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Cole Hauser Movies and TV Shows List

Cole Hauser Movies and TV Shows List

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Many people recognize Cole Hauser as Rip from Yellowstone, as he has become a fan favorite on the hit show. However, there are several other notable Cole Hauser movies and TV shows, as he has quite a successful career in Hollywood.

Cole Hauser is an American actor and producer born on March 22, 1975, in Santa Barbara, California. He is married to former actress and photographer Cynthia Daniel and the couple has three children together. Hauser’s net worth is an estimated $8 million.

Cole Hauser began acting in 1992 and has gone on to star in numerous movies and TV shows. His mother, Cass Warner, is a third-generation filmmaker and his father, Wings Hauser, is an actor and director.

Hauser’s mother and father are not the only Hollywood stars in the family. His paternal grandfather, Dwight Hauser, was an Academy Award-winning screenwriter and his maternal grandfather, Milton Sperling, was a Hollywood screenwriter and film producer.

In addition, his great-grandfather Harry Warner was a founding partner of Warner Bros.

Here is a list of the TV shows and movies Cold Hauser has been in.

Cole Hauser Movies

To date, Cole Hauser has starred in over 30 movies. His most notable roles include 2 Fast 2 Furious, Dazed, Confused, and Good Will Hunting.

Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up 

Hauser made his acting debut in the 1992 film Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up. He starred alongside his father as Dr. Glidden.

School Ties

Hauser played Jack Connors in the small 1992 film School Ties.

Dazed and Confused

Hauser’s first big break was the 1993 film Dazed and Confused. He played the character Benny O’Donnell, a football player.


In the 1994 movie Skins, Hauser played the character Bentz.

Higher Learning

Hauser starred in the 1995 film Higher Learning. He played Scott Moss, a white supremacist and neo-Nazi skinhead.

All Over Me

In 1997, Hauser starred in the movie All Over Me. He played Mark, the boyfriend of the main character Ellen.

Good Will Hunting

Another one of Hauser’s big hits was his role in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. He starred as Billy McBride, a friend and drinking buddy of Will Hunting. 

Scotch and Milk

Hauser starred in the small 1998 film Scotch and Milk as the character Johnny.

The Hi-Lo Country

Hauser starred in the 1998 western film The Hi-Lo Country as Little Boy Matson.

Pitch Black

In 2000, Hauser played William J. Johns in Pitch Black. He played a bounty hunter and morphine addict posing as a lawman.

A Shot at Glory

Hauser played Kelsey O’Brian in the 2000 film A Shot at Glory. His character is a member of the soccer team known as Kilnockie.


Hauser player Staff Sergeant Cota in the 2000 war drama film Tigerland.

Hart’s War

In the 2002 film Hart’s War, Hauser starred as Staff Sergeant Vic W. Bedford. His character is the primary antagonist of the film.

White Oleander

Hauser starred in the 2002 film White Oleander as Ray Pruitt, the boyfriend of foster mother Starr Thomas.

Tears of the Sun

In 2003, Hauser played James “Red” Atkins in the action thriller Tears of the Sun. Red is part of a U.S. Navy SEAL team.

2 Fast 2 Furious

Another one of Hauser’s biggest films is the 2003 movie 2 Fast 2 Furious. Hauser played Carter Verone, a ruthless Argentinian drug lord.


Hauser starred in the 2004 film Paparazzi. He played the main character Bo Laramie, a rising Hollywood movie star.

The Cave

In the 2005 horror movie The Cave, Hauser played Jack McAllister, one of two adventurous professional cave explorers.


Hauser played Lieutenant in the 2005 crime drama film Dirty.

The Break-Up

Hauser starred in the 2006 romantic comedy-drama The Break-Up as Lupus Grobowski, brother and co-worker to main character Gary.

The Stone Angel

In 2007, Hauser starred in The Stone Angel. He played young Bram Shipley, with his father starring as the older version of that character.


Hauser starred in the 2008 direct-to-DVD movie Tortured. He played the main character Kevin Cole, an FBI agent who went undercover to torture accountant Archie Green.

The Family That Preys

Hauser starred in the 2008 comedy-drama The Family That Preys as William Cartwright, a scheming construction worker.

Like Dandelion Dust

Hauser starred in the 2009 award-winning independent film Like Dandelion Dust. He played Jack Campbell, an adoptive father whose son is torn away by his abusive birth parents.

Shadows of the White Nights

In 2010, Hauser starred as Borris in the small independent film Shadows of the White Nights.

The Hit List

Hauser starred in the 2011 direct-to-DVD action thriller The Hit List. He played Allan Campbell, who befriends a mysterious man with a kill list.

A Good Day to Die Hard

Hauser starred in the final installment of the Die Hard franchise, the 2013 movie A Good Day to Die Hard. He played CIA Agent Mike Collins.

Olympus Has Fallen

In 2013, Hauser starred in the action thriller Olympus Has Fallen. He played Secret Service Special Agent Roma.

Assassins Run

Hauser starred in the 2013 action film Assassins Run as Roman aka White Swan.


Hauser starred in the 2014 sci-fi film Transcendence. He played Colonel Stevens, a military officer.

Jarhead 2: Field of Fire

In 2014, Hauser starred in the war crime movie Jarhead 2: Field of Fire. He played Special Operations Senior Chief Fox.

Acts of Violence

Hauser started in the 2018 film action-thriller film Acts of Violence. He played Deklan MacGregor, a former soldier who served in the military and is traumatized from his past.

Running with the Devil

In 2019, Hauser starred in the crime thriller Running with the Devil as The Executioner.

The Last Champion

Hauser starred in the 2020 sports drama The Last Champion as the main character John Wright, a former wrestler who returns to his hometown to face his disgraced past.

Cole Hauser TV Shows

So far in his acting career, Cole Hauser has appeared in over 10 TV shows. His most notable television credits include Rogue and Yellowstone.

A Matter of Justice

Hauser’s TV debut was in the 1993 show A Matter of Justice, based on a real-life murder case. He portrayed Private Ralph G. “Rocky” Jackson in the two-part television film.

High Incident

From 1996 to 1997, Hauser starred in the police drama High Incident. He played Officer Randy Willitz, appearing in 32 episodes of the show.


Hauser appeared in the hit medical drama ER as Steve Curtis. In 2004, he appeared in the episodes “Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire,” “Just a Touch,” “Midnight” and “Drive.”


In 2006, Hauser starred in Damages as Jack Shale, however, the pilot for the show never ended up airing.


From 2007 to 2008, Hauser starred in the crime drama K-Ville. He played the character Trevor Cobb, appearing in 11 episodes.

The Tower

In 2008, Hauser appeared in the pilot of The Tower as Sean Castleman.

Washington Field

Hauser played SSA Raymond Stone on the TV pilot of Washington Field in 2009.


From 2010 to 2011, Hauser starred in the police drama Chase. He played police marshal Jimmy Godfrey in 22 episodes of the show.


From 2014 to 2017, Hauser starred in the police drama Rogue. He played Ethan Kelly, a former soldier and overseas military contractor in 20 episodes.

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

In 2015, Hauser appeared in the historical murder drama The Lizzie Borden Chronicles. He played Pinkerton detective Charlie Siringo.


Cole Hauser’s most famous for his acting role as Rip Wheeler on Yellowstone. He has been a member of the main cast since the show’s start in 2018, starring in all 39 episodes so far.