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Austin O’Brien

Biography

American actor recognized to moviegoers as Danny Madigan in the 1993 film Last Actions Hero also to television junkies as Joshua Greene in the series Promised Property. He previously early film assignments as Peter Parkette in The Lawnmower Man, as Jerry in Prehysteria!, so that as Nick Zsigmond in my own Gal 2. He provides appeared in shows from the long-running tv series ER and Bone fragments. He comes with an old sister called Amanda and youthful sibling Trever, both of whom are stars. In 2006 he wedded Kristin Wurgler. He previously a minor function as Whiz Child in the film Apollo 13, starring Costs Paxton.

Quick Facts


Full Name Austin O'Brien
Date Of Birth May 11, 1981
Place Of Birth Eugene, OR
Profession TV Actor
Education Azusa Pacific University
Nationality American
Spouse Kristin Wurgler
Children Declan Rhys
Parents Valerie O'Brien, Dan O'Brien
Siblings Trever O'Brien, Amanda O'Brien
Movies Prehysteria!, The Lawnmower Man, Last Action Hero, My Girl 2, Apollo 13, The Baby-Sitters Club, Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace, Only Once, A Christmas Too Many, Innocent, Bounty, Runaways, Nowhere Road, Spirit
TV Shows On the Road with Austin & Santino, Battle of the Network Reality Stars, Promised Land
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1 Credits Celeste Holm as his favorite acting mentor/best friend.
2 His acting mentors are Gerald McRaney and Celeste Holm.
3 Has appeared in two films to feature La Brea Tar Pits, Last Action Hero (1993) and My Girl 2 (1994).
4 Austin and his wife Kristin welcomed a son named Declan Rhys, born at 8:09am on November 15, 2013. The baby weighed 7lbs 10oz and was 21.5 inches long.
5 Los Angeles, CA, USA: Is retired from acting and directing his own photography company "A. O'Brien Photography". [2011]
6 As a kid he appeared in commercials for "Circuit City" in which he gets money back for a Walkman he purchased and it went on sale a week later and he says to the cashier: "Cool".
7 Has a sister named Amanda.
8 Brother of Trever O'Brien
9 Attending Azusa Pacific University. Majoring in Music.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cowl Girl 2015 TV Series short Austin
All Our Yesterdays 2015 Short
Rain from Stars 2013 Young Edward
Innocent 2010 Jae
This Is the Place 2009 Short Simon
Bounty 2009/I Jake
Bones 2008 TV Series Jimmy Grant
A Christmas Too Many 2007 Video Jack
Runaways 2003 Steve Moore
Spirit 2001 TV Movie Cole
Promised Land 1996-1999 TV Series Josh Greene
Only Once 1998 Greg Packer
Touched by an Angel 1996-1998 TV Series Josh Greene
Home of the Brave 1996 TV Movie Josh Greene
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace 1996 Peter Parkette
ER 1995 TV Series Kyle Kazlaw
The Baby-Sitters Club 1995 Logan Bruno
Apollo 13 1995 Whiz Kid
My Girl 2 1994 Nick Zsigmond
Prehysteria! 1993 Jerry
Last Action Hero 1993 Danny Madigan
The Lawnmower Man 1992 Peter Parkette

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nowhere Road 2011 Short producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Helix: Behind the Scenes 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '94 1994 TV Special Himself
Entertainment UK 1993 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993 TV Series Himself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Premio Donostia a Ian McKellen 2009 TV Special Danny Madigan (uncredited)
The Lawnmower Man 1993 Video Game Peter Parkette

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Leading Young Actor Promised Land (1996)
1999 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Young Ensemble Promised Land (1996) · Eddie Karr
· Sarah Schaub
1998 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Leading Young Actor Promised Land (1996)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999 YoungStar Award YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Drama TV Series Promised Land (1996)
1998 YoungStar Award YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Drama TV Series Promised Land (1996)
1997 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Drama Series - Young Actor Promised Land (1996)
1997 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Drama Series - Guest Starring Young Actor ER (1994)
1995 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Motion Picture My Girl 2 (1994)
1994 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Performance by a Younger Actor Last Action Hero (1993)
1994 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst New Star Last Action Hero (1993)
1994 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture Drama Last Action Hero (1993)


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