Handsome and talented actor from ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ Joshua Thomas ‘Josh’ Radnor is also a producer, director, and a screenwriter, Professionally known as Josh Radnor, he played the title character in the series from 2005 to 2014.
Radnor also won an Emmy Awards for his portrayal of ‘Theodore Evelyn “Ted” Mosby’ in ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ So, it can be even be considered one of his best work in the acting field.
Throughout his career in TV, Radnor has made appearances in numerous TV series like ER, Family Guy, ‘Law and Order,’ and many others.
Born on 29th July of 1974, in Columbus, Ohio, Josh Radnor’s mother Carol Radnor was a high school guidance counselor and his father Alan Radnor is a medical malpractice lawyer.
Radnor who has two sisters grew up in Bexley.
Radnor is a conservative Jewish. Furthermore, he has ancestry of Irish from the side of his grandfather.
Josh Radnor graduated his High School from Bexley High School. After graduating, he later attended Kenyon College.
Radnor spent the spring of 1995 in Waterford, CT providing training at the ‘ National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.’
In 1996, Radnor graduated from the College with a B.A. in Drama.
Later in 1999, Radnor got his degree of Master of Fine Arts at Tisch School of the Arts, Graduate Acting Program of New York University.
While he was attending the Kenyon College, he was presented with the ‘Paul Newman Award’ by the theater department of the school.
As an actor
In 2000, Josh Radnor made a debut in Television through his role of Doug in one of the episodes of Welcome to New York.
Later, in 2007, Josh portrayed the lead character in ‘Off Center’, series of The WB. But before the first episode got aired, his role was re-casted with Eddie Kaye Thomas.
Josh Radnor played the lead role of ‘Theodore Evelyn “Ted” Mosby’ in television sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ He was the title character in the show, and his portrayal of Ted is until now considered his biggest role.
Meanwhile, he starred in the sitcom series alongside actors Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Cobie Smulders.
Josh Radnor also made his debut on Broadway in 2002 through ‘The Graduate (Stage version).’ He even starred in ‘The Paris Letter’ in 2004, where he co-starred alongside his future co-star Neil.
On 23rd October of 2014, he also appeared in ‘Disgraced’ which is a Broadway Production at the Lyceum Theatre. For his portrayal of the character in the Broadway Production, he got listed for ‘Best Play’ at Tony Awards.
As a director
In 2010, Josh Radnor made his debut as a director through movie ‘ Happythankyoumoreplease’ which is a comedy drama film. Radnor also won the Audience Award for the movie. Furthermore, he won the awards at the Sundance Festival.
For the same movie, Radnor also earned a nominated for a Grand Jury Prize.
Moreover, the second film he directed was ‘Liberal Arts.’ On 22nd January of 2012, the movie premiered at The Sundance Film Festival. Josh Radnor is also the writer of the film ‘Liberal Arts.’
On October of 2016, the actor cum director also shared that he is currently in a band. The group is called ‘Radnor and Lee.’ The band also has Ben Lee who is an Australian musician.
Furthermore, the duo is going to make a debut as a singer through their album ‘Love Songs for God & Women.’ The song is also currently in the process of recording.
|Name||Joshua Thomas “Josh” Radnor|
|Birthdate||29th July 1974|
|Birth Place||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter|
|Mother’s Name||Carol Radnor|
|Father’s Name||Alan Radnor|
|Siblings||Melanie Radnor and Joanna Radnor|
|Height||5′ 11.5″ (183 cm)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 pounds)|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
Josh Radnor is allergic to dogs and also has a strict opposition to pornography.
In 2008, the actor also shared that he does Transcendental Meditation. He also chose his house because he thought that the house would be a perfect place to meditate.
Relationships and Dating
In 2008, Josh Radnor started dating Lindsay Price who is a television actress. The duo met on the set of 2007’s ‘How I Met Your Mother’. But the relationship was very short lived because they broke up soon after a year in 2009.
In 2012, he started dating Julia Jones and had been dating her till date.
However, the actor is not yet married and has no children.
The famous American actor, cum director, has 659 thousand fans following on his Twitter page along with 24.5 thousand followers on his Instagram. Furthermore, he has five hundred thousand fans following Facebook Page.
Total Gross Income of the American actor cum director is $16 million. Moreover, the star earned the sum through acting and other ventures.
Rumors and Controversies
There was a rumor circulating on the internet that actor Josh Radnor is dating Minka Kelly.
It was at the end of the year 2016. Surprisingly, the duo was spotted together holding hands, and this detail blew up the internet.