Josh Charles

Josh Charles

Date of Birth

Birthday: September 15
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Josh Charles is an American actor who portrayed the dear and much-too-suddenly departed Will Gardner on the CBS drama The Good Wife.  He received both an Emmy and Golden Globe nomination for this role.

Prior to The Good Wife, Charles starred as Dan Rydell in Aaron Sorkin’s critically acclaimed ABC comedy Sports Night and Jake on the HBO series In Treatment. He also had some hilarious guest turns in the Comedy Central hit series Inside Amy Schumer.

Josh Charles is an American actor who portrayed the dear and much-too-suddenly departed Will Gardner on the CBS drama The Good Wife.  He received both an Emmy and Golden Globe nomination for this role.

Prior to The Good Wife, Charles starred as Dan Rydell in Aaron Sorkin’s critically acclaimed ABC comedy Sports Night and Jake on the HBO series In Treatment. He also had some hilarious guest turns in the Comedy Central hit series Inside Amy Schumer.

In addition to his breakthrough role as Knox Overstreet opposite Robin Williams in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society, Charles starred in Threesome, Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead, and Four Brothers. Charles made his acting debut in John Water’s 1988 film Hairspray.

His theater credits include Long Wharf Theater production of The Glass Menagerie and the world premiere of The Receptionist for the Manhattan Theater Club.

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Awards & Nominations

2 Nominations
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2014
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Josh Charles, as Will Gardner
  • The Good Wife
  • CBS
  • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions
Josh Charles and Sophie Flack arrive at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.
Sophie Flack and Josh Charles of The Good Wife arrives at the 66th Emmys.
Josh Charles at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
Josh Charles at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
Josh Charles at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Josh Charles and Sophie Flack arrive at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.
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Josh Charles and Sophie Flack arrive at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.

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Sophie Flack and Josh Charles of The Good Wife arrives at the 66th Emmys.
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Sophie Flack and Josh Charles of The Good Wife arrives at the 66th Emmys.

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Josh Charles at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Josh Charles at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Josh Charles at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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