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Edwin Hodge

1985-01-26

Edwin Martel Basil Hodge (born January 26, 1985) is an American actor and the older brother of actor Aldis Hodge. He is known for portraying Dante Bishop in The Purge film series, and is the only actor to appear in all of the first three films.  He played the role of "the Bloody Stranger" in the horror film The Purge (2013) and its sequels The Purge: Anarchy (2014) and The Purge: Election Year (2016); "the Bloody Stranger" was revealed to be named Dante Bishop in the third film. He also appeared in the horror film As Above, So Below (2014). He's appeared in other films including Die Hard with a Vengeance, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Big Momma's House, Take Me Home Tonight, Red Dawn (2012), Bumblebee, and The Tomorrow War. On TV, he guest starred on an episode of the TNT series Leverage, which stars his younger brother Aldis Hodge. His other guest roles include 7th Heaven, Angel, Boston Public, Touched by an Angel, Cold Case, Grey's Anatomy, Ghost Whisperer, Heroes, Bones, One Tree Hill, CSI: Miami, NCIS, Private Practice, NCIS: LA, Rosewood, and All Rise. His major TV recurring roles were as Jamaal Crenshaw on Boston Public, Brett on Invasion, Malcolm Darius Washington on Mental, Wade on Cougar Town, firefighter Rick Newhouse on Chicago Fire, Dr. Greg Young on Secrets & Lies, Benjamin Banneker on Sleepy Hollow, and Clayton Poole on For All Mankind. He's starred as Marcus Ride on Jack & Bobby, Robert Chase on SIX, and Dr. Malcolm Kingsley on Good Sam. He stars as Ray Cannon on FBI: Most Wanted, starting in Season 4, fall of 2022.