American actor Warren Kole, sometimes also credited as Warren Blosjo, is known for his performances on the films “Cougar Club” (2007) and “Mother's Day” (2010) as well as on the television series “24” (7 episodes, 2009) and “Mental” (5 episodes, 2009). He has guest starred in “Medium,” “CSI: Miami,” “Cold Case,” among other shows.
Childhood and Family:
Warren Kole was born on September 23, 1977, in San Antonio, Texas.
Warren Kole began his professional acting career in 2004. First credited as Warren Blosjo, he made his television debut as Tommy Shepherd on an episode of the NBC crime series “Third Watch” called “A Call for Help” (2004). Under the same pseudonym, he broke into the big screen with roles as Pvt. Jakie Brauer on “Company K,” a war film directed and scripted by Robert Clem and starring Ari Fliakos, Terry Serpico and Steve Cuiffo, and Sean on “ A Love Song for Bobby Long,” a drama starring John Travolta, Scarlett Johansson and Gabriel Macht (both also 2004).
In the following year, Kole guest starred in an episode of “ Law & Order: Trial by Jury,” but he did not use the name Warren Kole until he landed the role of Robert Wheeler on the TV miniseries “Into the West” (TNT, 2005), which was produced by Steven Spielberg and Dreamworks, The same year, he also portrayed Bo on the comedy/drama film “One Last Thing...,” starring Michael Angarano, Cynthia Nixon, Sunny Mabrey and Gina Gershon.
After appearing in “Masters of Horror” (2006) and “Medium” (2007), Kole starred as Marshall Hogan III on the film “Cougar Club” (2007), which was helmed by Christopher Duddy. Co-stars in the film included Jason Jurman, Joe Mantegna, Izabella Scorupco, Faye Dunaway, Carrie Fisher, Mo Collins, Kaley Cuoco, Chyna, Loretta Devine, Jon Polito, Carolyn Hennesy and Norm Crosby. He tehn worked with Tricia Helfer, Chelah Horsdal and Aisha Hinds on the made for TV film “ Inseparable” (2008), where he played the role of Reed Farber, and appeared as Russell Brooks in an episode of “CSI: Miami” called “You May Now Kill the Bride” (2008) before having a recurring role as Brian Gedge on the popular Fox series “24” (2009). Also in 2009, Kole played the role of Rylan Moore on the short lived medical drama series “Mental,” which broadcast on Fox between March 26, 2009 and August 14, 2009, and guest starred in “Cold Case” (as Grady Giles '09) and “NCIS: Los Angeles” (as Air Force Captain Pete Briggs).
In 2010, Kole was cast as Addley Koffin on the horror film “Mother's Day,” a remake of the Charles Kaufman's 1980 film of the same name. Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, the film received mostly positive reviews from critics. Co-stars in the film included Rebecca De Mornay, Jaime King, Briana Evigan, Patrick Flueger, Deborah Ann Woll and Alexa Vega. The same year, he also co-starred with Scott Porter, Michaela McManus and Luke Ford on the TV film “Nomads” and guest starred as Sumner Fairfield on an episode of “Rizzoli & Isles.”
Recently, in 2011, Kole portaryed Ray Bidwell on three episodes of the new crime/drama series “The Chicago Code,” which debuted on Fox on February 7, 2011. The show stars Jason Clarke, Jennifer Beals, Matt Lauria, Devin Kelley, Todd Williams, Billy Lush and Delroy Lindo.
Kole will play David on “The Gauntlet” (2011), an upcoming horror film directed by Matt Eskandari, written by Adam Lawson and starring Ling Bai, Jaime Ray Newman and Dustin Nguyen. He also will play Wes Mithell on the pilot of the comedy show “Common Law,” along with Alicia Coppola, Trey Dudley and Kent Faulcon.