Joshua Jackson Owes His Career To Jon Stewart

  • Published on Apr 13, 2018
  • 'Children of a Lesser God' star Joshua Jackson might have stayed in school had he not been pulling all-nighters as a teenager to watch Jon Stewart.
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Comments • 221

  • D Bone
    D Bone 2 days ago

    Stephen: "Manitoba."
    Me: *Throws arm in the air* "Woo"
    Also off the top of his head he threw that out? Impressive.

  • Nick R
    Nick R 3 days ago

    This one's for u Stephen 🖕😁

  • Max's Cognac Review
    Max's Cognac Review 4 days ago +1

    What career though?

  • Wolkify
    Wolkify 4 days ago +1

    aaah, pacey... he definitely was a better fit for joey than dawson 😁 #teampacey
    i wish my channel was about tv shows, so i could just talk about 90s shows all day, haha!

    ALLINKNOTS 4 days ago +1

    He has genital herpes.

  • Anna Marília Buarque

    don't know how to say this without sounding creepy, but Josh has * really * big, sexy hands :)

  • cotaysmi
    cotaysmi 4 days ago

    Pacey!! Still a BABE

  • Bla Bla
    Bla Bla 4 days ago

    Africans are the racial majority in the U.S. now because they irresponsibly breed like animals and we give them free food and free houses, which is why there are more African children available for adoption in the U.S. than any other race. The U.S. is basically Nigeria now, so China is much more powerful because they keep Africans out. The only way to save the U.S. is by requiring welfare recipients to be on birth control. Also, don't say that more white people are on welfare, because white people generate 90% of the revenue that funds the welfare system, not Africans. Do they have welfare in Nigeria????

  • Sugarhighme Gaming
    Sugarhighme Gaming 4 days ago

    I’ve been taking sign language in college for 4 years (actually taking my last class now) and he is signing really well.
    It’s really interesting to see the different “accents” different signers can have

  • Su Hugo
    Su Hugo 4 days ago

    Love his energy

  • BiggiePaul 16
    BiggiePaul 16 4 days ago

    Hey i just started twitch and I’d be glad if you could take a minute of your time to read my twitch panels to learn about me, please follow if you like what you read. Thank you 😃

  • Britta Barnes
    Britta Barnes 4 days ago

    Joshua Jackson ❤️

  • Holly Isaleech
    Holly Isaleech 4 days ago

    Best laugh ever 😍

    PATTYKAN3 4 days ago +2


  • Wholefoodhoney
    Wholefoodhoney 4 days ago

    That woman was running an arts school and he went off to pursue his art and she threw him out because he wasn’t part of the school spirit?

  • GrapeDrank25
    GrapeDrank25 5 days ago

    Quack Quack Quack Quack

  • nuke018
    nuke018 5 days ago +1

    considering that his career is over, he doesn't owe him anything now

  • Mily Hussain
    Mily Hussain 5 days ago

    Awww my Pacey is aging...😕 The years are going by so fast 😔

  • Vogue Of Today
    Vogue Of Today 5 days ago

    Hlw brother

  • BeUnotATVrobot
    BeUnotATVrobot 5 days ago

    but mommy I like being a brainwashed TV robot

  • Ian Ford
    Ian Ford 5 days ago

    I never watched Dawson's Creek. But I've followed Josh's career since Cruel Intentions in '99. Very underrated actor.

  • Joe Smith
    Joe Smith 5 days ago +1


  • Serial Killer
    Serial Killer 5 days ago

    Stephen Colbert as a f****** idiot not even funny

  • HippieMosquitoSquat
    HippieMosquitoSquat 5 days ago

    i think sign language should be a mandatory linguistic course in schools. but before that can happen, itll probably, first, have to be an elective in high school.

    • Jennifer Huff
      Jennifer Huff 4 days ago

      At the high school I work at, ASL is a language that offered.

  • stormwatcher59
    stormwatcher59 5 days ago

    Reading through these comments, I see mention of Dawson's Creek, Mighty Ducks and, of course....
    LOVE for PETER from FRINGE!!! (love that show)
    Joshua also did an episode in Showtime's "Years of Living Dangerously".
    It was called "Collapse of the Oceans" where he is not acting a part but is learning, meeting people and speaking from his heart. For anyone interested in seeing these clips:
    This man is just awesome!

