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Cole Hauser

1975-03-22

Cole Kenneth Hauser (born March 22, 1975) is an American film and television actor. He's best known for his movie roles as Col. Stevens in Transcendence, Roma in Olympus Has Fallen, Mike Collins in A Good Day to Die Hard, William Cartwright in Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys, Lupus Grobowski in The Break-up, Carter Verone in 2 Fast 2 Furious, James 'Red' Atkins in Tears of the Sun, Staff Sgt. Vic Bedford in Hart's War, William Johns in Pitch Black, Billy McBride in Good Will Hunting, Benny O'Donnell in Dazed and Confused, and Jack Connors in School Ties. His best known TV roles are as Rip Wheeler on Paramount TV's western drama Yellowstone, Charlie Siringo on Lifetime TV's The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, Ethan Kelly on Audience Network's drama Rogue, US Marshall Jimmy Godfrey on NBC's drama Chase, and Officer Randy Willitz on ABC's police drama High Incident. His paternal grandfather was Dwight Hauser, a screenwriter, actor and film producer. His maternal grandfather was Milton Sperling, a screenwriter and film producer for 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. His great-grandfather was Harry Warner, who was a studio executive, one of the founders of Warner Bros.(with his 3 younger brothers), and a major contributor to the development of the film industry.