Josh Lucas (born Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer; June 20, 1971) is an American actor. He has appeared in the films Glory Road and Poseidon, among others.
Lucas was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1971, the son of Michelle (née LeFevre), a nurse, and Don Maurer, an ER doctor. He was born with the middle name "Easy Dent" because at the time of his birth, his parents were living on an Indian reservation, where tradition was to name children based on things that happened during birth. He came out so easy that the doctor hit his head on the bedpost and dented his head.
Lucas grew up traveling the South with his hippie activist parents (who were anti-nuclear activists) and younger siblings, two sisters and a brother, Devin, by the age of 13, he had lived in thirty different locations, including the Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. His parents organized campaigns against nuclear power plants . His mother attended Emerson college with Jay Leno. The family eventually settled in the town of Gig Harbor, Washington. He attended Kopachuck Middle School. He graduated from Gig Harbor High School in 1989, where he acted in high school plays. He did not attend college in order