Ian Anthony Dale
Ian Anthony Dale (born July 3, 1978) is an American actor who has a main role as Adam Noshimuri, ex-husband of former main character Kono Kalakaua, on Hawaii Five-0. Other notable roles include Deputy Secretary of Defense Harris Edwards on Salvation, Simon Lee on The Event, Davis Lee on Surface, Avatar Gamma on Charmed and Kazuya Mishima in Tekken. He has also appeared on shows such as Las Vegas, JAG, Day Break, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Criminal Minds; in 2007, he appeared in 24 as the minor character Zhou.
Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Dale attended Cretin-Derham Hall High School where he was a standout baseball player and also first discovered acting. His father Jack Dale, who is of English and French descent, played ice hockey for the Minnesota Golden Gophers and made the national team for the 1968 Winter Olympics. His mother is Japanese and immigrated from Kobe to the United States as a teenager.
Dale attended St. Mary's University in Winona, Minnesota where he studied stage and theatre and then moved to Madison, Wisconsin, graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. During his first several years in Los Angeles, he worked as a carpenter building sets to make ends meet while taking acting classes and auditioning for roles.