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Encyclopedia > Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
Born April 10, 1988 (1988-04-10) (age 19)
Los Angeles, California
Years active 1994 ─ present
Official website

Haley Joel Osment (born April 10, 1988) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. After a series of roles in television and film during the early 1990s, Osment came to fame with his starring role in the 1999 thriller, The Sixth Sense. He subsequently had leading roles in several high-profile Hollywood films, including Pay It Forward and A.I.. He is also notable for providing the voice of Sora, the protagonist in the Kingdom Hearts series of video games. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Performance by a Younger Actor: ... For the ability sometimes referred to as sixth sense, see Extra-sensory perception. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... For the ability sometimes referred to as sixth sense, see Extra-sensory perception. ... ... For the moral philosophy, see Pay it forward. ... A piece of promotional artwork for Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix+ that showcases the main characters of the series; Sora appears twice in the center in two different outfits. ... A protagonist is the main figure of a piece of literature or drama and has the main part or role. ... The logo of Kingdom Hearts, the first game in the series. ...

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Biography

Personal life

Osment was born in Los Angeles, California (where his family still resides), the son of Theresa (née Seifert), a teacher, and Michael Eugene Osment, a theater and film actor, both natives of Alabama.[1][2][3] His younger sister is actress Emily Osment of Hannah Montana and Spy Kids fame. Osment was raised Catholic.[4] He was a student at Flintridge Preparatory School in La Cañada, California, and currently attends New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Née redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Emily Jordan Osment (born March 10, 1992 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress, singer and spokesmodel, She is best known for her roles as Gerti Giggles in the Spy Kids trilogy and Lilly Truscott in the Disney Channel Emmy Award-nominated[1] TV series, Hannah Montana, the series... This article is about the Disney Channel original series. ... Spy Kids is the first film of the Spy Kids trilogy. ... Flintridge Preparatory School, familiarily known as Prep, is a nonprofit, independent college preparatory day school for grades 7-12. ... La Cañada Flintridge is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. ... New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in New York City. ... Tisch School of the Arts (known more commonly as Tisch or TSOA) is one of the 15 schools that make up New York University (NYU). ...


Career

Osment began acting at the age of four, when he tried out for a Pizza Hut commercial in a shopping mall. The commercial launched his career, and he landed his first television role later that year. As a young child his first film role was as Forrest Gump's son, also named Forrest Gump, in the 1994 film of the same name as well as making a small appearance in Mixed Nuts. He had roles in numerous TV series, including Thunder Alley, The Jeff Foxworthy Show and most notably the final season of Murphy Brown, in which he replaced Dylan Christopher as Murphy's son Avery. He also made numerous guest appearances in various TV series including The Larry Sanders Show, Walker, Texas Ranger (as a child dying from AIDS), Touched by an Angel, Chicago Hope, The Pretender, and as a child dying from leukemia in the emotional episode "Angels and Blimps" of the late-1990s show Ally McBeal. Pizza Hut Inc. ... A television advertisement, advert or commercial is a form of advertising in which goods, services, organizations, thoughts, etc. ... Forrest Gump is a fictional character in the novel and movie Forrest Gump. ... For other uses, see Forrest Gump (disambiguation). ... Mixed nuts Mixed nuts are a snack food consisting of any mixture of nuts in the culinary sense, particularly peanuts, almonds, walnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, filberts, and pecans. ... Thunder Alley was an American television program, a situation comedy which ran for a season and a half (from 9 March 1994 until 4 July 1995) on the ABC Television Network. ... The Jeff Foxworthy Show is the name of two short-lived television series starring comedian Jeff Foxworthy and based on Foxworthys stand-up comedy routine. ... Murphy Brown was an Emmy Award-winning American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988 to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. ... The Larry Sanders Show is a satirical television sitcom that originally aired from 1992 to 1998 on the HBO cable television network in the USA. It starred stand-up comedian Garry Shandling as vain, neurotic talk show host Larry Sanders. ... Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television western/police dramatic series, created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis. ... For other uses, see AIDS (disambiguation). ... This section contains a list of trivia items. ... Chicago Hope was a popular CBS drama series created by David E. Kelley that ran from September 18, 1994 to May 4, 2000. ... For other uses of The Pretender, see Pretender (disambiguation). ... Leukemia or leukaemia(Greek leukos λευκός, “white”; aima αίμα, “blood”) (see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation (production by multiplication) of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ... For the character, see Ally McBeal (character). ...


