Fast Facts

  • Great-grandson of film mogul Harry Warner, a co-founder of Warner Bros.
  • Met his father, actor Wings Hauser, for the first time around age 15 and moved in with him for a short time.
  • Dropped out of high school in 10th grade to pursue acting.
  • Played semi-professional soccer before film career took off.
  • Made his film debut in 1992's School Ties.
  • Was reportedly at Matthew McConaughey's Austin, Texas, home in 1999, when the actor was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and resisting arrest. Those charges were later dropped.
  • Reunited with School Ties costars Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting.
  • Grandmother Betty Warner is now re-married to Stanley Sheinbaum, a political activist and former LAPD commissioner.
  • Performs the majority of his own stunts in NBC's action-heavy Chase.


  • 2001, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee


  • Ryland Hauser — Son
  • Milton Sperling — Grandfather
  • Vanessa — Half Sister
  • Bright Hauser — Half Sister
  • Tao — Half Sister
  • Cass Warner Sperling — Mother
  • Wings Hauser — Father
  • Cynthia Daniel — Fiancée
  • Betty Warner Sheinbaum — Grandmother
  • Jesse — Half Brother
  • Dwight Hauser — Grandfather
  • Cali Lili Hauser — Stepmother
  • Colt Daniel Hauser — Son


  • Birth Name: Cole Kenneth Hauser
  • Birth Place: Laurel Springs, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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