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Joseph Cross

Highest Rated:   93% Milk (2008)
Lowest Rated:   16% Untraceable (2008)
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Birthplace:   New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Fresh-faced actor Joseph Cross established himself as an onscreen presence from the late '90s onward, with a series of effective and tightly knit characterizations in consistently interesting (if critically divisive) projects. After a somewhat mawkish start, as the lovelorn preteen son in the family-oriented Michael Keaton movie Jack Frost (1998), Cross ultimately breached more adult-oriented material, much of it offbeat. He landed two of his most prominent roles in the mid-2000s: white trash Jerri Blank's (Amy Sedaris) jockey stepbrother in the satirical comedy Strangers with Candy (2005) and young Augusten Burroughs, a youngster growing up amid a hopelessly dysfunctional and cracked environment, in Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Burroughs' memoir, Running with Scissors (2006). The latter represented Cross' premier lead; most critics commended his efforts and his ambition, even as they panned the film for the incohesiveness of its elements. The following year, Cross also landed a supporting role in the Diane Lane thriller Untraceable (2008).

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
52% Summer Night
  • Director
  • Actor
  • Producer
2019
No Score Yet Everything Beautiful Is Far Away
  • Lernet
2017
75% Tilt
  • Joseph Burns
2017
No Score Yet The Last Film Festival
  • Junior Agent
$4k 2016
67% The Automatic Hate
  • Davis Green
2016
No Score Yet Mine Games
  • Michael
2014
38% Last Weekend
  • Roger Green
$3.2k 2014
52% Jimmy P.
  • Dr. Holt
2014
No Score Yet Art Machine
  • Declan
2014
89% Lincoln
  • John Hay
$129.5M 2012
53% Edwin Boyd (Citizen Gangster)
  • Val Kozak
$625 2012
No Score Yet Born To Race
  • Danny Krueger
2012
No Score Yet Son Of Morning
  • Producer
  • Phillip Katz
2011
No Score Yet Falling Up
  • Henry O'Shea
2010
93% Milk
  • Dick Pabich
$31.8M 2008
16% Untraceable
  • Owen Reilly
$28.7M 2008
73% Flags of Our Fathers
  • Franklin Sousley
$33.6M 2006
31% Running With Scissors
  • Augusten Burroughs
$6.8M 2006
52% Strangers with Candy
  • Derrick Blank
$2M 2005
No Score Yet The Spring
  • Nick Conway
2000
19% Jack Frost
  • Charlie Frost
1998
42% Wide Awake
  • Joshua Beal
1998
No Score Yet Northern Lights
  • Jack
1997
17% Desperate Measures
  • Matthew Conner
1997

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
95% Elementary
2012-2019
  • Petros Franken
  • 2015
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Will Shea
  • 2005
78% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Adam Nesbit
  • 2004
No Score Yet Third Watch
1999-2005
  • Eric Beckman
  • 2003
No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
1994-2003
  • Petey Petey Carmichael
  • 2000
  • 1998

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