Jackie Earle Haley is an American actor, writer, and director. He garnered recognition and accolades for portraying Ronald James McGorvey in ‘Little Children’ and Walter Kovacs / Rorschach in ‘Watchmen’. A native Californian, Haley was exposed to the film industry at an early age. He appeared in several commercials and made his debut as the voice actor for Jamie Boyle in the animated sitcom ‘Wait Till Your Father Gets Home’. Haley debuted on the screen soon after, playing the character of Eric in the action-drama ‘The Outside Man’. He is one of the few child stars of his generation who made a successful transition to celebrity adulthood. At 13, he portrayed a juvenile delinquent in the first instalment of ‘The Bad News Bears’ film series. He spent the next few years as a producer and director of TV commercials before returning to acting with the political drama ‘All the King's Men.’ Haley’s portrayal of a suburban paedophile in ‘Little Children’ earned him an Oscar nomination. He followed it by appearing as the vigilante Rorschach in Zack Snyder’s ‘Watchmen’. Haley has also been active on television. He was cast as Gill Waterman in the animated comedy ‘Gravedale High’, Guerrero in the action-adventure series ‘Human Target’ and Odin Quincannon in the fantasy drama ‘Preacher’. He is currently portraying The Terror in ‘The Tick’.