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Josh Hartnett

Hartnett, attending Comic Con to promote 30 Days of Night, 2007
Birth name Joshua Daniel Hartnett
Born July 21, 1978 (1978-07-21) (age 29)
Flag of Minnesota Minnesota,[1] U.S.

Joshua Daniel Hartnett (born July 21, 1978) is an American actor. He came to fame after his first film role, in 1998's Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, and has since become a leading Hollywood actor, having starred in Black Hawk Down, Here on Earth, Pearl Harbor, Wicker Park, Lucky Number Slevin, The Black Dahlia, Resurrecting the Champ, and most recently, 30 Days of Night. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Comic-Con International is an annual comic book convention held in San Diego, California. ... 30 Days of Night is a 2007 horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Minnesota. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... ... Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... Here on Earth is a 2000 film directed by Mark Piznarski with a screenplay by Michael Seitzman. ... Pearl Harbor is an Oscar-winning war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... Wicker Park is a 2004 romantic psychological thriller directed by Paul McGuigan. ... Lucky Number Slevin (also known as Lucky # Slevin or The Wrong Man) is a 2006 crime thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu, Stanley Tucci and Bruce Willis. ... The Black Dahlia is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 film directed by Brian De Palma. ... Resurrecting the Champ is a 2007 drama film directed by Rod Lurie and written by Michael Bortman and Allison Burnett. ... 30 Days of Night is a 2007 horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. ...

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Biography

Early life

Hartnett was born in Minnesota[1] and raised mostly by his father, Daniel Hartnett (a building manager), and stepmother, Molly (an artist).[2] Hartnett has three younger half-siblings, named Jessica, Jake and Joe. Hartnett has Irish ancestry.[3] He grew up in Saint Paul and was raised Catholic,[4] attending Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Grade School, where he played Adam Apple in an eighth grade production of "Krazy Kamp". He later attended Cretin-Derham Hall High School before switching to South High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from which he graduated in June 1996. Hartnett played football in high school, but stopped because of a broken left knee. Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... For an overview of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, see Minneapolis-Saint Paul. ... Cretin-Derham Hall High School (or CDH, as it is commonly known) is a private, co-educational Catholic high school located in St. ... Minneapolis South High School is the largest public school (state funded) in Minneapolis, Minnesota located in Corcoran neighborhood. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ...


Hartnett attended SUNY in Purchase, New York. He got his first job at a local video store. He got his start acting at Youth Performance Company in Minneapolis. Purchase College, State University of New York Purchase College, also known as SUNY Purchase or State University of New York College at Purchase, is a public liberal, visual, and performing arts college in Purchase, New York, United States, a part of the State University of New York system. ... Purchase, New York is part of the town of Harrison, in Westchester County. ... This article is about the state. ...


Career

In April 1997, Hartnett made his screen debut playing the role of Michael Fitzgerald on the short-lived television series, Cracker. He also performed in small plays and on national television commercials, before being cast in his first feature film, playing the son of Jamie Lee Curtis' character in Halloween: H20, which was released on August 5, 1998 and performed well at the box office. This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1997. ... Look up Cracker in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is an American film actress and an author of childrens books. ... Halloween: H20 (or Halloween H20: 20 Years Later) is the seventh movie in the Halloween horror movie series created by John Carpenter. ... is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ...


Hartnett has since developed a steady film career, having appeared in several Hollywood films, including The Faculty, Black Hawk Down, Lucky Number Slevin and Pearl Harbor. He was originally set to play the role of Tino in Deuces Wild, but dropped out to star in Pearl Harbor. Hartnett was chosen as one of Teen People magazine's "21 Hottest Stars Under 21" in 1999, Teen People's "25 Hottest Stars under 25", and one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People", both in 2002. He was also voted Bliss magazine's "3rd Sexiest Male". The Faculty is a 1998 horror/science-fiction film, written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodríguez. ... Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... Lucky Number Slevin (also known as Lucky # Slevin or The Wrong Man) is a 2006 crime thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu, Stanley Tucci and Bruce Willis. ... Pearl Harbor is an Oscar-winning war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... Deuces Wild Deuces Wild is a 2002 action / drama / crime film directed by Scott Kalvert and written by Paul Kimatian and Christopher Gambale. ... People, a weekly magazine of celebrity and popular culture news, debuted in 1974. ... This article is about the year. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Bliss is a weekly British magazine aimed at teenage girls and published by EMAP. External link Official web site Categories: | | ...


Hartnett's most recent film is the drama-mystery The Black Dahlia, in which he plays a detective investigating the notorious real-life murder of actress Elizabeth Short. Hartnett was cast in the role five years before the film was produced, and remained committed to appearing in the film because he liked the subject matter.[5] Among his 2007 roles are Resurrecting the Champ, a drama also starring Samuel L. Jackson, and the graphic novel-based 30 Days of Night, in which he plays a small-town sheriff; Hartnett describes the film as "supernatural, but kind of a western".[6] Another film, The Prince of Cool, in which Hartnett may play trumpet player Chet Baker, is in the early stages of development and may begin filming in 2007.[6] The Black Dahlia is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 film directed by Brian De Palma. ... Elizabeth Short (29 July 1924 - January 1947) was a 22-year-old American woman who was the victim of a gruesome and much-publicized murder. ... Resurrecting the Champ is a 2007 drama film directed by Rod Lurie and written by Michael Bortman and Allison Burnett. ... “Samuel Jackson” redirects here. ... Trade paperback of Will Eisners A Contract with God (1978), often mistakenly cited as the first graphic novel. ... 30 Days of Night is a 2007 horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. ... Look up Sheriff in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Trumpeter redirects here. ... Chesney Henry Chet Baker Jr. ...


