Dan Mason is an American actor who has appeared in film, television, and theater. He is best known for his role as Lord Kril in the 1984 science fiction film The Last Starfighter.
Mason was born in New York City in 1951. He began his acting career in the early 1970s, appearing in several off-Broadway productions. He made his film debut in the 1977 film The Bad News Bears Go to Japan.
Mason has appeared in numerous films and television shows over the course of his career. Some of his other notable credits include Star Trek: The Next Generation, Law & Order, and The Practice.
Mason is also a successful stage actor. He has appeared in productions of Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Tennessee Williams. He has won several awards for his stage work, including a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award.