Cole Hauser, Who Plays Rip Wheeler On “Yellowstone,” Has A Famous Mom & Dad

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Did You Know That Yellowstone Star Cole Hauser Comes From A Famous Family?

Cole Hauser is one of the most admired actors in the world at the moment. He’s experienced an intense level of popularity thanks to his role as Rip Wheeler in the hit series Yellowstone.

Women go wild for Rip, who is romantically connected to John Dutton’s (played by Kevin Coster) daughter, Beth (played by Kelly Reilly).

Cole Hauser and Kelly Reilly in "Yellowstone" as Rip and Beth
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In addition to playing Rip on Yellowstone, Cole has starred in projects such as Tigerland, High Incident, Rogue, and Olympus Has Fallen.

A passion for show business runs in Cole’s family. Both of his parents are in the entertainment industry and they come from famous families themselves.

Meet Cole’s Dad, Wings Hauser

Cole’s father, Wings Hauser, is also an actor. He received his big break when he portrayed the character Greg Foster on the soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Wings has gone on to build an extensive filmography. You likely recognize him from his recurring roles on series such as Roseanne, Beverly Hills 90210, and Murder, She Wrote.

In 1987, Wings played Luther Regency in the crime mystery film Tough Guys Don’t Dance. He received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role in the movie.

Wings’ own father (and Cole’s grandfather) was the Academy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Dwight Hauser. Dwight was known for writing multiple episodes of Lassie and The Magical World of Disney.

Cole’s Mom, Cass, Is A Member Of The Famous Warner Family

Cole’s mother, Cass Warner, is the founder of the film production company Warner Sisters.


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Her father, Milton Sperling (Cole’s grandfather), was a producer and screenwriter for 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros.

Milton married Betty Warner (Cass’ mother, Cole’s grandmother), whose father was Harry Warner (Cass’ grandfather, Cole’s great-grandfather). Harry was a studio executive and a co-founder of Warner Bros. He served as the company’s president until 1956.

Cole Hauser Married An Actress Too

Cole also married another famous figure…former model and actress Cynthia Daniel. She is best known for playing Elizabeth Wakefield on Sweet Valley High for a period of three years.

Cynthia and Cole share three children of their own. Only time will tell if their kids follow their famous family members into the world of showbiz!


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Did you know all about Cole’s famous family ties before reading this? If not, we hope you enjoyed learning about his impressive family tree!