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Josh Charles is a Actor American born on 15 september 1971 at Baltimore (USA)

Josh Charles

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Birth name Joshua Aaron Charles
Nationality USA
Birth 15 september 1971 (47 years) at Baltimore (USA)

Joshua Aaron "Josh" Charles (born September 15, 1971) is an American stage, film and television actor. He is best known for the roles of Dan Rydell on Sports Night, Will Gardner on The Good Wife, which earned him two Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and his early work as Knox Overstreet in Dead Poets Society.

Biography

Charles was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Laura (née Heckscher), a gossip columnist for The Baltimore Sun newspaper, and Allan Charles, an advertising executive. He began his career performing comedy at the age of nine. As a teenager, he spent several summers at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Center in New York, and attended the Baltimore School for the Arts. Charles dropped out of high school, never receiving a diploma. He is a fan of the Baltimore Orioles (baseball) and Baltimore Ravens (American football). In September 2013, he married ballet dancer and author Sophie Flack. On December 9, 2014, Flack gave birth to the couple's first child. Charles is of Jewish heritage on his father's side, and has described himself as Jewish.

Best films

Dead Poets Society (1989)
(Actor)
S.W.A.T. (2003)
(Actor)
Four Brothers (2005)
(Actor)

Usually with

Tina Fey
Tina Fey
(2 films)
Joseph Cedar
Joseph Cedar
(2 films)
Mike Binder
Mike Binder
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Josh Charles (30 films)

