Cole Hauser stars in Jerry Bruckheimer's new NBC drama "Chase" as Jimmy Godfrey, an East Texas kid who never grew up and is a true American cowboy.
Hauser can soon be seen in the upcoming film "The Hit List" opposite Cuba Gooding Jr., as well as "Shadows of the White Nights" alongside Christian Slater.
Hauser recently starred in Tyler Perry's "The Family that Preys," "Tortured" opposite Lawrence Fishburne, and "The Stone Angel" with Ellen Page. Hauser also starred in the television crime drama series "K-Ville" opposite Anthony Anderson.
A dynamic young actor, Hauser received critical acclaim as the sexy boyfriend of Robin Wright Penn in the film "White Oleander," and won "Breakthrough Performance of the Year" at the Young Hollywood Awards. Hauser was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award as "Best Supporting Actor" for his performance as Staff Sergeant Cota in Joel Schumacher's "Tigerland."
Hauser recently appeared in John Singleton's "2 Fast 2 Furious," in which he played the villain Carter Verone opposite Paul Walker, Tyrese and Eva Mendes. Hauser also appeared in "The Break Up" opposite Vince Vaughn and starred in "The Cave" and Mel Gibson's "Paparazzi." He also appeared in Antoine Fuqua's "Tears of the Sun" in which he starred opposite Bruce Willis and Monica Bellucci, and in Greg Hoblit's "Hart's War" with Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell.
Hauser's additional film credits include: "Pitch Black," Stephen Frear's "The Hi-Lo Country," Gus Van Sant's "Good Will Hunting," John Singleton's "Higher Learning," Adam Goldberg's indie "Scotch and Milk," Robert Mandel's "School Ties" and Richard Linklater's cult hit "Dazed and Confused."
On the small screen, Hauser appeared on "ER" and Steven Spielberg's "High Incident."
Hauser grew up in and around the United States and currently resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Cynthia, and son, Ryland.