Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, Hausserman traveled to the United States when he was 16 in order to learn English. He decided to study acting at the Herbert Berghof Studios and at New York University. Fluent in three languages, and with a talent for foreign accents, Hausserman landed roles in television combat series such as 12 O'Clock High, Combat, Blue Light and Hogan's Heroes.
More recent television credits include guest-starring roles on Cop Files and the daytime series The Young & the Restless, as well as on Masquerade, Voyagers, The Bionic Woman and Ironside. For German television, he starred in the telefilm Century of Surgeons, and on the series lead on Betty and Alexander.
One of Hausserman's favorite stage experiences was starring in The Threepenny Opera, which was performed in German at New York's City Center Opera in a production directed by a former state theater director from Vienna. Hausserman also starred in Zurich in Blithe Spirits, and in Vienna in Four Windows With a View and The Boys in the Band.
Hausserman also worked as an aerial coordinator and camera-stunt pilot for such features as Eraser, Broken Arrow, Die Hard With a Vengeance, The Beastmaster, Delta Force 2, MIA II, Why Would I Lie? and Cop Files. He is also a member of the DGA with a credit on the upcoming The Thomas Crown Affair.
Mischa Hausserman Facts
|Birthday||October 31, 1941 (79)|
|The Thomas Crown Affair|
|Die Hard: With a Vengeance|
|The 13th Warrior|
|The Evil That Men Do|
|The Salzburg Connection|
|Die Hard With a Vengeance|