Josh Hartnett, born July 21, 1978, is an American actor known for his roles in "Pearl Harbor" and "Black Hawk Down."

Josh Hartnett started his career in theatre before gaining fame in Hollywood.

He was considered for the role of Batman in Christopher Nolan's trilogy.

He took a hiatus from acting to recharge and escape the Hollywood scene.

He was named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2002.

Hartnett co-founded a production company, "Ocean Park Entertainment."

He has a black belt in Taekwondo and is skilled in martial arts.

He was offered the role of Superman in "Superman Returns" but declined.

Hartnett's first breakout role was in the TV series "Cracker."

He has a vast collection of vinyl records and is an avid music lover.