in 1976 in North Cyprus and raised in east London,
UK, Halil (Hal) Ozsan's exotic good looks are made all the more charming by
his roguish Cockney accent.
He was educated
at the prestigious Brentwood School (Douglas Adams-Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galaxy/ Jack Straw-British Cabinet Politician)
where he was by all accounts was quite a notorious character.
While still at school he won the Mayor of Essex's award for a
play he co-wrote/co-starred in, and was honored with a school
distinction tie for Drama.
He moved to Los Angeles sometime between 1995-98 and began
working as an actor almost immediately in over a dozen
Guest-Starring and Recurring roles, and in independent films.
He made his
break in Hollywood with the teen soap Dawson's
is currently (2003) a regular on Dawson's Creek playing the
tempestuous film director Todd Carr that Dawson is protégé to.
His other films include S1m0ne (2002) with Al Pacino.
is also a talented musician/singer, with influences around the
indie groups such as Radiohead, Travis, Coldplay, The Stone
Roses as well as singer Catherine Wheel.
He lives in Hollywood with his actress girlfriend.