Josh Lucas Trivia

  • Josh Lucas
    • Famous as : Actor
    • Birth Name : Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer
    • Birth Date : June 20, 1971
    • Birth Place : Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    • Spouse : Jessica Ciencin Henriquez (freelance writer, since 16-Mar-12, filed for divorce)
    • Claim to Fame : As Jake Perry in "Sweet Home Alabama" (2002)


  • Finished filming his part in "Wonderland" (2003) in only seven days.
  • Won the category of Choice Movie Liplock at the 2003 Teen Choice Awards for his role in "Sweet Home Alabama" (2002).
  • Won some statewide championships in drama interpretation competition during his junior and senior years in high school.
  • His favorite movies include "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968), "The Godfather" (1972), "Serpico" (1973), "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" (1988).
  • Injured his left arm while filming "Poseidon" (2006).
  • Played the gentleman caller in the Broadway's 2005 production of "The Glass Menagerie" alongside Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, and Christian Slater.
  • Was in the vote list of People's Sexiest Man Alive 2003 issue.
  • Got hypothermia twice when shooting in the cold Lake Tahoe for "The Deep End" (2001).
  • One of his memorable moments was when Russell Crowe, his co-star in "A Beautiful Mind" (2001), organized nearly 600 extras in the film to sing "Happy Birthday" for his 30th in the set.
  • Did a real fighting scene when filming "You Can Count on Me" (2000) with Mark Ruffalo.
  • Had considered to enroll in Yale University's School of Drama after his high school graduation, but later cancelled the intention to pursue an acting career.
  • Went with the stage name "Josh Lucas" in film industry because there had already been a Joshua Maurer in the SAG directory.
  • His favorite books are Edward Abbey's "The Monkey Wrench Gang", Mikhail Bulgakov's "The Master and Margarita", Herman Hesse's "Siddharta", and Robert Pirsig's "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance."
  • Has established a fast food restaurant and drive thru that serve healthy meals made from fresh and natural ingredients named Mighty's.
  • Owns a Volkswagen Jetta TDI.
  • Has supported charitable organizations, like amfAR, Shifting Baselines, Save the Children, and Only Make Believe.
  • Had lived on the Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island, South Carolina before moved to Gig Harbor, Washington where his family finally settled in.
  • His theater credits besides "Corpus Christi" included "What Didn't Happen" showed at the Mark Taper Forum and "The Picture of Dorian Grey" at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.
  • Is often compared to fellow actor Matthew McConaughey and even has once been mistaken for being him by his own mother.
  • Likes sailing, playing cards and soccer with his Southern friends.
  • Contributed his voice in a videogame entitled "Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger" (1994).
  • Claimed to be in love with Reese Witherspoon after watching "The Man in the Moon" (1991) at the age of 19.
  • Was labeled Hunk of the Month by Cosmopolitan Magazine.