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Famous People Named Josh or Joshua 

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If your name is Joshua, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Josh, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Joshes can you think of? The famous Joshuas below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Josh, athletes named Joshua, and even political figures named Joshua. The music industry is no stranger to the name Josh, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Joshua are worth mentioning? This list includes Josh Hutcherson, Josh Brolin, Josh Duhamel and Josh Smith. To read more about these notable people named Joshua, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Josh Hutcherson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 26

Birthplace: Union, Kentucky, United States of America

Joshua Ryan Hutcherson (born October 12, 1992) is an American actor and producer. Hutcherson began his acting career in the early 2000s and appeared in several commercials and minor film and ...more

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Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 51

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Joshua James Brolin (; born February 12, 1968) is an American actor. Brolin has appeared in films such as The Goonies (1985), Mimic (1997), Hollow Man (2000), Grindhouse (2007), No Country for ...more

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Josh Duhamel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 46

Birthplace: Minot, North Dakota, United States of America

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 ...more

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Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 33

Birthplace: College Park, Georgia

Joshua Smith (born December 5, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Entering the NBA ...more

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Josh Charles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 47

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Joshua Aaron Charles (born September 15, 1971) is an American 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 ...more

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Josh Hartnett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 40

Birthplace: USA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

Joshua Daniel Hartnett (born July 21, 1978) is an American actor and movie producer. He first came to attention in 1997 for his role as Michael Fitzgerald in the television crime drama series ...more

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Josh Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 37

Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina

Joshua Holt Hamilton (born May 21, 1981) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds (2007), Texas Rangers ...more

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Josh Holloway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 49

Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America

Josh Lee Holloway (born July 20, 1969) is an American actor, model and producer, best known for his roles as James "Sawyer" Ford on the American television show Lost and as Will Bowman ...more

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Josh Lucas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 47

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer (born June 20, 1971) is an American actor. He has appeared in various films, including American Psycho, You Can Count on Me, A Beautiful Mind, Sweet Home Alabama, ...more
Josh Freeman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 27

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri

Joshua Tyler Freeman (born January 13, 1988) is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at Kansas State University, and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the ...more

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Josh Radnor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 44

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Joshua Thomas Radnor (born July 29, 1974) is an American actor, filmmaker and musician. He is best known for portraying Ted Mosby on the popular Emmy Award-winning CBS sitcom How I Met Your ...more

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Josh Gordon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 24

Birthplace: Houston, Texas

Joshua Caleb Gordon (born April 13, 1991), nicknamed Flash, is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football ...more

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Josh Groban is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 37

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. His first four solo albums have been certified multi-platinum, and he was charted in ...more

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Joshua Dallas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 37

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Joshua Paul Dallas (born December 18, 1978) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Prince Charming/David Nolan in the ABC television series Once Upon a Time and Fandral in the ...more
Joshua Homme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 45

Birthplace: Joshua Tree, California, United States of America

Joshua Michael Homme ( HOM-ee; born May 17, 1973) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor. He is the founder, primary songwriter, and only continuous member of ...more

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Josh Saviano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 39

Birthplace: White Plains, New York, USA

Josh Saviano (born March 31, 1976) is an American lawyer and former child actor who played Kevin Arnold's best friend, Paul Joshua Pfeiffer, in the comedy-drama television show The Wonder

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Josh Beckett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 38

Birthplace: Spring, Texas

Joshua Patrick Beckett (born May 15, 1980) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. A three-time Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star, he played for the Florida Marlins, Boston Red ...more

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Josh Willingham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 40

Birthplace: Florence, Alabama

Joshua David Willingham (born February 17, 1979) is a former American professional baseball left fielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida Marlins, Washington Nationals, ...more

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Josh Henderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 37

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Joshua Baret Henderson (born October 25, 1981) is an American actor, model and singer. Henderson is best known for his lead role as John Ross Ewing III in the TNT revival of Dallas (2012–2014). ...more

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Josh Reddick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 32

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia

William Joshua Reddick (born February 19, 1987) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Boston Red ...more

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Josh Barnett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 41

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Joshua Lawrence "Josh" Barnett (born November 10, 1977) is an American mixed martial artist, professional wrestler and color commentator currently signed to Bellator MMA, competing in ...more

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Josh Bowman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 30

Birthplace: England, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Joshua Tobias Bowman (born 4 March 1988) is an English film and television actor best known for his role as Daniel Grayson in ABC's Revenge. Bowman made his acting debut in 2007 playing Dimitri ...more

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Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 36

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Texas

Joshua Treadwell McCown (born July 4, 1979) is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) He attended Jacksonville High School in ...more

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Josh Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 41

Birthplace: Hannah, South Carolina, United States of America

Joshua Otis Turner (born November 20, 1977) is an American country and gospel singer and actor. In 2003, he signed to MCA Nashville Records. That same year, his debut album's title track, ...more

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Josh Cribbs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Josh or Joshua
Age: 35

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Joshua Cribbs (born June 9, 1983) is a former American football return specialist and wide receiver. He played college football for Kent State University, and was signed by the Cleveland Browns ...more

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