Josh Radnor

as Ted

Josh Radnor plays Ted, the central character on How I Met Your Mother. However, Radnor's talent extends beyond just acting, as he has established himself as both a gifted writer and director.

Radnor can be seen in Liberal Arts, the second feature film he wrote and directed. Also, he wrote, directed and starred in the critically acclaimed Happythankyoumoreplease, which won the Audience Award for Favorite U.S. Drama at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.

He made his Broadway debut as the title character in The Graduate. At the Kirk Douglas Theater in Los Angeles, he originated the roles of Young Sandy and Sam in The Paris Letter. Additionally, he has appeared Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theater, Manhattan Theater Club, and the Blue Light Theater Company.

Radnor's feature film credits include Not Another Teen Movie. He had numerous guest starring roles on the small screen including Judging Amy, Welcome to New York, Miss Match, ER, Six Feet Under and Law & Order, and was a series regular on The Court.



He attended Kenyon College where he won the Paul Newman Acting Trophy. After college, he moved to New York where he received his Masters of Fine Arts in acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
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