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Josh McDermitt

Josh McDermitt is an American actor and comedian best known for his portrayal of the resourceful and pragmatic Eugene Porter on AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead."


  • Full Name: Joshua Matthew Michael McDermitt
  • Birthdate: June 4, 1978
  • Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Religion: Not publicly disclosed


  • Stand-up Comedy Roots: Began his entertainment career as a stand-up comedian.
  • Radio Background: Previously worked as a morning radio show co-host.
  • Television Breakthrough: Landed his breakout role as Eugene Porter on "The Walking Dead" in 2014.
  • Other Projects: Appeared in films like "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life" and various television shows.

Net Worth

  • Estimated Net Worth: $4 Million (USD)

Social Media

  • Twitter: @JoshMcDermitt 
  • Instagram: @joshmcdermitt 

Interesting Facts

  • Multi-Talented: Has worked as a hot air balloon technician.
  • Voice Acting: Lends his voice to various animated projects.
  • Social Media Hiatus: Took a break from social media in 2017 due to online harassment and threats.


  • Online Harassment: McDermitt experienced significant online abuse related to his "The Walking Dead" character, leading him to temporarily quit social media. This highlights a disturbing trend of fans conflating fictional roles with actors' real-world personas.

Josh McDermitt's Impact

Josh McDermitt is a skilled character actor whose portrayal of Eugene Porter has become a fan favorite on "The Walking Dead." His journey from comedy to television stardom demonstrates his versatility as a performer.


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