Dale Godboldo is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and 30-year veteran of entertainment both in front of and behind the camera.
In front of the camera, Dale played Dream Team attorney Carl E. Douglas on Ryan Murphy's FX TV series, The People V. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which won the Emmy, Golden Globe, NAACP Image, Critics Choice and BAFTA awards for Best Limited Series. Dale began on the 90’s Mickey Mouse Club alongside Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake, Keri Russell, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. He continued his career appearing in over 130 episodes of television and a dozen films including NCIS, Netflix’s Unbelievable, Marvel/FOX's The Gifted, Colony, Bones, The Sum of All Fears, the Brad Pitt produced Year of the Dog, Lakeview Terrace, Fame and Marvel's Thor.
Behind the camera, Dale has structured the distribution and financing for numerous entertainment related projects with both major studios and independent production companies. Dale is currently Producing "Shut Out" - a documentary on the Negro Baseball Leagues narrated by Oscar-winner Louis Gossett, Jr., and globally broadcasted events at Disney World and with Greg Reid's Secret Knock. Dale is also producing projects for social impact including "Be Great!" and "#Emerge." Additional projects include SUPERSTITION branded franchises by the creator of "Final Destination." "Superstition: The Final Wish" is currently on Showtime.
Dale is a strong proponent of socially conscious business and sustainable development efforts. Since 2011, he has led the Advisory Council as co-founder of the Arts, Hearts & Philanthropy initiative - a coalition of artists, academics and socially conscious entrepreneurs working to move humanity forward by bridging ideas, organizations and influential individuals who are passionate about making a better future for our children.
The Advisory Council's work has supported thousands of entrepreneurs and hundreds of charities by sponsoring events with Richard Branson, Dalai Lama, Diddy, James Cameron, Charlize Theron, Stephen Hawking, Matthew McConaughey, Ashton Kutcher, Tai Lopez, Jack Canfield, John Travolta, Halle Berry, Anthony Mackie, Quincy Jones, John Paul DeJoria, Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and hundreds of world-class speakers.
Awareness campaigns and fundraising efforts have supported dozens of organizations including THORN, Feed A Billion, Just Keep Livin, Quincy Jones Foundation, Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, Give Kids The World, MusiCares, Brave Of Heart Fund, My Life My Power, onePULSE Foundation, United Intentions Foundation, and The Jenesse Project, among others.
Dale was instrumental in launching the Unite4:Humanity Awards which helped contribute over $50 million dollars to outstanding non-profits around the world through the unite4:good foundation. The inaugural event was sponsored by Gillette and Variety Magazine, and featured Martin Scorsese, Alicia Keys, Robert DeNiro, Eva Longoria, Forest Whitaker, President Bill Clinton, and Selena Gomez, among others. Dale then founded Always In The Club Foundation (AITCF) and its MMC'89 Initiative to promote diversity & inclusion as exemplified by The 'All New' Mickey Mouse Club. AITCF also launched the Project:NOW education initiative with help from Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
Dale grew up in Plano, TX and was a member of Jack and Jill of America. He later became a founding member in Chelsea Clinton's CGI LEAD program dedicated to mentoring the next generation of leaders.
Dale was honored by the Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals for his service to community and currently works closely with the World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship through his World Summit, LLC alongside like-minded, socially conscious entrepreneurs.
Dale recently guest starred in episode 5 of HBO Max's "Perry Mason" starring Matthew Rhys, Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Tatiana Maslany and John Lithgow. The role spotlighted the racial injustices rampant in 1930's America.