Josh Pence

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Josh Pence
Joshua Charles Pence

(1982-06-08) June 8, 1982 (age 37)
Years active2006–present

Joshua Charles Pence (born June 8, 1982)[1] is an American actor.

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, and stayed due to career changes.


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 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. He also played Cameron Winklevoss in certain scenes, for particular setups.[2] Pence also appears in a separate cameo role elsewhere in the film.[3]

In 2012, Pence portrayed a naval petty officer in the film Battleship, alongside Liam Neeson (with whom he previously worked when he portrayed Young Ra's al Ghul in Christopher Nolan's film The Dark Knight Rises).[4]

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.[5]

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

Pence is currently part of the main cast of Freeform‘s spin-off of The Fosters, Good Trouble. He plays Dennis.



Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Good Shepherd Bonesman Uncredited
2009 Wish Thomas Short film
2009 The Things We Carry Lance
2010 The Social Network Tyler Winklevoss Double
2012 Battleship Chief Moore
2012 The Silent Thief Alex Nixon
2012 The 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 The Algerian Patrick
2016 Victor Jimmy
2016 La La Land Josh


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Super Sweet 16: The Movie Abercrombie Television film
2008 CSI: NY Bartender Episode: "DOA for a Day"
2008 CSI: Miami AJ Watkins Episode: "Wrecking Crew"
2010 The 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"
2016-2018 The Man in the High Castle Hans 4 episodes
2019–present Good Trouble Denis


  1. ^ David, Elliott. "VMAN 23 Heartthrob: Josh Pence". VMAN. Archived from the original on September 26, 2011. Retrieved August 26, 2011.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Pence, Josh (August 9, 2012). "Hope for Haiti: The Republic of NGOs". The Huffington Post. Retrieved February 4, 2013.

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