LCT: Your Own Personal Exegesis. In Chicago, Cole has worked with Drury Lane Oakbrook, Chicago Shakespeare, Chicago Dramatists, and studied at the School at Steppenwolf under Amy Morton, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Michael Patrick Thornton, and more. He made his film debut as the titular role in the critically acclaimed Henry Gambles Birthday Party, directed by Stephen Cone. He can also be seen in Uncle Frank (Sundance 2020, Amazon Studios) as young Frank Bledsoe (played by Paul Bettany) from writer/director Alan Ball. On television he has appeared in “Gossip Girl,” “Modern Family,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Chicago PD,” “Equal” and “Shameless.” This fall he will return to “Gossip Girl” for season 2 and recur on Showtime’s forthcoming series “Let the Right One In.” He developed and stars in the short film Starfuckers, directed by Antonio Marziale (Sundance Film Festival and Berlinale 2022). Most recently, he wrapped shooting the lead role in Matt Fifer’s sophomore feature, Treatment, produced by AMC’s Shudder. He is currently in production on Vuk Lungulov-Klotz’s debut feature Mutt, executive produced by Silas Howard, and pre-production for Zia Anger’s My First Film.