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Lucas, Josh 1971–

Lucas, Josh 1971–

(Joshua Lucas)

PERSONAL

Original name, Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer; born June 20, 1971, in Little Rock, AR; son of Don (a doctor) and Michelle (a nurse and midwife; maiden name, LeFevre) Maurer.

Addresses:

Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., Seventh Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Wolf-Kasteler & Associates Public Relations, 335 North Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career:

Actor. 2 Bridges Productions, principal.

Awards, Honors:

Won drama awards while attending high school in Washington state; Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, 2002, for A Beautiful Mind; Teen Choice Award (with Reese Witherspoon), choice movie liplock, 2003, for Sweet Home Alabama.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

(As Joshua Lucas) Andy, Father Hood (also known as Desperado, Honor among Thieves, and Mike Hardy), Buena Vista, 1993.

(As Joshua Lucas) Felipe Restano, Alive (also known as Alive: The Miracle of the Andes), Buena Vista, 1993.

(As Joshua Lucas) Dan Warren, True Blue (also known as Miracle at Oxford, True Blue—Kapproden, True Blue—kilpasoutu, and True Blue—Sfida sul tamigi), FilmFour, 1996.

Male nurse, Thinner (also known as Stephen King's "Thinner," La peau sur les os, L'occhio del male, Maldicao, Sorvadj El, Stephen King's "Thinner"—Der Fluch, and Vainottu), Paramount, 1996.

Eric Traber, The Definite Maybe (also known as No Money Down), 1997.

G. R., Minotaur (also known as Minotauro and Mossad), Top Line/Cinema Pardes, 1997.

Jeff, Restless, 1998, Arrow Releasing, 2000.

Clay Upton, Harvest (also known as A Desperate Season and Cash Crop), Artisan Entertainment/Redwood Communications, 1999.

Tom White, Drop Back Ten, Outrider Pictures, 1999.

Craig McDermott, American Psycho, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Rudy Colinski, Sr., You Can Count on Me, Paramount Vantage, 2000.

Stephane, The Dancer, Universal Focus, 2000.

Rich Janes, The Weight of Water (also known as Le poids de l'eau), Lions Gate Films, 2000, released in the United States in 2002.

Darby Reese, The Deep End, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Hank, Session 9, USA Films, 2001.

Hansen, A Beautiful Mind, Universal, 2001.

Peter, When Strangers Appear (also known as Shearer's Breakfast), Screen Gems, 2001.

Boy, Four Reasons, Robert Mack Films/Antenna Films, 2002.

Jake Perry, Sweet Home Alabama (also known as Melanie's Getting Married, Doc lar, Fashion victime, Mindenuett noe, No me olvides, Sweet Home Alabama—Liebe auf Umwegen, Tutta colpa dell'amore, and Tutta colpa dell'amore—Sweet Home Alabama), Buena Vista, 2002.

Eddie Vance, Coastlines, Curb Entertainment, 2002, IFC First Take, 2006.

Adult Walter, Secondhand Lions, New Line Cinema, 2003.

Glen Talbott, Hulk (also known as The Hulk and Hulken), Universal, 2003.

Ron Launius, Wonderland (also known as Wonderland Murders, The Wonderland Murders, Crimes em Wonderland, and Excesos), Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Deel Munn, Undertow, United Artists, 2004.

Jason Lair, Around the Bend, Warner Independent Pictures, 2004.

Crane Curtis, An Unfinished Life (also known as Agefyrotes sheseis, Ein ungezaehmtes Leben, Um lugar para recomecar, Un amor, dos destinos, Una vida por delante, and Une vie inachevee), Miramax, 2005.

Lieutenant Ben Gannon, Stealth, Columbia, 2005.

Coach Don Haskins, Glory Road, Buena Vista, 2006.

Dylan Johns, Poseidon, Warner Bros., 2006.

Himself, Trumbo (documentary), Filbert Steps Productions/Safehouse Pictures, 2007.

Appeared in the film Heaven. Worked on a project about the reporter Daniel Pearl.

