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Joshua Carter Jackson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. His Irish mother, Fiona Jackson, is a casting director originally from Dublin. His American father, John Carter Jackson, is from Texas. Josh spent the first eight years of his life in California before returning to Canada. At the age of 11, Josh decided he wanted to pursue acting. ... See full bio »

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 2014-2015 The Affair (TV Series)
Cole Lockhart
- 212 (2015) ... Cole Lockhart
- 211 (2015) ... Cole Lockhart
- 210 (2015) ... Cole Lockhart
- 209 (2015) ... Cole Lockhart
- 208 (2015) ... Cole Lockhart (credit only)
 2015 Sky
Detective Ruther
 2012 Inescapable
 2010 Pacey-Con (Video short)
Joshua Jackson
 2008/I One Week
Ben Tyler
 2008/I Shutter
 2006 Bobby
 2006 Capitol Law (TV Movie)
Mark Clayton
 2005 Cursed
 2001 The Safety of Objects
Paul Gold
 2000 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Jesse Grass
- Lisa the Tree Hugger (2000) ... Jesse Grass (voice)
 2000/I Gossip
Beau Edson
 1999 Muppets from Space
Beach Scene (uncredited)
 1998 The Battery (Short)
 1998 Apt Pupil
 1997 Scream 2
Film Class Guy #1 (as Josh Jackson)
 1997 On the Edge of Innocence (TV Movie)
 1997 Ronnie & Julie (TV Movie)
Ronnie Monroe
 1996 Robin of Locksley (TV Movie)
John Prince, Jr. (as Josh Jackson)
 1994 Andre
Mark Baker
 1993 Digger
 1991 Payoff (TV Movie)
Young Mac (as Josh Jackson)
 1991 Crooked Hearts
Tom (11 years)
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Other Works:

Appearing in "A Life In The Theatre" at the Apollo Theatre, London from Janury 27th 2005 for 12 weeks. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Josh Jackson


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I was born in Vancouver, moved to Los Angeles and when my parents split up, gradually moved back up the west coast. I was able to pack a lot of experience into my 19 years. My parents getting divorced was obviously a very traumatic experience. And then after, it was just me, my sister and my mother, and we went at it alone. I went from being a very well-off little kid to having a couple rough ... See more »


Had a dog named Shumba who he was very close to. Sadly, Shumba died in July 2006. See more »


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