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Gale Hansen

Memorable as the beatnik wannabe Charlie "Nuwanda" Dalton in 1989's Dead Poet's Society; Minneapolis born, Seattle raised Gale is a combo of German, Jewish, Russian, American Indian. Currently working as a Creative Exec at a Film Finance Co in Beverly Hills, Gale's [only] wife Eva Quiroz appeared [as "Brunette at the bar"] with him in the 1990 ... See full bio »


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Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society Charlie Dalton
Zelig Freshman #1
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 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Perfect Record (1998) ... Security Guard
 1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Arnold Wynn / Jason Bayer Saxon
- Murder of the Month Club (1994) ... Arnold Wynn / Jason Bayer Saxon
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
Samuel 'Stroke' Dexter
- See You in September (1993) ... Samuel 'Stroke' Dexter
- The Jessica File (1993) ... Samuel 'Stroke' Dexter
- Howie Farr Is Too Far (1993) ... Samuel 'Stroke' Dexter
- Educating David (1993) ... Samuel 'Stroke' Dexter
- Greenwich Mean Time (1993) ... Samuel 'Stroke' Dexter
 1992 Double Vision (TV Movie)
 1992 The Finest Hour
Dean Mazzoli
 1991 Under Surveillance
Joel Pierson
 1990 Shaking the Tree
 1989 Dead Poets Society
Charlie Dalton
 1983 Zelig
Freshman #1
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  Safe and Sound (co-producer) (pre-production)

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Gale's nickname derives from his oldest son Jasper's nickname, "Jazz," when Jasper's friends and classmates would call him "Jazz daddy." His younger son, Caleb, refuses nicknames on principle but allows Gale to call him "Sonnyboy.". See more »



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