Haley Joel Osment was just a kid when he made his movie debut in Forrest Gump, racked up TV appearances as Jeff Foxworthy’s sitcom son and the Murphy Brown baby growing up, and earned his first Oscar nomination at the tender age of 11 for seeing dead people in The Sixth Sense. He’s also worked with Stephen Spielberg, starring in A.I., and paid it forward in Pay It Forward.
After graduating from NYU, he returned with roles on Comedy Bang! Bang! and both of IFC’s soap opera satires with Will Ferrell, and he now steals scenes on HBO’s Silicon Valley. I caught up with him in Hollywood to catch us all up on his career and life growth before Silicon Valley’s 4th season comes to an end. So let’s get to it!