Tanc Sade

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Tanc Sade
Born (1980-07-28) July 28, 1980 (age 33)
Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Actor, director, writer, producer

Tanc Sade is an Australian actor, writer and director. Sade worked in several theater productions in Australia before landing a recurring role on Gilmore Girls in 2005. Sade founded Five Island Films in 2009 as a vehicle to launch his short films.

Sade ("The Mentalist," "Gilmore Girls") is currently playing the lead role of Alec Holester in "Matador". The new action series, from executive producers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman ("Sleepy Hollow," "Fringe") is set to debut July, 2014 on Robert Rodriguez's new cable network and is composed of 13 hour-long episodes.

Before moving to the United States he had an active role in Australian theater as the Artistic Director for Ricochet Working Productions, where in the past he had written, produced, directed and performed in several theater productions.

In 2012 Sade broke the Australian National Dynamic Freediving record by swimming 218m(715')on a single breath of air. He was later crowned Australian National champion of the same year.

In 2013 Sade broke the Australian National Dynamic- No fins record with a swim of 177m (581').

He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Career[edit]

Tanc Sade ("The Mentalist," "Gilmore Girls") is currently playing the lead role of Alec Holester in "Matador". The new action series, from executive producers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman ("Sleepy Hollow," "Fringe") is set to debut July, 2014 on Robert Rodriguez's new cable network and is composed of 13 hour-long episodes.

Sade's character in Gilmore Girls, Finn, was written specifically for Sade because the series creators liked him so much and wanted him on the show.[citation needed]

Sade recently starred opposite Nicolas Cage in the movie "Stolen" and has appeared on The Mentalist, "Body Of Proof", 90210 and previously starred in both CSI: Miami and CSI: NY. He also wrote and directed "Flowers and Weeds" starring Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe winner, Terence Stamp, and music from Academy Award winner Glen Hansard.

In 2008, Sade worked on Channel Nine's TV series, "The Strip".

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Code 2 George
2007 Sex and Death 101 Beta
2007 After Sex Freddy
2008 Flowers and Weeds Joshua Short
Also director, writer and producer.
2011 Queen of Hearts Westie Short
2012 Not That Funny Tyler
2012 Stolen Pete

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Young Lions Steve Uncredited
1 episode ("The City and the Taxi Driver")
2002 Don't Blame Me Nigel 1 episode ("Liar Liar")
2003 White Collar Blue Karl Baumann 1 episode ("Episode #1.18")
2004-2006 Gilmore Girls Finn 14 episodes
2007 CSI: Miami Jason Billings 1 episode ("Kill Switch")
2007 CSI: NY Zamir Duka 1 episode ("The Deep")
2008 90210 Tom Marino 1 episode ("Model Behavior")
2008 The Strip Terry McCready 1 episode ("Stolen Yacht")
2010 The Mentalist Ed Harrington 1 episode ("Red All Over")
2012 Body of Proof Teddy Gorman 1 episode ("Occupational Hazards")
2014 Matador Alec Holester Series Regular

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