Josh Charles or Joshua Aaron "Josh" Charles (born September 15, 1971) is an American stage, film and television actor.
Josh Charles is best known for the roles of Daniel "Dan" Rydell on Sports Night, Will Gardner on The Good Wife, and his early work as Knox Overstreet in Dead Poets Society.
Charles's film debut was in fellow Baltimore native John Waters's Hairspray in 1988. The following year, he starred alongside Robin Williams and Ethan Hawke in the Oscar-winning Dead Poets Society.
Josh Charles Subsequent film roles have included Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Threesome, Pie in the Sky, Muppets from Space, S.W.A.T, Four Brothers, After Life, Crossing The Bridge, and Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.