Actor and entrepreneur Dale Godboldo has been working both in front of and behind the camera for over 25 years, and recently starred as ‘Dream Team’ attorney Carl E. Douglas on Ryan Murphy’s “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” – winner of the EMMY, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Critics Choice, and NAACP Image awards.
After completing four seasons on the 90’s “All New Mickey Mouse Club”(alongside Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, and Keri Russell), Dale continued his acting career appearing in a dozen films including Marvel’s “Thor,“ “The Sum of All Fears,“”Fame,“ the Will Smith produced “Lakeview Terrace,“ and the Brad Pitt produced “Year of the Dog.“ Dale has also appeared in over 130 episodes of television, with guest star roles on “ER,” “Bones,“ and Disney’s hit show “Good Luck Charlie,“ and series regular roles opposite Jenny McCarthy on NBC’s “Jenny,“ opposite Kristin Chenoweth on NBC’s “Kristin,“ and 2 seasons opposite Wanda Sykes and Jurnee Smolette on FOX’s “Wanda At Large.“
Dale recently starred in 2018’s Jury Award winning Best of ITV Fest – “88,” and last appeared on television in USA’s Shooter (Executive Produced by Mark Wahlberg), the series premiers of MARVEL/FOX’s The Gifted and BET’s The Comedy Get Down, and in a recurring role on USA’s Colony.
Dale will next be seen guest starring on Netflix’s Unbelievable opposite Emmy award-winning actress Merritt Wever, and in a recurring role as DARIUS in the upcoming series Palomino & Swissy by Adaptive Studios (HBO’s Project Greenlight).
As an entrepreneur, Dale has been responsible for structuring millions of dollars for entertainment related projects, events, and distribution agreements with SONY, Arista, Lionsgate, Warner Brothers, Ingenious Media, The Billboard Awards, and Clearchannel.
As COO of Global Renaissance Entertainment Group, which is joint ventured with the principals of the $2B investment firm Cherokee Investment Partners, Dale is currently Executive Producing the “FLYY GIRL” trilogy of films with Lionsgate/Codeblack and Sanaa Lathan (Produced by Dear White People’s Effie Brown).
Dale also recently Executive Produced “THE FINAL WISH” starring Michael Welch (Twilight) and Horror icons Lin Shaye and Tony Todd, that hits theaters nationwide in 2019. “The Final Wish” is a teaser for Dale’s planned universe of properties exploring superstitions around the world, and was written by the creator of the $650 million FINAL DESTINATION franchise – Jeffrey Reddick. And Dale is currently in Production with Reddick on “SUPERSTITION – THE RULE OF 3’s,“ that explores the superstition that deaths occur in threes.
Dale also owned a record label that released Tony Lucca’s (NBC’s “The Voice”) album “Shotgun” via Warner Elektra Atlantic (supported by Kevin Costner, Ryan Seacrest, JC Chasez, and Justin Timberlake). Dale operates his businesses under the brand, Dale Godboldo Enterprises.
Looking for ways to help the next generation reach their dreams, Dale formed the aptly named Always In The Club Foundation in appreciation of the training and mentorship he received as a young man on the Mouse Club. As part of the Philanthropy United team, Dale has fundraised for Unite4:Humanity and other events with Bill Clinton, Robert DeNiro, James Cameron, Martin Scorsese, Eva Longoria, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Sean Penn, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charlize Theron, and Halle Berry, among others.
Always In The Club Foundation is fiscally sponsored by Godboldo’s International Arts & Philanthropy Foundation (IAPF), which also sponsors Breed Life Foundation. IAPF recently held its first fundraiser at City Summit & Gala featuring honored guests and speakers including Quincy Jones, John Travolta, Halle Berry, Anthony Mackie, Russell Simmons, and billionaire businessman John Paul DeJoria.
IAPF continues to serve as City Gala’s fiscal sponsor/receiver on the weekend of the Oscars, with its sister event, City Summit, as the world’s only socially conscience business acceleration experience held in the days leading up to the Gala. City Summit & Gala 2018’s Honorees and Guest Speakers included Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey and actor/investor/philanthropist, Ashton Kutcher.
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 Amwayand Unite4:Good, and hosted by The Good Wife’s Chris Noth.
Dale was also founding member of CGI LEAD alongside Chelsea Clinton and other accomplished young industry professionals, who are committed to the work of Clinton Foundation and mentoring the next generation of leaders.
Other charitable activities have included fundraising for Kids In The Spotlight, volunteering for anti-bullying organization, Stand For The Silent, and serving as a judge for Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition, where millions of dollars in scholarships have been raised to send outstanding young ladies to college.
Dale has been honored by the Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals for his work in the community, is a founding board advisor for the official Jamaica Film Festival, and is a lifelong member of Jack and Jill of America.