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Josh Duhamel

Josh Duhamel

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    • November 14th, 1972
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.

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Filmography

Acting (42 Credits)

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2022Shotgun Wedding as Tom
2021Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two as Harvey Dent / Two-Face (voice)
2021Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One as Harvey Dent (voice)
2021Bandit
2021Jupiter's Legacy as Sheldon Sampson / The Utopian
2020The Lost Husband as James O'Connor
2020Think Like a Dog as Lukas
2019Buddy Games as Bobfather
2019Capsized: Blood in the Water as John Lippoth
2018Love, Simon as Jack Spier
2018Unsolved (2018) as Detective Greg Kading
2017The Show as Adam Rogers
2017Transformers: The Last Knight as Col. William Lennox
2017The Institute as Detective
2017CHIPS as Rick
2016Misconduct as Ben CahillWatch Free
2016Lost in the Sun as John
201611.22.63 as Frank Dunning
2015Bravetown as Alex
2015Battle Creek as Special Agent Milton Chamberlain
2014Wings: Sky Force Heroes as Ace (Voice)Watch Free
2014You're Not You
2014Don Peyote as Adam
2013Scenic Route as Mitchell
2013Safe Haven as Alex Wheatley
2013Movie 43 as Anson (segment "Beezel")
2012Wings as Ace (Voice)
2012Fire with Fire as Jeremy Coleman
2012Planet Ocean as Narrator
2011Transformers: Dark of the Moon as Lennox
2011New Year's Eve as Sam
2010When in Rome as Nick Beamon
2010Life as We Know It as Eric Messer
2010The Romantics as TomWatch Free
2010Ramona and Beezus as Hobart Kemp
2009Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen as Major Lennox
2009Fanboy and Chum Chum as Oz
2007Transformers as Captain Lennox
2006Turistas as Alex
2004The Picture of Dorian Gray as Dorian Gray
2004Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! as Tad Hamilton
2003Las Vegas as Danny McCoy

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