Josh Harnet is a well-known American actor and movie producer where he worked actively since 1997. He was born on July 21, 1978, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the U.S. as a father, Daniel Thomas Hartnett, and mother, Wendy Anne.

Quick Info
Full NameJoshua Daniel Hartnett
Date of BirthJuly 21, 1978
Birth PlaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Parent(s)Daniel Thomas Hartnett and Wendy Anne
OccuaptionActor, Film Producer
Age42 years
Weight87 kg
Spouse(s)Tamsin Egerton (2012–present)
EthnicitySwedish, Irish, German, and Norwegian
Net worthUS $25 million

His father used to be a building manager. Hartnett had two brothers and one sister who were Joe Hartnett, Jake Hartnett, and Jessica Hartnett.



Since 2013, Hartnett was in a relationship with actress Tamsin Egerton, and they gave birth to their two children. They were living with their children in Surrey, England, since 2017.


Nationality and Body Measurement

Josh Hartnett holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity of Swedish, Irish, German, and Norwegian. He is currently 42 years old, with a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) and 87 kg. He had got dark brown hair with dark brown eyes. As he was born on July 21, his zodiac sign is Cancer.


Early Life and Education

Josh Hartnett was raised by his father and his stepmother Molly who is an artist. Later, he joined to Nativity of Lord Catholic School. After completing his high school level, he moved to New York to join the Conservatory of Theatre Arts & Film at SUNY Purchase, but he didn’t attend.

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How Josh Started his Career?

Josh Hartnett started his career after he had been cast into the leading role of Michael Fitzgerald in an American crime drama series “Craker” which was aired from 1997 to 1999. Hartnett started his film career in 1998, where he had been cast into the short film as Bill in the movie “Debutante.” In the same year, he was seen playing the role of Zeke Tyler in a science fiction horror movie “The Faculty,” for which he was nominated for Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor.


Television Shows

He played the lead role of Ethan Chandler in a British-American horror drama television series “Penny Dreadful.” He was nominated for Best TV Actor of the year 2017 in Fangoria Chainsaw Award. The series was aired from the year 2014 to 2016.

Likewise, Josh Hartnett was cast as Clark Gable in an educational comedy television series “Drunk History” in 2015. Later, in the year 2020, he played the role of Josh Hartnett in a television series “Die Hart.” In the same year, he was cast into the leading role as Yates Forsythe in a television series, “Paradise.”


Film Career

He was cast into an American slasher movie “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later” as John Tate, where he could also receive the nomination in Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Male Newcomer and accepted the nomination in MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Male Performance.

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In 1999, Josh Hartnett was seen playing the role of Trip Fontaine in the movie “The Virgin Suicides.” In the year 2000, he was seen playing the role of Jasper Arnold in the film “Here on Earth, “which is an American romantic drama movie for which he was able to earn the nomination in Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout Star. Later, he was seen playing the role of Matt Eversmann in a war movie, “Black Hawk Down” in 2001. He received the nomination in the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Acting Ensemble and nominated in Teen Choice Award for Choice Action Movie Actor.

In the same year, Josh Hartnett appeared as Brian Allen in a British comedy movie “Blow Dry,” and he was seen in a short film “Member” as Gianni. Likewise, he was seen playing into the movie like “O” as Hugo Goulding, “Pearl Harbor” as Danny Walker, “The Same” as The Neighbor, “Short6 as Gianni, and “Town & Country” as Tom Stoddard.

Later, he appeared as Matt Sullivan in the satirical erotic romantic movie “40 Days and $0 Nights,” for which he was nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry. He was also seen in an action-comedy movie, “Hollywood Homicide,” in 2003 as K.C Calden. After that, he was seen in several films, which include “Zero Un” Wicker Park,” “Mozart and The Whale,” “Sin City,” “Stories of Lost Souls” and “The Black Dahlia.”

Further, Josh Hartnett was seen playing Slevin Kelevra in a crime thriller movie “Lucky Number Slevin” in 2006. He had won Best Acting Performance Male at the 2006 Milan International Film Festival. He was cast as Erik Kernan is an American drama sports movie “Resurrecting the Champ” in 2007. Likewise, he appeared in the film like “August,” “T Takes,” “I Come with the Rain,” “Bunraku,” “Girl Walks into a Bar,” “Stuck Between Stations,” “The Lovers,” “Parts per Billion,” “Wild Horses,” “Oh Lucy!”, “The Ottoman Lieutenant,” “She’s Missing,” “Inherit The Viper,” and “Most Wanted.”

In 2020, he will appear in the movie “Valley Of The Gods,” After that, he will be seen playing the role of Wyatt Walker in an upcoming American crime drama Ida Red and will also be seen in an impending movie Wrath of Man. After that, he had also played in an unreleased indie drama movie, “The Long Home.”


Stage Career

In the year 2008, he was seen performing in “Rain Man” play as Charlie Babbit for which he had won The Dewynters London Newcomer of the Year. Later, in 2008, he was seen in the play “24 Hour Plays” as Main Man.

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Music Videos

Josh Hartnett had also seen in a music video “Playground Love” by Air in the year 1999. Later, in 2001, he was caught in a music video “There You’ll Be” by Faith Hill and seen in a music video “Travelin’ Soldier” as Dixie Chicks in 2002. Further, he was seen working in a music video, “Pursuit of Happiness.”


Producer Work

In the year 2008, he was seen working as a producer of the movie “August,” In the year 2009, he worked as an Executive producer of the film “Nobody.” Later, he was again seen working as a producer in a survival drama movie “6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain” in 2017.


Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Josh Hartnett is $25 million.


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