    • stormwatcher59
      stormwatcher59 5 days ago

      Oops, before someone has to tell me, yes, I did miss The Affair. My bad, sorry!

  • Crown royal
    Crown royal 5 days ago

    Wow,, he's screwed

  • Liz Beth
    Liz Beth 5 days ago

    He looks like he could be Russell Crowe's son

  • seadooman o
    seadooman o 5 days ago +1

    They own their career to trump bashing ..once again trump created jobs even for these morons

  • michellebelledejour
    michellebelledejour 5 days ago

    Pacey is still killing it 😎👍🏼Still as hot as he was when he was on Dawson's Creek 😊❤

  • Alexandria Bennett
    Alexandria Bennett 5 days ago

    Awwwe Pacey!! 💖 He got old... But so did the rest of us ha! He's still got it! 🔥

  • -92-
    -92- 5 days ago

    I am so in love with Pacey

  • RyanNickelsPK
    RyanNickelsPK 6 days ago +1


  • sweetie1027
    sweetie1027 6 days ago

    Such an engaging interview!! 💗

  • Nicole Hughes
    Nicole Hughes 6 days ago

    I just love Joshua *swoon*

  • Ehrn Ehrn
    Ehrn Ehrn 6 days ago

    ok but i want a new season of The Affair.

  • Cindy M
    Cindy M 6 days ago

    Awe miss Joshua Jackson! He is a cutie n has great energy here!

  • Grae Hall
    Grae Hall 6 days ago

    Hilarious, smart, fast, charming, sincerely praises his costar rather than dwelling excessively on himself, then ends on a Yo Momma joke. What's his national anthem again? The first two words of that.

  • Parida Snapesnapesnape
    Parida Snapesnapesnape 6 days ago +3

    5:46 when he continues in sign language :')

  • SuperKing604
    SuperKing604 6 days ago

    Mighty ducks and fringe :D

  • GoldenMacintosh
    GoldenMacintosh 6 days ago

    Make more Fringe seasons!

  • TheSubtleCow
    TheSubtleCow 6 days ago

    Impressive how subtly they cut away from his hands when he swore in sign. A+ censorship.

  • nula1998
    nula1998 7 days ago +1

    It's always nice to see Joshua Jackson. And what a wonderful role for him on Broadway! He seems very nervous though. He's usually a lot more relaxed.

    • queensquish
      queensquish 18 hours ago

      nula1998 yeah I think for some reason Colbert had him on edge

  • Niall T
    Niall T 7 days ago

    He had gotten really old looking

  • alphaphotoandvideo
    alphaphotoandvideo 7 days ago


  • Pam Watt
    Pam Watt 7 days ago

    He's still a true Canadian boy. Got to love Joshua!

  • Elise Mertens
    Elise Mertens 7 days ago

    Bean question active anyfkx since like American truck airline hardly.

  • Pj Perez
    Pj Perez 7 days ago +12

    Joshua Jackson seems like a really good dude. Then again, he IS Canadian.

  • Jessica Carlson
    Jessica Carlson 7 days ago +5

    I think I'm in love with him.

  • jshariff786
    jshariff786 7 days ago +1

    He's a charismatic and engaging guest, and Colbert sat back and gave him the space to tell his story. A rare good interview on late night?

  • hamolina
    hamolina 7 days ago +2

    @Stephen Colbert
    Why not interview Lauren Ridloff on your show? I can't remember the last time an up and coming Deaf actor has been on a late night show. #deaftalent

  • ch3burashka
    ch3burashka 7 days ago

    Haven't seen him in forever. Fringe was dope.

    • CloisForever29
      CloisForever29 6 days ago

      ch3burashka you need to watch him in The Affair

  • Elizabeth Link
    Elizabeth Link 7 days ago +2

    oh my gosh! I just love the excited expressive post first performance energy that is rolling off of Joshua Jackson! It infectious and make me want to go back in time to old high school plays and relive that same energy again. :) Great interview!

  • rivolinho
    rivolinho 7 days ago

    So many thirsty women in the comments. Ladies, please roll your tongues back up, it's unseemly

  • Ernesto Marcos
    Ernesto Marcos 7 days ago

    Gotta love Pacey Witter.

