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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Former IMTA Model of the Year in Movie Event of the Summer!

Josh Duhamel reprises his role as Captain Lennox in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Now playing nationwide and in IMAX, it opened at midnight last night and it already took in 16 million dollars! It's the biggest opening ever for a Wednesday night opening at midnight!

Josh competed at IMTA in New York in 1997 and won Male Model of the Year! Model of the Year is awarded to the Model who has the highest composite score from the IMTA Competitions including Runway, Jeans, TV Beauty Commercial, and Fashion Print. Josh edged out fellow competitor Ashton Kutcher to win the big prize! E!'s Model TV shot an episode featuring IMTA that year and you can see Josh and Ashton competing at IMTA for yourself right here on That IMTA Blog!

Josh signed with L.A. Models who saw him when they were judging and scouting at IMTA. He modeled in L.A., San Francisco and Milan. He soon branched out into acting and landed the title role in an adaptation of Oscar Wilde's famous novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Josh was next cast as Leo du Pres on ABC's daytime drama, All My Children. During his three years on the show, Josh became an audience and critic favorite, and was awarded a Daytime Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in 2002.

Josh starred as Danny McCoy in NBC's hit Las Vegas during its five season run. Josh has also starred in the feature films, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, Turistas and of course, the original smash hit Transformers. Josh will be seen in the 2010 release of the feature film, When in Rome.

Be sure to catch Josh in his latest role and the blockbuster summer hit Transformers 2!

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