Joshua Jackson is a Canadian American actor with appearances in over 32 primetime television roles. He is most famously known for his role for playing Charlie Conway in the 1990′s live action film series “The Might Ducks films series”. However, recent roles of Pacey Witter in the TV show Dawson’s Creek and Peter Bishop in the hit TV show Fringe has earned him high acclaim and widespread popularity.
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Joshua was raised as a catholic. His mother, Fiona Jackson is a casting director. He spent most of his childhood growing up in California and moved to Washington, where he studied in Einstein Middle School. Later on, he moved back to Vancouver with his mother after his parents divorced.
Joshua, as he mentioned in an interview once himself, had ‘no spirit’ for studying and soon took up acting. He landed a role of Charlie in “The Mighty Ducks” film series. That was where his career kicked off. In 1998, he got a major role playing Pacey Witter on the TV show “Dawson’s Creek”, which ran from 1998-2003. He co-starred with other actors like Michelle Williams, Katie Holmes, and James Van Der Beek.
During the hiatus of the show, Joshua appeared in various hollywood movies including “The Skulls”, “The Laramie Project” and “The Safety of Objects”. He also had a short cameo appearance in the movie “Ocean’s Eleven”, alongside Brad Pitt and George Clooney in a poker scene.
After the end of the TV show “Dawson’s Creek”, Joshua tried his hand at stage acting in the UK, which went very well. His next major film role came in the movie “Bobby”.
Joshua returned to Television with his lead role in the science fiction series “Fringe”. He co-stars with actor Anna Torv (Olivia Dunham), and John Noble (Walter Bishop). The TV show was the 2nd highest rated show of the 2008-2009 season.
In 2010, he was ranked #9 on “TV’s 100 sexiest Men list”
Joshua Jackson’s celebrity connections
Before we look into how Joshua Jackson is connected to other celebrities, the concept of six degrees of separation needs to be understood.
According to this concept, everyone is connected to each other, on average by approximately six introductions. This means, that you can be connected to anyone (even a celebrity) by a chain of connections.
Now, let us look at how Joshua Jackson is connected with other celebrities.
- Joshua Jackson played the role of Wade Buckley in the movie “Bobby” alongside actor William H. Macey.
- William H. Macy played the role of Boris in the 1994 movie “Being Human” alongside actor Ewan McGregor.
- Ewan McGregor was in the 1997 comedy movie ‘A Life Less Ordinary’ playing the role of Robert Lewis alongside actress Holly Hunter.
- Holly Hunter appeared in the 2002 documentary ‘Searching for Debra Winger’ with Whoopi Goldberg.
- Whoopi Goldberg played the role of Franny, an old nanny goat who takes Stripes under her wing in the movie “Racing Stripes”.
- Joshua Jackson played as Trenton’s Pride in the movie “Racing Stripes”.
So there you have it! Joshua Jackson is connected to actors like William H. Macey, Ewan Mcregor, Holly Hunter and Whoopi Goldberg.
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