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Daniel Luke Bess (born October 8, 1977; age 46) played Rick Allen on 24.

Biography and career[]

Daniel Bess was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to a professor and a publisher. He attended high school on the island, and continued studying arts there. After that, he acted in New York theater before moving to Los Angeles.

Through his career, Bess has acted in several TV shows and films. He had roles in shows like Numb3rs with Peter MacNicol, CSI: Las Vegas with Nestor Serrano, CSI: Miami with Mark Aiken, and Firefly with Richard Burgi, Gregory Itzin and Gina Torres. He also had small roles in the films Not Another Teen Movie with Mia Kirshner and in Munich with Brian Goodman.

In 2012, Bess had a supporting role in Last Resort, with Cas Anvar, Nazneen Contractor, and Michael Gaston.

Role on 24[]

Bess played the role of Rick Allen on 24. Rick was one of the teenagers that kidnapped Kim Bauer and her friend Janet during the first episodes of Season 1. He appeared in a total of 18 episodes, and was credited as a guest star.

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • Snatched (2017)
  • Munich (2005)
  • Constellation (2005)
  • Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

Television appearances

  • SEAL Team (2018)
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2016)
  • iZombie (2015)
  • The Crazy Ones (2014)
  • Last Resort (2012-2013)
  • Femme Fatales (2011)
  • Numb3rs (2009)
  • CSI: Miami (2006)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2005)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2005)
  • JAG (2002)
  • ER (2002)
  • Firefly (2002)
  • Law & Order: Special Victim's Unit (1999)

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