  • Nicky D
    Nicky D 7 days ago +3

    Quack quack quack mr ducksworth

  • anrina
    anrina 7 days ago +1

    He's the cutest! I really enjoyed their performances, and he's not kidding - Lauren Ridloff is wonderful. Deaf actors continue to amaze me, they are so expressive and emotive. And Joshua has his work cut off for him because he "speaks" for both of them during the play. Very impressive stuff. Go watch their BUILD series interview about their journey with the show and the show itself, so enlightening. (P.S. Peter Bishop

  • mystic loz
    mystic loz 7 days ago

    What a throughly nice bloke Joshua is 😍

  • Scobie Whitebeans
    Scobie Whitebeans 7 days ago +7

    He's 39?! Whatta baby face!

  • Alvaro Ramirez
    Alvaro Ramirez 7 days ago

    i love this guy!

  • elizabeth rhoades
    elizabeth rhoades 7 days ago +3

    Team Pacey!

  • Marciano Demidof
    Marciano Demidof 7 days ago +2

    Joshua Jackson! One of the "Mighty Ducks"!

  • SamanthaJackson
    SamanthaJackson 7 days ago

    Josh is an AMAZING actor

  • Louise Willems
    Louise Willems 7 days ago

    invitation frankly civil rkbyuhz forest energy pant whatever guy connection.

  • Berny Lorenzo
    Berny Lorenzo 7 days ago

    Bring back fringe!

  • Eetu Ahonen
    Eetu Ahonen 7 days ago

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  • firstname lastname
    firstname lastname 7 days ago +1

    I loovvvvvveee Joshua Jackson

  • Mooshe
    Mooshe 7 days ago +11

    My life long crush on Joshua Jackson is still going strong!

  • El Lobo
    El Lobo 7 days ago +9

    Diane Kruger lost out

  • Tadashi Stark
    Tadashi Stark 7 days ago

    kids, sort out your priorities and stay in school❗

  • Bob Daniel
    Bob Daniel 7 days ago

    In this interview of Josh and Lauren you can see what lovely beautiful soul Lauren really is! Worth the view!

  • s. araujo n.
    s. araujo n. 7 days ago +3

    Still the biggest crush on him! Not only talented but also very eloquent 💖

  • Tarik Sous
    Tarik Sous 7 days ago +2

    I love Canada

  • Jamie M
    Jamie M 7 days ago +19

    It's really nice to see Josh this happy. For a while there he seemed like maybe he was going through some stuff. Nice to hear your laugh, buddy.

    • Britta Barnes
      Britta Barnes 4 days ago +1

      Jamie M Aww I agree. I'm wondering if the break up did him good. Sometimes leaving a long term relationship sad as it is can also be very freeing.

    • Iris
      Iris 7 days ago +2

      Jamie M aww, this is a nice comment

  • Gurt X
    Gurt X 7 days ago +4

    If X-files can come back fringe can to

  • Mr_RGP
    Mr_RGP 7 days ago +5

    Loved him on Fringe too.

  • Stoney Lonsome
    Stoney Lonsome 7 days ago +1

    Now I want to see the play- and I can't- damn you. Well, I guess I could but it would involve driving many hundreds of miles and having to take off work and blah, blah, blah... not going to happen.

  • Gabriel Bonilla
    Gabriel Bonilla 7 days ago

    Mexico, heeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!

  • M Jay
    M Jay 7 days ago +2

    doo doo doo doodoo - she had two babies.....

  • J Witherspoon
    J Witherspoon 7 days ago +6

    Man, I crushed on Joshua Jackson through my childhood so hard. Even through the frosted tips he had in Urban Legend. I had no idea he was only 9 years older than me. Hey daddy, gimme a call.

    • J Witherspoon
      J Witherspoon 3 days ago

      uh. I suppose I'm content. Just missing Joshua Jackson.

    • FASTER!
      FASTER! 4 days ago

      J Witherspoon oh, that makes sense. So are you happy with ur life right now?

    • J Witherspoon
      J Witherspoon 4 days ago

      I guess it depends on the family. I was always around older people when I was young, so I picked up on some of their vocab.

    • FASTER!
      FASTER! 4 days ago

      J Witherspoon oh I guess that makes some sense but I mean I don't talk like my parents, I feel like its rare to inherit their vocab. The only thing I have from my parents is European phrases like calling fries chips, calling the trash the bin, etc cuz i grew up in America but my parents are Irish

    • J Witherspoon
      J Witherspoon 4 days ago +1

      It's funny you say that because my mother is 62 so my vocabulary is influenced by people born in the 50's.

