Avatar: The Last Airbender credits
- Character information: Zuko
- 101. "The Boy in the Iceberg"
- 104. "The Warriors of Kyoshi"
- 105. "The King of Omashu"
- 108. "Winter Solstice, Part 2: Avatar Roku"
- 109. "The Waterbending Scroll"
- 115. "Bato of the Water Tribe"
The Legend of Korra credits
- Character information: Iroh
- 110. "Turning the Tides"
- 111. "Skeletons in the Closet"
- 112. "Endgame"
- 205. "Peacekeepers"
- 214. "Light in the Dark"
- 411. "Kuvira's Gambit"
Selected other credits
- American Dragon: Jake Long
- Generator Rex
- The Boondocks
- The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
- The Wonder Years
- JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (2014)
- Subject: I Love You (2011)
- Blood River (2010)
- The Journey (2010; video short)
- The Outside (2009)
- Blood and Bone (2009)
- This Life (2008)
- Take The Lead (2006)
- Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
- Biker Boyz (2003)
- The Debut (2000)
- The Lion's Den (1998; short)
- Hook (1991)
- Aion (video game)
- Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood (video game)
- Final Fantasy XIII (video game)
- Terminator Salvation (video game)
In his early years, Dante Basco was part of the Streat Freaks [sic] breakdancing crew. When he got into acting, he started taking on minor roles in television. He later appeared in a substantial role in Steven Spielberg's 1991 film Hook with Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman as Rufio, the charismatic red-stripe-haired leader of the Lost Boys. The punk band Rufio is named after this character.
Basco has had guest roles on television shows The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper and a recurring role on Moesha. He played a gay teenager in the 1999 film But I'm A Cheerleader and starred in the independent film The Debut, in which he portrayed a Filipino-American alongside his three brothers and sister; he appeared with his brothers again in 2003 in the sitcom Naked Brown Men. He appeared as Ramos in the 2006 film Take the Lead alongside Antonio Banderas, where he break-danced as well as performed ballroom dancing. Basco has performed in commercials as well, hip-hop dancing in a Verizon Wireless commercial and rapping and break-dancing in a Sprite commercial. He also produced and co-starred in a music video parody of the song "Rehab", called "Wiihab". Basco has portrayed characters of many different Asian ethnicities.
- 2012: Won a Special Jury Prize for Hang Loose (Best Actor)
- 2012: Won a Special Jury Prize for Paradise Broken (Best Actor)
- 1993: Won a Young Artist Award for Hook (Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture)
- Zuko and Jake Long from American Dragon: Jake Long both have the ability to breathe fire. The characters also had adversarial-turned-friendly relations with a character on their respective shows voiced by Mae Whitman, those characters being Katara and Rose/Huntsgirl, respectively. Basco voiced the villain turned friend on Avatar, while Whitman voiced the villain turned friend on American Dragon.
- Dante Basco had already worked with Mako Iwamatsu, Iroh's original voice actor, prior to Avatar: The Last Airbender in the 1997 film Riot, in which the two played father and son.
- Dante admitted to being a "Zutara" shipper.
- Dante Basco, dressed as Zuko, made a cameo in Doug Walker's countdown of the best Avatar episodes, and yelled about his "honor" while in character.
- ↑ Dante Basco Zutara tweet (September 6, 2011). Retrieved on March 13, 2013.
- ↑ Nostalgia Critic (October 8, 2015). Top 11 Best Avatar Episodes w Dante Basco! - Nostalgia Critic. YouTube. Retrieved on October 11, 2018.
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