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Joshua Jackson
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Birth Name: Joshua Carter Jackson
Birthdate: June 11, 1978
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Occupation: Actor
Quote: "I was just an average kid in high school. Now I walk into a video store, and a 7-year-old kid will come up to me and say, 'Hey, it's Charlie!' " - TV Guide, March 7, 1998
Joshua Jackson Photo

Claim to Fame: Played Charlie Conroy, the coach's prodigy, in The Mighty Ducks (1992)

Significant Other(s):
Brittany Daniel, actress; acted together in Dawson's Creek; reportedly dating as of late 1999
Katie Holmes, actress; acted together in Dawson's Creek; dated briefly 1998

Family:
Mother: Fiona Jackson, casting director; divorced; worked as casting director on ABC's MacGyver
Sister: Aisleigh Jackson; born 1983

Biography
The son of a casting agent, Joshua Jackson begged his mother to send him out on auditions at the age of nine and soon after booked a tourism commercial. He made his feature debut in "Crooked Hearts" (1991), a film cast by his mom, but his big break came when he landed the plum part of Charlie, the coach's prodigy, in "The Mighty Ducks" (1992), a role he would reprise for two sequels. Since then he has acted frequently on the big screen in movies like George ("The Man From Snowy River") Miller's "Andre" and Rick Stevenson's "The Magic in the Water" (1995), in which he played Mark Harmon's son. On TV, the good-looking brown-haired actor found success as Pacey, the charming sidekick to Dawson Leery on the hit series "Dawson's Creek".

Filmography
Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
The Safety Of Objects (2001)
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
The Laramie Project (2001)
The Skulls (2000)
Gossip (2000)
Cruel Intentions (1999)
Apt Pupil (1998)
Dawson's Creek (1998)
Urban Legend (1998)
Ronnie & Julie (1997)
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
Robin of Locksley (1996)
Magic in the Water (1995)
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Andre (1994)
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Digger (1992)
Crooked Hearts (1991)

Factoids:
Begged his mom to send him out on auditions at age nine and soon landed a commercial for British Columbia Tourism
Was expelled from two different high schools in Vancouver

Education:
Kitsilano High School, Vancouver, Canada; attended through correspondence courses; received equivalency diploma

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