JOSH DUHAMEL (Alex Wheatley) is a dynamic and versatile actor who has become one of Hollywood's favorite leading men. Most recently, he starred opposite Bruce Willis and Rosario Dawson in the crime drama FIRE WITH FIRE. He also appears in the forthcoming comedy MOVIE 43, alongside Emma Stone, Hugh Jackman and Gerard Butler.
Previously Duhamel was seen in Garry Marshall's ensemble rom-com NEW YEAR'S EVE, alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Halle Berry and Hilary Swank. He also reprised his role as Captain William Lennox in TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON, the third film in the blockbuster action franchise from director Michael Bay.
Born in Minot, North Dakota, Duhamel was a backup quarterback for the Minot State University football team. He planned to become a dentist until his grades kept him out of dental school. Moving to California, he soon became a model for fashion magazines. His first screen roles came as an extra in music videos for Donna Summer ("I Will Go with You," 1998) and Christina Aguilera ("Genie in a Bottle," 1999).
Duhamel's first big acting job came in an adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic "The Picture of Dorian Gray," in which he played the title role. He then moved to New York City to join the cast of the long-running ABC series "All My Children," in the role of Leo du Pres. Duhamel took home a Daytime Emmy Award in 2002, one of three consecutive nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
The actor went on to star as Danny McCoy on six seasons of NBC's drama "Las Vegas," opposite James Caan. Duhamel's early film roles include playing the title role in the comedy WIN A DATE WITH TAD HAMILTON! and starring with Melissa George in the horror film TURISTAS.
Other film credits include LIFE AS WE KNOW IT, RAMONA AND BEEZUS, WHEN IN ROME, THE ROMANTICS, TRANSFORMERS and TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN . He also lent his voice to Nickelodeon's Emmy-winning animated series "Fanboy & Chum Chum."
Duhamel currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Fergie, from The Black Eyed Peas.
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