Film Work:

Cinematographer, Allan Houser/Haozous: The Lifetime Work of an American Master (documentary), 1998.

Producer of film projects.

Television Appearances; Series:

(As Joshua Lucas) Luke McGregor, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (also known as Banjo Paterson's "The Man from Snowy River," La saga de los McGregor, and La saga des McGregor), Nine Network (Australia) and Family Channel, c. 1993-94.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Young Max Roby, Empire Falls, HBO, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Joshua Lucas) John L. Jordan III, Child of Darkness, Child of Light, USA Network, 1991.

(As Joshua Lucas) George Armstrong Custer, Class of '61, ABC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Cohost, Hulk: The Lowdown, Sci-Fi Channel, 2003.

Himself, The Hulk: MTV Movie Special, MTV, 2003.

Coach Don Haskins, Starz! Special: On the Set of "Glory Road," Starz!, 2006.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2005.

Presenter, The 11th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, The WB, 2006.

Presenter, The 60th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2006.

The 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2006.

2006 Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel and Bravo, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Joshua Lucas) Dylan, "La Dolce Becca," Life Goes On (also known as Glenbrook), ABC, 1990.

(As Joshua Lucas) Jonathan, "Soft Shell," True Colors, Fox, 1990.

(As Joshua Lucas) Evan, "Jerry's First Date," Parker Lewis Can't Lose (also known as Parker Lewis), Fox, 1991.

(As Joshua Lucas) "I'd Do Anything," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1991.

(As Joshua Lucas) Todd Walker, "A Matter of Justice," In the Heat of the Night, CBS, 1994.

Shelby Sinclair III, Feds, CBS, 1997.

Lieutenant Macy, "Faustian Fitz," Cracker (also known as Fitz and Cracker: Mind over Murder), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Lieutenant Macy, "First Love: Parts 1 & 2," Cracker (also known as Fitz and Cracker: Mind over Murder), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003, 2006.

Himself, Sunday Morning Shootout, American Movie Classics, 2005.

Himself, The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005.

Himself, Corazon de …, Television Espanola (TVE, Spain), 2005, 2006.

Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2005, 2006.

Himself, "The Making of ‘Poseidon,’" HBO First Look, HBO, 2006.

Himself, "Whatever Happened to Baby Gin?," Will & Grace, NBC, 2006.

Himself, The Daily Show (also known as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition), Comedy Central, 2006.

Himself, HypaSpace (also known as HypaSpace Daily and HypaSpace Weekly), Space, 2006.

Himself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2006.

Himself, Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Appeared as Peter Shephard in Boys & Girls, CBS.

Stage Appearances:

Judas, Corpus Christi, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 1998.

What Didn't Happen (readings and workshops), Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1998.

Gentleman caller, The Glass Menagerie, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 2005.

Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away (one-act benefit), Circle in the Square Theatre, MCC Theater, New York City, 2005.

Guest performer, Stories Left to Tell (also known as Leftover Stories to Tell), Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 2007.

Appeared in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Himself, The Making of "Hulk" (short), Universal Studios Home Video, 2003.

Cohost, Under the Undertow (short), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Video, 2005.

Himself, Harnessing Speed, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2005.

Himself, It's a Good Day: The Making of "Around the Bend," Warner Home Video, 2005.

Video Producer and Cinematographer:

Under the Undertow (short), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Video, 2005.

Video Games:

Major Jace "Flash" Dillon, Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger, Origin Systems, 1994.

Audiobooks:

Ernest Hemingway, Green Hills of Africa, Simon & Schuster, 2006.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Empire, January, 2003, p. 23.

Entertainment Weekly, June 24, 2005, p. 82.

Interview, March, 2002, p. 72; September, 2003, pp. 132-33; August, 2005, pp. 70-73.

Parade, January 8, 2006, p. 22.

Premiere, July, 2005, pp. 100-101.

Time, August 1, 2005, p. 60.

Total Film, January, 2003, pp. 32-33.

Vogue, October, 2003.

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