Josh Bowman

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Josh Bowman
Joshua Bowman PaleyFest 12.jpg
Bowman at the Paleyfest 2012
Born Joshua Tobias Bowman
(1988-03-04) 4 March 1988 (age 30)
Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present
Partner(s) Emily VanCamp (2011- present) (engaged)
Relatives Scarlett Bowman (sister)

Joshua Tobias Bowman (born 4 March 1988) is an English film and television actor best known for his role as Daniel Grayson in ABC's Revenge.

Early life[edit]

Bowman was born in Berkshire. He was educated at the Wellington College boarding school. His sister, Scarlett Bowman, is a former Hollyoaks star. Bowman states that his father is Jewish, and said in the interview that he "feels Jew-ish, ish".[1][2] Bowman's other ancestry is English, Irish, and distantly Italian.[3]

At the age of 18, Bowman was briefly a professional rugby player for Saracens F.C., before suffering two shoulder dislocations in his first year and being asked to leave.[4]


Bowman made his acting debut in 2007 playing Dimitri in the TV series Genie in the House. He then spent two years on the British series Holby City and went on to appear in the films 13Hrs, Prowl, Exteriors and Love’s Kitchen. In 2011, he joined the ABC Family show Make It or Break It, playing a gymnast named Max Spencer.[5] In 2011 he was selected as one of the Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International.[6] Bowman played Daniel Grayson, a series regular, in the ABC series Revenge. Bowman starred in the ABC series Time After Time, about the adventures of a young H. G. Wells but it was cancelled in 2017.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Bowman studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.[8]

Bowman is a friend of rugby player Danny Cipriani.[8]

Bowman has been dating Revenge co-star Emily VanCamp since late 2011. The couple became engaged on 11 May 2017.


Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Genie in the House Dimitri/Royal Hunk 2 episodes
2009 Myths Zeus
2009 Betwixt Luke Unsold television pilot
2009–10 Holby City Scott James 9 episodes
2010 13Hrs Doug Walker
2010 Prowl Peter
2011 Exteriors Adam
2011 Love's Kitchen Roberto Alesandro
2011 Make It or Break It Max Recurring role (season 2)
2011–15 Revenge Daniel Grayson Main role, 77 episodes
Nominated - Teen Choice Awards TV Breakout Star: Male
2012 So Undercover Nicholas
2013 The Last Keepers Taylor
2015 Level Up Matt
2017 Time After Time John Stevenson / Jack the Ripper Main role


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