Cole Kenneth Hauser is a versatile American TV and movie star. He was born to Cass Warner and Wings Hauser in Santa Barbara, California, United States. Her mother Cass Warner was the founder of Warner Sisters- a film production company. His father Wings Hauser is also an American actor. Wings Hauser and Cass got separated afterwards. Cole’s paternal grandfather was a renowned Academy Award winner screenwriter Dwight Hauser. His maternal great-grandfather was the founding partner of Warner Bros., famous film tycoon Harry Warner. His maternal grandfather Milton Sperling was a film producer and a screenwriter in Hollywood. Cole’s maternal grandmother Betty Mae Warner was a painter, sculptor, a gallery owner, and a political activist. He is also the nephew of Erich Hauser- an actor. With most of his family involved in Film Industry, his interest in acting was inherent. Cole’s father is the successor of Irish and German whereas his mother belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish family.

Others in his family include his step-mother, also an actress, Cali Lili Hauser and his half-sister Bright Hauser. He is also the grandson of a former Los Angeles Police Commissioner. Cole has three siblings: sister Tao and Vanessa and a Brother Jesse. He interest in acting arose during his high school. He once performed a lead role in the play ‘Dark of the Moon’ during a talent summer camp. Cole was awarded standing ovations for his act. He decides to leave high school and try his hand at acting at the age of sixteen. He has an impressive line up of movies and television shows he has starred in. His debut was in the early 1990s with a small role in the film- School Ties. After this, he went on doing films like Dazed and Confused, Higher Learning, Skins, Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up, All Over Me, Good Will Hunting, Scotch and Milk, and The Hi-Lo Country in the ‘90s.

He did only two television shows in the ‘90s which were A Matter of Justice (1993) and High Incident (1996). In the 21st century, he was seen in motion pictures such as Pitch Black, A Shot at Glory, Tigerland, Hart’s War, White Oleander, Tears of the Sun, Fast and Furious (role of a mob boss), Paparazzi, The Cave, Dirty, The Break-Up, The Stone Angel, Tortured, The Family that Preys, Like Dandelion Dust, and Shadows of the White Nights. During this time, he also starred in the following television series- ER (2004), Damages (2006), K-Ville (2007-08), The Tower (2008), The Washington Field (2009), and Chase (2010). His recent works include films like The Hit List, Assassins Run, A Good Day to Die Hard, Olympus Has Fallen, Transcendence, and Jarhead 2: Field of Fire. And his recent acts in television are Rogue and The Lizzie Borden Chronicles. Cole has also voiced the character of William J. Johns in a prequel video game of the 2000 movie Pitch Black. He received Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance Male in 2003. Cole is married to Cynthia Daniel- a photographer and has three kids (Sons- Ryland and Colt; Daughter- Steely Rose). Cynthia has also performed as Elizabeth Wakefield in the Sweet Valley High TV series. This TV show was the adaption of the novel of Francine Pascal.

Clive Standen English Actor

Clive Standen

Clive James Standen is an English actor from Britain. He was born in Holywood on an Army base of Britishers in County Down, Northern Ireland. He grew up in England (Leicestershire in East Midlands). He did his schooling from King Edward VII School in the town Melton Mowbray. Next, he completed a performing arts course from Melton Mowbray College. Standen has also done a three-year diploma in Acting from the London Academy (LAMDA) of Music and Drama Art. Before he went into acting, he was an international Muay Thai boxer, and he also won a gold medal in Fencing. He entered wedlock with Francesca and has three children- Hayden, Rafferty, and Edi. Standen and his family reside in London. Francesca is working in the music industry. He says he loves being a house father (dad). He enjoys swimming in the deep sea. Clive, at the age of twelve, got his first job in Nottingham. That was his first experience in sword fighting and stunts. He learnt Ride, Joust, and sword fight. Though he is left handed but in his early years, he learned to fight with his right hand thus making him ambidextrous in the sword fighting. When he was fifteen years old, Standen was a member of National Youth Theatre and NYMT- National Youth Music Theatre. He performed various plays and musicals at venues like Shakespeare’s Global Theatre and The Royal Albert Hall Theatre and in the West End. He staged The Ballad of Salmon Pavey in 1999-2000, West Side Story in 2000 and The Invention of Love plays in 2006 in which he became Nathaniel Giles, Diesel, and Moses Jackson respectively. The play The Invention of Love was staged at The Salisbury Playhouse Theatre. Clive Standen has acted in various television shows. He did two episodes of Walking the Dead as (Young) Martin Raynor in 2004; three episodes of Doctors as Charlie Halliday in 2005; one episode of Zero Hour as Major Alan Marshall in 2007; three episodes of Doctor Who as Private Harris in 2008; three episodes of Robin Hood as Archer in 2009; TV series Camelot as Sir Gawain in the year 2008; Vikings- a historical drama series as Rollo and two episodes of Atlantis as Telemon in 2014. The Irish Canadian Television series Vikings is still being telecast on the History Channel. Standen received huge popularity owing to his character Rollo in Vikings. Standen also has many motion pictures to his credit. He debuted with the Emmy Award winning Television film Ten Days to D-Day in 2004. It was a dramatic documentary on the Second World War in which Clive was seen as Canadian Commanding Officer. His next projects were Tom Brown’s Schooldays in 2005 where he played the character of Brooke, Heroes and Villians in 2006 as Pete and Namastey London (an Indian Bollywood movie) in 2007 as Charlie Brown. He also did Eating Dust in 2010 as Spence, Hammer of the Gods in 2012 as Hagen and Everest in 2015 as Ed Viesturs. He is currently working on the movie Patient Zero by Stefan Ruzowitzky, which is to be released in September 2016. He is portraying the character named Colonel Knox. His Indian debut Namastey London won Cine Award for Best Film in 2008. Clive has also done two short films in the year 2012. These films are The Heart of Dicken Patridge where he played the lead role and Moscow where he was seen as Roger. Because of his role in Vikings, he had to wear hair extensions for six months. He said, owing to this he has (new) found respect for women. Clive Standen is also the spokesman for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. He hopes that he acts till the age of ninety. In addition to the above performances, Clive has also done voice overs for video games including Aliens vs. Predators (as various characters), Inversion (as Leo/Gulthar) and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (as Kosak).

