Joshua Harto

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Joshua Harto
Born
Joshua Denver Harto

(1979-01-09) January 9, 1979 (age 39)
Other namesJosh Harto
OccupationActor, television producer and writer
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s) Liz W. Garcia
(2008–present)

Joshua Denver Harto (born January 9, 1979) is an American actor, television producer and writer.

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As an actor, he has guest starred in a number of notable television series, including American Dreams , Carnivàle , Crossing Jordan , JAG , Strangers with Candy , The Practice , Cold Case and more. He has also had brief recurring roles in the Nickelodeon series The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo and as Ben Sturky on the Disney Channel series That's So Raven .

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He appeared in the 2001 film The Believer , alongside Ryan Gosling. He has a small role in the Batman film, The Dark Knight alongside Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, as well as the Marvel film Iron Man , both released in 2008. He also appeared in the 2010 film Unthinkable . In the same year, Harto along with his wife, Liz W. Garcia created the TNT police drama Memphis Beat , starring Jason Lee. The series ended the following year after two seasons. [1]

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Harto is a graduate of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts. [2]

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