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Joshua Tobias Bowman (born 4 March 1988)[1] is an English screen actor best known for his role as Daniel Grayson in ABC's Revenge.

Josh Bowman
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Bowman at the Paleyfest 2012
Joshua Tobias Bowman

(1988-03-04) 4 March 1988 (age 31)
Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Years active2007–present
Emily VanCamp (m. 2018)
RelativesScarlett Bowman (sister)

Early lifeEdit

Bowman was born in Berkshire on 4 March 1988.[1] 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 Jewish, ish."[2][3] Bowman's other ancestry is English, Irish, and distantly Italian.[4]

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.[5]


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.[6] In 2011 he was selected as one of the Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International.[7] 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; it was cancelled in 2017.[8]

Bowman studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.[9]

Bowman played Krasko in the Doctor Who episode "Rosa".[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Bowman dated Revenge co-star Emily VanCamp since late 2011. The couple became engaged on 11 May 2017 and married on 15 December 2018 in The Bahamas.[11]


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
2016 Level Up Matt
2017 Time After Time John Stevenson / Jack the Ripper Main role
2018 Doctor Who Krasko 1 episode: "Rosa"
2018 Lore Jack Parsons 1 episode: "Jack Parsons: The Devil and the Divine"
2019 Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story Dr. Josiah Lifetime television movie


  1. ^ a b "Josh Bowman". Archived from the original on 22 May 2016.
  2. ^ Gal, Shirit (17 July 2012). "Joshua Bowman from "Revenge": "I feel Jewish"". Ynet. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  3. ^ Trevorrow, Jennifer (14 January 2009). "Amy Winehouse's Holiday Fling Josh Bowman Finds Her "Embarrassing [sic]"". Entertainmentwise. Retrieved 7 April 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)
  4. ^ "Josh Bowman: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me". Us Weekly. 12 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Josh Bowman on Jimmel Kimmel Live, Part I". Jimmy Kimmel Live!. 26 January 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Celebrity Bio". Us Weekly. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
  7. ^ Screen unveils 2011 Stars of Tomorrow Screen Daily. 30 June 2011
  8. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (18 February 2016). "ABC's 'Time After Time' Pilot Casts Josh Bowman, Freddie Stroma as Jack the Ripper & H.G. Wells". Variety.
  9. ^ Amy Winehouse swaps bad boy Blake for Danny Cipriani's hunky clean cut friend as she holidays in Caribbean Daily Mail. 6 January 2009
  10. ^ "Coming Soon, Series 11, Doctor Who - BBC One". BBC. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Emily VanCamp Engaged to Former Revenge Costar Josh Bowman". People. Time Inc. Retrieved 10 August 2018.

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