Dale Dye

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Dale Dye was born Oct. 8, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He graduated as a cadet officer from Missouri Military Academy, but there was no money for college, so he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in January 1964. He served in Vietnam in 1965 and 1967 through 1970, surviving 31 major combat operations. He emerged from Southeast Asia with ... See full bio »

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Known For

Mission: Impossible Frank Barnes
Platoon Captain Harris
Knight and Day Frank Jenkins
Casualties of War Capt. Hill


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  A Man of Two Worlds (pre-production)
General Mills
  Citizen Soldiers (pre-production)
Lieutenant-General Courtney Hodges
  Stupid Cupid (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Cmdr. Hardy
  The Visitants (pre-production)
Sheriff Greenwell
 2019 The Last Full Measure
Senator Holt
 2016 Sniper: Special Ops
 2016 Range 15
The President
 2015/I Blue
Mr. Phelps
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue (Video Game)
Cabbie (voice)
 2014 The Purge: Anarchy
New Founding Father
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
Cabbie (voice)
 2013 August: Osage County
Radio Announcer
 2011-2013 Falling Skies (TV Series)
Porter / Jim Porter
- Journey to Xibalba (2013) ... Porter
- At All Costs (2013) ... Porter
- Collateral Damage (2013) ... Porter
- On Thin Ice (2013) ... Porter
- A More Perfect Union (2012) ... Porter
 2011 Larry Crowne
 2011 Naked Run
 2005-2010 Entourage (TV Series)
Stunt Coordinator / Firearms Instructor / Scuba Instructor
- Stunted (2010) ... Stunt Coordinator
- Good Morning Saigon (2005) ... Firearms Instructor
- Oh, Mandy (2005) ... Scuba Instructor
 2010 Knight and Day
Frank Jenkins
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series)
Al Wasserlauf '10
- Free Love (2010) ... Al Wasserlauf '10
 2007 Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway (Video Game)
Colonel Robert Sink (voice)
 2007 Chuck (TV Series)
General Stanfield
- Pilot (2007) ... General Stanfield
 2007 The Loop (TV Series)
Ralph Somkin
- The Stranger (2007) ... Ralph Somkin
 2007 Resurrecting the Champ
Erik 'The Wow Man' Kernan Sr. (voice)
 2007 Music Within
General (as Dale A. Dye)
 2006 Commander in Chief (TV Series)
General Peter Allyson
- Unfinished Business (2006) ... General Peter Allyson
- Happy Birthday, Madam President (2006) ... General Peter Allyson
- The Price You Pay (2006) ... General Peter Allyson
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Sergeant Burn
- And Here's Mike with the Weather (2006) ... Sergeant Burn
 2005 Battlefield 2: Modern Combat (Video Game)
Lt. Colonel 'Bob' Scott (voice, uncredited)
 2005 The Great Raid
General Kreuger
 2005 Medal of Honor: European Assault (Video Game)
OSS Handler / MP Narrator (voice, as Captain Dale Dye)
 2004 Alexander
Macedonian Veteran at Hyphasis Speech (uncredited)
 1999-2004 Rocket Power (TV Series short)
Lieutenant Tice Ryan
- Missile Crisis/Falsely Alarmed (2004) ... Lieutenant Tice Ryan (voice)
- A Rocket X-mas (2003) ... Lieutenant Tice Ryan (voice)
- Cinco de Twisto/Saving Lt. Ryan (2003) ... Lieutenant Tice Ryan (voice)
- Major Scrummage/Snow Bounders (2002) ... Lieutenant Tice Ryan (voice)
- The Lingos/Shack Attack (2002) ... Lieutenant Tice Ryan (voice)
 2003 Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (Video Game)
Jack 'Gunny' Lauton (voice, as Capt. Dale Dye)
 2003 Missing Brendan
General Temekin
 2003 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (TV Movie)
SWAT Lieutenant
 2002 Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (Video Game)
Narration in Training (voice)
 2002 Rocket Power: Race Across New Zealand (TV Movie)
Lt. Tice Ryan (voice)
 2001 Spy Game
Commander Wiley - Rescue Sequence
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini Series)
Col. Robert F. Sink
- Points (2001) ... Col. Robert F. Sink
- Why We Fight (2001) ... Col. Robert F. Sink
- The Last Patrol (2001) ... Col. Robert F. Sink
- The Breaking Point (2001) ... Col. Robert F. Sink
- Bastogne (2001) ... Col. Robert F. Sink
 2000 Rules of Engagement
General Perry
 2000 The Others (TV Series)
