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Holloway at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International.
Josh Lee Holloway
July 20, 1969
San Jose, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, model, producer|
Yessica Kumala (m. 2004)
Josh Lee Holloway (born July 20, 1969) is an American actor, model and producer, best known for his roles as James "Sawyer" Ford on the American television show Lost and as Gabriel Vaughn in the CBS drama Intelligence. He also stars as Will Bowman on the science fiction drama Colony.
Holloway was born in San Jose, California. His family moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia when he was two. He was raised in Free Home, Georgia. Holloway is related to Baptist preacher Dr. Dale Holloway and author and World War II prisoner-of-war Carl Holloway. He is also a descendant of Robert E. Lee. Holloway attended Cherokee High School in Canton, Georgia, graduating in 1987. He developed an interest in movies at a very young age. He studied at the University of Georgia.
Holloway moved to Los Angeles, where he began a successful career as a runway and print model, including for brands Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein and Donna Karan. In 1993, Holloway appeared in the Aerosmith video for the song "Cryin'".
Holloway's ambition eventually led him to start acting. His first role was as "Good Looking Guy" in an episode of Angel in 1999. His big break came when he was cast as James "Sawyer" Ford in the hit television series Lost.
In 2005, People magazine named Holloway one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World." In January 2006, In Touch Weekly named Holloway the "hottest hunk" on television. In the same month, Holloway was voted the seventeenth sexiest guy worldwide by British readers of OK! magazine. In the same year, he was voted the second Sexiest Star in Hollywood by US Weekly.
In March 2007, Holloway was selected as the new face for Davidoff's "Cool Water" fragrance worldwide. In Spring 2008, Holloway was selected as the first male spokesperson for Magnum Ice Cream of Turkey. Previous Magnum spokespersons include Eva Longoria and Elizabeth Hurley. In the same year he made the top ten list of TV Guide's Sexiest Stars.
At the end of shooting the Lost pilot in Oahu, Hawaii, Holloway proposed to his long time girlfriend, Yessica Kumala, a native of Indonesia of Chinese descent. The couple married on October 1, 2004. They have two children.
|2002||Moving August||Loren Carol|
|2002||Mi Amigo||Younger Pal|
|2002||My Daughter's Tears||Uncredited|
|2006||Just Yell Fire||Himself|
|2011||Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol||Trevor Hanaway|
|2013||Battle of the Year: The Dream Team||Jason Blake|
|2014||Sabotage||Eddie "Neck" Jordan|
|1999||Angel||Good-Looking Guy||Episode: "City of..."|
|2001||Walker, Texas Ranger||Ben Wiley||Episode: "Medieval Crimes"|
|2002||Sabretooth||Trent Parks||Television movie|
|2003||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Kenny Richmond||Episode: "Assume Nothing"|
|2003||The Lyon's Den||Lana's Boytoy||Episode: "Separation Anxiety"|
|2004||NCIS||Sheriff||Episode: "My Other Left Foot"|
|2004||Good Girls Don't||Eric||Episode: "Addicted to Love"|
|2004–2010||Lost||James "Sawyer" Ford||104 episodes|
|2011||Community||Black Rider||Episode: "A Fistful of Paintballs"|
|2013||Yo Gabba Gabba!||Farmer Josh||Episode: "Farm"|
|2014||Intelligence||Gabriel Vaughn||Starring role—series regular|
|2016–2018||Colony||Will Bowman||Main role|
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