Joshua Jackson

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Joshua Carter Jackson
  • Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/11/1978, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Joshua Jackson Fast Facts:
  • Family moved to Los Angeles soon after he was born, but returned to Vancouver when he was 8.
  • First screen appearance was as an infant in the George C. Scott horror flick The Changeling, on which his mother was a second-unit director. 
  • Decided to become an actor at age 11; his mom tried to discourage his acting ambitions by taking him to an audition for a Keebler potato chips commercial but he landed the part.
  • Made his film debut playing Peter Berg's character as a child in the 2001 indie drama Crooked Hearts.
  • Came to fame playing a young hockey player in 1992's The Mighty Ducks and its two sequels.
  • Won the Teen Choice Award for TV three years in a row (1999-2001) for his portrayal of Pacey Witter on Dawson's Creek.
  • Made his stage debut opposite Patrick Stewart in a 2005 London production of David Mamet's A Life in the Theater.
  • Returned to TV in 2008 to star in the sci-fi series Fringe.
  • Joshua Jackson Relationships:
  • Diane Kruger - Significant Other
  • Jonathan Jackson - Half Brother
  • John Jackson - Father
  • Katie Holmes - Ex-significant Other
  • Brittany Daniel - Ex-significant Other
  • Lyman Jackson - Half Brother
  • Aisleagh Jackson - Sister
  • Fiona Jackson - Mother
  • Joshua Jackson Awards:
  • 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2009 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner

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