Alan Ackles is an actor and voice over specialist. He is the father of Jensen Ackles.
Alan played the father of Jensen's character in Devour.
Alan Ackles also voiced the newscaster in 6.04 Weekend at Bobby's - directed by Jensen. Jensen said the casting was easy:
- I saw ‘Newscaster’ in the script, and I knew, ‘Well, that’s easy. My dad can phone that in.’ And he literally did. He phoned it in from the studio in his house in Texas, sitting in his bathrobe, sipping his coffee. Source
In 8.03 Heartache, an episode directed by Jensen, he appeared as a detective.