Capt. Ken Radley
- Souls on Board (2000) ... Capt. Ken Radley
 1999 Medal of Honor (Video Game)
Opening Movie Narrator (voice)
 1999 Table for One
Vernon Harpwood
 1999/I Mutiny (TV Movie)
 1999 Air America (TV Series)
Captain Gage
- The Court-Martial of Rio Arnett (1999) ... Captain Gage
 1995-1998 JAG (TV Series)
Col. Bill Cobb / Sergeant Major Hollis
- Mr. Rabb Goes to Washington (1998) ... Col. Bill Cobb
- Desert Son (1995) ... Sergeant Major Hollis
 1998 Seven Days (TV Series)
General Cole
- Doppleganger: Part 1 (1998) ... General Cole
 1998 Saving Private Ryan
War Department Colonel
 1997 Rough Riders (TV Mini Series)
Col. Leonard Wood
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Col. Leonard Wood
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Col. Leonard Wood
 1997 Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (TV Movie)
Captain Halsey Lang
 1997 Starship Troopers
General (as Dale A. Dye)
 1997 Trial and Error
Dr. Stone
 1996 Within the Rock (TV Movie)
General Hurst
 1996 Mission: Impossible
Frank Barnes
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
First Engineer
 1996 Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series)
Major Jack Colquitt
- Who Monitors the Birds? (1996) ... Major Jack Colquitt
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Captain Garza
 1995 Outbreak
Colonel Briggs
 1994 The Puppet Masters
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Dale Wrigley
 1994 Blue Sky
Col. Mike Anwalt
 1994 Endangered
Ricky (deputy Jogger)
 1994 Guarding Tess
Charles Ivy
 1993 Cover Story
 1993 Heaven & Earth
 1992 Under Siege
Captain Garza (as Dale A. Dye)
 1992 Raven (TV Series)
Colonel Paul David Mackay
- Is Someone Crazy in Here or Is It Me (1992) ... Colonel Paul David Mackay
 1992 Dead on: Relentless II (Video)
Captain Rivers
 1991 JFK
General Y
 1991 Servants of Twilight
Police Officer
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
President Colonel Kenners
- Rest in Pieces (1991) ... President Colonel Kenners
 1990 Kid
 1990 Fire Birds
A.K. McNeil
 1990 Spontaneous Combustion
 1990 The Fourth War
Sergeant Major
 1989 Always
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Infantry Colonel
 1989 The Neon Empire (TV Movie)
Chief Bates
 1989 Casualties of War
Capt. Hill
 1989 The Favorite
French Officer
 1989 84C MoPic
Radio voice (voice)
 1988 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Closed Set (TV Movie)
Assistant Director
 1988 The Beast of War
Helicopter Crew Chief (uncredited)
 1988 Supercarrier (TV Series)
Capt. Henry K. Hank' Madigan (1988)
 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV Mini Series)
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series)
Radio Voices
- The Mine (1987) ... Radio Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1986 Platoon
Captain Harris
 1986 Invaders from Mars
Squad Leader
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(novel) "Platoon" Charter Books, 1986, ISBN 0441670695 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Capt Dale Dye | Capt. Dale A. Dye | Capt. Dale Dye | Captain Dale A. Dye | Captain Dale Dye | Dale A. Dye | Capt. Dale A. Dye USMC Ret. | Capt. Dale Dye USMC Ret. | Dale Dye USMC | Capt. Dale Dye U.S.M.C. [Ret.] | Capt. Dale Dye USMC [Ret.] | Capt. Dale Dye USMC [Ret] | Dale Dye Capt. USMC [Retired] | Capt. Dale Dye USMC [ret.] | Capt. Dale Dye USMC [ret] | Captain Dale Dye United States Marine Corp. {Ret.} | Captain Dale Dye USMC {ret.}


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A great number of the war films I saw, however, didn't match my own experience... The uniforms were pressed, the guys were clean, and they reacted in such a heroic fashion to life in extremes. No matter what Sir Laurence Olivier had to say, it isn't just acting when something is so out of your frame of reference. You have to have an idea of what the truth is. Nobody did. See more »


He's the only actor to appear in all of Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy films: Platoon (1986), Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and Heaven & Earth (1993). See more »


Has constantly worked with film director Oliver Stone See more »


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