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Josh Duhamel

Actor / Model (person) / Restaurateur / Film Producer | * 12/14/1972 (47) | Minot, North Dakota, USA
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Joshua David Duhamel (born November 14, 1972) is an American actor and former fashion model. After various modeling work, he made his acting debut as Leo du Pres on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children and later starred as Danny McCoy on NBC's Las Vegas. Duhamel has ventured into film, appearing as one of the main protagonists in four of the Transformers films, most recently in the fifth entry, Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). He has also appeared in When in Rome (2010), Life As We Know It (2010), New Year's Eve (2011), Safe Haven (2013), and You're Not You<... ()
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Joshua David "Josh" Duhamel (November 14, 1972) was born in Minot, North Dakota. Duhamel is an American actor and former fashion model. He first achieved acting success in 1999 as Leo du Pres on ABC's All My Children and later as the chief of security, Danny McCoy, on NBC's Las Vegas. He is also well known for his role as one of the protagonists, Captain/Major William Lennox, in the box office hit Transformers as well as its sequels, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. He is the son of Bonnie L. Kemper, a physical education teacher, and Larry David Duhamel, an advertising salesman. His parents divorced during his youth, and although he remains close to both, he grew up with his mother and his three younger sisters, Ashlee, Mckenzee and Kassidy. Duhamel attended Minot State University and played as the back-up quarterback for the university's football team. He planned to attend dental school but dropped out one-and-a-half credits shy of his undergraduate degree. Duhamel has stated, "After college, I followed an ex-girlfriend to northern California, did a bunch of odd jobs." Duhamel had won the title of Male Model of the Year in an International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) competition in 1997. Duhamel began his acting career as an extra in the music videos for Donna Summer's song, "I Will Go With You (Con te partirò)" in 1998 and Christina Aguilera's song, "What a Girl Wants" in 1999. Later that year, he won the role of Leo du Pres on the ABC soap opera All My Children. His work on The Show, especially his character's pairing with Greenlee Smythe (portrayed by actor Rebecca Budig), garnered critical acclaim. In 2000, he posed fully nude for Greg Gorman's "As I See It" photography book. In 2003, he earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for the Special Fan Award for America's Favorite Couple in 2002, shared with Budig, and a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Leo du Pres. Duhamel opted to leave All My Children in 2002 to pursue other acting opportunities. In 2003, Duhamel landed a prime time role on the NBC show Las Vegas, playing the head of security as Danny McCoy for the Montecito Casino. He succeeded James Caan as president of the Montecito after Caan departed at the end of the fourth season. The series was cancelled in 2008. Duhamel made his big-screen acting debut in 2004's Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! and continued on to star in the thriller Turistas (2006). After watching an episode of Las Vegas in which Duhamel's character had just returned from the war in Iraq, Steven Spielberg handpicked him for the role of Captain William Lennox in 2007's summer blockbuster film Transformers (a film for which Spielberg was the executive producer). Duhamel reprised the role for the sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, released in June 2009, and again in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, due for release in July 2011. Duhamel was the official pace car driver for the 2009 Indianapolis 500 driving the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car. Duhamel will star alongside Samuel L. Jackson in the Boaz Yakin thriller film Sympathy for the Devil. He also appeared in The Romantics in 2010, alongside Katie Holmes, Adam Brody, and Australian actress Annabel-Jane Brooks.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Movies with Josh Duhamel as Actor(36)

as James O'Connor2020 The Lost Husband
as Bobfather2020 The Buddy Games
as Hero2020 Web of Fries
as John Lippoth2019 Capsized: Blood in the Water
as Jack Spier2018 Love, Simon
as Rick2017 CHiPS
as Detective2017 The Institute
as Col. William Lennox2017 Transformers: The Last Knight
as Adam Rogers2017 The Show
as Bill Lee2016 Spaceman
as Ben Cahill2016 Misconduct
as John2015 Lost in the Sun
as Alex2015 Bravetown
as Ace (Voice)2014 Wings: Sky Force Heroes
as Adam2014 Don Peyote
as Alex Wheatley2013 Safe Haven
as Anson (segment "Beezel")2013 Movie 43
as Mitchell2013 Scenic Route
as Narrator2012 Planet Ocean
as Jeremy Coleman2012 Fire with Fire
as Ace (Voice)2012 Wings
as Lt. Colonel William Lennox2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
as Sam2011 New Year's Eve
as Eric Messer2010 Life As We Know It
as Tom2010 The Romantics
as Hobart Kemp2010 Ramona and Beezus
as Nick Beamon2010 When in Rome
as Captain Lennox2007 Transformers
as himself2007 Our World
as Alex2006 Turistas
as Dorian Gray2005 The Picture of Dorian Gray
as Tad Hamilton2004 Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!

TV Shows/Series with Josh Duhamel as Actor(26)

as Sheldon Sampson / The Utopian2020 Jupiter's Legacy
as Special Agent Milton Chamberlain2015 Battle Creek
as himself2015 Jay Leno's Garage
as Captain Flynn2011 Jake and the Never Land Pirates
as Detective Greg Kading2011 Nederland van Boven
as Narrator2011 Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan
as himself2006 1 vs. 100
as Magnus2004 Veronica Mars
as Frank Dunning2003 Playmakers
as Danny McCoy2003 Las Vegas
2000 Ed
as Leo du Pres??? All My Children

Movies with Josh Duhamel as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2020 The Buddy Games
Production/Producer2020 The Buddy Games
Writing/Writer2020 The Buddy Games

Additional Information

Full Name: Josh Duhamel
Born: Thursday, 12/14 1972 (December) in Minot (current age: 47 years + 287 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Minot State University
Spouses (current/former): Fergie
Father: Larry David Duhamel
Mother: Bonnie L. Kemper
Other names for Josh Duhamel (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Джош Дюамель"
Josh Duhamel frequently works together with these people:
Michael Bay (11x, Crew)
Jerry O'Connell (11x, Actor)
Kristen Bell (10x, Actress)
Lindsay Lohan (9x, Actress)
Carmen Electra (9x, Actress)
Jennifer Garner (9x, Actress)
Kristin Chenoweth (9x, Actress)
Snoop Dogg (9x, Actor)
Sean Hayes (9x, Actor)
Jay Leno (9x, Actor)
Howie Mandel (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1015, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/20/2020