An American character actor and television screenwriter best known for appearing in films directed by Billy Wilder. Osmond made more than 100 appearances in TV shows or movies between 1962 and 1996.
In addition to his acting and writing careers, Osmond has for over thirty years, also been an acting teacher and coach in Los Angeles.
In 2010 he wrote a book about his career and acting: "Acting is Living: Exploring the Ten Essential Elements in any Successful Performance".
He wife is Gretchen Ebrahim; the couple have two children: Margaret (Mishi) and Eric.