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Josh Radnor (1974)

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Joshua Michael "Josh" Radnor is an American actor, producer, director, and writer, best known for portraying the main character Ted Mosby on the popular, Emmy Award-winning CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, for which he has received worldwide fame and recognitions.

He made his writing and directorial debut with the 2010 comedy-drama film happythankyoumoreplease, for which he won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and was nominated the Grand Jury Prize. He is currently producing his second film, entitled Liberal Arts, which he again wrote and directed.

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 early life
Radnor was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Alan Radnor, a medical malpractice lawyer, and Carol Radnor. He has a sister, Joanna Radnor Vilensky. He grew up in Bexley, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus, where he attended Jewish day schools . Radnor attended Bexley High School and later Kenyon College, where his school's theater department presented him with the Paul Newman Award, and he graduated with a B.A. in drama. Radnor received his Master of Fine Arts degree in acting from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.

 career
In 2001 Radnor was cast as the lead in The WB series Off Centre, however the role was re-cast with Eddie Kaye Thomas before the first episode aired. In 2002 he made his Broadway debut in the stage version of The Graduate, succeeding Jason Biggs, opposite Kathleen Turner and Alicia Silverstone. Since 2005, Radnor has starred in How I Met Your Mother, his biggest role to date.
In July 2008, he starred opposite Jennifer Westfeldt
in the premiere of the play Finks, written by Joe Gilford and directed by Charlie Stratton for New York Stage and Film. Radnor made his directorial debut with the film happythankyoumoreplease, in which he was also the writer and star. His second film Liberal Arts, also starring Elizabeth Olsen, is currently in pre-production and due for release in 2012.

 personal life
Radnor currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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