Hauser, Cole 1975–

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HAUSER, Cole 1975–


Full name, Cole K. Hauser; born March 22, 1975, in Laurel Springs (near Santa Barbara), CA; son of Wings Hauser (an actor, director, and writer) and Cass Warner Sperling (founder of the film production company Warner Sisters); great–grandson of Harry M. Warner (a film executive and founder of Warner Bros.). Education: Studied acting and improvisation.


Agent—Jim Osborne, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager—Nine Yards Entertainment, 8530 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Publicist—Platform Public Relations, 2666 North Beachwood Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90068.


Actor. Appeared in summer theatrical productions. Former semiprofessional soccer player.

Awards, Honors:

Independent Spirit Award nomination, best supporting male actor, Independent Features Project/West, 2001, for Tigerland; Young Hollywood Award, breakthrough male performance, Movieline, 2003.


Film Appearances:

Jack Connors, School Ties, Paramount, 1992.

Benny O'Donnell, Dazed and Confused, Gramercy Pictures, 1993.

Cal, Frame–Up II: The Cover–Up (also known as Deadly Conspiracy), 1993.

Bentz, Skins (also known as Gang Boys), Sunset Films International, 1995.

Scott Moss, Higher Learning, Columbia, 1995.

Mark, All over Me, Fine Line Features, 1996.

Billy McBride, Good Will Hunting, Miramax, 1997.

Johnny, Scotch and Milk, Sundance Channel, 1998.

Little Boy Matson, The Hi–Lo Country (also known as Hi–Lo Country—Im Land der letzten Cowboys), Gramercy Pictures, 1998.

Staff Sergeant Cota, Tigerland, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2000.

William J. Johns, Pitch Black (also known as The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black), USA Films, 2000.

Kelsey O'Brian, A Shot at Glory, 2000, Mac Releasing, 2002.

Ray, White Oleander (also known as Weisser Oleander), Warner Bros., 2002.

Staff sergeant Vic W. Bedford, Hart's War, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2002.

Carter Verone, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Universal, 2003.

James "Red" Atkins, Tears of the Sun, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2003.

Bo Laramie, Paparazzi, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

Jack, The Cave (also known as Prime Evil), Screen Gems, 2005.

Lieutenant, Dirty, Deviant Films/Silver Nitrate Pictures, 2005.

Lupus, The Break Up, Universal, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Officer Randy Willitz, High Incident, ABC, 1996–97.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Rocky Jackson, A Matter of Justice (also known as Final Justice), NBC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2001.

Presenter, The Third Annual Taurus World Stunt Awards, USA Network, 2003.

Young Hollywood Awards, American Movie Classics, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2003.

Steve Curtis, "Drive," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2004.

Steve Curtis, "Just a Touch," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2004.

Steve Curtis, "Midnight," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2004.

Steve Curtis, "Where There's Smoke," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2004.

Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2004.



Himself, Journey to Safety: Making "Tears of the Sun" (short documentary), Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 2003.

Video Games:

Voice of William J. Johns, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, Tigon Studios, 2004.



Entertainment Weekly, October 25, 2002, p. 18.

Movieline, March, 2003, p. 14.

People Weekly, June 23, 2003, p. 121.