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‘Yellowstone’ TV: Everything To Know About Cole Hauser, the Actor Behind Rip Wheeler

by Hunter Miller
(source: Paramount Networks Press Center, Yellowstone Series Photography)

In a series full of strong characters played by high-profile actors, Cole Hauser, who portrays Rip Wheeler, often manages to steal the show on Yellowstone. While most fans of the Paramount Network series know Hauser’s Rip as the quintessential, no-nonsense cowboy, many want to know more about the actor behind the character.

Let’s get to know more about him.

Who Is Cole Hauser?

Cole Hauser was born on March 22, 1975, in Santa Barbara, CA. He is the son of Wings Hauser and Cass Warner. The now 45-year-old actor comes from a family deeply involved in the entertainment industry.

Hauser’s mother, Cass Warner, founded a film production company called Warner Sisters, according to IMDB. His grandfathers, Dwight Hauser and Milton Sperling, were both screenwriters. Going back even further, Hauser’s maternal great-grandfather is Harry M. Warner of Warner Bros.

Growing up, Hauser lived in California, Oregon, and Florida. Currently, he resides outside of Los Angeles with his wife, photographer Cynthia Daniel Hauser. They tied to knot in December of 2006 and share three children together. Cole and Cynthia have two sons, Ryland and Colt Daniel Hauser, and one daughter, Steely Rose Hauser.