Gen. Edward Riesen

Alan Dale

General Edward Riesen led humanity in the Extermination War twenty-five years ago, and helped found the city of Vega. A paragon of strength and duty, Riesen helped build Vega, and imposed a class system as a way to keep order and ensure the city's survival. For years her served as Lord of the City, until a health crisis and dangerous secrets (he was keeping his dead ex-wife, now possessed by an angel, as a secret hostage) forced him to leave Vega. 

About Alan Dale

Born and raised in New Zealand, Alan Dale began his acting career in Australia. On American television he has played regular roles on The OC and Ugly Betty, as well as recurring and guest starring roles on Lost, 24, NCIS, Entourage, The Killing and Once Upon a Time. On the big screen, he has appeared in the feature films Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal SkullThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Star Trek: Nemesis, Grace and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.  

Alan is also known to many for his role in the West End production of Spamalot.

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