Josh Hartnett stunned shoppers in a second hand shop by insisting he had no money. He was spotted buying cheap car cleaner in a Beverly Hills store. "He told the staff, 'People think I'm a rich actor but I'm not'", before adding that he was not 'made of money'.
Josh was the face for the Giorgio Armani's Diamonds for Men fragrance in 2008
Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine's "21 Hottest Stars Under 21." (1999)
Recently moved back to Minnesota (March 2002).
One of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People (2002)
The film "Hero Wanted" was originally conceived as a starring vehicle for Josh Hartnett.
Was voted Bliss magazines 3rd sexiest male.
Attended Nativity of Our Lord elementary and middle school in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Friends with Ben Affleck and Jason Isaacs.
He graduated from high school with New MC from Kanser.
The film Hero Wanted (2008) was originally conceived as a starring vehicle for him although the script at the time was very different.
Is a huge jazz fan.
Director Sofia Coppola directed both Josh and his girlfriend Scarlett Johansson, but not in the same movie. Scarlett was in Coppola's Lost in Translation (2003) and Josh starred in The Virgin Suicides (1999).
Was considered for the role of Evan Treborn in The Butterfly Effect (2004).
Was set to play the role of Tino in Deuces Wild (2002) but dropped out when he won the role of Danny Walker in Pearl Harbor (2001). The Tino role eventually went to James Franco.
Dated his childhood sweetheart Ellen Fenster. They had been together for a number of years and about a year ago, they bought a $2.5 million mansion together in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In February 2004 the two decided to go their separate ways.
He is of Swedish and Irish descent.
Is a vegetarian.
Was set to star as Clark Kent/Superman in Wolfgang Petersen's Batman vs.Superman, but the project has been delayed until after Brett Ratner's X-Men film.
Was scheduled to speak at a political rally in support of Senator Paul Wellstone the weekend the Senator was killed along with 7 others in a plane crash. On October 26th 2002 (the day after the Senator's death), Hartnett appeared at a peace rally in St. Paul, Minnesota and spoke a few words in rememberance.
One of Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars under 25 (2002)
Quit football in high school because of an injured left knee.
Recently moved back to Minnesota (March 2002)
Josh was in a production of Tom Sawyer, he played the part of Huckleberry Finn.