Josh Radnor


Josh Radnor wrote, directed, and starred in the Sundance Audience Award-winning film “happythankyoumoreplease” opposite Malin Akerman, Tony Hale, Zoe Kazan, Kate Mara, and Pablo Schreiber.  The film was released in theaters this past March.

He is currently in post-production on “Liberal Arts,” the second film he wrote and directed, in which he stars opposite Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney, and Zac Efron.

Best known for playing Ted Mosby on the CBS comedy “How I Met Your Mother,” which is currently in its seventh season, his other film and television credits include ABC’s “The Court,” with Sally Field, “Judging Amy,” “ER,” “Six Feet Under,” “Welcome to New York,” “Miss Match,” “Law & Order,” and “Not Another Teen Movie.”
He starred on Broadway as the title character in “The Graduate” opposite Kathleen Turner and Alicia Silverstone.  Off-Broadway and regionally, he has appeared at the Manhattan Theater Club, The Vineyard Theater, and Baltimore Center Stage, among others.  In Los Angeles, he originated the roles of “Young Sandy” and “Sam” in the Ovation Award-winning world premiere production of Jon Robin Baitz’s “The Paris Letter” at the Kirk Douglas Theater.

He has had two articles published in the Los Angeles Times Magazine, one about the misunderstood importance of kindness in Hollywood and the other about his two-week stint at an ashram in India for his friend’s wedding.  He has also written for Guilt and Pleasure Magazine, Moviemaker Magazine, Indiewire, and The Huffington Post.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Radnor attended Kenyon College where he won the Paul Newman Acting Trophy.  He received his M.F.A. in acting from N.Y.U.’s Tisch School of the Arts.