Mark Dacascos

26 Feb 1964


Mark Alan Dacascos (born February 26, 1964) is an American actor and martial artist. He won numerous karate and various styles of kung fu championships between the ages of 7 and 18. Beginning in January 2005, Dacascos has portrayed "the Chairman" on Food Network's television series Iron Chef America. This role was previously played by Takeshi Kaga in the original Japanese Iron Chef, and Dacascos' character is presented as Kaga's nephew, though the actors are not related. Dacascos went on to continue the role in Iron Chef Australia. His other roles include: Eric Draven in The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, Eubulon, the Advent Master, on Kamen Rider Dragon Knight, the lead role of "Mani" in the French film Brotherhood of the Wolf and the lead role of "Crying Freeman" in the film of the same name. Dacascos competed in season 9 of Dancing with the Stars. His partner was So You Think You Can Dance finalist Lacey Schwimmer. The pair was eliminated in the 7th episode. On November 2, 2010, CBS announced Dacascos was cast to reprise the role of Steve McGarrett's arch-nemesis, Wo Fat, in the modern remake of Hawaii Five-0.


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Filmography (25 titles)

Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Zero)
Genre: Romance, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Daniel Counter)
(movie, 2017)
···The Perfect Bride
Genre: Romance, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Daniel Counter)
(movie, 2014)
···Beyond the Game
Genre: Action
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···The Extendables
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Writer)
(movie, 2010)
···Action Hero
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Writer)
(movie, 2010)
···Sultanin Sirri
Genre: Action
Role: Actor
(movie, 2008)
···Alien Agent
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Rykker)
(movie, 2007)
···Code Name: The Cleaner
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Eric Hauck)
(movie, 2006)
···The Hunt for Eagle One
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Matt Daniels)
(movie, 2006)
···Only the Brave
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Steve 'Zaki' Senzaki)
(movie, 2006)
···Solar Strike
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lucas Foster)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Action, History, War
Role: Actor (as Sharish)
(movie, 2003)
···Cradle 2 the Grave
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Yao Ling)
(movie, 2001)
···Le Pacte des loups
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Action, History
Role: Actor (as Mani)
(movie, 1999)
···The Base
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Maj. John Murphy · Cpl. John Dalton)
(movie, 1998)
···Boogie Boy
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jesse Page)
(movie, 1998)
···No Code of Conduct
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Paul DeLucca)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as The Trocia)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Toby Wong)
(movie, 1996)
···The Island of Dr. Moreau
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lo-Mai)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michael Bishop)
(movie, 1995)
···Crying Freeman
Genre: Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Yo Hinomura · Freeman)
(movie, 1994)
···Double Dragon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Jimmy Lee)
(movie, 1993)
···Only the Strong
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Louis Stevens)