Saturday, January 17, 2009

American Actor Josh Lucas

Josh Lucas (born Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer; June 20, 1971) is an American actor. He has appeared in the films Glory Road and Poseidon, among others.

Lucas was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1971, the son of Michelle (née LeFevre), a nurse, and Don Maurer, an ER doctor. He was christened Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer. At the time of his birth, his parents were living on an Indian reservation and they name the child based on things that happen. He came out so easy that the doctor hit his head on the bedpost and dented his head.

Lucas grew up traveling the South with his hippie activist parents (who were anti-nuclear activists) and younger siblings, two sisters and a brother, Devin, by the age of 13, he had lived in thirty different locations, including the Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.His parents organized campaigns against nuclear power plants . His mother attented Emerson college with Jay Leno. The family eventually settled in the town of Gig Harbor, Washington. He attended Kopachuck Middle School. He graduated from Gig Harbor High School in 1989, where he acted in high school plays. He did not attend college in order to pursue his acting career.

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