JOSH DUHAMEL

Minot State names theatre stage after Josh Duhamel

MINOT, N.D. (KVRR) – Minot State University names its Summer Theatre stage after alumnus and Minot native Josh Duhamel. It’s part of the university’s 2.8 million dollar renovation project for the amphitheater overlooking campus. It’s expected to be completed next month before the start of its 57th season. “I played football at Minot State and every day at practice we…

Josh Duhamel To Continue Promoting North Dakota Tourism

Josh DuhamelBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Hollywood actor and “Transformers” star Josh Duhamel will continue to promote his home state of North Dakota. The state’s tourism agency confirmed Tuesday to The Associated Press that the star of several “Transformers” movies will be paid $75,000 to be the face of the state’s tourism campaign for the next two years. Duhamel already has…

North Dakota seeks new deal with Josh Duhamel as pitchman

Josh DuhamelBISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota is working to extend its contract with actor Josh Duhamel to promote tourism in his home state. North Dakota’s top tourism official said the 48-year-old star of several “Transformers” movies has been effective in attracting visitors to the state better known for its brutal cold weather than as a vacation destination. The Minot native…

25th annual Polar Fest Plunge brings in Josh Duhamel as Proxy Plunger

Actor Josh Duhamel takes the plunge in support of Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — To celebrate 25 years of the Polar Fest Plunge tradition, one celebrity with ties to North Dakota is bearing the cold to help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes. Normally, the event is open to the public where people gather around a frozen lake to watch plungers jump into an…

Wentz, Duhamel, Tigirlily to Headline ND Class of 2020 Celebration

The program is scheduled for Saturday, May 30.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler have announced that Carson Wentz, Josh Duhamel and Tigirlilly will participate in a statewide graduation celebration. The program is scheduled for Saturday, May 30 and will celebrate North Dakota’s high school Class of 2020. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will give the commencement speech at 2 p.m., actor and Minot…

Josh Duhamel Spotted In Fargo During Coronavirus Pandemic

Star Reportedly Practiced Social Distancing While Greeting Fans

  It looks like one of North Dakota’s favorite native sons is riding out the Coronavirus scare with us. Deb Grosz, owner of Dakota Vines Winery in Colfax, ND, shared this pic of her running into Josh Duhamel at the Cash Wise on 52nd Ave. S. in Fargo on Thursday. The Minot native was nice enough to pose for a…

Set Photos Show Josh Duhamel as The Utopian in ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’

Imágenes desde el set de la próxima serie ‘JUPITER’S LEGACY’, basada en el cómic de Mark Millar y Frank Quitely, que se estrenará en Netflix en 2020. pic.twitter.com/ymjDKa4NSi — Rincón⚡Friki (@RinconFriki_OF) August 11, 2019 North Dakota’s favorite actor’s newest performance leaps from the comics and onto the small screen. Courtesy: Image Comics/Millarworld Minot native Josh Duhamel is playing Sheldon Sampson,…

Josh Duhamel Receives Honorary Degree from UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It wasn’t just all the students receiving their degrees at universities. There was also an iconic North Dakotan who joined them at the Alerus Center. Actor Josh Duhamel received an honorary degree from UND. Even though most of his life is in Hollywood now, Duhamel is not afraid to show his North Dakota roots. He’s worn UND…

ND Native Josh Duhamel to Be Honored With Honorary Degree at UND Commencement

GRAND FORKS, N.D – The University of North Dakota will see a big star at its commencement ceremony, and he’s a familiar face in North Dakota. Actor Josh Duhamel will get an honorary degree from the university. Duhamel grew up in Minot and is known for sporting home-state attire in many of his movies. UND’s spring commencement will be Saturday, May…

Josh Duhamel Signs New Deal with North Dakota’s Tourism Agency

Duhamel already has earned $525,000 since 2013 to help lure visitors to North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA — A native North Dakotan will continue to promote his home state. North Dakota’s tourism agency announced that Minot-native Josh Duhamel, the star of several “Transformers” movies, will be paid $365,000 to be the face of the state’s tourism campaign for the next two years. Duhamel already has earned $525,000 since 2013 to help lure visitors to North…