Alan Dale

Biography: Alan Dale was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, where, at the young age of 12, he started appearing in his parents' amateur theater group.

After school, he moved to Auckland. He married at twenty-one to a woman named Claire, with whom he had two children. Soon afterwards, he got a job as a radio announcer. In 1979, at age 31, he got divorced and moved to Sydney, Australia to further his career as an actor. Ten days after arriving, he landed his first television role in The Young Doctors. After three years playing Dr. John Forest, he went on to star in the Australian soap, Neighbours as Jim Robinson for eight years. In 1990, at the age of 43, he married former Miss Autralia, Tracey Pearson. After his eight year role in Neighbours ended, he and his wife moved to Los Angeles. Since then Alan has starred in a large number of U.S. television programs, including ER, Navy NCIS, The X Files, The O.C. and The Practice, as well as movies such as Star Trek: Nemesis and X-Men.
Alan Dale was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, where, at the young age of 12, he started appearing in his parents' amateur theater group.

After school, he moved to Auckland. He married at twenty-one to a woman named Claire, with whom he had two children. Soon afterwards, he got a job as a radio announcer.

In 1979, at age 31, he got divorced and moved to Sydney, Australia to further his career as an actor. Ten days after arriving, he landed his first television role in The Young Doctors. After three years playing Dr. John Forest, he went on to star in the Australian soap, Neighbours as Jim Robinson for eight years. In 1990, at the age of 43, he married former Miss Autralia, Tracey Pearson.

After his eight year role in Neighbours ended, he and his wife moved to Los Angeles. Since then Alan has starred in a large number of U.S. television programs, including ER, Navy NCIS, The X Files, The O.C. and The Practice, as well as movies such as Star Trek: Nemesis and X-Men.

Two of his children, Simon & Matthew are very famous like their parents. Matthew is a writer, musician and, like his father, an actor. He spends his time in both Melbourne and Los Angeles. Simon Dale, another of his sons, is a radio announcer in the United Kingdom.
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Alan Dale's Scores

Average career score: 73
Highest Metascore: 88 24: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 47 Dominion: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
12 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Dominion: Season 2 Jul 9, 2015 General Edward Riesen 8.6
tbd NCIS: Season 12 Sep 23, 2014 Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow 6.4
47 Dominion: Season 1 Jun 19, 2014 General Edward Riesen 8.1
tbd NCIS: Season 11 Sep 24, 2013 Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow 6.7
tbd Hot in Cleveland: Season 4 Nov 28, 2012 Emmet Lawson tbd
tbd Once Upon a Time: Season 2 Sep 30, 2012 District Attorney Albert Spencer/King George 7.6
tbd NCIS: Season 10 Sep 25, 2012 Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow 7.8
66 Once Upon a Time: Season 1 Oct 23, 2011 District Attorney Albert Spencer/King George / King George 7.8
tbd Lost: Season 6 Feb 2, 2010 Charles Widmore 8.3
78 Lost: Season 5 Jan 21, 2009 Charles Widmore 8.6
70 Entourage: Season 5 Sep 7, 2008 John Ellis 8.7
87 Lost: Season 4 Jan 31, 2008 Charles Widmore 8.6
tbd Ugly Betty: Season 2 Sep 27, 2007 Bradford Meade 7.6
tbd Lost: Season 3 Oct 4, 2006 Charles Widmore 8.9
75 Ugly Betty: Season 1 Sep 28, 2006 Bradford Meade 8.3
tbd Lost: Season 2 Sep 21, 2005 Charles Widmore 9.1
tbd NCIS: Season 3 Sep 20, 2005 NCIS Director Tom Morrow 7.9
tbd The O.C.: Season 2 Nov 4, 2004 Caleb Nichol (Season 2) / Caleb Nichol 5.4
tbd NCIS: Season 2 Sep 28, 2004 NCIS Director Tom Morrow 8.0
86 Lost: Season 1 Sep 22, 2004 Charles Widmore 9.2
72 24: Season 3 Oct 28, 2003 Vice President Jim Prescott 8.7
51 NCIS: Season 1 Sep 23, 2003 Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow / NCIS Director Tom Morrow 8.0
67 The O.C.: Season 1 Aug 5, 2003 Caleb Nichol 6.5
83 24: Season 2 Oct 29, 2002 Vice President Jim Prescott 8.8
88 24: Season 1 Nov 6, 2001 Vice President Jim Prescott 8.8