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JOSH HARTNETT (Eben Oleson) was born in San Francisco and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He first came to audiences' attention as Michael 'Fitz' Fitzgerald in the television series "Cracker.” He made his feature film debut in 1998, co-starring with Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween: H20 for Miramax. That same year, he received an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Breakthrough Performance. Also in 1998, Josh starred in The Faculty directed by Robert Rodriguez, again for Miramax. In 1999 he starred opposite Kirsten Dunst in Paramount Classics' critically acclaimed black comedy The Virgin Suicides, Sofia Coppola's directorial debut.

In 2001, Hartnett hit a stride by starring in three features. He portrayed the antagonist in the Lionsgate's O, a modern day version of "Othello.” His portrayal of the dark and dangerous Hugo earned him widespread praise. He then landed a role in the Jerry Bruckheimer blockbuster Pearl Harbor. He segued to Morocco, where he starred in Revolution Studios' Black Hawk Down for director Ridley Scott, again, a Jerry Bruckheimer production. The film, which was based on Mark Bowden's 1999 nonfiction novel of the same name, told the story of an ill-fated 1993 U.S. humanitarian mission in Somalia. In 2002, the National Association of Theater Owners awarded Hartnett the ShoWest 2002 Male Star of Tomorrow Award. 

Hartnett starred in MGM's Wicker Park opposite Diane Kruger and Rose Byrne for director Paul McGuigan, Miramax's Sin City for director Robert Rodriguez, and Mozart and the Whale, a love story between two people with Asperger's Syndrome, written by Ron Bass. In 2006, he starred in Lucky Number Slevin with Morgan Freeman and Bruce Willis for The Weinstein Company, and in Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia. He most recently starred in Resurrecting the Champ opposite Samuel L. Jackson, directed by Rod Lurie. He is currently filming I Come with the Rain for director Anh Hung Tran (The Scent of the Green Papaya) in Hong Kong.

Additional film credits include Hollywood Homicide, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Blow Dry, Town and Country, and Here on Earth.


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