In both film and TV series, American actor Cole Hauser has been remarkable. The actor has made a name for himself through his versatility and significant contribution in the entertainment industry. Hauser started from the early 90s to grace the big screens with his talent and has been very consistent over the years. Starting out with Robert Mandel’s School Ties in 1992, it has been an interesting career journey for the actor. Cole is also known for a host of other movies and series. Find out more about the actor below.
Cole Hauser – Bio
He was born Cole Kenneth Hauser on March 22, 1975, to his parents in Santa Barbara California. Sadly, his parents divorced two years after his birth causing him to be away from his father. Cole Hauser moved with his mother to Oregon after which they relocated again to Florida. Finally, they settled in Santa Barbara.
Hauser’s first significant encounter in acting was when he enrolled at a talent summer camp in New England. After a remarkable performance on the platform, he went on to get a lead role in the stage play, Dark of the Moon. Cole Hauser soon left high school after the encounter to fully pursue a career in acting. His first role in a movie was in the 1992 film School Ties where he starred as Jack Connors. He went on to land more roles in movies like Higher Learning and Goodwill Hunting.
The actor greeted the 2000s with a role in the film Pitch Black (2000) where he starred as Williams J. Johns. Two years later he landed a role in Hart’s War alongside actors Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell. In 2003, Cole Hauser starred in 2 Fast 2 Furious, the second installment of the Fast and Furious series. He was a mob boss in the film and was quite remarkable. Afterward, he appeared in the popular medical series ER. He also starred in the action Paparazzi produced by Mel Gibson.
Cole Hauser’s stint in the series faculty includes his 2007 appearance in the FOX’s series K-Ville. Leaving the show after it was canceled, he went on to star in the drama The Stone Angel. In 2010 Cole Hauser landed the role of Jimmy Godfrey in another series titled Chase. His next series was Rogue and as Ethan Kelly in the Audience Network’s show for a period of three years. Before then he also starred in the action, The Hit List. It has indeed been an interesting journey for the actor.
Family – Parents, Siblings
Acting must have been a matter of heredity for Cole Hauser who comes from a family of actors and filmmakers. His father Wings Hauser is an actor and director known for the 80s movie Tough Guys Don’t Dance. His mother Cass Warner is a notable stakeholder in the film industry who established Warner Sisters, a film production company. Cole’s grandfather, Dwight Hauser was a well-known screenwriter with some accolades like the Academy award to his name.
Hauser grew up with his mother, sisters -Bright, Tao, Vanessa and half brother, Jesse Pool. After his parent’s divorce, his mother took her kids and relocated several times before coming back to Santa Barabara. It was when Cole met his father again after so many years that Wings encouraged him to enroll for auditions. And being inclined to act, he did not hesitate to toe the line. The actor recalls he was about 15 years when he saw his father again.
Personal Life – Wife, Kids
Amid his busy schedules, Cole Hauser never ceases to create time for love and family. The actor is happily married to his wife Cynthia Daniel, a former actress and photographer. Daniel made waves in the 90s with her appearance in the teen drama Sweet Valley High. The couple tied the knot in 2006 and have continued to wax strong. Together, Cole and Cynthia have three kids. Their first son, Ryland was born in 2004. In 2008 they welcomed their second son Colt and in 2013, welcomed a daughter Steely Rose.
Height and Weight
At a glance, Cole Hauser can be categorized as a tall actor with his height of 6ft 1in (1.85m). He has a proportional weight of 79kg. Hauser would definitely not find it hard fitting into any character with his average body build.