Osment starred in Bogus alongside Whoopi Goldberg and Gérard Depardieu, and appeared in the 1998 made-for-TV movie The Lake with Yasmine Bleeth, as well as I'll Remember April with future The Sixth Sense co-star Trevor Morgan. He first achieved stardom in 1999 when he appeared in the blockbuster The Sixth Sense, co-starring Bruce Willis. For this role, he won the Saturn Award for best young actor. He was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor but lost to Michael Caine (alongside whom he would later star in Secondhand Lions). One of Osment's lines in The Sixth Sense, "I see dead people" is often repeated or parodied on television programs and in other media. He also made three minor guest appearances on Family Guy in 2000. Bogus is a 1996 Warner Bros. ... Whoopi Goldberg (born November 13, 1955) is an American actress, comedian, radio presenter, host, and author. ... Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu, CQ (born 27 December 1948,  ) is an Academy Award-nominated French actor. ... “Telefilm” redirects here. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... Yasmine Bleeth in her movie The Lake The Lake was a 1998 made-for-TV movie which was a science-fiction thriller that starred Yasmine Bleeth. ... Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968 in New York City) is an American TV and film actress. ... Ill Remember April is a 1999 film starring Pat Morita, Pam Dawber, Haley Joel Osment and Yuki Tokuhiro, directed by Bob Clark. ... For the ability sometimes referred to as sixth sense, see Extra-sensory perception. ... Trevor John Morgan (born November 26, 1986) is an American actor. ... Blockbuster, as applied to film or theater, denotes a very popular and/or successful production. ... For the ability sometimes referred to as sixth sense, see Extra-sensory perception. ... Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, Germany) is an American actor and singer. ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Performance by a Younger Actor: ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... This article is about the English actor. ... Secondhand Lions is a 2003 American adventure/comedy film about a young boy who is sent to live with his two eccentric but mysterious great-uncles on a farm in Texas. ... Family Guy is an Emmy Award-winning American animated television series about a dysfunctional family in the fictional town of Quahog, Rhode Island. ...


During the earliest stages of production, Osment was considered for the role of Harry Potter in the eponymous films by director Chris Columbus. He rejected the offer, saying it shouldn't be made into a movie to prevent the magic of the books being lost,[5][6][7] and the role went to Daniel Radcliffe. Harry James Potter is a fictional character and the main protagonist of J. K. Rowlings Harry Potter series of fantasy books. ... The Harry Potter film series are the fantasy films based on the Harry Potter series of novels by British author J. K. Rowling. ... Christopher Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an American filmmaker. ... Daniel Jacob Radcliffe[1] (born 23 July 1989)[2] is an English film, television and stage actor. ...

Osment in The Sixth Sense, 1999

The 2000 Academy Awards ceremony honored another future co-star, Best Actor Kevin Spacey, who, along with Helen Hunt, appeared in Osment's next film, Pay It Forward. The following year, he appeared in Steven Spielberg's Artificial Intelligence: A.I., cementing his stature as one of the leading young actors in Hollywood. This role earned him his second Saturn Award. Also in 2001, Osment starred in the Polish film, Edges of the Lord, as Romek. The movie was never released theatrically in the United States. He has since provided voices for The Country Bears, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II and The Jungle Book 2, and returned to live action with the 2003 film, Secondhand Lions. Screenshot of Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense, deemed fair use This is a screenshot of a copyrighted website, video game graphic, computer program graphic, television broadcast, or film. ... Screenshot of Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense, deemed fair use This is a screenshot of a copyrighted website, video game graphic, computer program graphic, television broadcast, or film. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Kevin Spacey (born July 26, 1959) is an Academy Award-winning American actor (film and stage) and director. ... Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American actress, perhaps most widely known for her role in the television sitcom Mad About You. ... For the moral philosophy, see Pay it forward. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. ... A Movei set in poland in the 1940s depicting a jewish boy (Haley Joel Osment)being hidden from Nazis by posing as the catholic nephew of a local farmer. ... The Country Bears is a 2002 live-action film produced by Walt Disney Pictures, based loosely on the Disney attraction Country Bear Jamboree. ... The Hunchback of Notre Dame II is a direct-to-video sequel to the 1996 Disney animated feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame. ... The Jungle Book 2 is an animated feature produced by the DisneyToons studio in Sydney, Australia and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. ... Secondhand Lions is a 2003 American adventure/comedy film about a young boy who is sent to live with his two eccentric but mysterious great-uncles on a farm in Texas. ...


