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O'Brien, Austin 1981(?)–

O'BRIEN, Austin 1981(?)–

PERSONAL

Born May 11, 1981 (some sources cite 1980), in Eugene, OR; son of Valerie O'Brien; brother of Trevor O'Brien (an actor) and Amanda O'Brien (an actress). Education: Studied music at Azusa Pacific University. Avocational Interests: Bike riding, roller blading, baseball, skateboarding, football, magic, and music.

Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor. Appeared in more than 24 commercials, including Circuit City; worked as a child model.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, best youth actor leading role in a motion picture drama, 1994, for Last Action Hero; Young Artist Award nomination, best performance by a young actor starring in a motion picture, 1995, for My Girl 2; Young Artist Award nomination, best performance in a drama series—guest starring young actor, 1997, for ER; Young Artist Award nomination, best performance in a drama series—young actor, 1997, Young Artist Awards, best performance in a TV drama series—leading young actor, 1998, 2000, YoungStar Award nominations, best performance by a young actor in a TV drama series, 1998, 1999, Young Artist Award (with Eddie Karr and Sarah Schaub), best performance in a TV series—young ensemble, 1999, all for Promised Land.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Peter Parkette, The Lawnmower Man (also known as Stephen King's The Lawnmower Man), New Line Cinema, 1992.

Danny Madigan, Last Action Hero, Columbia, 1993.

Jerry Taylor, Prehysteria!, Moonbeam Entertainment, 1993.

Nick Zsigmond, My Girl 2, Columbia, 1994.

Whiz Kid, Apollo 13 (also known as Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience), MCA/Universal, 1995.

Logan Bruno, The Baby–Sitters Club, Columbia, 1995.

Peter Parkette, Lawnmower 2: Beyond Cyberspace (also known as Lawnmower 2: Jobe's War), New Line Cinema, 1996.

Greg, Only Once, Brimstone Films, 1998.

Home of the Brave 2, 2000.

Steve, Runaways, 2003.

Jack, A Christmas Too Many, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Joshua Greene, Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave), CBS, 1996–1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cole, Spirit, 2001.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Joshua Greene, Home of the Brave, CBS, 1996.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, 7th Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 1994.

Judge, The 16th Annual Miss Teen USA, CBS, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Kyle Kaslaw, "The Secret Sharer," ER, NBC, 1995.

Joshua Greene, "Promised Land," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1996.

Joshua Greene, "Amazing Grace: Parts 1 & 2," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1997.

Joshua Greene, "Vengeance Is Mine: Part 1," Touched by Angel, CBS, 1998.

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