Josh Cowdery is an American actor. He first appeared as an extra in the 2009 romantic comedy film Couples Retreat. In 2012, he appeared with a small role in the movies Hirokin: The Last Samurai and The Avengers. He also made his TV debut in an episode of Sullivan & Son. He next guest-starred in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as played minor roles in the movies Godzilla and i-Lived. In 2015, he played Agent Smith in 2 episodes of the TNT series Legends. His first notable role was as Senator Shaw in the 2016 fantasy film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.