Born August 29, 1975 Originally from Pittsburg, California he was born and raised in Cerritos and Paramount. He is an American actor, voice actor, Poet and Dancer. He has played many roles that people are familiar with, Rufio in the movie Hook with Robin Williams, and voice acting as Jake Long in American Dragon: Jake Long and Zuko in the nickelodeon show Avatar the Last Airbender.
Dante Basco is consider an icon in the eyes of the filipino community. Mr. Basco has so much talent and has not forgotten his roots. When he is not busy writing poetry, or acting or playing for the NBA entertainment league for film industry professionals he is giving back to the community showing up to events and contributing his talents and his gifts. He started off in Cerritos and ended up a huge icon in the media. He really broke the barrier and help pave the way for american asian actors in the early 90s and today.