A dynamic and versatile actor, Josh Hopkins is a veteran of both television and feature films. Whiskey Cavalier is Hopkins' first series regular role since he played FBI agent Liam O'Connor in the first season of ABC's Quantico, opposite Priyanka Chopra. Prior to that, he starred opposite Courteney Cox in the long-running comedy series Cougar Town. During his last season on Cougar Town, Hopkins segued behind the camera and directed an episode of the hilarious comedy.
Hopkins can currently be seen in a recurring role on the third season of HBO's crime anthology series True Detective with Mahershala Ali and Stephen Dorff. In addition, Hopkins stars in the film Crown Vic, alongside Thomas Jane and Luke Kleintank. Hopkins plays an unhinged veteran LAPD officer running loose in Jane's patrol zone.
Hopkins made his debut as a season regular on FOX's critically acclaimed series Ally McBeal. Created by David E. Kelley, Hopkins portrayed Raymond Milberry, a rival lawyer and love interest to Calista Flockhart's Ally McBeal. Hopkins' additional television credits include a recurring role on the ABC drama Private Practice; the CBS dramas Swingtown, CSI: Miami and Ghost Whisperer; the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters, opposite Calista Flockhart and Sally Field; the CBS drama Surrender, Dorothy, with Diane Keaton; the CBS mini-series by Robert Ludlum, Covert One: The Hades Factor; the TNT original movie Pirates of Silicon Valley, opposite Noah Wyle and Anthony Michael Hall; and FOX's New York Undercover.
Most recently, Hopkins wrapped production on the independent feature Mail Order Monster. Hopkins' film credits include Tate Taylor's Get on Up, starring Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Chadwick Boseman, as well as Taylor's Pretty Ugly People, co-starring Missi Pyle and Melissa McCarthy. His other film credits include Kelly and Cal, opposite Juliette Lewis, and A Bet's a Bet with Mena Suvari and Kristen Chenoweth.
Son of former U.S. Rep. Larry Hopkins, Hopkins grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, and attended Auburn University.