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Colin Farrell

Colin James Farrell is a famous Hollywood actor. He was born to Rita Monaghan and Eamon Farrell in Dublin, Ireland. Eamon was a professional soccer player who managed and played for one of the Ireland’s famous clubs- Shamrocks Rovers FC. His uncle also played for the same club. Colin has two sisters, Catherine and Claudine, and one brother, Eamon Jr. His family moved to Castleknock (a suburb of Dublin), Ireland. He took his education at St. Brigid’s National School, Castleknock College and Gormanston College. His elder brother came out about his being gay and is married to Stephen Mannion. He got married to Kim Bordenave in 2002. Unfortunately, the marriage lasted only for a year. Their relation gave the birth to James Padraig Farrell. James has been diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome. He then married his co-star and a Polish actress Alicja Bachleda –Curus in 2009 and fathered Henry Tadeusz Farrell but again the marriage fell apart in 2010. He was linked with many women including Britney Spears, Amelia Warner, Emma Forrest, Nicole Narain, Angelina Jolie, Demi Moore, Maeve Quinlan and Muireann McDonnell. Colin attended Gaiety Drama School in Dublin and during this time appeared in Drinking Crude. After this, he discontinued his studies at Gaiety and went on to pursue acting as a full-time career. He made his debut in the Television with the BBC production series Ballykissangel as Danny Bryne. His first movie was a British motion picture The War Zone. Colin was unearthed by Kevin Spacey- an actor while Farrell was performing on a stage in London. Kevin then cast Colin in Ordinary Decent Criminal- an Irish gangster drama. Ordinary Decent Criminal was Colin’s first picture in United States film industry. After this Colin acted in many television shows and pictures. His television shows include Falling for a Dancer, Scrubs, Doggy Fizzle Televizzle and True Detective Season 2. He also was the host of Saturday Night Live in one episode of 2004. He also appeared on The Tonight Show by Jay Leno where he was harassed by Dessarae Bradford- a telephone sex worker. Motion pictures to his credit are Tigerland in 2000, American Outlaws in 2001, Hart’s War and Minority Report in 2002, Veronica Guerin, Daredevil, Phone Booth, The Recruit, S.W.A.T., Intermission in 2003, A Home at the End of the World and Alexander in 2004, The New World in 2005, Miami Vice and Ask The Dust in 2006. In addition to these movies, he also performed in Cassandra’s Dream in 2007, Kicking It, Pride and Glory, In Burges in 2008, Ondine, Triage, Crazy Heart and The Imagination of Doctor Parnassus in 2009. Some of his other works are The Way Back, London Boulevard in 2010, Fright Night, Horrible Bosses in 2011, Seven Psychopaths, Total Recall in 2012, Saving Mr. Banks, Dead Man Down, Epic in 2013, Miss Julie, Winter’s Tale in 2014, The Lobster and Solace in the year 2015. He is also doing a British upcoming fantasy drama motion picture Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Farrell won awards for Best Actor for his role in Tigerland (2000), Hart’s War (2002) and Ondine (2010). For his role in Tigerland, he also won Irish/ British newcomer of the year in London Critics Circle Film Award. He bagged the Boston Society of Film Critics Award in Best Ensemble Cast category for the film Seven Psychopaths (2012). For Ondine, he also won San Diego Film Critics Award in Best Actor category. For In Bruges, he won Golden Globe Award. Colin in 2007, as a spokesman joined other personalities for Special Olympics World Games in China (Shanghai). He also came on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to increase familiarity about the Anti-bullying campaign ‘Stand Up!’ by BeLonG To, an Irish LGBT organization. Farrell is also the Ambassador (Official) of the Homeless World Cup. Colin was also a victim of drug addiction. He opened about in after coming out of rehabilitation treatment centre (which he joined in 2005) on the Late Show with David Letterman. Farrell’s personal assistant is his older sister Claudine. He was voted sixth in Company magazine in “The World’s Sexist Man of 2003.” On his left ring finger, Colin has a tattoo of the name of his former girlfriend Amelia as Millie. Colin’s idol Al Pacino once called him “the best actor of his generation.” Colin suffers from chronic insomnia since the age of twelve.

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Colin Farrell English Actor