Birthplace: Winnetka, Illinois
In his premiere role as Jessica Lange's eldest son in Men Don't Leave, O'Donnell establish self in the regular-guy role. He later played Buddy Threadgoode in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and co-stared with Al Pacino in Scent of A Woman (1992) and Minnie Driver in Circle of Friends (1995). While playing Boy Wonder in Batman Forever (1995), he attended night classes to complete the final credits needed for a marketing degree from Boston College. He reprised the role in Batman and Robin (1997) after The Chamber (1996), In Love and War (1996), and Cookie's Fortune (1999).