Actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist 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 appeared in over 200 episodes of television building his career early on with guest star roles on ER, Bones, The Drew Carey Show, Moesha, Courting Alex, Judging Amy, Women’s Murder Club, 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, Disney, and Warner Brothers, among others.
Dale recently Executive Produced the critically acclaimed “THE FINAL WISH” starring Michael Welch (Twilight) and Horror icons Lin Shaye and Tony Todd. “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. For more on Superstition, visit www.SuperstitionMovies.com.
Dale 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.
Dale was instrumental in launching Unite4:Humanity – an annual awards and gala that celebrates philanthropy and acts of kindness. U4:H launched unite4:good foundation that has contributed over $50 million to support over 100 charities around the world.
Honorees and special guests of Dale’s events have included President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Robert DeNiro, 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.
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 Mickey Mouse Club.
Dale 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.
During #MMC30, Dale and AITCF treated kids from its Project:NOW Service Learning program to a Disney World experience as a reward for their extraordinary work. For a recap on #MMC30, please visit: www.MickeyMouseClubReunion.com
Always In The Club Foundation is fiscally sponsored by Godboldo’s International Arts & Philanthropy Foundation (IAPF). IAPF 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 a world-class 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. It benefitted Godboldo’s Project:NOW initiative, along with other outstanding organizations supporting education, feeding hungry children, and fighting sex trafficking.
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.
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, and is a lifelong member of Jack and Jill of America.