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 Posted: 06/21/05 04:49
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Full Name: Joshua Carter Jackson
Birthdate: June 11, 1978
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Star Sign: Gemini
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue-Green
Parents: Fiona & John
Siblings: Sister, Aisleagh (pronounced as Ashley); Step-Brothers: Lymon & Jonathan
Tidbits:
Physical Characteristics: Has a little red birthmark next to his belly button, a small scar on his right cheek & is left handed.

Prized Possession: his silver pocket watch

Best gift from a fan: "The best thing I got was a big teddy bear that, when you squeeze its foot, says, 'I love you.'"

Education: Einstein Middle School, Shoreline, WA & Kitsilano High School, Vancouver, B.C.

Pets: Shumba, a Rhodesian Ridgeback/lab mix - whom Josh takes everywhere.

Car up until the end of Dawson's Creek, he leased a black Chevy Tahoe.

Location, Location: Has resided in; San Francisco, CA, Edmonds, WA, Vancouver, B.C., and Wilmington, N.C. Josh currently divides his residence between Los Angeles, CA and Vancouver, B.C.

Favorites:
Actresses: Katie Holmes, Uma Thurman

Actors: Sean Connery, Al Pacino, Samuel L. Jackson & Robert DeNiro.

TV Shows: The Simpsons, Law and Order

Movies: Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction, Braveheart

Types of Music: Old-style jazz, Acid Jazz, Rap. Anything but country.

Bands/Artists: Nirvana, Gangstarr, Ben Harper, Common Sense

CD: Common Sense's Resurrection

Book: Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Food: Mexican and Italian from Nat's Pizzeria in Vancouver.
Did you know?
He bought his childhood home in California from a baseball player.
He is allergic to peanuts and is asthmatic.
He has dated actresses: Katie Holmes, Brittany Daniel & Rosario Dawson.
His mother Fiona, is a casting director.
His grandparents were opera singers in Dublin, Ireland.
Has dual U.S./Canadian citizenship.
Was roommates with James Van Der Beek during the first season of Dawson's Creek.
Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine's "21 Hottest Stars Under 21" in 1999.
He was expelled from two different high schools in Canada; Attended high school through correspondence courses (received equivalency diploma).
His first concert was The Bee Gees.
Hates spiders.
Sang with the San Francisco Boys Choir.
Josh is an avid Philosophy reader and pretty much outsmarts anyone in a discussion.

Hero Status:
"My friend and I once saved this woman from drowning. She'd had an asthma attack.
She picked a foolish place to go swimming and got herself into a bit of a situation.
But all we did was act as flesh-and-blood flotation devices until the Coast Guard picked her up."
Brief Bio: (provided by TheWB.com)

A native of British Columbia, Jackson landed his first professional acting job at age 9, when he was cast in several commercials for British Columbia Tourism.
Best known as fast-talking, self-deprecating Pacey Witter on "Dawson's Creek," Joshua Jackson spent the first part of 2001 shuttling between Wilmington, North Carolina, where he filmed the fourth season of the WB hit, and Austin, Texas, where he shot the Screen Gems comedy "Lone Star State of Mind" for director Dave Semel. Joshua stars as Earl Crest, an affable good ol' boy who becomes embroiled in a drug heist gone awry, headlining an ensemble cast that includes James King, DJ Qualls, Matthew Davis, Ryan Hurst, John Mellencamp and Thomas Haden Church. He recently wrapped another feature, the indie drama "The Safety of Objects," written and directed by Rose Troche. As Paul Gold, a suburban son whose coma galvanizes those around him, Joshua is part of an all-star cast, which includes Glenn Close, playing his mother, Dermot Mulroney, Timothy Olyphant, Robert Klein and Patricia Clarkson.

Joshua became a leading man last spring in Universal Pictures' "The Skulls," playing an Ivy League scholarship student, who is seduced by the wealth and power of an elitist, all-male secret society. Also last spring, Joshua appeared with James Marsden and Kate Hudson in Warner Bros.' "Gossip," a drama exploring the destructive power of words.

In spite of his recent celebrity, Joshua has been working in front of the camera for thirteen years. His first feature film role was in Michael Bortman's "Crooked Hearts" (1991), which was quickly followed by the "Mighty Ducks" trilogy. While playing Charlie, the coach's hockey prodigy and the team's voice of reason, he also appeared in "Digger" and "Andre the Seal." More recently, Joshua had scene-stealing cameos in Columbia Tri-Star's "Cruel Intentions" and "Urban Legend," and featured performances in Bryan Singer's "Apt Pupil" and "Scream 2."

Currently, Jackson divides his time between Vancouver and Los Angeles.

special thanks to http://www.joshjackson.net


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  Josh Facts
 Posted: 06/21/05 07:05
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FEATURED FILMS
Cursed (2005) ... Jake
Racing Stripes (2005) ...Sir Trenton's Pride (voice)
Aurora Borealis (2005) ... Duncan Shorter
Shadows in the Sun (2005) ... Jeremy Taylor
Americano (2005) ... Chris McKinley
I Love Your Work (2003/4) ... John
Lone Star State of Mind (2002) ... Earl Crest
The Laramie Project (2002) ... Matt Galloway
Ocean's Eleven (2001) (uncredited) ... Himself
The Safety of Objects (2001) ... Paul Gold
Gossip (2000) ... Beau Edson
The Skulls (2000) ... Lucas 'Luke' McNamara
Muppets From Space (1999) ... Pacey Witter
Cruel Intentions (1999) ... Blaine Tuttle
Urban Legend (1998) ... Damon Brooks
Apt Pupil (1998) ... Joey
Scream 2 (1997) ... Film Class Guy #1
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996) ... Charlie Conway
Magic in the Water (1995) ... Joshua Black
Andre (1994) ... Mark Baker
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) ... Charlie Conway
Digger (1993) ... Billy Jackson
The Mighty Ducks (1992) ... Charlie Conway
Crooked Hearts (1991) ... Tom (11 years)

DIRECTOR
Dawson's Creek (2003) - episode 6.19 "Lovelines"

TELEVISION
Dawson's Creek (1998-2003) TV Series ... Pacey Witter
On the Edge of Innocence (1997) ... Sammy
Ronnie & Julie (1997) ... Ronnie Monroe
The Outer Limits ... Devon Taylor in episode: "Music of the Spheres" 5/09/1997
Champs (1997) ... Ed Marinaro's son (two episodes)
Robin of Locksley (1996) ... John Prince, Jr.
Payoff (1991) ... Young "Mac" McAllister

THEATRE
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" - Seattle Children's Theatre (1991) ... Charlie Bucket
"A Life In The Theatre" - West End London - Apollo Theatre (2005) ... John

MISCELLANEOUS WORK
The Battery (1998) ... Short Film/unknown
British Columbia Tourism - Commercials - (1988)
Keebler Brand - Commercials - (1988)
MacGyver - Extra - (1989)
The Changeling - movie/extra - (1980)
The Fly II - stand-in

NOTABLE TV GUEST APPEARANCES
"Graham Norton" ... Himself 07/01/2003
Total Access 24/7 Fox Family (2002) ... Himself
MTV Europe Music Awards (2001) ... Presenter
"The Big Breakfast" ... Himself 07/16/2001
"The Simpsons" ... Jesse Grass (voice) in episode: "Lisa the Tree Hugger" 11/19/2000
"Saturday Night Live" ... Host (episode 25.14) 03/11/2000
51st Annual Emmy Awards, The (1999) ... Pacey Witter
E! Dawson's Creek: Behind the Scenes (1999) ... Pacey Witter/himself
Seventeen: The Faces for Fall (1998) ... Himself

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