Hal Ozsan

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Hal Ozsan
Hal Ozsan.jpg
Ozsan in April 2011
Born Halil Özşan
(1976-10-26) 26 October 1976 (age 38)
Famagusta, Northern Cyprus
Occupation Actor, singer-songwriter
Years active 2000–present
Website
www.halozsan.com

Halil "Hal" Özşan (born 26 October 1976) is a Turkish Cypriot-born British actor and singer-songwriter. He is known for his roles as Michael Cassidy in Kyle XY, Todd Carr in Dawson's Creek and Miles Cannon in 90210.[1]

Early life[edit]

Ozsan was born to Turkish Cypriot parents in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus.[2] At the age of three, he moved to England with his family and was raised in the London suburb of Havering.[2] At the age of 11, he gained admission to Brentwood School, receiving a distinction for drama.[3]

Career[edit]

Ozsan moved to the United States in the 1990s, where he began working in films and television. His first major recognition for a recurring role was as Todd Carr in Dawson's Creek, followed by a main role in the miniseries Fallen and a recurring role in Kyle XY.[1] Ozsan's first film appearance was in the film S1m0ne.[2] He was the singer-songwriter for the rock band Poets and Pornstars; in 2008, he left the band to return to acting full time.[3] His songs have appeared in several films and television shows, including Californication, So You Think You Can Dance, Little Athens and Undead or Alive.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Simone Hotel concierge
2004 Helter Skelter Joey Dimarco Television film
2005 Guy in Row Five Billy
2006 Caffeine Dude
2007 Redline Mike Z
2007 Children of Wax Hakan
2010 Groupie Travis Bellamy
2011 Head Over Spurs in Love Serge Prozorofsky
2011 Peach Plum Pear Nils Hutchinson
2012 For the Love of Money Abe
2014 Betrayed Jonathan
2014 Layover Tom
2014 Private Number Michael Lane
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Felicity Long-haired guy Episode: "Revolutions"
2000 Felicity Student, stoner guy Episode: "Running Mates"
2000 Jesse Dawson Episode: "First Blood"
2001 Providence Rolando Episode: "Big Night"
2001 FreakyLinks Jamie Hallowell Episode: "Subject: Still I Rise"
2001 Grounded for Life Jerry Episode: "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
2001 Nash Bridges Eric Episode: "Blood Bots"
2001 Six Feet Under Man in flower shop Episode: "Life's Too Short"
2001–2003 Dawson's Creek Todd Carr 12 episodes
2002 Roswell N/A Episode: "Ch-Ch-Changes"
2003 Fastlane Oliver Jax Episode: "Dosed"
2003 Dragnet N/A Episode: "The Magic Bullet"
2004 Division, TheThe Division N/A Episode: "The Box"
2005 CSI: Miami Brandon Pace Episode: "Game Over"
2006 CSI: NY Tony DeLuca Episode: "Open and Shut"
2007 Fallen Azazel Miniseries; 4 episodes
2008 Shark Donny Garland Episode: "One Hit Wonder"
2008 Californication Ronny Praeger 3 episodes
2008 Unit, TheThe Unit Raheem Episode: "Shadow Riders"
2009 Kyle XY Michael Cassidy 10 episodes
2009 Without a Trace Wyatt Brody Episode: "Skeletons"
2009 Supernatural Patrick Episode: "The Curious Case of Dean Winchester"
2010–2011 90210 Miles Cannon 12 episodes
2010 Hawthorne N/A Episode: "Picture Perfect"
2010 Melissa & Joey Dylan Episode: "Boy Toys 'R' Us"
2011 Suits Jones Debeque Episode: "Play the Man"
2012 White Collar Gordon Taylor Episode: "Stealing Home"
2012 Bones Jocco Kent Episode: "The Suit on the Set"
2012 Make It or Break It Dr. Andrew Walker 2 episodes
2012 Hollywood Heights Nick Lynch Episode: "Max Looks for Answers"
2012 Beauty & the Beast Chris Miller Episode: "Trapped"
2013 Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Harry Clarkson Episode: "Days of Wine and Roses"
2013 True Blood King Charles II Episode: "In the Evening"
2013 Major Crimes Bruce Episode: "Poster Boy"
2013 Sons of Anarchy Kia Ghanezi Episode: "Straw"
2014 Bad Teacher Navid Episode: "Nix the Fat Week"
2014 Hieroglyph Bek Penroy Episode: "Pilot"
2014 The Blacklist Episode: "Dr. James Covington"
Web
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Online Gamer, TheThe Online Gamer Mark 4 episodes
2012 Cybergeddon Jessop Episode: "McCluskey"
Video games
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Killzone Shadow Fall Gresham Voice

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b NY Daily News (8 March 2011). "'Dawson's Creek': Where are they now?:Hal Ozsan (Todd Carr)". New York. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Star Kibris. "Al Pacino ile aynı sahneyi paylaştı!". Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Hurriyet. "Hollywood'da kendine hatırı sayılır bir kariyer yapmış bir Türk aktör Hal Ozsan". Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  4. ^ MTV. "Poets & Pornstars". Retrieved 15 June 2011. 

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