More recently, Osment was the voice of Sora, the main protagonist of The Walt Disney Company and Square-Enix's Kingdom Hearts video game series, which has been extremely financially successful as well as generally well-received critically. He was also the voice of Takeshi Jinno, the main character of the Immortal Grand Prix anime TV series. Osment's next film will be Home of the Giants, playing a high school journalist opposite Ryan Merriman and Danielle Panabaker. This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Disney redirects here. ... Square Enix Company, Limited ) TYO: 9684 is a Japanese video game company best known for its console role-playing game franchises, which include the Final Fantasy series, the Dragon Quest series (known as Dragon Warrior in North America from 1989 until 2005), and the Kingdom Hearts series. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... IGPX (short for Immortal Grand Prix) refers to two anime series co-produced simultaneously by Cartoon Network and Production I.G. The first is a microseries consisting of five 5-minute episodes. ... Animé redirects here. ... Home of the Giants is a 2006 American film. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Danielle Nicole Panabaker (born September 19, 1987) is an American film and television actress. ...


2006 Alcohol- and drug-related car accident

On July 20, 2006, Osment was injured in a one-car accident.[8][9][10] His blood-alcohol content was measured at 0.16 percent, twice the legal limit in California.[11] On August 18, he was charged with four misdemeanors including driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana while driving. He pleaded no contest on October 19 and was sentenced to three years probation, 60 hours in an alcohol rehabilitation and education program, a fine of $1,500 and a minimum requirement of 26 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings over a six-month period.[12][13] is the 201st day of the year (202nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A misdemeanor, or misdemeanour, in many common law legal systems, is a lesser criminal act. ... For other uses, see Under the influence. ... Cannabis, also known as marijuana[1] or ganja (Hindi: गांजा),[2] is a psychoactive product of the plant Cannabis sativa. ... Nolo contendere, in criminal trials, in some common law jurisdictions, is a plea where the defendant neither admits nor disputes a charge, serving as an alternative to a pleading of guilty or not guilty. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... AA meeting sign // Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an informal meeting society for recovering alcoholics whose primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety. ...


Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Forrest Gump Forrest Gump Jr.
Mixed Nuts Little Boy
1996 Bogus Albert Franklin
For Better or Worse Danny
1998 Ransom of Red Chief Andy Dorset (TV movie)
1999 The Sixth Sense Cole Sear Oscar nomination - Best Supporting Actor
I'll Remember April Peewee Clayton
2000 Pay It Forward Trevor McKinney
Discover Spot Spot the Dog Voice
2001 A.I. David
Edges of the Lord Romek
2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II Zephyr Voice
The Country Bears Beary Barrington Voice
Kingdom Hearts Sora Video Game; Voice
2003 Secondhand Lions Walter Caldwell
The Jungle Book 2 Mowgli Voice
2004 Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories Sora Video game (archive); Voice
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Video game; Voice
2006 Immortal Grand Prix Takeshi Jin Voice
2007 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix+ Sora Video game (archive); Voice
Home of the Giants Robert "Gar" Gartland Completed
2008 Truth & Treason Helmuth Hübener Pre-Production

