Search a film or person :
FacebookConnectionRegistration
Joel Courtney is a Actor American born on 31 january 1996 at Monterey (USA)

Joel Courtney

Joel Courtney
If you like this person, let us know!
Birth name Joel Dabney Courtney
Nationality USA
Birth 31 january 1996 (23 years) at Monterey (USA)

Joel Courtney (born January 31, 1996) is an American actor, best known for his role of Joseph "Joe" Lamb in the 2011 Steven Spielberg/J. J. Abrams film Super 8, for which he received critical acclaim and a Saturn Award.

Biography

Joel est né le 31 janvier 1996 à Monterey en Californie aux États-Unis, mais il réside ensuite à Moscow dans l'Idaho. Il a un frère aîné, Caleb, et une sœur aînée, Chantelle.


Carrière
Ses parents sont tous deux des enseignants dans une école privée de Moscow. Un jour, pendant les vacances d'été, Joel rend visite à son frère aîné, acteur résidant à Los Angeles. Après avoir assisté à un cours d'acteur, il décide de tenter sa chance dans une publicité à la télévision. Un entraîneur au jeu d'acteur lui suggère alors d'auditionner pour un projet secret de J. J. Abrams. Après avoir été rappelé 11 fois, Joel obtient donc son premier rôle dans Super 8.

En 2011, il tient un petit rôle dans la série télévisée The Haunting Hour de R. L. Stine. Il tourne ensuite un second long métrage, The Healer, prévu en 2012. En 2014, il est Tom Sawyer dans Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn de Jo Kastner, nouvelle adaptation des Aventures de Tom Sawyer de Mark Twain.

Best films

Super 8 (2011)
(Actor)

Usually with

Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Joel Courtney (5 films)

Display filmography as list

Actor

Dear Eleanor, 1h29
Directed by Kevin Connolly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure
Actors Isabelle Fuhrman, Liana Liberato, Jessica Alba, Josh Lucas, Luke Wilson, Joel Courtney
Roles Billy Hobgood
Rating60% 3.0002553.0002553.0002553.0002553.000255
En 1962, dans l'ombre de la Crise des missiles de Cuba, deux meilleures amies, Max (Isabelle Fuhrman) et Ellie (Liana Liberato) décident de quitter leur patelin rural pour partir à la recherche de l'ex Première dame des États-Unis, Eleanor Roosevelt.
Mercy
Mercy (2014)
, 1h19
Directed by Peter Cornwell
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Chandler Riggs, Dylan McDermott, Hana Hayes, Mark Duplass, Frances O'Connor, Joel Courtney
Roles Buddy Bruckner
Rating49% 2.4984752.4984752.4984752.4984752.498475
A single mother and her two children George (Chandler Riggs) and Buddy (Joel Courtney) go to help take care of their grandmother who has mystical powers.
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children
Actors Joel Courtney, Jake Toranzo Austin, Val Kilmer, Katherine McNamara, Sonja Kirchberger, Dan van Husen
Roles Tom Sawyer
Rating54% 2.7079652.7079652.7079652.7079652.707965
The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured Muff Potter, who has been blamed for the murder is sentenced to death by hanging, Tom breaks his promise and returns to exonerate Muff Potter. Injun Joe, the actual murderer, makes a hasty exit from the courtroom during the trial. A short time later, Tom and Huck find references to a treasure and have to face Injun Joe again.
Sins of our Youth, 1h33
Directed by Gary Entin
Origin USA
Actors Mitchel Musso, Lucas Till, Joel Courtney, Ally Sheedy
Roles David

Sins Of Our Youth" is the story of four teenagers who accidentally murder a younger boy while shooting off assault weapons recreationally, and the perilous decisions they make in the aftermath of the murder.
Super 8
Super 8 (2011)
, 1h52
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction
Themes Films about films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard
Roles Joe Lamb
Rating69% 3.4980553.4980553.4980553.4980553.498055
In 1979, Deputy Sheriff Jack Lamb (Kyle Chandler) of Lillian, Ohio, and his 14-year-old son Joe (Joel Courtney), mourn the death of his mother Elizabeth (Caitriona Balfe) in a steel mill accident. Jack blames her co-worker, Louis Dainard (Ron Eldard), as she was covering his shift while he recovered from a hangover.