There are few character actors out there that look capable of both long division and of delivering a vicious head-butt. This week's subject, James Badge Dale, is one of those character actors. Best known for playing a varied assortment of cops, sheriffs, state troopers, security specialists, soldiers and CIA contractors, Dale imbues all his characters with a physicality, intelligence and vulnerability rarely seen these days. Whether it's a military scientist in Spectral, a beleaguered police chief in Hold the Dark, an undercover cop turned militiaman in The Standoff at Sparrow Creek or a traumatised cipher in The Empty Man, Dale always delivers a remarkably layered performance no matter the project.
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