Joshua Ryan Hutcherson was born on 12 October 1992 in a small Kentucky town Union. Josh wanted to be an actor ever since he was 4 years old. Back then, he saw Jake Gyllenhaal on the TV screen and decided to make him a role model. Parents supported the young actor. When he was just 9 years old, Joshua debuted in the TV series House Blend and Becoming Glen. He also got a role in ER.
In 2003 and 2004, the young actor took on serious projects. He worked on two movies, three TV films, and two series. He also voiced three animated characters. Hutcherson received a Young Artist Award for one of the animated movies, The Polar Express. Josh also participated in many Hollywood events.
In 2005, Josh’s schedule was rather busy. He worked on four movies. The main role in Little Manhattan made Hutcherson famous.
The next project was the leading role in the movie Zathura: A Space Adventure, where Josh portrayed Walter. The movie featured a big number of special effects and stunts, which the young actor loved. The role brought Josh another Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor.