Buddy TV ranked him #9 on its "TV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2010" list, He held and hosted Pacey-Con in 2010, directly across the street from the San Diego Comic-Con, sporting a bowling shirt and giving out fan fiction he wrote himself to those waiting in the Comic-Con entrance line.
Footage of the event was recorded for a video, entitled 'Pacey-Con', which he was filming for Will Ferrell's Funny or Die celebrity humor website.
While the show was on hiatus, he appeared in several movies including Cruel Intentions (a New York yuppie adaptation of Les Liaisons dangereuses that also starred Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillippe), The Skulls, The Safety of Objects, The Laramie Project and a short cameo in the remake of Ocean's Eleven in which he appears as himself in a poker scene with Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Holly Marie Combs, among others.
"He's still cut up about Norman and Diane, but getting back into the dating scene has been a welcome distraction.
"It won't be surprising if he's seen with a lot of other women in the coming weeks, but the ones he's been seeing so far haven't been involved in the showbiz industry.” And Joshua himself has previously admitted the dating scene had changed drastically since he was last single, because of the reliance on technology.
His well-known roles include Pacey Witter in Dawson's Creek, Charlie Conway in The Mighty Ducks film series, Peter Bishop in Fringe, and Cole Lockhart in The Affair.
Jackson won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Canadian independent film One Week. He moved to Vancouver with his mother and younger sister.
The play was a critical and popular success, and ran from February to April of that year.
Jackson said that he would consider returning to the stage, to try his hand on Broadway.Jackson is a fan of the Vancouver Canucks ice hockey team.He was arrested on November 9, 2002, at a Carolina Hurricanes ice hockey game in Raleigh, North Carolina, after a quarrel with a security guard.He was charged with assault, affray and being intoxicated and disruptive, having a 0.14 blood alcohol content.Member of the jury, German actress Diane Kruger and partner US actor Joshua Jackson arrive for the screening of "Killing them Softly" presented in competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 22, 2012 in Cannes Actress Diane Kruger (R) and actor Joshua Jackson depart from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2008 in New York City. Walker/Getty Images)Actors Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson attend the Jaeger Le-Coultre Gala Dinner Fondazione Cini at Hotel Des Baines during the 65th Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2008 in Venice, Italy.In 2013 Jackson appeared in the IFC film Inescapable with Marisa Tomei and Alexander Siddig.