Dale Raoul has just concluded her run as powerhouse Maxine Fortenberry on seven seasons of HBO’s hit series True Blood. She currently plays Andrea Grinnell on Stephen King’s Under The Dome on CBS.
A veteran character actress of stage and screen and one of Montana’s finest exports, Dale began her professional career at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. She went on to perform in many regional theaters, including the Indiana Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, New Mexico Repertory Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Odyssey Theatre and the Cast Theatre. She received a Drama-Logue Award for her work in Steaming at the Ivy Substation.
Dale has appeared in over fifty film and television productions since her screen debut on Murder She Wrote. Her TV guest appearances include playing Ronnie, Pam’s replacement on The Office, Grey’s Anatomy, The Middle, Monday Mornings, Royal Pains, a recurring role on Mister Sterling, Ross’ Dutch neighbor on Friends, Six Feet Under, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Nash Bridges, Murder One, Partners, Party of Five, NYPD Blue, Civil Wars, Seinfeld, Morton & Hayes, Designing Women and L.A. Law.
Her film appearances include Seven Pounds with Will Smith, The Mexican with Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts, The Pretty One, Forfeit, Save the Mavericks, Beautiful directed by Sally Field, Blast from the Past (in which she ages twenty-five years as ‘Mom’), Out to Sea with Jack Lemmon, The Lawnmower Man, and most recently James Franco’s The Labyrinth.
Dale has been married to Emmy award-winning lighting designer Ray Thompson for over twenty-five years. They live on a hill in Los Angeles with two Bichons and Katie the dog of unknown pedigree.
For a full list of credits, click here. You can also find Dale at DaleRaoul.com.