skip navigation
Holmes Osborne

Holmes Osborne

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

ER: The Complete Seasons... Directed by Barnet Kellman, Darnell Martin, Dean Parisot, David Nutter, Eric... more info $311.95was $418.98 Buy Now

ER: The Complete Fourth... REPACKAGED. This riveting dramatic series portrays the dedication and passion of... more info $13.95was $29.98 Buy Now

The Box ... Push a red button on a little black box, get a million bucks cash. Just like... more info $9.95was $14.98 Buy Now

Air Buddies ... These puppies talk - for the first time ever. Features the voices of Michael... more info $11.95was $14.99 Buy Now

Miracle in Lane 2 ... His unrelenting desire to win a trophy leads to Justin's discovery that it's... more info $8.95was $9.99 Buy Now

Frasier: Tenth Season ... Kelsey Grammer, John Mahoney, David Hyde Pierce. Includes Enemy at the Gate"... more info $9.95was $14.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Holmes Osbourne, Holmes R Osborne Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession:

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Holmes Osborne has portrayed many a father and authority figure throughout his lengthy career, which began in the '60s with an inauspicious start in low-profile films and TV series. In 1996, he appeared in "That Thing You Do!," which chronicled the rise and fall of a one-hit-wonder band; in the film, he portrayed a disapproving father of one band member. Osborne later portrayed the father of Chris Klein's genial jock in "Election," a high school-based political satire. He next landed guest roles on the sci-fi conspiracy series "The X-Files" and the family drama "Providence" before returning to the big screen as Kirsten Dunst's supportive father in "Bring It On," about the heated competition between a wealthy high school cheerleading squad and an inner-city rival. Osborne landed his biggest role yet in 2001 when he was cast as Jake Gyllenhaal's distant but loving father in Richard Kelly's psycho-thriller fantasy "Donnie Darko"; Osborne has since appeared in Kelly's largely-dismissed sci-fi satire "Southland Tales" and as a police officer in the human experimentation drama "The Box." After portraying the president of the United States in the short-lived TV series "Seven Days," about a time-traveling...

Holmes Osborne has portrayed many a father and authority figure throughout his lengthy career, which began in the '60s with an inauspicious start in low-profile films and TV series. In 1996, he appeared in "That Thing You Do!," which chronicled the rise and fall of a one-hit-wonder band; in the film, he portrayed a disapproving father of one band member. Osborne later portrayed the father of Chris Klein's genial jock in "Election," a high school-based political satire. He next landed guest roles on the sci-fi conspiracy series "The X-Files" and the family drama "Providence" before returning to the big screen as Kirsten Dunst's supportive father in "Bring It On," about the heated competition between a wealthy high school cheerleading squad and an inner-city rival. Osborne landed his biggest role yet in 2001 when he was cast as Jake Gyllenhaal's distant but loving father in Richard Kelly's psycho-thriller fantasy "Donnie Darko"; Osborne has since appeared in Kelly's largely-dismissed sci-fi satire "Southland Tales" and as a police officer in the human experimentation drama "The Box." After portraying the president of the United States in the short-lived TV series "Seven Days," about a time-traveling government organization, Osborne landed a supporting role as a sympathetic journalist in the American-Vietnamese thriller "The Quiet American." He also appeared as a small town mayor coping with the strange aftermath of a hurricane in the quickly-canceled series "Invasion."

VIEW THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

2.
 Fun Size (2012)
3.
 Larry Crowne (2011)
4.
 All About Steve (2009)
5.
 Box, The (2009)
6.
 Southland Tales (2007)
7.
 Meet Bill (2007)
8.
 Dragon Wars (2007)
9.
 Comebacks, The (2007)
10.
 Air Buddies (2006)
VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute