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Josh Hartnett Biography

Birth Name:
Joshua Daniel Hartnett
Birth Place:
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

Fast Facts

  • Is of Irish and Swedish ancestry
  • Became a vegetarian when he was 12
  • Attended the same high school as his 2001 Blow Dry costar Rachael Leigh Cook
  • Actively supported the late Minnesota senator Paul Wellstone, and was on his way to Minneapolis to campaign for him when he learned of the senator's fatal plane crash in October 2002
  • Was ranked No
  • 1 in AskMen
  • com's 2011 Top 100 Most Beautiful Men in the World list
  • In 2011, became an active supporter and spokesman for USAID, an organization that strives to promote awareness of famine, drought and war in Africa


  • 2006Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: nominated