Haley Joel Osment Biography (1988-)

Born April 10, 1988, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Eugene Michael (an actor; some sources cite name as Michael Eugene) and Theresa (a teacher) Osment; sisterof Emily Osment (an actress). Avocational interests: Reading, playing the guitar, playing basketball, animals. Addresses: Contact: Meredith Fine,Coast to Coast Talent Group, 3350 Barham Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90068.

Actor, voice performer
Birth Details
April 10, 1988
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Forrest Junior, Forrest Gump, Paramount, 1994
  • Little boy, Mixed Nuts (also known as Lifesavers), Columbia/TriStar, 1994
  • Albert Franklin, Bogus, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Danny, For Better or Worse, 1996
  • Voice of Chip, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (animated; also known as Beauty and the Beast 2), Walt Disney Home Video, 1997
  • (Uncredited) Pitch (documentary), The Asylum, 1997
  • Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Peewee Clayton, I'll Remember April, Regent Moonstone, 2000
  • Trevor McKinney, Pay It Forward, Warner Bros., 2000
  • Voice of Spot, Discover Spot (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 2000
  • Voice, Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big (animated short film), Nickelodeon Movies, 2000
  • David Swinton, Artificial Intelligence: AI (also known as A.I.:Artificial Intelligence), Warner Bros., 2001
  • Romek, Edges of the Lord (also known as Boze skrawki), Miramax, 2001
  • Voice of Beary Barrington, The Country Bears (also known as TheBears), Buena Vista, 2002
  • Voice of Zephyr, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (animated), BuenaVista Home Video/Walt Disney Home Video, 2002
  • Voice of Mowgli, The Jungle Book 2 (animated), Buena Vista, 2003
  • Walter, Secondhand Lions, New Line Cinema, 2003
  • Home of the Giants, 2006
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Harry Turner, Thunder Alley, ABC, 1994-95
  • Matt Foxworthy, The Jeff Foxworthy Show (also known as Somewhere in America), ABC, 1995-96, NBC, 1996-97
  • Avery Brown, Murphy Brown, CBS, 1997-98
  • Movies
  • (As Haley Osment) Kyle, Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg, ABC, 1994
  • Davis Cable, Last Stand at Saber River, TNT, 1997
  • Andy Dorset, "The Ransom of Red Chief," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1998
  • Bobby, Cab to Canada, CBS, 1998
  • Dylan Hydecker, The Lake, NBC, 1998
  • Specials
  • Voice of True, The Puppies Present Incredible Animal Tales, ABC, 1998
  • Host, Heroes for the Planet Featuring Special Guest Charlotte Church, multiple channels, 2000
  • (In archive footage) Himself, The "Billy Elliot" Boy, BBC, 2001
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 72nd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2000
  • Sixth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2000
  • 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000
  • AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Tom Hanks, USA Network, 2002
  • Himself, The Third Annual TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV, TV Land, 2005
  • Episodic
  • Little boy, "The Fourteenth Floor," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1994
  • Lucas Simms, "Lucas: Parts 1 & 2," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS,1997
  • Davy Simpkins, "Bloodlines: Parts 1 & 2," The Pretender, NBC,1998
  • John Henry, "Flights of Angels," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998
  • Nathan Cacaci, "Memento Mori," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1998
  • Eric Stall, "Angels and Blimps," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1999
  • Voice of Curly Gamelthorpe, "It Girl/Deconstructing Arnold," Hey Arnold! (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Himself, "Pay It Forward," HBO First Look, HBO, 2000
  • Voice of kid, "Dammit Janet," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 2000
  • Voice of kid, "There's Something about Paulie," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 2000
  • Voice of Myka, "Lone Wolf," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated; also known as Disney/Pixar's "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command"), UPN and syndicated, 2000
  • Guest, Good Morning America (also known as GMA), ABC, 2000
  • Guest, The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2000
  • Guest, Smap x Smap, Fuji Television Network, 2000
  • Voice of kid in bathroom, "The Thin White Line," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 2001
  • Guest, Rove Live, 10 Network (Australia), 2001
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001
  • Guest, The Early Show, CBS, 2001, 2002
  • Guest, Today (also known as NBC News Today and The TodayShow), NBC, 2001, 2003
  • Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 2002
  • Guest, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Fox Sports Network, 2003
  • Guest, The Charlie Rose Show, PBS, 2003
  • Guest, Coming Attractions, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Guest anchor, Channel One, Channel One Network, 2003
  • Himself, Eigo de shabera-night, NHK (Japan), 2004
  • Appeared in episodes of other series, including Larry King Live, Cable News Network.
  • Other
  • Voice of Tom Terrific for Curbside, Nickelodeon.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Provided additional voices (uncredited) for the series Sesame Street (also known as Canadian Sesame Street, The New Sesame Street, Open Sesame, Sesame Park, and Les amis de Sesame), PBSand other networks.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Narrator, Peter and the Wolf, Toyota Symphonies for Youth, Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Music Center, Walt DisneyConcert Hall, Los Angeles, 2003
  • Videos; Documentaries
  • AI: From Drawings to Sets, Warner Bros., 2002
  • AI/FX, Warner Bros., 2002
  • AI: A Portrait of David, 2002
  • AI: A Portrait of Gigolo Joe, 2002
  • Animating "AI," Warner Bros., 2002
  • Dressing "AI," Warner Bros., 2002
  • The Music of "AI," Warner Bros., 2002
  • The Robots of "AI," 2002
  • The Sixth Sense: Reflections from the Set, Buena Vista Home Video,2002
  • The Sound of "AI," Warner Bros., 2002
  • Haley Joel Osment: An Actor Comes of Age, Mirage Productions, 2004
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Sora, Kingdom Hearts (also known as Kingudamu hatsu), Square Electronic Arts, 2002

Further Reference


    • Entertainment Weekly, August 13, 1999, p. 52; July 13, 2001, pp. 24-31
    • Hollywood Reporter, August 2, 1999, p. 10
    • People Weekly, August 30, 1999, p. 143; September 29, 2003, p. 74
    • Premiere, September, 2004
    • TV Guide, October 9, 1999, p. 3
    • Haley Joel Osment Official Site, http://www.haleyjoelosment.net, April 14, 2005

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