  • thisdamnthingy
    thisdamnthingy 7 days ago +22

    Everyone has a twin, now I know who's Josh's twin is,
    Euron Greyjoy, commonly known as Pilou Asbaek.

    • thisdamnthingy
      thisdamnthingy 6 days ago

      I think that was the first whole Eurovision I'd sat through. That dance number around all those countries, I get a little bit emotional when I see it. Then he showed up on Game Of Thrones! and he's a bad bad man, very convincing.

    • Åsa S
      Åsa S 6 days ago

      Yes, I remember watching Eurovision Song Contest 2013 wondering what the Dawson's Creek guy was doing there, hosting, speaking English with an Danish accent...
      (Watch the skit: *Eurovision Song Contest 2014: Wonderful Copenhagen by Pilou Asbæk* )

    • thisdamnthingy
      thisdamnthingy 7 days ago +2

      I didn't think I was the only one.

    • Dave F
      Dave F 7 days ago +3

      I totally see it!

    • White Raven
      White Raven 7 days ago +3

      Pillow Ass-Beak looks very different from him. :3

  • a Washington
    a Washington 7 days ago +11

    Peter Bishop!! 😎

  • Jeffrey Belanger
    Jeffrey Belanger 7 days ago +3

    "Make him make the first move CONWAY" Any Mighty Ducks fans here!?

  • Asif Khan
    Asif Khan 7 days ago

    My crush from Fringe. He is adorable.

  • Matt Katch
    Matt Katch 7 days ago +10

    I never watched Dawson's Creek, but everything Joshua Jackson has done since that I've stumbled across he has been amazing in. Just a great actor. Put him in cool movies, please!

  • ArtDocHound
    ArtDocHound 7 days ago +5

    The Flying V

    • Jennifer Huff
      Jennifer Huff 4 days ago

      Watching this interview, for some weird reason, makes me want to rewatch "Mighty Ducks".

  • stillatin
    stillatin 7 days ago +1

    Joshua Jackson? Clearly this George Clooney

  • Tatenda Ziyambi
    Tatenda Ziyambi 7 days ago +56

    I miss hearing *Previously on Fringe....* every Thursday 😭

  • Rob Simpson
    Rob Simpson 7 days ago +7


  • Michael Berthelsen
    Michael Berthelsen 7 days ago

    And you switch camera so we can't even see him say it in sign language! You guys suck!😝😂

  • Kathy Kilpatrick
    Kathy Kilpatrick 7 days ago +6

    Great story about his co-star in the Broadway show

    • hamolina
      hamolina 7 days ago

      Kathy Kilpatrick Except he got it wrong. She's actually been acting for many years. She's super talented and this is her opportunity to make a household name for herself. She is a mother and teaches to pay the bills, but she's been an actor for many years.

  • Boondock
    Boondock 7 days ago +8

    I miss Fringe

  • LordKellthe1st
    LordKellthe1st 7 days ago

    fringe-gasm :D

  • Kelly Mitchell Designs

    Dam, he glowed up!!

  • hamolina
    hamolina 7 days ago +2

    Lauren Ridloff has been acting for years. She's very talented and this is a big break for her.

  • Ryann F
    Ryann F 7 days ago +17

    He’s still a babe!

  • mori1bund
    mori1bund 7 days ago +14

    Pacey Witter - Peter Bishop
    He played two of my tv heroes while growing up. ^^

  • Connor McNamara
    Connor McNamara 7 days ago

    He will always be Bishop to me

    • LordKellthe1st
      LordKellthe1st 7 days ago

      Not forgetting John Noble, these 2 are amazing!

    DJUCH 7 days ago +19

    Thrown out of school for filming a Disney movie. Ah education

  • dlee t
    dlee t 7 days ago +2

    Fantastic story of the sign tutor delivering audible in the read through so good it did not sound like acting. Of course, Strassburg could not teach her anything about immersing into the role of a hearing-impaired person.

    • hamolina
      hamolina 7 days ago

      dlee t And she's a legitimate actress who tutors on the side.

  • Kittyin Indy
    Kittyin Indy 7 days ago

    He looks the same!