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Austin O'Brien

Austin O'Brien
Born (1981-05-11) May 11, 1981
Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Kristin Wurgler

Austin Taylor O'Brien (born May 11, 1981) is an American actor and photographer. He may be best known for playing the co-lead Danny Madigan in the Arnold Schwarzenegger-movie Last Action Hero, followed by his turn into romance as Nick Zsigmond in My Girl 2, a part in both The Lawnmower Man and its sequel.[1] and as Josh Greene in CBS Drama Promised Land.

O'Brien was born in Eugene, Oregon, to Valerie and Dan O'Brien.[2][3] His elder sister is actress Amanda O'Brien and his younger brother is actor Trever O'Brien.

He is married to Kristin Wurgler.

He attended the wedding of Victor and Brandi Quintanilla who were married at Calvary Christian Center in Yuba City, CA.


Roles in film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Lawnmower Man, TheThe Lawnmower Man Peter Parkette
1993 Last Action Hero Danny Madigan
1993 Prehysteria! Jerry
1994 My Girl 2 Nick Zsigmond
1995 Apollo 13 Whiz Kid
1995 Baby-Sitters Club, TheThe Baby-Sitters Club Logan Bruno
1995 ER Kyle Kazlaw Television program
Episode: "The Secret Sharer"
1996 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace Peter Parkette
1996 Home of the Brave Joshua 'Josh' Greene Television film
1996–1998 Touched by an Angel Joshua 'Josh' Greene Television program
Episodes: "Promised Land"
"Amazing Grace: Part 1"
"Amazing Grace: Part 2"
"Vengeance Is Mine: Part 1"
1996–1999 Promised Land Joshua 'Josh' Greene Television program
67 episodes
1998 Only Once Greg
2001 Spirit Cole Television film
2004 Runaways Steve
2007 Christmas Too Many, AA Christmas Too Many Jack Direct-to-video
2008 Bones Jimmy Grant Television program
Episode: "The Baby in the Bough"
2009 Helix Jae
2009 Bounty Jake
2009 This Is the Place Simon
2010 Rain from Stars Young Edward
2011 Defining Moments Allan
2011 Nowhere Road Producer


  1. ^ Vanderknyff, Rick (June 18, 1993). "Limelight, Cameras, 'Action' for O.C. Boy : Movies: 'Hero' co-star Austin O'Brien is full partner in media blitz.". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 
  2. ^ "Austin O'Brien- Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Koltnow, Barry (11 February 1994). "A kiss is just a kiss for young star Austin O'Brien". The Orange County Register. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 

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