Dale Dye

Producer, Screenwriter, Magazine editor
Actor and technical advisor Dale Dye took a circuitous route to a film and TV career--20 years in the Marine Corps. He enlisted as a teenager in 1964, and spent from 1967 to 1970 in Vietnam, where he was wounded in ... Read more »
Born: 10/08/1944 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Actor (58)

Planes: Fire and Rescue 2014 (Movie)

Cabbie (Voice)

The Purge: Anarchy 2014 (Movie)

New Founding Father (Actor)

August: Osage County 2013 (Movie)

Radio Announcer (Actor)

Larry Crowne 2011 (Movie)

Cox (Actor)

Knight and Day 2010 (Movie)

Frank Jenkins (Actor)

Music Within 2007 (Movie)

General (Actor)

Resurrecting the Champ 2007 (Movie)

The Wow Man (Actor)

The Loop 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Commander in Chief 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Great Raid 2005 (Movie)

General Kreuger (Actor)

The Price of Freedom: Making The Great Raid 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Band of Brothers 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spy Game 2001 (Movie)

Commander Wiley (Actor)

Rules of Engagement 2000 (Movie)

General Perry (Actor)

The Others 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

7 Days 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

JAG 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1990 - 1992, 1995 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Operation Delta Force II: Mayday 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Saving Private Ryan 1998 (Movie)

War Department Colonel (Actor)

Starship Troopers 1997 (Movie)

General (Actor)

Trial and Error 1997 (Movie)

Dr Stone (Actor)

Sgt. Bilko 1996 (Movie)

First Engineer (Actor)

Space: Above and Beyond 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Outbreak 1995 (Movie)

Colonel Briggs (Actor)

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory 1995 (Movie)

Col Darza (Actor)

Blue Sky 1994 (Movie)

Colonel Mike Anwalt (Actor)

Cover Story 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

Guarding Tess 1994 (Movie)

Charles Ivy (Actor)

Natural Born Killers 1994 (Movie)

Dale Wrigley (Actor)

The Puppet Masters 1994 (Movie)

Brande (Actor)

Endangered 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Heaven and Earth 1993 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

Sniper 1993 (Movie)

Senior NSC Officer (Actor)

Dean R. Koontz's Servants of Twilight 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Raven 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Under Siege 1992 (Movie)

Captain Garza (Actor)

J.F.K. 1991 (Movie)

General Y (Actor)

Relentless 2: Dead On 1991 (Movie)

Captain Rivers (Actor)

Fire Birds 1990 (Movie)

A K McNeil (Actor)

Kid 1990 (Movie)

Garvey (Actor)

Spontaneous Combustion 1990 (Movie)

General (Actor)

The Fourth War 1990 (Movie)

Sergeant Major (Actor)

Always 1989 (Movie)

Fire Boss (Actor)

Born on the Fourth of July 1989 (Movie)

Infantry Colonel (Actor)

Casualties of War 1989 (Movie)

Captain Hill (Actor)

The Closed Set 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Invaders From Mars 1986 (Movie)

Squad Leader/Dragon Gunner (Actor)

Platoon 1986 (Movie)

Captain Harris (Actor)

A Table For One (TV Show)

Actor

Mission of the Shark (TV Show)

Actor

Mutiny (TV Show)

Actor

Rough Riders (TV Show)

Actor

Supercarrier (TV Show)

Actor

The Neon Empire (TV Show)

Actor

Within the Rock (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (2)

Semper Fi 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Producer

Fire Birds 1990 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)
Writer (1)

Fire Birds 1990 (Movie)

(From Story)
Other (32)

The Pacific 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Advisor

Tropic Thunder 2008 (Movie)

Military Technical Adviser (Advisor)

Music Within 2007 (Movie)

Military Advisor(Philippine) (Advisor)

ER 2005 (Tv Show)

Technical Advisor

The Great Raid 2005 (Movie)

Senior Military Advisor (Advisor)

Alexander 2004 (Movie)

(Second Unit Director)

Alexander 2004 (Movie)

Military Advisor (Advisor)

Rules of Engagement 2000 (Movie)

Military advisor (Advisor)

Tigerland 2000 (Movie)

