Joshua Jackson was born in Vancouver in June 1978.
He had his break out role at age 14 in The Mighty Ducks, before landing the role of Pacey on Dawson's Creek.
During the series' run, he found the time to appear in Cruel Intentions, The Skulls, and the HBO adaptation of The Laramie Project.
Since the show ended in 2003, he has starred in mildly successful films like Americano and Auroura Borealis along with ABC Family's made-for-TV movie Shadows in the Sun. He also starred in the 2008 horror film Shutter, a remake of a Thai film of the same name.
He has been confirmed as the male lead in the new J.J. Abrams television series Fringe.
He has dated many starlets over the years, such as costar Katie Holmes, Brittany Daniels, Julia Stiles and Rosario Dawson.
He is currently dating actress Diane Krueger.