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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), Four Brothers (2005) and S.W.A.T. (2003). He has been married to Sophie Flack since September 6, 2013. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society Knox Overstreet
Four Brothers
Four Brothers Detective Fowler
S.W.A.T. T.J. McCabe
Sports Night
Sports Night Dan Rydell


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  DeLorean (Documentary) (post-production)
Bill Collins
 2018 Amateur
Coach Gaines
 2016-2018 Drunk History (TV Series)
Alfred Kinsey / Jay Gould
 2017 Law & Order True Crime (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Jerome Oziel
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Forensic Scientist
 2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (TV Series)
 2016-2017 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Duke Snyder
 2016 The Drowning
Tom Seymour
 2016 Norman
Arthur Taub
 2014-2016 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Link Donovan / Coach / Fleet Weekums / ...
 2009-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Will Gardner
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 2015 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
Dan Logan
 2015 Freeheld
Bryan Kelder
 2015 I Smile Back
Bruce Brooks
 2014 Adult Beginners
 2014 Bird People
Gary Newman
 2012 Curiosity (TV Series documentary)
 2010 Sonnet for a Towncar (Short)
Ty Burke
 2010 Weakness
 2009 After.Life
Tom Peterson
 2009 Darwin's Secret Notebooks (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sean Kelley
 2008 In Treatment (TV Series)
 2007 Wainy Days (TV Series)
 2007 Six Degrees (TV Series)
Ray Jones
 2006 The Ex
Forrest Mead
 2006 The Darwin Awards
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
 2005 Four Brothers
Detective Fowler
 2004 Seeing Other People
 2003 S.W.A.T.
T.J. McCabe
 2002 Our America (TV Movie)
Dave Isay
 2000 Meeting Daddy
Peter Silverblatt
 1998-2000 Sports Night (TV Series)
Dan Rydell
 1999 Muppets from Space
Agent Barker
 1997 Cyclops, Baby
Brush Brody
 1997 The Underworld (TV Movie)
 1997 Little City
 1996 Crossworlds (Video)
Joe Talbot
 1996 Norma Jean & Marilyn (TV Movie)
Eddie Jordan
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Charlie Dunlap
 1996 The Grave
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Bruce (uncredited)
 1995 Coldblooded
 1994 Threesome
 1993 Cooperstown (TV Movie)
 1992 Crossing the Bridge
Mort Golden
 1990 Murder in Mississippi (TV Movie)
Andrew Goodman
 1989 Dead Poets Society
Knox Overstreet
 1988 Hairspray
Iggy (as Josh A. Charles)
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He is also the author of a Baltimore sports blog at See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Josh A. Charles


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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My job is to play many different roles with all sorts of different backgrounds and orientations. See more »


Remains good friends with Dead Poets Society (1989) co-star Ethan Hawke. See more »

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