Hartnett, Josh 1978–

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HARTNETT, Josh 1978–

(Joshua Hartnett)


Full name, Joshua Daniel Hartnett; born July 21, 1978, in San Francisco, CA; raised near St. Paul, MN; son of Daniel Hartnett (a building manager); stepson of Molly Hartnett (an artist). Education: Attended Purchase College State University of New York.


Office—Roulette Productions, 6735 Yucca St., Hollywood, CA 90028. Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Nancy Kremer, Kremer Management, 4545 Morse Ave., Studio City, CA 91604. Publicist—Susan Patricola, Patricola/Lust Public Relations, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 530, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.


Actor and producer. Roulette Productions, Hollywood, CA, cofounder and partner. Appeared in commercials. Worked as a video store clerk.

Awards, Honors:

Saturn Award nomination, best performance by a younger actor or actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 1999, for The Faculty; MTV Movie Award nomination, best breakthrough male performance, and Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite male newcomer, both 1999, for Halloween H20: 20 Years Later; named one of Teen People magazine's "twenty–one hottest stars under twenty–one," 1999, and "twenty–five hottest stars under twenty–five," 2002; Teen Choice Award nomination, choice breakout performance—film, 2000, for Here on Earth; ShoWest Award, male star of tomorrow, National Association of Theatre Owners, 2002; Teen Choice Award nomination, choice actor, drama/action adventure—film, and Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nomination (with others), best acting ensemble, both 2002, for Black Hawk Down; MTV Movie Award nomination, best male performance, 2002, for Pearl Harbor; Teen Choice Award nomination (with Shannyn Sossamon), choice chemistry—film, 2002, for 40 Days and 40 Nights.


Film Appearances:

Bill, Debutante (also known as Modern Girl), 1998.

John Tate, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (also known as Halloween H20), Miramax, 1998.

Zeke Tyler, The Faculty, Dimension Films/Miramax, 1998.

Trip Fontaine, The Virgin Suicides (also known as Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides"), Eternity Pictures, 1999, Paramount Classics, 2000.

Hugo Goulding, O (also known as The One), filmed 1999, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Jasper Arnold, Here on Earth, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2000.

Brian Allen, Blow Dry (also known as Ueber kurz oder lang), Miramax, 2001.

Captain Danny Walker, Pearl Harbor (also known as Pearl Harbour), Buena Vista, 2001.

Gianni, Member (short film), 2001.

The neighbor, The Same (short film), Question Films, 2001.

Staff sergeant Matt Eversmann, Black Hawk Down, Columbia, 2001.

(As Joshua Hartnett) Tom Stoddard, Town & Country, New Line Cinema, 2001.

(In archive footage) John Strode/John Tate, Halloween: Resurrection, Dimension Films, 2002.

Matt Sullivan, 40 Days and 40 Nights (also known as 40 jours et 40 nuits), Miramax, 2002.

K. C. Calden, Hollywood Homicide, Columbia, 2003.

Matthew, Wicker Park, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2004.

Donald Morton, Mozart and the Whale, Millennium Films/Modern Digital/North by Northwest Entertainment/Swingin' Productions, 2005.

The salesman, Sin City (also known as Frank Miller's "Sin City"), Dimension Films, 2005.

Slevin, Lucky Number Slevin, FilmEngine/Ascendant Pictures/Capitol Films, 2005.

Stories of Lost Souls, America Video, 2005.

Bucky Bleichart, The Black Dahlia, Universal, 2006.

Film Producer:

Mozart and the Whale, Millenium Films/Modern Digital/North by Northwest Entertainment/Swingin' Productions, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Michael Fitzgerald, Cracker (also known as Fitz), ABC and Arts and Entertainment, 1997–98.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Teen People's 21 Hottest Stars under 21, ABC, 1999.

Himself, AFI's 100 Years, 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart–Pounding Movies, CBS, 2001.

Himself, Journey to the Screen: The Making of "Pearl Harbor," 2001.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Himself, Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men, American Movie Classics, 2002.

MTV Presents Teen People Magazine's 25 Hottest Stars under 25, MTV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1, 2001.

Presenter, The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2002.

Presenter, The 74th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2002.

The 2003 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2003.

Young Hollywood Awards, American Movie Classics, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 1998, 2002, 2004.

Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, multiple episodes in 2001, 2003.

Guest host, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 2002.

Guest, V Graham Norton, Channel 4 (England), 2002.

Guest, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003.

Guest, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, BBC, 2004.

Guest, The Graham Norton Effect, Comedy Central, 2004.

Guest, Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in various productions, including Tom Sawyer.



Himself, Unmasking the Horror (documentary), 1998.

Himself, The Essence of Combat: Making "Black Hawk Down" (documentary), Columbia/TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003.

(Uncredited) Himself, Sex at 24 Frames per Second (documentary; also known as Playboy Presents "Sex at 24 Frames per Second: The Ultimate Journey through Sex in Cinema"), Playboy Entertainment Group, 2003.

Music Videos:

Air, "Playground Love," 1999.

Faith Hill, "There You'll Be," 2001.



InStyle, April, 2000, p. 240.

Interview, January, 1999, pp. 68–71; February, 2000, p. 146; May 14, 2001, p. 49.

Movieline, March, 2000, pp. 78–79; July, 2001, pp. 42–46.

People Weekly, June 11, 2001, p. 69; July 2, 2001, p. 66; May 13, 2002, p. 168.

Rolling Stone, March 4, 1999, p. 75.

Teen People, May, 2000, p. 130.

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