Ian Anthony Dale

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Ian Anthony Dale
Born(1978-07-03) July 3, 1978 (age 35)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
 
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Ian Anthony Dale
Born(1978-07-03) July 3, 1978 (age 35)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.

Ian Anthony Dale (born July 3, 1978) is an Asian-American actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, he attended college in Madison, Wisconsin. He is of Japanese, French and English descent. Dale previously portrayed Simon Lee on The Event, and was previously known for playing Davis Lee on Surface and his recurring role on Charmed as Avatar Gamma. He has also appeared on shows such as Las Vegas, JAG, Day Break, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Minds, in 2007 he appeared in 24 as the minor character Zhou and is well known for playing Kazuya Mishima in Tekken.

Movies[edit]

In 2004, Dale appeared in the film Mr. 3000 as "Fukuda", alongside Bernie Mac, Angela Bassett and Chris Noth. His next movie role was in 2007's The Bucket List as an instructor to Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman's characters in one of the scenes. He followed that up with a minor part in The Hangover in 2009, and did the independent film Lollipops in the same year.

In 2010, he starred in the Tekken movie as Kazuya Mishima and in Flying Lessons.

That same year, Dale portrayed Scorpion in the short film of Mortal Kombat: Rebirth on YouTube.[1] The film paved way for a web series, Mortal Kombat: Legacy, in which Dale reprised his role. He reprise his role in the second season.

TV series[edit]

Dale had his first television break on a 2002 episode of Fastlane. Since then he has appeared in episodes of Angel, JAG, Las Vegas, Charmed, 24, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Minds, Dollhouse and Cold Case.

Major television roles have included recurring character Davis Lee on Surface, and Detective Christopher Choi on Day Break. Both series were only broadcast for one season and did not return for a second.

Dale was a series regular in the NBC drama series The Event, which premiered in Fall 2010. The series has since been cancelled.

His most recent recurring role is on "Hawaii Five-0" as Adam Noshimuri.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
2004Mr 3000Fukuda
2007The Bucket ListInstructor
2009The HangoverChow's #1
LollipopsDetective Jones
2009TekkenKazuya Mishima
Flying LessonsLance
2010Mortal Kombat: RebirthHanzo Hasashi/Scorpion
2011—2013Mortal Kombat: Legacy
2014Mortal Kombat
Television
YearSeriesRoleNotes
2002FastlaneJackson Yu1 episode
2003AngelDrugged Vamp #31 episode
JAGLance Corporal Brad Owens1 episode
2004Las VegasJonathan Tam1 episode
HawaiiLieutenant Robertson1 episode
Second Time AroundSam Chang1 episode
CharmedAvatar Gamma5 episodes
2005North ShoreGarrett Haynes1 episode
SurfaceDavis LeeMain cast
2006Day BreakDetective Christopher Choi
Criminal MindsLt. Detective Owen Kim2 episodes
2007Without a TraceDavid Kwon1 episode
BonesCommander James Adams1 episode
24Zhou2 episodes
Cold CaseRay Takahashi1 episode
2009CSI: NYEllis Park1 episode
DollhouseJack Dunston
CSI: MiamiEvan Wilcox1 episode
2010TraumaAndy Wu1 episode
CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationLon Rose1 episode
The EventAgent Simon LeeMain cast
2011Burn NoticeXavier1 episode
2011—Hawaii Five-0Adam Noshimuri13 episodes
2012Doc McStuffinsSquekers
2012The MentalistNathaniel Kim1 episode
2012Emily Owens, M.D.Dr.Kyle Putnam
2013American Horror Story: CovenScientist1 episode
2014Murder in the FirstJim Koto
Video Game
YearFilmRoleNotes
2012Sleeping DogsRicky Wong
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIMultiplayer Voices

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