• Nathan Dales is a Canadian actor best known for his portrayal of Daryl in the comedy series “Letterkenny”
• He graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2007
• He has appeared in movies such as "Goon: Last of the Enforcers" and "The Broken Hearts Gallery", as well as TV series such as "Tower Prep" and "Fringe"
• He has been in a relationship with film producer and director Jasper Savage since 2016
• As of December 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $200,000
Who is Nathan Dales?
Nathan Dales was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; although he’s kept his birthdate hidden from the media’s attention, it is believed that he was born in 1985 according to the date he graduated from college – his zodiac sign is said to be Gemini and he holds Canadian nationality. Nathan is an actor who might be known best for his portrayal of Daryl in the comedy series “Letterkenny”, created by Jared Keeso and Jacob Tierney, and which stars Jared Keeso, Nathan and Michelle Mylett. It has been airing since 2016, and follows several people living in a small town – the series is very popular and has won 13 awards, and been nominated for 30 others.
Early life and education
Nathan is quite secretive when it comes to his family, and hasn’t shared any details concerning any siblings and parents, but it’s believed that both his parents were theatre actors.
Nathan became interested in acting while attending elementary school, and practiced with his school’s drama club. He appeared in many plays performed at the school, and then joined his high school’s drama club and continued appearing in plays, while he could also have been seen on stage at a local theatre. Nathan was interested in various other things including playing soccer and running track, then upon matriculation in 2003, he moved to Los Angeles in California USA, and enrolled at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts’ Theatre School, from which he graduated in 2007.
Roles in movies
Nathan started by appearing in stage plays such as “The Brig”, and after being praised for his performances, he was invited to make his debut film appearance in the 2009 short comedy “Tucker”, which follows a teenage mother trying to raise her child on her own.
The year 2013 saw Nathan appear in several short films. His first role was in the comedy “A Couple of Jays Fans: The Early Going”, which he wrote and starred in alongside Caitlin Das, and he then appeared in another comedy “Letterkenny Problems” alongside Jared Keeso and K. Trevor Wilson – the other short films in which he appeared in 2013 were “The Produce Stand” and the comedy “Hockey Players”.
If you haven’t already watched the new season of #Letterkenny,
I suggest you grab a good buddy and some puppers and check it out on @CraveCanada in Canada and on @Hulu in the USA.
It’s pee in your pants funny. Bring a spare pair of pants. pic.twitter.com/cOtCKFMisa
— Nathan Dales (@summernate) January 2, 2020
The year 2017 saw him play Petr in the sports comedy “Goon: Last of the Enforcers”, written and directed by Jay Baruchel and which starred Seann William Scott, Alison Pill and Marc-Andre Grondin – it’s about a hockey player who starts considering retirement after a new player wants to become the next top enforcer.
Nathan’s most recent role in a film has been in the 2020 romantic comedy “The Broken Hearts Gallery”, written and directed by Natalie Krinsky and which starred Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery – it follows a woman who, after breaking up with her boyfriend, decides to open a gallery in which people would leave objects related to their past relationships.
Roles in TV series
Nathan made his debut TV series appearance in 2010, when he played The Security Monitor in six episodes of the fantasy mystery drama “Tower Prep”, created by Paul Dini, and which starred Drew Van Acker, Ryan Pinkston and Elise Gatien – the series follows a teenager as he wakes up at a preparatory high school without knowing how he got there. It won one award and was nominated for two others.
The following years saw Nathan appear in single episodes of various series, such as the critically acclaimed science fiction mystery “Fringe”, the crime drama “King & Maxwell”, and the crime comedy drama “iZombie”. In 2015, he was invited to appear in the episode “I Like to Watch” of the crime comedy “Backstrom”, and in the same year was cast as Seth and Oskar in the episodes “Brother’s Keeper” and “The Prisoner” of the fantasy horror series “Supernatural”.
2017 saw Nathan star as Agent Shamansky in all four episodes of the mini-series “The Indian Detective”, created by Smita Bhide and Frank Spotnitz, and which also starred Russell Peters and Anupam Kher – the series follows a Canadian police officer, as he investigates a murder while spending time with his father in India.
Nathan also voiced Young Daryl in the 2019 animated comedy “Littlekenny”, which depicts how the main characters of the series got to know each other.
Awards and nominations
In 2014, Nathan was nominated for a Leo Award for Best Performance by a Male in a Web Series for “Letterkenny Problems”, and in 2017, he was nominated for another Leo Award for Best Performance or Host in a Music, Comedy or Variety Program or Series for “Letterkenny”.
He was also nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series for “Letterkenny”.
Love life and wife
Nathan is quite secretive when it comes to his love life, but it’s known that he has been dating Jasper Savage since 2016, while some people believe that he made her his wife sometime in 2020.
Nathan and Jasper met on the set of a movie, as she is a film producer and director – she has been credited with producing and directing two 2018 short films: “Jessica Jessica” and “Nobody’s Home: Art d’Ecco”.
Jasper has also been credited with working in the camera and electrical department of 25 movies and TV series, some of which include “The Adventures of Napkin Man!”, “Inhuman Conditions” and “New Eden”.
Neither of the two have talked about any other people they might have dated before meeting one another, and as the rumors concerning them marrying haven’t been confirmed, Nathan is in a relationship as of December 2020, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Nathan is interested in comedy, and during his teenage years thought about becoming a stand-up comedian, as his idol was the late Robin Williams – he occasionally goes to stand-up comedy bars, and has performed a couple of times himself.
He is a fan of baseball and cheers for the Toronto Blue Jays, while he has had an opportunity to watch several of their games live at the stadium.
Nathan’s favorite foods are pizza and bananas, while his favorite beverage is beer.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Tom Hanks, Jim Carrey and Julia Roberts, and a couple of his favorite movies are “The Terminal”, “Yes Man” and “Notting Hill”.
Age, height and net worth
Nathan is around 35 years old. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) and he weighs around 150lbs (68kgs).
As of December 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $200,000.