Joshua Ryan “Josh” Hutcherson is one of the actors in Hollywood who is of average height for a male, standing at 5 feet, 7 inches tall. He was born on the 12th day of the month of October in the year 1992 in Kentucky. Both of his parents worked in humble jobs during Josh’s childhood. His mother was employed for an air travel company before Josh became active in the entertainment industry. She currently helps to manage things for his career. His father is employed by the Environmental Protection Agency, where he serves as an analyst. Josh is the oldest child in his family and has one brother who is younger than he is. He enjoys the company of many different pets, two of which are dogs. He began to express a desire to learn more about acting by the time that he was only four years of age, but did not actually begin to seek out auditions for film and television until he turned nine years old. At that time, he relocated along with his family out to the state of California, where more opportunities were available to him as a professional actor. He was able to obtain his very first role for the pilot of a new television series in the year 2002. He also had a small appearance on the popular medical drama ER during this same time. After this, he was able to take on one of the leading roles on a comedic film that premiered on the Animal Planet network. He was also one of the actors that participated in the creation of the imagery for the animated film “The Polar Express,” which was released to theaters in the year 2004. He lent his voice to one of the animated characters in a film the following year. Although he worked on various movies and television series between his first acting job in 2002 and 2010, he did not really enjoy commercial recognition until the premier of “The Hunger Games,” which came out in the year 2012. In this movie, he played one of the love interests of the leading character, who was also a lead character in the film. This helped to launch his career to new heights. Based upon his performance in this film and his past work, he has been awarded various honors for his acting. He is currently set to appear in the remainder of the films in the “Hunger Games” series.