1. He then began appearing in films, playing as one of the main protagonists in the first three films of the Transformers film series.
2. Duhamel co-starred with Dean Winters in one season of the CBS Network series cop drama Battle Creek.
3. His mother, Bonnie L. Kemper, is a massage therapist, and his father, Larry Duhamel, is an advertising salesman.
4. Although he remains close to both, he grew up with his mother and his three younger sisters, Ashlee, Mckenzee, and Kassidy.
5. Duhamel has stated, “After college, I followed an ex-girlfriend to northern California, did a bunch of odd jobs.”
6. Duhamel had won the title of Male Model of the Year in an International Modeling and Talent Association .
7. Later that year, he won the role of Leo du Pres on the ABC soap opera All My Children.
8. In 2003, Duhamel landed a primetime role on the NBC show Las Vegas, playing the head of security for the Montecito Casino, Danny McCoy.
9. Duhamel reprised the role for the sequels, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, released in June 2009, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon, released in June 2011.
10. Duhamel was the official pace car driver for the 2009 Indianapolis 500, driving the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car. In 2010, he played the lead role in the film When in Rome as Nick Beamon.