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Josh Duhamel

Joshua David Duhamel was born in Minot, North Dakota. His mother, Bonny L., is a retired high school teacher and the current Executive Director of Minot's Downtown Business & Profession Association, and his father, Larry Duhamel, is an advertisement salesman. Josh has three younger sisters: Ashlee, McKenzee and Kassidy. His heritage includes French-Canadian (from his great-great-grandfather; his last name is a very common last name among Francophones in the world), Norwegian, German, Irish, and English. Before his acting career, the football player studied biology and earned his Bachelor's degree at Minot State University with the intention of pursuing dentistry.When Josh was 26 years old, he worked in the construction business and it was by chance that he got into the entertainment business. Modeling eventually gave way to acting as Josh was asked to audition for the title character in The Picture of Dorian Gray, from the novel by Oscar Wilde.Duhamel can currently be seen in Vince Gilligan and David Shore's CBS series, "Battle Creek." He is currently in production on four films: "Lost In The Sun," "Bravetown," "The Wrong Stuff," and "Beyond Deceit."Most recently, Duhamel starred alongside Hillary Swank and Emmy Rossum in the George C. Wolfe directed drama, "You're Not You." Duhamel also starred opposite Julianne Hough in Lasse Hallstrom's "Safe Haven," a drama based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks and the thriller "Scenic Route," which tells the story of two friends stranded in the desert. In addition, Duhamel was seen in the star-studded, ensemble comedy "Movie 43" alongside Emma Stone, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Kate Winslet, Richard Gere among many others. Co-directed by Peter Farrelly and Patrik Forsberg, the film features various intertwining, raunchy tales.Other projects include Garry Marshall's "New Year's Eve" alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert DeNiro, Halle Berry, and Hilary Swank and Michael Bay's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," where he reprised his role of Captain William Lennox for the third installment of the franchise. Additional film credits include the romantic comedy "Life as We Know It" alongside Katherine Heigl, "Ramona and Beezus," "When in Rome" and "The Romantics." On television, Josh is best known for his role as Danny McCoy on the NBC crime drama "Las Vegas." Additionally, he lent his voice to Nickelodeon's Emmy Award-winning animated series "Fanboy & Chum Chum" and starred in several seasons of the long-running ABC soap opera "All My Children," in which he received three consecutive Daytime Emmy nominations. On January 10 2009, Josh married Fergie Duhamel, better known as Fergie from The Black Eyed Peas. They have one child together, Axl Jack Duhamel.Josh, Fergie and their son reside in Los Angeles.


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Born:
Nov 14, 1972 In Minot, North Dakota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
11
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Series Battle Creek 2015-03-01

1 win & 16 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Las Vegas
Filmography
Battle Creek Milt Chamberlain 13 episodes, 2015 2015-03-01
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan Unknown 2011-10-25
Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Las Vegas Danny McCoy 106 episodes, 2003-2008 2003-09-22
Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25