Ian Anthony Dale

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Ian Anthony Dale
Born (1978-07-03) July 3, 1978 (age 36)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Years active 2002-present

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

Life and career[edit]

Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, he attended college in Winona, Minnesota at St. Mary's University, Minnesota where he studied stage and theatre, and then onto 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.


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 reprised 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 roles are on Hawaii Five-0 as Adam Noshimuri and Murder in the First as Jim Koto.


Year Film Role Notes
2004 Mr 3000 Fukuda
2007 The Bucket List Instructor
2009 The Hangover Chow's #1
Lollipops Detective Jones
2009 Tekken Kazuya Mishima
Flying Lessons Lance
2010 Mortal Kombat: Rebirth Hanzo Hasashi/Scorpion
2011–2013 Mortal Kombat: Legacy
2015 Mortal Kombat
Year Series Role Notes
2002 Fastlane Jackson Yu 1 episode
2003 Angel Drugged Vamp #3 1 episode
JAG Lance Corporal Brad Owens 1 episode
2004 Las Vegas Jonathan Tam 1 episode
Hawaii Lieutenant Robertson 1 episode
Second Time Around Sam Chang 1 episode
Charmed Avatar Gamma 5 episodes
2005 North Shore Garrett Haynes 1 episode
Surface Davis Lee Main cast
2006 Day Break Detective Christopher Choi
Criminal Minds Lt. Detective Owen Kim 2 episodes
2007 Without a Trace David Kwon 1 episode
Bones Commander James Adams 1 episode
24 Zhou 2 episodes
Cold Case Ray Takahashi 1 episode
2009 CSI: NY Ellis Park 1 episode
Dollhouse Jack Dunston
CSI: Miami Evan Wilcox 1 episode
2010 Trauma Andy Wu 1 episode
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Lon Rose 1 episode
The Event Agent Simon Lee Main cast
2011 Burn Notice Xavier 1 episode
2011– Hawaii Five-0 Adam Noshimuri 13 episodes
2012 Doc McStuffins Squekers
The Mentalist Nathaniel Kim 1 episode
Emily Owens, M.D. Dr. Kyle Putnam
2013 American Horror Story: Coven Scientist 1 episode
2014 Murder in the First Jim Koto
Hart of Dixie Henry Dalton[2]
Video Games
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Sleeping Dogs Ricky Wong
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Multiplayer Voices


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