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Meet the Host

Film and television actor Josh Hopkins is the host of Street Skills. He’s currently starring in the series Cougar Town on ABC. Other television credits include Private Practice, CSI Miami, Brothers & Sisters, Vanished, Pepper Dennis, Cold Case, North Shore, and Ally McBeal.

Josh Hopkins - The HostJosh’s movie credits include Lebanon, Pa. (2010), Pretty Ugly People (2008), Show and Tell (2005), Windtalkers (2002), The Perfect Storm (2000), and G.I. Jane (1997).

Josh grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, where he attended Sayre School and played varsity basketball. After studying voice and theater at Alabama’s Auburn University, he returned to Kentucky and joined Louisville’s renowned Actors Theatre. From there, he moved on to New York, where he made his Broadway debut as an understudy in a 1994 revival of Picnic.

Josh is the son of Carolyn and Larry Hopkins, who served as U.S. Representative from Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District from 1979 to 1993.