|Born||Joshua M. Braaten
June 25, 1977
Austin, Minnesota USA
Josh Braaten (born June 25, 1977, in Austin, Minnesota) is an American actor. He grew up in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota and graduated from Blooming Prairie High in 1995. He graduated in 1999 from Winona State University where he performed on stage in productions such as Shakespeare's Macbeth, playing the titular character opposite of Anthony Rydberg, Samantha Sweeney, and The Reverend Adam Posegate. He currently resides in North Hollywood, California.
Braaten was in TV shows such as CSI: Miami, That 80's Show, Spin City, Boston Legal, Psych, The Ex List, Criminal Minds, and The Mentalist. He was in films such as Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, The Frequency of Claire, and Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie. He is probably best known for his role in the 2008 film Semi-Pro, as the Flint Tropics player, Twiggy Munson. He is going to play the role of Derek in the upcoming film Overnight. Josh played the role of Andy in "Katie," the second episode of the second season of New Girl. Also played the role of David in season 3, episode 22: "School Recital" of Mike & Molly