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Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson is an American-Canadian actor. Joshua Jackson is popular for his roles as Pacey Witter in ‘Dawson’s Creek’ and Peter Bishop in the science fiction series, ‘Fringe.’ Moreover, for his role in Dawson’s Creek, he has earned three Teen Choice Awards.

Early life

Joshua Carter Jackson best known as Joshua Jackson was born on 11 June 1978, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As of now, this talented actor is 45 years old and holds a Canadian-American ethnicity.

Moreover, he has a zodiac sign of Gemini and belongs to the Irish-American ethnicity. Joshua is the son of John Carter(father) and Fiona Jackson(mother).

His father is from the United States, while her mother is from Ireland. Her mother is an actress as well as works as a casting director. Aisleagh is his sister, and Jonathan and Lyman are his half-brothers.

Talking about his academic career, he studied at Ideal Mini School in Vancouver and later went to Kitsilano Secondary School.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Joshua Jackson with his wife Jodie Turner-Smith (Source: Windobi)

In 2019, he married a British model and actress, Jodie Turner-Smith. In 2018, the couple began dating. The couple’s representatives confirmed that the couple had given birth to a daughter.

He previously dated Margot Finley, Katie Holmes, Brittany Daniel, and Rosario Dawson. From 2006 through 2016, he was in a ten-year relationship with actress Diane Kruger.

On November 9, 2002, he was arrested and charged with assault, affray, public intoxication, and disturbance. He got into an argument with a security guard at a Carolina Hurricanes hockey game.

He was then taken into custody on four counts. The assault case was later dropped. He completed 24 hours of community service in exchange for the discharge of the other charges.

Body measurements

Joshua is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 80 kg. Moreover, this actor has green eyes with dark brown. This man has an athletic body with a chest size of 40 inches, a waist size of 32 inches, and a biceps size of 14 inches.

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Caption: Joshua Jackson’s body measurements (Source: Ranker)

Professional career

In 1991, Joshua Jackson made his film debut in Crooked Hearts. His small but impactful performance in this film created headlines and catapulted him into the spotlight. Following the release of this film, he found it easier to get important roles and responsibilities.

With the success of Crooked Hearts, he went on to play another important role in the musical adaptation of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. His portrayal of Charlie was widely loved.

After seeing this film, he got in touch with Laura Kennedy, a well-known casting director. She assisted him in establishing the William Morris Agency, which helped his development as an actor.

He is well known for his work on the television series Dawson’s Creek. It launched in 1998 and became an instant hit because of its engaging storyline. Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, and James Van Der Beek were among the cast members.

Cameo and plays

Following the show’s huge success, he was offered roles in major films such as The Laramie Project, The Skulls, Cruel Intentions, and The Safety of Objects.

All of these films went on to become huge box-office hits. Apart from appearing in several blockbuster films, he has also appeared in several cameo roles, the most well-known of which is in Ocean’s Eleven.

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Holly Marie Combs played key roles in this film. He has been in several plays in addition to movies and television shows.

A Life in the Theatre has been his most successful play. He moved to the United Kingdom in 2005 and was prepared for the role. But, with a great deal of effort, he was able to make the play memorable for both the actors and the audience.

Television series and Broadway

Joshua Jackson appeared as Peter Bishop in the science-fiction series ‘Fringe’ and appeared from 2008 to 2013. The series aired on Fox TV and was the second-highest-rated new show of the 2008-2009 season.

On BuddyTV’s “TV’s 100 Sexiest Men of 2010” list, he was ranked #9 in 2010, #19 in 2011, and #14 in 2012.

In March 2018, he makes his Broadway debut in Children of a Lesser God, in which he plays James Leeds, an unusual teacher at a deaf school who has a difficult professional and romantic relationship with Sarah Norman, a former deaf student (Lauren Ridloff).

The play lasted till May of 2018. In 2019, he appeared in the Netflix drama miniseries When They See Us as defense attorney Mickey Joseph. Later, in May 2020, he joined the cast of Hulu’s miniseries Little Fires Everywhere, which is based on Celeste Ng’s book.

In 2022, he was supposed to appear alongside Lizzy Caplan in the Paramount+ series Fatal Attraction, which was based on the 1980s thriller film of the same name.


In 2005, Joshua Jackson earned the Best Actor award at the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival for his performance in “Aurora Borealis.” Later, in 2010, he won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in “One Week.”

Joshua Jackson – Net Worth 2024

As of 2024, this actor’s net worth is estimated at around $18 million which he earns from his profession and he has not disclosed his income and salary.

Joshua Jackson – Social media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 658k followers. Other than that, this man is not active on Facebook or Twitter.