Josh Hamilton - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Josh Hamilton
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: 13 Reasons Why (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : June 9, 1969 (age 54)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Joshua Cole Hamilton
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Dan Hamilton
Mother's Name: Sandra Kingsbury
Siblings: N/A
University: Brown University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Lily Thorne
Children: 1

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Josh Hamilton?

Josh Hamilton is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in the films Eighth Grade, J. Edgar, Manchester by the Sea, A Mouthful of Air, and TV series Third Watch, American Horror Story: Coven, 13 Reasons Why, and The Walking Dead.

Josh Hamilton in Eighth Grade (Image: Slate)

Josh Hamilton – Age, Parents, Siblings

Josh Hamilton’s birth took place on June 9, 1969, in New York City, New York, USA. His full name is Joshua Cole Hamilton. His father is actor, and director Dan Hamilton and his mother is actress Sandra Kingsbury. His former stepmother is actress, and writer Stephanie Braxton and he is the stepson of Theodor Timreck. There are no details of his siblings if he has any.

Education, Ethnicity

Following high school graduation, Josh Hamilton went on to study theater at Brown University. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Josh Hamilton – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Josh Hamilton married his longtime girlfriend Lily Thorne in 2005 after years of dating. His wife is an actress as well as a producer. They have a child together but the name is not known. There are no rumors about their divorce.

Josh Hamilton, Lily Thorne (Image: Just Richest)

Josh Hamilton – Career

Early Days

Hamilton began his career in 1977, with his debut role being in the film A Good Dissonance Like a Man the same year. This was followed by roles in the films Firstborn (1984), Alive (1993), Kicking and Screaming (1995), Drive, She Said (1997), Freak Talks About Sex (1999), and in episodes of the TV series All My Children (1984), CBS Schoolbreak Special (1985),  The Lawrenceville Stories (1987), A Man Called Hawk (1989), among others.

Films, Series

Since 2000, Josh Hamilton has starred in the films Ice Age (2002), The F Word (2005), Outsourced (2006), Away We Go (2009), J. Edgar (2011), The Wait (2013), Manchester by the Sea (2016), Eighth Grade (2018), Tesla (2020), False Positive (2021), A Mouthful of Air, among others.

Also, he has worked in TV films Not My Kid (1985), O Pioneers! (1992), Don't Look Back (1996), etc. Moreover, he has portrayed characters in episodes of the TV series Third Watch (2001-2002), Law & Order (2008), The Good Wife (2012), American Horror Story: Coven (2013), Gracepoint (2014), Louie (2014), Madam Secretary (2015), 13 Reasons Why (2017-2020), Mrs. Fletcher (2019), The Walking Dead (2021) as Lance Hornsby.

He is also the co-founder of The Malaparte Theater Company.


On the set of The Walking Dead, Josh Hamilton has worked alongside Ritchie Coster,  Michael James Shaw, Margot Bingham, Laila Robins, and Laurie Fortier.

Josh Hamilton in The Walking Dead (Image: Undead Walking)

Josh Hamilton – Awards, Nominations

For his work in the 2018 film Eighth Grade, Hamilton won the Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. Josh Hamilton also won the 1991 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special for his work in CBS Schoolbreak Special.

Josh Hamilton – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Hamilton is under review.

Josh Hamilton – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Josh Hamilton is absent.

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