Josh Pence

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Josh Pence
Born Joshua Charles Pence
(1982-06-08) 8 June 1982 (age 34)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present

Joshua Charles "Josh" Pence (born June 8, 1982)[1] is an American actor, known for playing the body double for Tyler Winklevoss in place of Armie Hammer in the 2010 film The Social Network.[2]

Early life[edit]

Pence was born in Santa Monica, California. His father is a real estate agent and his mother is an elementary school teacher. He attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire where he was a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity. He moved to Los Angeles in 2007.


Pence first appeared in the 2006 film The Good Shepherd in an uncredited role as Bonesman. Pence appeared in the 2010 film The Social Network as Tyler Winklevoss, alongside Armie Hammer. Pence played the part of Tyler Winklevoss during filming—he also played Cameron in certain scenes, for particular setups—and Hammer's face was grafted onto Pence's body in post-production to create the illusion of identical twins. Split-screen photography was also used.[3] Pence also appears in a separate cameo role elsewhere in the film.[4]

In 2012, Pence portrayed a naval petty officer in the film Battleship, alongside Liam Neeson (who he previously worked with when he portrayed Young Ra's al Ghul from Christopher Nolan's film The Dark Knight Rises).[5]

In June 2012, Pence signed on as an ambassador to global aid agency Mercy Corps, blogging for The Huffington Post about his first trip to Haiti.[6]

Pence also appeared in the 2013 crime film Gangster Squad as Daryl Gates, as well as in the 2014 sports drama film Draft Day.


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Good Shepherd, TheThe Good Shepherd Bonesman Uncredited
2007 Super Sweet 16: The Movie Abercrombie Television film
2009 Wish Thomas Short film
2009 Things We Carry, TheThe Things We Carry Lance
2010 Social Network, TheThe Social Network Tyler Winklevoss
2012 Battleship Chief Moore
2012 Silent Thief, TheThe Silent Thief Alex Nixon
2012 Dark Knight Rises, TheThe Dark Knight Rises Young Ra's al Ghul
2012 Fun Size Keevin
2013 Gangster Squad Daryl Gates
2013 In Lieu of Flowers Eric
2013 Here and Now Man Short film
2014 Draft Day Bo Callahan
2014 Thirst Billy Short film
2014 Algerian, TheThe Algerian Patrick
2016 Victor Jimmy
Year Title Role Notes
2008 CSI: NY Bartender Episode: "DOA for a Day"
2008 CSI: Miami AJ Watkins Episode: "Wrecking Crew"
2010 Gates, TheThe Gates Henry Episode: "Digging the Dirt"
2011 Parks and Recreation Cowboy Episode: "Soulmates"
2015 Revenge Tony Hughes 4 episodes
2016 American Horror Story: Hotel Nick Harley Episode: "Battle Royale"


  1. ^ David, Elliott. "VMAN 23 Heartthrob: Josh Pence". VMAN. Archived from the original on September 26, 2011. Retrieved August 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ Morrow, Martin (September 30, 2010). "Review: The Social Network". CBC News. Retrieved March 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ Buchanan, Kyle (October 20, 2010). "The Social Network's Armie Hammer Talks Special Effects, Misogyny, and the Downside of Being Tall and Handsome". Vulture. Retrieved March 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Hesse, Monica (October 1, 2010). "'Social Network' twins played by unrelated men. The solution? Use only one face.". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  5. ^ Kit, Borys (April 8, 2011). "'Social Network' Actor Lands Role in 'Dark Knight Rises' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 11, 2011. 
  6. ^ Pence, Josh (August 9, 2012). "Hope for Haiti: The Republic of NGOs". The Huffington Post. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 

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