Josh Hartnett was born in Minnesota on July 21, 1978; therefore he is about 31 years of age. He also has three half siblings named Jessica, Jake, and Joe. Therefore, the siblings could have created an acting group called the four J’s. Did you know that Josh Hartnett has Irish ancestry and that his dad is a building manager and that his step mom is an artist? Since Josh Hartnett’s step mother is artist, perhaps Josh got his creative side and the acting bug from her. Josh graduated from South High School in Minneapolis Minnesota in 1996 and while in high school he played football until he broke his left knee. Did you also know that Josh Hartnett got his first job at a local video story and he started acting at the Youth Performance Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota? Josh burst on to the screen with his screen debut playing Michael Fitzgerald in the short lived television series Cracker. He also performed in many plays and television commercials before making his feature film debut as Jamie Lee Curtis’ son in the horror film Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later. Since acting in the Halloween horror film Josh Hartnett has developed an impressive film resume because he is now working steadily as an actor. Josh Hartnett acted in the movies Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Mozart and the Whale, and 30 Days of Night. Josh also has many film projects coming out in 2008 such as August, The Rum Diary, and The Prince of Cool. Josh has also been nominated for many awards in his short movie career.
Josh Hartnett won the Sho West Male Star of Tomorrow in 2002 and at the Milan International Film Festival he won the Best Actor Award for his role in the film Lucky Number Slevin in 206. He tied for the award with long time actor Peter Falk. He was also nominated for the Best Male Performance for his role in the feature film Pearl Harbor in 2002. He was also nominated for Worst Screen Couple for his role in Pearl Harbor in 2002 at the Razzie Awards. Razzie is short for Raspberry. Based on his film work, Josh Hartnett seems like he will be acting in films for a long time.