Early life

Godboldo was born in DallasTexas.

Career

He started his career on Disney’s All New Mickey Mouse Club and appeared in guest roles on Moesha and had a recurring role on the short-lived UPN series Goode Behavior.[when?]

He made his film debut in the 1999 film Dirt Merchant, followed by roles in ER and Promised Land. In 1999, he co-starred in another short-lived UPN series Shasta McNasty.[2] After the series was canceled in 2000, Goldboldo had a role on the NBC series Kristin, starring Kristin Chenoweth. In 2003, he portrayed Keith Townsend on the Fox sitcom Wanda at Large. Since its cancellation in 2003, he has guest starred on Courting AlexCommander in Chief, and Women’s Murder Club. Godboldo played Cooper in the short-lived show Jenny that starred Jenny MaCarthy and George Hamilton. In 2008, he had a role in the thriller Lakeview Terrace, starring Samuel L. Jackson. He starred as lawyer Carl E. Douglas in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.[3]

Philanthropy

Godboldo has fundraised for a wide range of efforts including education and arts training, gender equality, early childhood development, the eradication of poverty, ending human trafficking, feeding the homeless, promoting good health and well-being, economic empowerment through entrepreneurship training, and the facilitation of live organ transplants to save lives. Beneficiaries have included THORN, Feed A Billion, INROADS, Clinton Foundation, Just Keep Livin Foundation, Quincy Jones Foundation, Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, Breed Life, Child Liberation Foundation, My Life My Power, Firelife Foundation, and The Jenesse Project, among many others.[citation needed]

Honorees and special guests of Godboldo’s events have included President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Robert De Niro, James Cameron, Matthew McConaughey, Diddy, Richard Branson, John Travolta, Quincy Jones, Martin Scorsese, Eva Longoria, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Sean Penn, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charlize Theron, and Halle Berry, among others.[citation needed]

Godboldo currently executive produces Unite4: Humanity as President of ARG Media, and operates his businesses under the brand, Dale Godboldo Enterprises.[citation needed]

Godboldo formed the Always In The Club Foundation in appreciation of the training and mentorship he received as a young man on the Mickey Mouse Club.[4]

Godboldo recently executive produced #MMC30 – The ‘All-New’ Mickey Mouse Club Cast Reunion & 30th Anniversary Celebration at Walt Disney Resort benefitting Always In The Club, and Central Florida’s onePULSE Foundation and Give Kids The World Village.[5]

With help from President Bill Clinton, Godboldo launched Project:NOW – a non-profit initiative that rapidly addresses the educational needs of at-risk youth in America. Its first fundraiser was held in New York with George W. Bush on September 24, 2014. The evening was sponsored by Amway and Unite4:Good, and hosted by The Good Wife’s Chris Noth.[citation needed]

Filmography

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
1999Dirt MerchantZeke the Geek
Cold HeartsConnor
2000The Young UnknownsFranklin
2001FiretrapVincent
2002The Sum of All FearsRudy
Random Shooting in L.A.Todd
New SuitPower Agent #1
2003Timecop 2: The Berlin DecisionTech #1Direct-to-DVD release
2007Year of the DogDon
2008Lakeview TerraceDale
2009FameMusic Executive
2011ThorAgent Garrett
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1991-1996The All-New Mickey Mouse ClubHimselfSeasons 4-7
1996MoeshaDonny1 episode
1996–1997Goode BehaviorEric4 episodes
1997Mad About YouProfessor Tomassi’s Student1 episode
JennyCooperRecurring
1998Smart GuyVictor1 episode
1999Caroline in the CityHairbrush Guy1 episode
ERHiltzik1 episode
Promised LandNolan Edwards1 episode
1999–2000Shasta McNastyRandyMain
2001KristinTyrique KimbroughRecurring
The Drew Carey ShowGerard1 episode
2002Judging AmyRichie Cunningham1 episode
2003Wanda at LargeKeith Michael TownsendRecurring
2004Method & RedKeith Debeetham1 episode
2006Courting AlexMark/Big Dog2 episodes
Commander in Chief1 episode
2007Women’s Murder ClubLogan Young1 episode
2009BonesDr. Jonah Amayo1 episode
2016The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime StoryCarl E. DouglasRecurring
My Thai LifeMr. DarrenPre-production

References

  1. ^ “Birthdays 5 July”. Malta Independent. July 5, 2017. p. 21. Actor Dale Godboldo is 42
  2. ^ “Black Stars on New Fall Shows”Jet. No. October 4, 1999. Johnson Publishing Company. 4 October 1999. p. 63.
  3. ^ “Dale Godboldo”Dale Godboldo. Retrieved 2020-05-07.
  4. ^ “Always In the Club Foundation”International Arts & Philanthropy. 2019-12-18. Retrieved 2020-10-16.
  5. ^ “About #MMC30”#MMC30. Retrieved 2020-10-16.

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