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Xander Berkeley

Full / Real Name: Alexander Harper Berkeley
Born: 16 December 1955 (65 years old)
Gender: Male

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Xander Berkeley is an American actor best known to television audiences for his starring role as George Mason, the head of the Counter Terrorist Unit, on the action drama series 24, from 2001-2003.

He also starred as Percy in the action thriller television series Nikita, from 2010-2012.

He made his film debut in the 1981 movie Mommie Dearest, with Faye Dunaway. The movie was an adaptation from the book by Joan Crawford's adopted daughter.

He went on to appear in such notable films as A Few Good Men, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Air Force One, Shanghai Noon, Apollo 13, Amistad, The Grifters, The Rock, Leaving Las Vegas, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Internal Affairs, Gattaca and Heat.

He has also had a plethora of TV parts, including appearances in The X-Files, ER and Miami Vice. He also made an appearance in The A-Team, in 1984.

The New York native also spent a decade acting off-Broadway and in regional theatre, performing classic American works as well as those of Shakespeare.

24 wasn't the first time-related high-concept project that Xander was involved with. In 2000 he had a lead role in Timecode, directed by Mike Figgis. The movie was shot 15 times over two weeks, each time in a continual take, and is shown with a choice of four simultaneous frames on the screen.

Xander's profile was raised by his performance as CTU Director George Mason in 24. After being shot by Jack Bauer with a tranquilizer gun in the first episode, his character went on to become one of the best-known in the series.

Xander is also an accomplished painter and sculptor. He is married to actress Sarah Clarke, who played Nina Myers in 24.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Col. Jonathan Foster

Col. Jonathan Foster

George Mason

George Mason

Police Commissioner

Police Commissioner

Liam McLean

Dr. Bankroft

A.D.A. Rex Swarthmore

Maurice

Det. Hyde

Sheriff Rory Atwater

Sheriff Rory Atwater

Detective Wilson

Christopher Hawks

Rudy Mohr

John Smith

Maitre D'/Movie Star/Melvin

Charles Monroe

Clay Pollack

George Pagolis

Jeremiah Rains

Jeremiah Rains

Marine

Mitchell Slocombe

Tommy Lowell

Bailey

Scalper

Percy

Percy

Dan Kowalski

Taxi Driver

Paul Fisk

Eric Fromby

Baker

Lieutenant Wilson

The Man

Detective Curt Landry

Tom

Sheriff McAllister

Sheriff McAllister

Terry McCammon

Octopaganini

Harry Kellogg

Gregory

Gregory

Franklin Hollis

Dr. Hodge

'Sarge' Harold Estes

Isaac Henley

Ronnie 'Dogstick' Brannigan


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