Alan Dale

Alan Dale has signed on for a recurring role on NBC's Undercovers, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

The 63-year-old actor will play James Kelvin, the boss of Shaw (Gerald McRaney) and the man responsible for bringing Steven and Samantha Bloom back to the CIA. Although the couple were told they were recruited to rescue Leo Nash, the real reason involves elements from the Blooms' past in which Kelvin is interested.

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He will make his first appearance in Episode 11, but viewers will begin hearing his voice in episode 8.

Dale is best known for his work on Lost, Ugly Betty and The O.C. He most recently guest-starred on Burn Notice.