Military Advisor(Warriors, Inc.) (Advisor)

Saving Private Ryan 1998 (Movie)

military advisor(Captain--retired/USMC) (Advisor)

Small Soldiers 1998 (Movie)

military advisor(Captain--retired/USMC) (Advisor)

The Thin Red Line 1998 (Movie)

assistant military advisor (Technical Advisor)

Starship Troopers 1997 (Movie)

(Technical Advisor)

Sgt. Bilko 1996 (Movie)

military technical advisor (Technical Advisor)

Dead Presidents 1995 (Movie)

military technical advisor(Warriors Inc) (Technical Advisor)

The Walking Dead 1995 (Movie)

military technical advisor(Captain--USMC Retired) (Technical Advisor)

A Low Down Dirty Shame 1994 (Movie)

(Technical Advisor)

Forrest Gump 1994 (Movie)

(Technical Advisor)

Natural Born Killers 1994 (Movie)

(Technical Advisor)

The War 1994 (Movie)

military advisor(Captain US Marine Corps--Retired) (Advisor)

Heaven and Earth 1993 (Movie)

military technical advisor(USMC - Retired) (Technical Advisor)

Sniper 1993 (Movie)

military technical advisor (Technical Advisor)

The Last of the Mohicans 1992 (Movie)

military technical advisor (Technical Advisor)

Cadence 1991 (Movie)

(Technical Advisor)

Dogfight 1991 (Movie)

military consultant (Consultant)

J.F.K. 1991 (Movie)

(Technical Advisor)

Jacob's Ladder 1990 (Movie)

military consultant (Consultant)

The Fourth War 1990 (Movie)

technical consultant(military) (Consultant)

Born on the Fourth of July 1989 (Movie)

(combat) (Technical Advisor)

The Beast 1988 (Movie)

(military) (Technical Advisor)

Invaders From Mars 1986 (Movie)

(Marine Corps) (Technical Advisor)

Platoon 1986 (Movie)

(military) (Technical Advisor)

Biography

Actor and technical advisor Dale Dye took a circuitous route to a film and TV career--20 years in the Marine Corps. He enlisted as a teenager in 1964, and spent from 1967 to 1970 in Vietnam, where he was wounded in action three times, fought in the Tet Offensive and helped evacuate Saigon and Phnom Penh. Dye served with the British Royal Marine Commandos in Norway and Denmark, and saw duty in Beirut in 1982. After mustering out, he was briefly executive editor of SOLDIER OF FORTUNE magazine.

EDUCATION

University of Maryland

Baltimore , Maryland 1981

Missouri Military Academy

Mexico , Missouri
all-male college preparatory boarding school

Milestones

2001

Served as techinical advisor and appeared in the WWII-era HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers"

1998

Served as technical advisor on Steven Spielberg's WWII-era drama "Saving Private Ryan", starring Tom Hanks; also had small role

1997

Acted as military technical advisor on "Starship Troopers"

1994

Reprised role in sequel "Under Siege 2: Dark Territory"

1994

Reteamed with Oliver Stone for a fifth time on "Natural Born Killers"

1994

Served as technical advisor on Robert Zemeckis' Oscar-winner "Forrest Gump", starring Tom Hanks

1993

Fourth collaboration with Stone, "Heaven and Earth"

1992

Had featured role in "Under Seige"

1992

Was military technical advisor on Michael Mann's "The Last of the Mohicans"

1991

Reteamed with Oliver Stone for "JFK"

1990

Debut as producer, also provided story and co-starred in "Fire Birds"

1989

Reunited with Stone as both technical advisor and actor in "Born on the Fourth of July"

1989

First collaboration with Steven Spielberg, acted in "Always"

1988

TV debut (acting only) in series "Supercarrier" (ABC)

1986

Initial collaboration with Oliver Stone, "Platoon"; served as technical advisor and played small role

1986

Film debut (as actor and technical advisor), "Invaders from Mars"

1986

Formed Warriors, Incorporated, a technical advising company (date approximate)

1984

Left Marines, served as editor of SOLDIER OF FORTUNE for one year

1982

Served in Beirut

1967

Served in Vietnam

1964

Enlisted in Marine Corps at age 19 (January)

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