Quick Facts Haley Joel Osment

  • NameHaley Joel Osment
  • FatherMichael Eugene Osment
  • MotherTheresa Seifert Osment
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActor
  • Net Worth$12 million
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Hair ColorBlonde
  • Weight in KG64 kg
  • GirlfriendMae Whitman
  • MarriedNot Yet
  • EducationTisch School of the Arts
  • AwardsCritics' Choice Movie Award
  • MoviesThe Sixth Sense
  • TV ShowComedy Bang! Bang!
  • SiblingsEmily Osment
  • Birth NameHaley Joel Osment
  • Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California


Performing artist Haley Joel Osment was born on the 10th of April 1988, in Los Angeles, California. The child of a performing artist, Michael Eugene Osment, and his wife Theresa, a teacher, Osment was spotted by throwing executors at five years old and given a part in a TV advertisement for Pizza Hut. He has one sibling, a sister, performing artist and vocalist-lyricist Emily Osment, who is just about four years his lesser. His guardians portrayed his adolescence as a “decent out-dated Southern childhood”. His father said that when Osment was figuring out how to talk, he deliberately abstained from utilizing child talk when corresponding with his child. He was an understudy at Flintridge Preparatory School in La Cañada, California.

First Time on TV

Osment started his acting profession at the age of 4 when his mother took him to another Ikea store, and they experienced an ability scout searching for new performers. He put his name down and got back to for a tryout. Asked to portray the greatest thing he had ever seen, Haley portrayed an IMAX theater screen and won the part in a Pizza Hut TV advertisement, promoting their “Enormous Foot” pizza. The business dispatched his vocation, and later that year he featured in the ABC TV sitcom Thunder Alley, his first part in arrangement TV.


Haley’s first gimmick film part was as Forrest Gump’s child, additionally named Forrest Gump, in the 1994 film of the same name. He additionally had a little part in an alternate 1994 film, Mixed Nuts. All through whatever is left of the 1990s, Haley played customary and repeating parts in different TV arrangements; including The Jeff Foxworthy Show and the last season of Murphy Brown, where he supplanted Dyllan Christopher as Murphy’s child, Avery.

Rising to Fame

Osment initially accomplished fame in 1999, when he showed up in The Sixth Sense, co-featuring Bruce Willis. For his depiction of Cole Sear, a psychic tyke, Osment won Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. He was additionally assigned for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, turning into the second-most youthful entertainer ever to get an Academy designation for a supporting part, yet lost the last Oscar vote to Michael Caine.

He made his Broadway debut at the Belasco Theater in November 2008, assuming the part of “Bobby”, a youthful heroin fiend, in a restoration of David Mamet’s American Buffalo; co-featuring with John Leguizamo and Cedric the Entertainer. The show opened to blended surveys, and a temporary proclamation was made on November 20, 2008, that it would close after the first week.


Haley Osment was included in a solitary driver car crash on July 20, 2006, in which he struck a block letter drop and toppled his auto while driving close to his home. The mischance brought about wounds, including a broken rib, cracked right shoulder bone, cuts, and scraped spots.

Osment argued no challenge to one tally each of offense driving affected by liquor and misdeed medication ownership, on October 19, 2006. He was sentenced to three years’ probation, 60 hours in a liquor restoration and instruction program, a fine of $1500, and a base necessity of 26 Alcoholics Anonymous gatherings over a six-month period.