Joshua Jackson On Stage - Theater Credits, Bio and Tickets

Joshua Jackson

Joshua Browning Carter Jackson was born on June 11, 1978 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is probably best known for his TV roles as Cole Lockhart in "The Affair," Peter Bishop in "Fringe," and Pacey Witter in "Dawson's Creek".

Mr. Jackson spent the first few years of his life growing up in California, before moving back to Vancouver at the age of 8. He attended Ideal Mini School and later transferred to Kitsilano Secondary School. He made his feature film debut in "Crooked Hearts" in 1991, which was closely followed by a role in the TV movie "Pay Off". His first big break came after being cast as Charlie Conway in Disney's "The Mighty Ducks," in 1992. He would reprise the role in two sequels: "D2: The Mighty Ducks" in 1994 and "D3: The Mighty Ducks" in 1996. He became a regular in Hollywood throughout the 1990s, starring in such popular teen films as "Scream 2," "Urban Legend," and "Cruel Intentions".

In 1998, he was cast in one of his career-defining roles and would play Pacey Witter in "Dawson's Creek" until 2003, appearing in a total of 128 episodes on The WB. Over the next five years, Mr. Jackson would star in a string of Hollywood and independent films, including "Americano," "Aurora Borealis," "Shadows in the Sun," "Bobby," "Battle in Seattle," "Shutter," and "One Week." In 2008, he landed his next big TV role, starring as Peter Bishop in "Fringe" on Fox and would go on to appear in 100 episodes through to 2013. In 2014, he was cast to play Cole Lockhart in the Golden Globe-winning series "The Affair," now in its fourth season on Showtime.

On stage, Mr. Jackson made his West End debut opposite Sir Patrick Stewart in David Mamet's two-man play, A Life in the Theatre, at London's Apollo Theatre from January 27 through to April 30, 2005. He finally made his off-Broadway debut as Brian in Second Stage Theater's production of Smart People from January 27 through to March 6, 2016, and would go on to give a critically acclaimed performance as James Leeds in the Berkshire Theatre Group's revival of Mark Medoff's Tony Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God in the summer of 2017. The production transfered to Studio 54 on Broadway from March 22, 2018 and ran through to May 27, 2018, marking Mr. Jackon's Broadway debut.


Lauren Ridloff & Joshua Jackson in Children of a Lesser God
(Photo by Matthew Murphy)