (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The O.C. Confidential (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Rager (2005) - Caleb Nichol (credit only)
    - The Risky Business (2005) - Caleb Nichol (credit only)
    - The Brothers Grim (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Blaze of Glory (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Mallpisode (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Rainy Day Women (2005) - Caleb Nichol (credit only)
    - The Father Knows Best (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Lonely Hearts Club (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Second Chance (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Accomplice (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Ex-Factor (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Power of Love (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Family Ties (2005) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Chrismukkah That Almost Wasn't (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The SnO.C. (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The New Era (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The New Kids on the Block (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Way We Were (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Distance (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Ties That Bind (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Strip (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Shower (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Proposal (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The L.A. (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Goodbye Girl (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Telenovela (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Truth (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Rivals (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Links (2004) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Best Chrismukkah Ever (2003) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Homecoming (2003) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Perfect Couple (2003) - Caleb Nichol
    - The Girlfriend (2003) - Caleb Nichol
    2004
    EverQuest II (Video Game) as
    Dawson Magnificent / Generic High Elf (voice)
    2004
    After the Sunset as
    Security Chief
    2004
    Straight Eye: The Movie (Short) as
    Kelly's Dad
    2003
    24 (TV Series) as
    Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 3: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2004) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 2: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2003) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 2: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. (2003) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 2: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2003) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 2: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. (2003) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 2: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2003) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 2: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. (2003) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    - Day 2: 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2003) - Vice President Jim Prescott
    2004
    Crossing Jordan (TV Series) as
    Carl Logan
    - Slam Dunk (2004) - Carl Logan
    2003
    Rent Control (TV Movie) as
    George
    2003
    CSI: Miami (TV Series) as
    Canadian Consul General Dubay
    - Blood Brothers (2003) - Canadian Consul General Dubay
    2003
    Hollywood Homicide as
    Commander Preston
    2002
    The West Wing (TV Series) as
    Secretary of Commerce Mitch Bryce
    - Twenty Five (2003) - Secretary of Commerce Mitch Bryce
    - 20 Hours in America: Part I (2002) - Secretary of Commerce Mitch Bryce
    2003
    JAG (TV Series) as
    Tom Morrow
    - Meltdown (2003) - Tom Morrow
    - Ice Queen (2003) - Tom Morrow
    2003
    The Extreme Team as
    Richard Knowles
    2002
    The Practice (TV Series) as
    Judge Robert Brenford
    - Silent Partners (2002) - Judge Robert Brenford
    - The Good Fight (2002) - Judge Robert Brenford
    2002
    Star Trek: Nemesis as
    Praetor Hiren
    2002
    American Dreams (TV Series) as
    Captain Andrews
    - Soldier Boy (2002) - Captain Andrews
    2002
    X-Men: Next Dimension (Video Game) as
    Beast / Dr. Hank McCoy (voice)
    2002
    The X-Files (TV Series) as
    Toothpick Man
    - The Truth (2002) - Toothpick Man
    - Providence (2002) - Toothpick Man
    - Provenance (2002) - Toothpick Man
    2001
    Signs of Life (TV Series) as
    Clive
    - Pilot (2001) - Clive
    2001
    Philly (TV Series) as
    Bruce Frohman
    - Loving Sons (2001) - Bruce Frohman
    2001
    The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) as
    Michael Wilhelm
    - Eine Kleine Frohike (2001) - Michael Wilhelm
    2000
    ER (TV Series) as
    Al Patterson
    - Rock, Paper, Scissors (2001) - Al Patterson
    - The Dance We Do (2000) - Al Patterson
    - The Visit (2000) - Al Patterson
    2000
    The Lost World (TV Series) as
    Phelan
    - The Chosen One (2000) - Phelan
    1999
    First Daughter (TV Movie) as
    Daly
    1999
    Alien Cargo (TV Movie) as
    Eichhorn, Explorer Dolphin
    1997
    State Coroner (TV Series) as
    Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - Watershed (1998) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - Days of Reckoning II (1998) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - Days of Reckoning (1998) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - 'Till Death Do Us Part (1997) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - Conflict of Interest (1997) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - Coming to Grief (1997) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - A Bit of Asthma (1997) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    - Starting with a Bang (1997) - Atty. Gen. Dudley Mills
    1997
    Blue Heelers (TV Series) as
    Rod Wright
    - Off the Air (1997) - Rod Wright
    1997
    Breaking News (TV Series) as
    Dave
    - Dick on the Line (1997) - Dave
    1997
    Flipper (TV Series) as
    Eddie Walsh
    - Beach Music (1997) - Eddie Walsh
    1995
    Plainclothes (TV Series) as
    Sen Sgt Mitch Mitchell
    1995
    Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series) as
    Colonial Governor Borman
    - Pilot (1995) - Colonial Governor Borman
    1994
    Time Trax (TV Series) as
    Mr. Bergdorf
    - The Crash (1994) - Mr. Bergdorf
    1994
    Janus (TV Series) as
    Richard Issacs
    - Malice Aforethought (1994) - Richard Issacs
    1989
    Houseboat Horror (Video) as
    Evans
    1987
    The Far Country (TV Mini Series) as
    Dave Marshall
    - Episode #1.2 (1987) - Dave Marshall
    - Episode #1.1 (1987) - Dave Marshall
    1985
    Possession (TV Series) as
    Danny
    - Episode dated 5 June 1985 (1985) - Danny
    - Episode dated 30 May 1985 (1985) - Danny
    - Episode dated 22 March 1985 (1985) - Danny
    1979
    The Young Doctors (TV Series) as
    John Forrest
    1982
    The Applicant (Short)
    1978
    Radio Waves (TV Series) as
    Jack Delamore
    Miscellaneous
    2011
    Your Highness (additional voices)
    Self
    2010
    Loose Women (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #26.21 (2021) - Self
    - Episode #15.4 (2010) - Self
    2013
    Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic (TV Movie documentary) as
    Self - Narrator (voice)
    2013
    Home & Family (TV Series) as
    Self - Guest
    - Episode dated 13 February 2013 (2013) - Self - Guest
    2010
    Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Aloha to Lost (2010) - Self
    2009
    Alan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #1.10 (2009) - Self
    2009
    Big Night In (TV Special) as
    Self
    2008
    TV Burp (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #7.8 (2008) - Self
    2008
    Happy Hour (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #2.8 (2008) - Self
    2008
    The Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 29 February 2008 (2008) - Self
    2008
    Torchwood Declassified (TV Series documentary) as
    Self
    - Animal Pharm (2008) - Self
    2008
    Richard & Judy (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 12 February 2008 (2008) - Self
    2007
    The 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards (TV Special) as
    Self - Presenter
    2007
    Becoming Ugly: A New Face for Television (Video short) as
    Self
    2007
    13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) as
    Self - Nominee
    2007
    The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) as
    Self
    2006
    The 11th Annual Satellite Awards (TV Special) as
    Self
    2004
    The O.C.: A Day in the Life (TV Movie documentary) as
    Self / Caleb Nichol
    2004
    On-Air with Ryan Seacrest (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 3 May 2004 (2004) - Self
    2003
    Pure 24 (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #1.23 (2003) - Self
    - Episode #1.18 (2003) - Self
    2003
    24: Access All Areas (TV Movie documentary) as
    Self
    1996
    Edmund Rice: The Quiet Revolutionary (Documentary short) as
    Narrator
    1995
    Neighbours: A 10th Anniversary Celebration (Video documentary) as
    Self / Jim Robinson
    1994
    The Big Breakfast (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode dated 2 March 1994 (1994) - Self (voice)
    1989
    A Tribute to Neighbours: Celebrating 1000 Episodes (TV Movie documentary) as
    Self / Jim Robinson
    1988
    Wogan (TV Series) as
    Self
    - Episode #9.70 (1989) - Self
    - Wogan with Sue Lawley (1988) - Self
    1988
    The Royal Variety Performance 1988 (TV Special) as
    Jim Robinson
    1962
    The Tonight Show (TV Series) as
    Self - Comedian
    - Episode #1.58 (1962) - Self - Comedian
    Archive Footage
    1992
    Neighbours (TV Series) as
    Jim Robinson
    - Episode #1.8903 (2022) - Jim Robinson (uncredited)
    - Episode #1.7573 (2017) - Jim Robinson (uncredited)
    - Friends for Twenty Years (2005) - Jim Robinson (uncredited)
    - Episode #1.2965 (1997) - Jim Robinson (uncredited)
    - Episode #1.1600 (1992) - Jim Robinson
    2022
    Studio 10 (TV Series) as
    Jim Robinson
    - Episode dated 10 June 2022 (2022) - Jim Robinson
    2019
    Top of the Pops: The Story of 1988 (TV Movie documentary) as
    Jim (uncredited)
    2018
    Reel Stories (TV Series) as
    Jim
    - Kylie Minogue (2018) - Jim (uncredited)
    2015
    Gogglebox (TV Series) as
    Jim Robinson
    - Episode #5.5 (2015) - Jim Robinson
    2013
    Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) as
    Emmet
    - Look Who's Hot Now (2013) - Emmet
    2009
    Lost: A Journey in Time (TV Movie) as
    Charles Widmore (uncredited)
    2009
    Lost: The Story of the Oceanic 6 (TV Movie) as
    Charles Widmore (uncredited)
    2009
    Lost: Destiny Calls (TV Movie documentary) as
    Charles Widmore (uncredited)
    2008
    'Neighbours' on Five (TV Movie documentary) as
    Jim Robinson (uncredited)
    2007
    The Beautiful World of Ugly Betty (TV Movie) as
    Bradford Meade
    2007
    The Beauty of Ugly Betty (TV Movie) as
    Bradford Meade

    References

    Alan Dale Wikipedia