Filmography

Cracker was a US television crime drama, and a remake of a British television series, also called Cracker. ... The Faculty is a 1998 horror/science-fiction film, written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodríguez. ... The Virgin Suicides is a 1999 film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett. ... Here on Earth is a 2000 film directed by Mark Piznarski with a screenplay by Michael Seitzman. ... Blow Dry is a film released in 2001 (the release date in US cinemas was 7 March 2001, the release date in the UK was 30 March 2001 and other countries released the film in a time span between May 2001 and May 2002). ... Town & Country is a 2001 film starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton and directed by Peter Chelsom. ... Pearl Harbor is an Oscar-winning war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... O is a 2001 teen film version of William Shakespeares Othello. ... Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... 40 Days and 40 Nights is a comedy film that was directed by Michael Lehmann and written by Rob Perez in 2002. ... Hollywood Homicide is an action comedy 2003 film starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. ... Wicker Park is a 2004 romantic psychological thriller directed by Paul McGuigan. ... Mozart and the Whale is a 2005 feature-length motion picture starring Josh Hartnett and Radha Mitchell, and directed by Petter Næss. ... Sin City is a 2005 neo-noir anthology film written, produced and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. ... The Black Dahlia is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 film directed by Brian De Palma. ... Lucky Number Slevin (also known as Lucky # Slevin or The Wrong Man) is a 2006 crime thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu, Stanley Tucci and Bruce Willis. ... 30 Days of Night is a 2007 horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. ... Resurrecting the Champ is a 2007 drama film directed by Rod Lurie and written by Michael Bortman and Allison Burnett. ... August is a 2007 drama film about two brothers fighting to keep their dot. ... The Rum Diary is a forthcoming film based on Hunter S. Thompsons novel The Rum Diary currently in pre-production and tentatively set for release in 2008. ...

Awards and Nominations

Teen Choice Awards
The Teen Choice Awards is an awards show presented annually by FOX (United States) and Global TV (Canada). ...

MTV Movie Awards
Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... 40 Days and 40 Nights is a comedy film that was directed by Michael Lehmann and written by Rob Perez in 2002. ... Shannon Marie Sossamon (born October 3, 1978), better known as Shannyn Sossamon, is an American actress, musician and dancer. ... Pearl Harbor is an Oscar-winning war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... Here on Earth is a 2000 film directed by Mark Piznarski with a screenplay by Michael Seitzman. ... The MTV Movie Awards is a film awards show presented annually on MTV (Music Television). ...

  • Nominated: Best Male Performance, Pearl Harbor (2002)
  • Nominated: Best Breakthrough Male Performance, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1999)

Saturn Awards
Pearl Harbor is an Oscar-winning war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy and horror in film, television and home video. ...

  • Nominated: Best Performance by a Younger Actor/Actress, The Faculty (1999)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
The Faculty is a 1998 horror/science-fiction film, written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodríguez. ... The Phoenix Film Critics Society (PFCS) is an organization of film reviewers from Phoenix-based publications. ...

  • Nominated: Best Acting Ensemble, Black Hawk Down (2002, Shared with cast)

Razzie Awards
Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... The Golden Raspberries or Razzies were created by John Wilson in 1980, intended to complement the Academy Awards by dishonoring the worst acting, screenwriting, songwriting, directing, and films that the film industry had to offer. ...

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
Pearl Harbor is an Oscar-winning war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... Kathryn Bailey Kate Beckinsale (born July 26, 1973) is an English actress, known for her roles in the films Pearl Harbor (2001), Van Helsing (2004), and Underworld (2003). ... Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is an American Golden Globe Award-nominated film actor, director, an Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. ...

  • Nominated: Favorite Male Newcomer, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1999)

Milan International Film Festival

ShoWest Awards
Lucky Number Slevin (also known as Lucky # Slevin or The Wrong Man) is a 2006 crime thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu, Stanley Tucci and Bruce Willis. ... Peter Michael Falk (born September 16, 1927) is an American actor. ... The Thing About My Folks film poster The Thing About My Folks is a 2005 film directed by Raymond De Felitta. ...

  • Won: Male Star of Tomorrow (2002)

References

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Josh Hartnett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (550 words)
Hartnett was born in San Francisco, California and was raised mostly by his father, Daniel Hartnett, and stepmother, Molly.
Hartnett's most recent film is the drama-mystery The Black Dahlia, in which he plays a detective investigating the notorious real-life murder of actress Elizabeth Short.
Hartnett was cast in the role five years before the film was produced, and remained committed to appearing in the film because he liked the subject matter.
Josh Hartnett Pictures, Biography, Filmography, Awards, Wallpapers (295 words)
Josh Hartnett might have been born in San Francisco, but he was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota and considers that his hometown.
Josh Hartnett's aunt encouraged him to audition for the school play and he landed the lead role.
Josh started off doing small plays and national commercials, but is beginning to break into the big-screen movie business with his starring role in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998).
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