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      Joseph Cross

      Joseph Cross

      Highest Rated: 93% Milk (2008)

      Lowest Rated: 16% Untraceable (2008)

      Birthday: May 28, 1986

      Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

      Wholesome, young thespian Joseph Cross made his auspicious acting debut at age 11, starring opposite Diane Keaton in the made-for-TV movie "Northern Lights" (Disney Channel, 1997). He continued working steadily throughout the late-1990s and into the new millennium with appearances in a variety of film and television projects, including "Desperate Measures" (1998) and an episode of "Smallville" (The WB, 2001-06/The CW, 2006-2011) among them. All that changed when Cross landed the starring role in the film adaptation of Augusten Burroughs' best-selling memoir "Running with Scissors" (2006). Widely praised for his performance in the film, acting opposite the likes of Annette Bening and Jill Clayburgh, the actor went on to land roles in such highly-anticipated productions as director Clint Eastwood's World War II epic "Flags of Our Fathers" (2006) and the political biopic "Milk" (2008), starring Sean Penn. Interested more in challenging roles than big paydays, Cross continued to hone his skills in quirky, independent fare like the religious satire "Son of Morning" (2011) and the unconventional coming-of-age story "Art Machine" (2012). Remarkably focused and discerning for such a young artist, Cross was surprised and impressed as his burgeoning career moved into its next phase.

      Highest rated movies

      Milk Licorice Pizza Devotion Flags of Our Fathers
      Tilt
      The Automatic Hate
      Citizen Gangster
      Jimmy P.

      Photos

      Joseph Cross WIDE AWAKE, Joseph Cross, Rosie O'Donnell, 1998, (c) Miramax DESPERATE MEASURES, from left: Andy Garcia, Joseph Cross, 1998, ©TriStar Pictures RUNNING WITH SCISSORS, Joseph Cross, Evan Rachel Wood, 2006. ©Sony Pictures WIDE AWAKE, Joseph Cross, 1998 WIDE AWAKE, Joseph Cross, Rosie O'Donnell, 1998 WIDE AWAKE, Heather Casler, Joseph Cross, 1998, (c) Miramax DESPERATE MEASURES, Andy Garcia, Joseph Cross, Michael Keaton, 1998, (c)TriStar Pictures WIDE AWAKE, Joseph Cross (center), 1998. ©Miramax DESPERATE MEASURES, Joseph Cross, 1998, ©TriStar Pictures Jack Frost, Joseph Cross, 1998 Jack Frost, Joseph Cross, 1998, (c)Warner Bros WIDE AWAKE, Joseph Cross, Robert Loggia, 1998, (c)Miramax THE LAST FILM FESTIVAL, from left, Joseph Cross, Dennis Hopper, 2016. © Monterey Media Jack Frost, Joseph Cross (L), Michael Keaton (C), Kelly Preston (R), 1998, (c)Warner Bros WIDE AWAKE, Denis Leary, Joseph Cross, Julia Stiles, Dana Delany, 1998, (c)Miramax FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, clockwise from white t-shirt: Jesse Bradford, Paul Walker, Stark Sands, Scott Reeves, Adam Beach, Joseph Cross, 2006. ©DreamWorks FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, Jamie Bell, Ryan Phillippe, Scott Reeves, Joseph Cross, Benjamin Walker, 2006. ©DreamWorks FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, Paul Walker, Jesse Bradford, Stark Sands, Joseph Cross, Adam Beach, Scott Reeves, 2006, (c) DreamWorks Jack Frost, Joseph Cross (L), Michael Keaton (R), 1998

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      81% 92% Devotion Unknown (Character) $20.0M 2022
      90% 66% Licorice Pizza Matthew (Character) $17.3M 2021
      52% 22% Summer Night Director,
      Producer
      - 2019
      75% 30% Tilt Joseph Burns (Character) - 2017
      No Score Yet 80% Everything Beautiful Is Far Away Lernert (Character) - 2017
      67% 48% The Automatic Hate Davis Green (Character) - 2015
      38% 34% Last Weekend Roger (Character) $6.1K 2014
      52% 41% Jimmy P. Dr. Holt (Character) $19.8K 2013
      No Score Yet 28% Mine Games Michael (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet 44% Art Machine Declan (Character) - 2012
      56% 40% Citizen Gangster Val Kozak (Character) $625 2011
      No Score Yet 70% Born to Race Danny (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet 16% Son of Morning Philip (Character),
      Producer
      - 2011
      No Score Yet 32% Falling Up Henry O'Shea (Character) - 2009
      93% 89% Milk Dick Pabich (Character) $31.8M 2008
      16% 52% Untraceable Owen Reilly (Character) $28.7M 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Golden Door Henry (Character) - 2008
      32% 56% Running With Scissors Augusten Burroughs (Character) $6.8M 2006
      76% 69% Flags of Our Fathers Franklin Sousley (Character) $33.6M 2006
      51% 55% Strangers With Candy Derrick Blank (Character) $2.1M 2005
      No Score Yet 27% The Spring Nick Conway (Character) - 2000
      19% 40% Jack Frost Charlie Frost (Character) $34.5M 1998
      45% 66% Wide Awake Joshua A. Beal (Character) $258.2K 1998
      19% 38% Desperate Measures Matthew Conner (Character) $13.7M 1997
      No Score Yet 50% Northern Lights Daphne (Character) - 1997

      TV

      Credit
      78% 80% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Martin Parish (Guest Star) 2004 2023
      97% 95% Mindhunter Benjamin Barnwright (Guest Star) 2017
      89% 89% Big Little Lies Tom (Guest Star) 2017
      95% 88% Elementary Petros Franken (Guest Star) 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet As the World Turns Unknown (Character) 2004 2006
      No Score Yet 83% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
      78% 69% Smallville Jordan Cross (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The O'Keefes Unknown (Character) 2003
      No Score Yet 71% Third Watch Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      0% No Score Yet Dellaventura Unknown (Guest Star) 1997