Dante Basco - Rotten Tomatoes

Dante Basco

Highest Rated:   74% The Debut (2000)
Lowest Rated:   13% Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
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Birthplace:   Pittsburg, California, USA
In his early years, he was part of the Streat Freaks breakdancing crew. When he got into acting, he started taking on minor roles in television. He later starred in Steven Spielberg's 1991 classic Hook with Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman. Basco achieved a cult status with his role as "Rufio," the charismatic stripe-haired leader of the Lost Boys. Since then he had a recurring role as Marco in Moesha, appeared in But I'm a Cheerleader (1999) and has starred in The Debut (2000). More recently, he has provided the voices for Prince Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender and Jake Long in American Dragon: Jake Long. He starred as Ramos in the 2006 film Take the Lead alongside Antonio Banderas, where he break-danced as well as performed ballroom dance. He also starred as a guest character on the HBO TV show Entourage.Dante, a Filipino American, has three brothers, Derek, Darion and Dion, and a sister, Ariana. All of the Basco brothers are actors, and they appear in several movies, including The Debut.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Jarhead 3: The Siege
  • Blake
2016
No Score Yet Murder 101
  • Actor
2014
No Score Yet JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time
  • Karate Kid
2014
No Score Yet The Devil's Dozen
  • Actor
2013
No Score Yet Paradise Broken
  • Ray
  • Producer
2013
No Score Yet I'm Coming Out
  • Jai Andrews
2012
No Score Yet Hang Loose
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
  • Producer
2012
No Score Yet Firebreather
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet The Outside
  • Indo
2010
No Score Yet Blood and Bone
  • Pinball
2009
No Score Yet Nite Tales
  • Actor
2008
44% Take the Lead
  • Ramos
2006
13% Love Don't Cost a Thing
  • Spoken-Word Artist
2003
23% Biker Boyz
  • Philly
2003
43% Extreme Days
  • Corey Ng
2001
No Score Yet Rave
  • Jay Hoon
2000
34% But I'm a Cheerleader
  • Dolph
2000
74% The Debut
  • Ben Mercado
2000
No Score Yet Riot
  • Jeff Lee
1997
No Score Yet Fakin' Da Funk
  • Julian Lee
1997
22% Race the Sun
  • Marco Quito
1996
53% A Goofy Movie
  • Voice
1995
No Score Yet Fist of the North Star
  • Bat
1995
30% Hook
  • Rufio
1991
40% The Perfect Weapon
  • Jimmy Ho
1991
No Score Yet Komedy Kids
  • Actor
1987

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
2002-2012
  • Ruben Franco
Avatar: The Last Airbender
2005-2008
  • Voice
  • Director
29% Dark Blue
2009-2010
  • Actor
No Score Yet The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
  • Kevin

Quotes from Dante Basco's Characters