The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... For other uses, see Forrest Gump (disambiguation). ... Mixed nuts Mixed nuts are a snack food consisting of any mixture of nuts in the culinary sense, particularly peanuts, almonds, walnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, filberts, and pecans. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Bogus is a 1996 Warner Bros. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... For the ability sometimes referred to as sixth sense, see Extra-sensory perception. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Ill Remember April is a 1999 film starring Pat Morita, Pam Dawber, Haley Joel Osment and Yuki Tokuhiro, directed by Bob Clark. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... For the moral philosophy, see Pay it forward. ... Wheres Spot book cover, featuring Sally, Spots mum Spots First Walk book cover, featuring Spot himself Spot the Dog is a series of books by Eric Hill, which were later made into a popular childrens animation for BBC television by David McKees King Rollo Films. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... A Movei set in poland in the 1940s depicting a jewish boy (Haley Joel Osment)being hidden from Nazis by posing as the catholic nephew of a local farmer. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... The Hunchback of Notre Dame II is a direct-to-video sequel to the 1996 Disney animated feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame. ... The Country Bears is a 2002 live-action film produced by Walt Disney Pictures, based loosely on the Disney attraction Country Bear Jamboree. ... This article contains information on the first Kingdom Hearts video game. ... A piece of promotional artwork for Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix+ that showcases the main characters of the series; Sora appears twice in the center in two different outfits. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... Secondhand Lions is a 2003 American adventure/comedy film about a young boy who is sent to live with his two eccentric but mysterious great-uncles on a farm in Texas. ... The Jungle Book 2 is an animated feature produced by the DisneyToons studio in Sydney, Australia and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. ... Mowgli by John Lockwood Kipling (father of Rudyard Kipling). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories is a video game for the Game Boy Advance and the second installment in the Kingdom Hearts series, bridging the gap between Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II. This game was released in the United States on December 7, 2004. ... A piece of promotional artwork for Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix+ that showcases the main characters of the series; Sora appears twice in the center in two different outfits. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kingdom Hearts II ) is an action role-playing game developed by Square Enix and published by Square Enix and Buena Vista Games (now Disney Interactive Studios) in 2005 for the Sony PlayStation 2 video game console. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... IGPX (short for Immortal Grand Prix) refers to two anime series co-produced simultaneously by Cartoon Network and Production I.G. The first is a microseries consisting of five 5-minute episodes. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Kingdom Hearts II ) is an action role-playing game developed by Square Enix and published by Square Enix and Buena Vista Games (now Disney Interactive Studios) in 2005 for the Sony PlayStation 2 video game console. ... A piece of promotional artwork for Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix+ that showcases the main characters of the series; Sora appears twice in the center in two different outfits. ... Home of the Giants is a 2006 American film. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Truth & Treason is a upcoming Matt Whitaker film scheduled for a 2008 release. ...

References

  1. ^ Copeland, Libby. "Acting Older Than His Age; Haley Joel Osment, Already Big at the Box Office, Is Poised for Another Growth Spurt", The Washington Post, 2001-07-02. Retrieved on 2007-12-10. 
  2. ^ http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071024/SPECIAL16/710240456/-1/LOCAL17
  3. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/11/Haley-Joel-Osment.html
  4. ^ Duke, Paul F.. "Osment, Dafoe honing 'Edges'", Variety.com, 2000-04-25. Retrieved on 2007-12-10. 
  5. ^ 27 June 2001, AOL Casts The First Stone
  6. ^ Smith, Sean. J.K. Rowling: A Biography
  7. ^ BBC entry
  8. ^ StarPulse. Police Suspect Alcohol Was a Factor in Haley Joel Osment's Crash. Retrieved on July 21, 2006.
  9. ^ The Post Chronicle. Haley Joel Osment Injured In Car Accident. Retrieved on July 21, 2006.
  10. ^ CNN.com. Osment in good condition after crash. Retrieved on July 21, 2006.
  11. ^ The West.com.au. Osment gets probation for drink driving. Retrieved on October 20, 2006.
  12. ^ DesertNews.com. Osment pleads no contest to misdemeanor charges. Retrieved on October 20, 2006.
  13. ^ No Contest for Haley Joel, from E! News

Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 344th day of the year (345th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 344th day of the year (345th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Haley Joel Osment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (859 words)
Osment was born in Los Angeles, California to Michael Eugene Osment and Theresa Seifert; he has a sister, Emily Osment, who is also an actress.
On August 17, 2006, Osment was charged with four misdemeanor counts: Driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a.08 blood alcohol level or higher, enhancement of driving with a.15 or higher, and possession of marijuana while driving.
Osment was sentenced to three years probation, 60 hours in an alcohol rehabilitation and education program, as well as a fine of $1,500 and a minimum requirement of 26 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings over a six-month period.
Profile of Haley Joel Osment, "The United States in 2005: Who We Are Today" , eJournal USA: Society & Values, December ... (797 words)
Osment answered that he drove "the family Saturn, which is a well-made American car." His response was in keeping with the portrait that emerges in the interview of a young professional who has enjoyed extraordinary success almost from the time he stepped in front of a camera.
Osment was four years old when he persuaded his mother to let him audition for a Pizza Hut commercial.
Osment seemed to be aware of the danger of that happening and converted it to a challenge.
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