Xander Berkeley


Date Of Birth

December 16, 1955


Born on December 16, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, Xander Berkeley is an actor best known for his role as George Mason on the series 24. While he was born in New York, he spent most of his life in New Jersey. He attended Hampshire College and worked in the theaters at the five college system which Hampshire was part of. He also worked in the Regional and Repertory Theaters in addition to Off Broadway while he was in New York. He appeared in a production of Early Dark, and was spotted by an agent who encouraged him to move out west.

Berkeley started off playing minor roles in 1981, with appearances in Remington Steele, Miami Vice, and Moonlighting. Much later, he also appeared on The X-Files, CSI, ER, 24, and law and Order. As for the big screen, he counts North Country, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Gattaca, The Rock, Air Force One, Spawn, Amistad, and Timecode as his credentials.

In 2001, he bagged a recurring spot as George Mason, head of the Counter Terrorist Unit on the hit series 24. His character was killed off in season 2. In 2009, he was cast on the NBC sci-fi series Day One, which follows apartment residents who survive an unknown worldwide catastrophe.
From 2010 to 2012, he starred on The CW's Nikita as the villain Percy. The following year, he was seen on Being Human, Longmire, NTSF:SD:SUV and Louder than Words. At present, he is part of the cast of the WGN series Salem.

Place of Birth

Brooklyn, New York

Birth Name

Alexander Harper Berkeley



Fun Facts

He is married to his 24 co-star Sarah Clarke.

He is an accomplished painter, sculptor, and make-up artist.

He designed his own makeup on 24 when his character was suffering from radiation sickness.


2014 Justified (TV Series)
2014 Salem (TV Series)
2013 Live at the Foxes Den
2008-2013 The Mentalist (TV Series)
2013/II Louder Than Words
2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
2013 Beware the Batman (TV Series)
2013 Longmire (TV Series)
2013 Being Human (TV Series)
2012 Tales of Everyday Magic
2010-2012 The Booth at the End (TV Series)
2010-2012 Nikita (TV Series)
2012 Entanglement (TV Movie)
2011 Five (TV Movie)
2011 Seeking Justice
2011 The Gadfly (Short)
2011 Inside (TV Series)
2011 Girl Walks Into a Bar
2010 The Death of Socrates
2010 Faster
2010 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (TV Series)
2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold - The Videogame (Video Game)
2010 Bedrooms
2010 Three Rivers (TV Series)
2010 Below the Beltway
2010 Kick-Ass
2010 Day One (TV Series)
2010 Luster
2010 Night and Day (TV Movie)
2009 Path Lights (Short)
2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (Video)
2009 Repo Chick
2009 The Closer (TV Series)
2009 The Consultants
2009 Year One
2009 The Postcard (Short)
2009 Cook County
2009 Women in Trouble
2008-2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series)
2009 Medium (TV Series)
2009 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
2009/I Sparks (Short)
2009 Inside the Box (TV Movie)
2008 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
2008 Wainy Days (TV Series)
2008 Jericho (TV Series)
2008 The Toe Tactic
2008/I Taken
2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
2007 Alibi (TV Movie)
2007 Bones (TV Series)
2007 Standoff (TV Series)
2007 Fracture
2007 The Batman (TV Series)
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
2006 Seraphim Falls
2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
2006 Out There
2006 The Garage
2006 Magma: Volcanic Disaster (TV Movie)
2006 Women in Law (TV Series)
2004-2005 Teen Titans (TV Series)
2005 North Country
2005/II Standing Still
2005 Deepwater
2005 Drop Dead Sexy
2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
2003-2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
2004 The Last Full Measure (Short)
2004 In Enemy Hands
2004 Human Error
2003 The Stranger (Short)
2003/II The Third Date (Short)
2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
2003 Spider-Man (TV Series)
2003 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
2001-2003 24 (TV Series)
2003 Freelancer (Video Game)
2003 Quicksand
2002 The Court (TV Series)
2001 Justice League (TV Series)
2001 Going to California (TV Series)
2001 The Man from Elysian Fields
2001 China: The Panda Adventure
2001 Storytelling
2001 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
2001 Wolf Lake (TV Series)
2000 Shanghai Noon
2000 Timecode
1999 The Cherry Orchard
1999 Rocket Power (TV Series)
1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
1999 Spawn 3: Ultimate Battle (Video)
1999 Universal Soldier: The Return
1999 NetForce (TV Movie)
1998 The Truth About Juliet
1998 ER (TV Series)
1998 Winchell (TV Movie)
1998 Phoenix
1998 Three (TV Series)
1997 Eating Las Vegas (Short)
1997 Breast Men (TV Movie)
1997 Amistad
1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series)
1994-1997 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
1996-1997 Life with Louie (TV Series)
1997 Players (TV Series)
1997 Superman (TV Series)
1997 Gattaca
1997 Johnny Bravo (TV Series)
1997 One Night Stand
1997 Air Force One
1997 Spawn (TV Series)
1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
1997 The Killing Jar
1997 High Incident (TV Series)
1997 Women: Stories of Passion (TV Series)
1996 I'd Lie for You and That's the Truth (TV Movie)
1996 Persons Unknown
1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie)
1996 For Hope (TV Movie)
1996 The Tick (TV Series)
1996 Mighty Ducks (TV Series)
1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie)
1996 Driven
1996 Bulletproof
1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
1996 Within the Rock (TV Movie)
1996 The Rock
1995-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
1996 Barb Wire
1996 A Family Thing
1996 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
1996 A Kidnapping in the Family (TV Movie)
1996 Poison Ivy II
1995 The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (Short)
1995 Heat
1995 Pointman (TV Series)
1995 Partners (TV Series)
1995 Leaving Las Vegas
1995 Apollo 13
1995 Safe
1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
1994 Good Advice (TV Series)
1994 Roswell (TV Movie)
1994 Caroline at Midnight
1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Movie)
1993 The X-Files (TV Series)
1993 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
1993 Donato and Daughter (TV Movie)
1993 It's Nothing Personal (TV Movie)
1992 A Few Good Men
1992 Deadly Matrimony (TV Movie)
1992 Candyman
1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
1992 A Private Matter (TV Movie)
1991 For the Boys
1991 Billy Bathgate
1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
1991 Murder in High Places (TV Movie)
1991 Super Force (TV Series)
1991 Not of This World (TV Movie)
1991 Dillinger (TV Movie)
1990 The Rookie
1990 Grand (TV Series)
1990 The Grifters
1990 Short Time
1990 The Guardian
1990 The Last of the Finest
1990 The Assassin
1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
1990 The Gumshoe Kid
1990 Internal Affairs
1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys
1989 L.A. Takedown (TV Movie)
1987-1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
1988 Deadly Dreams
1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
1988 J.J. Starbuck (TV Series)
1988 Tapeheads
1988 The Lawless Land
1987 Walker
1987 The Verne Miller Story
1986 Omega Syndrome
1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
1986 Sid and Nancy
1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
1986 Straight to Hell
1985 Volunteers
1983-1984 The A-Team (TV Series)
1984 V (TV Series)
1984 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
1984 Riptide (TV Series)
1983 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
1983 The Renegades (TV Series)
1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
1982 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
1982 Tag: The Assassination Game
1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
1982 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
1981 Open All Night (TV Series)
1981 Fire on the Mountain (TV Movie)
1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
1981 Mommie Dearest




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