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American actor Josh Lucas has been appearing on the screen since 1990 and has taken on many entertaining, engaging and/or thought-provoking roles on both TV and the big screen since then. Below are some fun facts about him:
1) Josh Lucas was born in 1971 to hippie parents, so his full name is Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer, and some of his movies credit him as Easy Dent.
2) He stands at 5' 11½" (1.82 m.)
3) He is practically a newly-wed, having married his wife in March, 2012. He and his wife have a son born in 2012. His son’s name is Noah Rev, and his wife’s is Jessica Ciencin Henriquez who’s a freelance writer. His son’s surname is Maurer, Josh’s birth surname.
4) Lucas has worked with actresses Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind, Hulk) and Radha Mitchell (When Strangers Appear, Four Reasons) twice.
5) He has starred in the TV series The Firm, based on the best-selling John Grisham novel of the same name. The movie version, made in 1993, stars Tom Cruise, Holly Hunter and Gene Hackman and was directed by Sydney Pollack.
6) He has appeared in a variety of genres including comedy, drama, mystery, thriller, romance, romantic comedy as well as mixed genres.
7) He preferred working over going to college.
8) Josh Lucas has worked with directors Clint Eastwood (J. Edgar), James Cox (Wonderland), Lasse Hallstrom, Wolfgang Petersen (Poseidon), Michael Goldbach (Daydream Nation), Tim Robbins (Possible Side Effects), Ang Lee (Hulk), Radha Mitchell (Four Reasons), Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind), Kathryn Bigelow (The Weight of Water) among others.
9) His movie co-stars include Reese Witherspoon, Candace Bergen, Patrick Dempsey (Sweet Home Alabama) , Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Mike Vogel (Poseidon), Jared Leto, Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Chloe Sevigny, Reese Witherspoon, Willem Dafoe, Samantha Mathis (American Psycho), Kat Dennings (Daydream Nation), Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel (Life As We Know It), Christopher Walken, Michael Caine (Around the Bend), Val Kilmer, Lisa Kudrow, Kate Bosworth, Carrie Fisher, Dylan McDermott, Michael Pitt (Wonderland), Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Ed Westwick, Judi Dench (Jay Edgar), Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, Marisa Tomei, William H. Macy, Bryan Cranston (The Lincoln Lawyer), Cillian Murphy, Susan Sarandon, Ellen Page, Bill Pullman (Peacock), Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson (Management), Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez, Morgan Freeman (An Unfinished Life), Jessica Biel (Stealth), Ellen Burstyn, Tim Blake Nelson (Possible Side Effects), Emma Bell, Lukas Haas, Jacqueline Bisset, Morena Baccarin (Death in Love), Dermot Mulroney, Kristen Stewart, Jamie Bell (Undertow), Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte (Hulk), Four Reasons (Radha Mitchell), Josh Brolin, Timothy Olyphant (Coastlines), Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Christopher Plummer, Paul Bettany (A Beautiful Mind), David Caruso (Session 9), Radha Mitchell, Barry Watson (When Strangers Appear), Lena Headey, Brian Cox (Tell Tale), Tilda Swinton, Goran Visnjic (The Deep End), Catherine McCormack, Sean Penn, Sarah Polley, James LeGros, Amber Valletta (Drop Back Ten), Laura Linney, Matthew Broderick, Mark Ruffalo (You Can Count on Me), Patrick Swayze, Halle Berry (Fatherhood), Ethan Hawke (Alive) among others.