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Josh Hartnett
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Birthdate: July 21, 1978
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota
Occupation: Actor
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Claim to Fame: Feature acting debut as Jamie Lee Curtis' son in Halloween: H2O (1998)

Family:
Sister: Jessica Hartnett; younger
Brother: Jake Hartnett; younger
Brother: Joe Hartnett; younger

Biography
Tall, dark-haired and boyishly handsome, Josh Hartnett made an impressive big screen debut in an unlikely vehicle, "Halloween: H20", the 1998 installment of the horror film series, playing John, the son of Jamie Lee Curtis' tormented Laurie Strode. While the movie contained more screaming and bleeding than compelling performing, the young actor made the most of his role, capably conveying the character's sensitivity, will and determination. He proved a commanding screen presence, and was cast in the Robert Rodriguez-Kevin Williamson sci-fi teen thriller "The Faculty" (also 1998) as Zeke, one of a group of students struggling to stop an alien invasion starting at their high school. He would next prove himself in Sofia Coppola's feature directorial debut "The Virgin Suicides" and as the son of Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton in the comedy-drama "Town & Country" (both 1999).

Filmography
40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)
Town & Country (2001)
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Member (2001)
O (2000)
Here On Earth (2000)
Blow Dry (2000)
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Halloween: H20 (1998)
The Faculty (1998)

Factoids:
Josh auditioned 6 times for Dawson's Creek, but was not cast

Education:
State University of New York, Purchase, New York; attened one year

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