Josh Hutcherson (born 1992) is an American actor and filmmaker. He began
his acting career at a young age with minor roles in TV commercials and
pilot episodes. As he gained experience, he began taking on bigger
roles, notably in Zathura (2005), RV (2006), Bridge to Terabithia
(2007), Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008), and The Kids Are All
Right (2010). Over the course of his young career, he picked up three
individual Young Artist Awards. Hutcherson has played Peeta Mellark in
the science fiction adventure film series, The Hunger Games (2012, 2013
and 2014), in his best-known role. He has also taken on filmmaking and
voiceover work, earning credits as an executive producer for Detention
(2011), The Forger (2012), and Escobar: Paradise Lost (2015), and for
voice acting in 2013's Epic, the most commercially successful of his
films except for The Hunger Games series. Hutcherson received the GLAAD
Vanguard Award in 2012 for his efforts in promoting equal rights for
LGBT people, and he supports the gay–straight alliance chapter called
"Straight But Not Narrow".
Read more: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Hutcherson>
Today's selected anniversaries:
Praetorian Guards assassinated Roman emperor Pertinax and sold
the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.
American Civil War: An invasion of the New Mexico Territory by
the Confederate States Army was halted at the Battle of Glorieta Pass.
Near Martigues, France, French aviator Henri Fabre's Fabre
Hydravion became the first seaplane to take off from water under its own
Second World War: In occupied France, British naval forces
successfully disabled the key port of Saint-Nazaire.
British Prime Minister James Callaghan was defeated by one vote
in a motion of no confidence by the House of Commons after his
government struggled to cope with widespread strikes by trade unions
during the "Winter of Discontent".
Wiktionary's word of the day:
The “tears of things”; the inherent tragedy of existence.
Wikiquote quote of the day:
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
--Teresa of Ávila
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