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Actor

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
Directed by Joseph Cedar
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Themes Political films
Actors Richard Gere, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi, Josh Charles
Roles Taub
Rating60% 3.0451953.0451953.0451953.0451953.045195
Norman Oppenheimer's life dramatically changes after the young politician he befriended three years ago during his bad days, becomes a world-known leader.
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, 1h58
Directed by Joseph Cedar
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Actors Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Michael Sheen, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi
Roles Taub
Rating60% 3.0451953.0451953.0451953.0451953.045195
Un opérateur se lie d'amitié avec un politicien à un moment compliqué de sa vie, alors qu'il ressent une grande solitude, mais les choses prennent vite une tournure dramatique lorsque son nouvel ami devient une personnalité influente.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Origin USA
Genres War, Comedy
Actors Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Tina Fey, Alfred Molina, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nicholas Braun
Roles Chris
Rating65% 3.2973953.2973953.2973953.2973953.297395
While working as a war correspondent in Afghanistan and Pakistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, Kim Barker (Tina Fey) develops a crazy relationship with a fellow journalist from Scotland (Martin Freeman).
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, 1h52
Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, Josh Charles, Billy Bob Thornton
Roles Chris
Rating65% 3.29743.29743.29743.29743.2974
Chargée de rédiger les bulletins de nouvelles pour une chaîne de télévision américaine, Kim Baker décide d'accepter l'offre de ses patrons et s'envole vers l'Afghanistan afin de devenir journaliste en zone de guerre. Croyant d'abord qu'elle n'est pas faite pour ce type de vie angoissante, elle prend vite goût à l'adrénaline des zones de combat et à la quête jamais assouvie de la bonne histoire.
Freeheld
Freeheld (2015)
, 1h43
Directed by Peter Sollett
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about cancer, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Zach Galifianakis, Luke Grimes, Gabriel Luna
Roles Bryan Kelder
Rating65% 3.2644853.2644853.2644853.2644853.264485
The film is based on the true story of Laurel Hester (Moore), a police officer in Ocean County, New Jersey. The story narrates the difficulties faced by a lesbian police detective and her domestic partner, Stacie Andree (Page). Following her diagnosis with terminal lung cancer in 2005, Hester repeatedly appealed to the county's board of chosen freeholders in an attempt to ensure her pension benefits could be passed on to her domestic partner.
I Smile Back, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Films about psychiatry
Actors Sarah Silverman, Josh Charles, Thomas Sadoski, Billy Magnussen, Terry Kinney, Kristin Griffith
Roles Bruce Brooks
Rating61% 3.0502753.0502753.0502753.0502753.050275
Outwardly, Laney (Sarah Silverman) appears to have the perfect suburban life. She has two loving children, a caring husband, and an opulent, upper-middle-class home. Beneath her seemingly pristine image lie depression, unresolved childhood issues, and destructive behavior, which jeopardize everything she holds dear.
Adult Beginners, 1h30
Directed by Ross Katz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about families
Actors Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Nick Kroll, Joel McHale, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Josh Charles
Roles Phil
Rating55% 2.799352.799352.799352.799352.79935
After his company crashes and burns on the eve of its big launch, hipster entrepreneur Jake (Kroll) moves in with his estranged pregnant sister, Justine (Byrne), brother-in-law, Danny (Cannavale), and three year-old nephew in the suburbs where he is faced with the pressure of real responsibility.
Bird People, 2h8
Directed by Pascale Ferran
Origin France
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about the labor movement
Actors Josh Charles, Anaïs Demoustier, Roschdy Zem, Camélia Jordana, Radha Mitchell, Clark Johnson
Roles Gary Newman
Rating60% 3.0459553.0459553.0459553.0459553.045955
Audrey, a student, works as a hotel maid. In the same hotel Gary Newman, an American business man visiting Paris deliberately misses his flight and decides to quit his job, divorce his wife and remain in Paris.
After.Life
After.Life (2010)
, 1h44
Directed by Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Christina Ricci, Liam Neeson, Justin Long, Josh Charles, Chandler Canterbury, Rosemary Murphy
Roles Tom Peterson
Rating58% 2.948932.948932.948932.948932.94893
Middle school teacher Anna Taylor (Christina Ricci) attends a funeral of her piano teacher where she encounters the solemn owner of the funeral home, Eliot Deacon (Liam Neeson). That night Anna argues with her boyfriend Paul (Justin Long), leaves in a panic, and gets in a traffic accident. She awakens in a morgue finding the morgue director, Eliot, dressing her wounds and telling her she has died. He tells Anna he has a gift to help the dead accept their deaths. It is revealed that Eliot talks to the dead and has a collection of photographs of corpses whom, it is implied, he has helped to "cross over". Eliot injects Anna regularly with a fictional drug called hydronium bromide to "relax the muscles and keep rigor mortis from setting in.
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, 1h20
Directed by John Krasinski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Julianne Nicholson, Will Arnett, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Cerveris, Josh Charles, Dominic Cooper
Roles Subject #2
Rating56% 2.800342.800342.800342.800342.80034
Sara Quinn (Julianne Nicholson) is interviewing men as part of her graduate studies. Her intellectual endeavor has emotional consequences as the men’s twisted and revealing stories are juxtaposed against the backdrop of her own experience. As she begins to listen closely to the men around her, Sara must ultimately reconcile herself to the darkness that lies below the surface of human interactions.
The Darwin Awards, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Joseph Fiennes, Winona Ryder, David Arquette, Josh Charles, Juliette Lewis, Wilmer Valderrama
Roles Paramedic
Rating59% 2.998722.998722.998722.998722.99872
The movie opens with a car with a JATO rocket strapped to it. The movie then shifts to Michael Burrows, a criminal profiler for the San Francisco Police Department. Shot in documentary style, the film is ostensibly a dissertation by a film school grad that follows Michael throughout the story. Fired from the police force after his hematophobia allows a serial killer to get away, Michael wallows in a deep depression for several weeks before coming up with a way to combine his Darwin Awards obsession with his talent for profiling. He will help insurance companies detect people more likely to accidentally end their own lives, so they are not sold insurance policies. After impressing an insurance company manager with his profiling talent, Michael is paired up with Siri, a specialist in strange insurance cases.
The Ex
The Ex (2006)
, 1h30
Directed by Jesse Peretz
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, Jason Bateman, Charles Grodin, Mia Farrow, Donal Logue
Roles Forrest Mead
Rating54% 2.748972.748972.748972.748972.74897
Living in Manhattan, Tom (Zach Braff) is a cook who has a hard time holding down his job. His wife, Sofia (Amanda Peet), is an attorney. When their first child is born, they agree that she will be a full-time mom and he will work to get a promotion. When Tom gets fired over defending his friend Paco (Yul Vazquez), he takes a job in Ohio working at the ad agency where his father-in-law is the assistant director. Tom is assigned to report to Chip (Jason Bateman). Chip is a competitive and hard-driving wheelchair-using man who is coincidentally Sofia's ex-boyfriend from high school. Chip still carries a desire for her, so he conspires to make Tom's work life miserable. As Tom's frustrations mount, Chip begins to sway Sofia to his side.
Four Brothers, 1h49
Directed by John Singleton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about families, Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André 3000, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Demoustier, Josh Charles
Roles Detective Fowler
Rating68% 3.4491453.4491453.4491453.4491453.449145
The seemingly random murder of their adoptive mother, Evelyn Mercer (Fionnula Flanagan), at a Highland Park, Michigan convenience store, brings four brothers back home to Detroit, Michigan to find out what happened. Originally under the impression the crime was a simple robbery-gone-wrong, the brothers soon discover that the robbery was merely a cover for what was, in fact, a hit put out on Evelyn. After this revelation, Bobby (Mark Wahlberg), Angel (Tyrese Gibson), Jeremiah (André Benjamin) and Jack Mercer (Garrett Hedlund) track down the hired guns who killed Evelyn. Refusing to say anything, they are unceremoniously executed by Bobby and Angel.
Seeing Other People, 1h30
Directed by Wallace Wolodarsky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Jay Mohr, Lauren Graham, Helen Slater, Josh Charles, Andy Richter, Bryan Cranston
Roles Lou
Rating59% 2.9513652.9513652.9513652.9513652.951365
Ed and Alice are in love. Not passionate, ripping-clothes-off in love. But they do laundry on Saturday, do small things that make each other happy. At their engagement party, Alice sees a friend hook up with a server and comes to the conclusion that she would like to try more sexual partners before she settles down for the rest of her life.
S.W.A.T.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
, 1h57
Directed by Clark Johnson
Origin USA
Genres War, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodríguez, LL Cool J, Clark Johnson, Brian Van Holt
Roles T.J. McCabe
Rating59% 2.999552.999552.999552.999552.99955
Jim Street (Colin Farrell), a former U.S. Navy SEAL and hot-shot cop from the Los Angeles Police Department and his SWAT team are sent to stop a gang of robbers who have taken over a bank. His high-tempered partner and close friend Brian Gamble (Jeremy Renner) disobeys an order to not fire on the bank robbers, and accidentally wounds a hostage in the process. Gamble and Street are demoted by Captain Fuller (Larry Poindexter), the commander of the LAPD Metropolitan Division. Gamble quits following the argument with Fuller, and Street is taken off the team and sent to work in the "gun cage", where he looks after the gear and weaponry. Six months after the incident, the chief of police calls on Sergeant Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson (Samuel L. Jackson) to help re-organize the SWAT division. Hondo puts together a diverse team, including himself, Street, Christina Sánchez (Michelle Rodriguez), Deacon Kaye (LL Cool J), TJ McCabe (Josh Charles), and Michael Boxer (Brian Van Holt). The team members train together, eventually forging bonds of friendship. As a result, their first mission to subdue an unstable gunman is a success.