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Overview (3)

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Birth NameJoshua Aaron Charles
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Josh Charles was born on September 15, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Joshua Aaron Charles. He is an actor, known for Dead Poets Society (1989), The Good Wife (2009) and S.W.A.T. (2003). He has been married to Sophie Flack since September 6, 2013. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Sophie Flack (6 September 2013 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (12)

Is a huge Baltimore sports fan, notably the Orioles and Ravens.
Remains good friends with Dead Poets Society (1989) co-star Ethan Hawke.
Attended Stagedoor Manor Theater Camp.
Plays guitar.
Won the Inaugural NFL Network Fantasy Football League in 2004-2005.
Is a Federico Fellini fanatic.
Attended The Baltimore School for the Performing Arts with Tupac Shakur and Jada Pinkett Smith.
New York, NY, USA: performed in the world-premiere of 'Adam Bock''s "The Receptionist" at the Manhattan Theater Club. [December 2007]
Chicago, IL, USA: appeared in the world-premiere of 'Richard Greenberg''s play "The Well-Appointed Room" at the Steppenwolf Theater. [January 2006]
San Francisco, CA, USA: performed in Caryl Churchill's "A Number" at the ACT Theater. [May 2006]
Appeared in the US premiere of Neil LaBute's play "The Distance From Here". The cast won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble. [May 2004]
He is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage on his father's side, and of German, English, and Scottish ancestry on his mother's side.

Personal Quotes (15)

It's fun to play a character who lives on the edge, who is an ethical and moral mess, and is paying the price for some of his actions.
I'm kind of new to Twitter. I'm about one year in, so I'm a little late to the party.
I never considered a career in broadcasting, not even as a kid.
Any time you get to dig deeper into your character, you welcome it, especially on a TV show.
There's a touch of the gambler in anybody really competitive and somebody that's willing to concede that to succeed, sometimes you need to cut corners and to make bold choices.
I grew up in Baltimore. And yes, I am a big sports fan, especially when it comes to my local teams.
My dad said to me growing up: 'When all is said and done, if you can count all your true friends on one hand, you're a lucky man.'
I don't have a grand master plan, but I try to be thoughtful when I can and also silly. It's part of the fun.
One thing I've learned about his business is this whole 'plan thing' - it doesn't work.
I'm an everything Baltimore fan.
My job is to play many different roles with all sorts of different backgrounds and orientations.
One of the perks of being an actor is to get to meet athletes that you respect. Especially who played before my time. Brooks Robinson is one of those athletes; they just don't make them any nicer.
What I want out of my career is just to work.
I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed... When I was a kid I pitched, played first, outfield and shortstop as well. Now it's mainly softball with some friends.
There's certain things that you can do on cable that you can't do here on network TV, so then you have to think outside the box a little bit.

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