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Josh Hopkins Biography

Birth Name:
William Joshua Hopkins
Birth Place:
Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Fast Facts

  • Is the son of former Republican congressman Larry Hopkins, who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Kentucky in 1991
  • Made his Broadway debut in 1994 as an understudy in Picnic
  • Played a helicopter pilot in 2000's The Perfect Storm
  • In 2001, he joined Ally McBeal as attorney Raymond Millbury and made his singing debut on the show
  • Performed at Lollapalooza in 2007 after gaining exposure on Myspace with his comedic song "Feigning Interest
  • " Plays the guitar and writes many of the songs his character performs on ABC's Cougar Town
  • Plays an ad executive in the 2010 film comedy Lebanon, PA, which debuted that year at the SXSW Film Festival
  • Hosts a video series on teen driving, Street Skills


  • Larry J. Hopkins -- Father
  • Carolyn Hopkins -- Mother
  • Shae Hopkins -- Sister
  • Tara Hopkins -- Sister