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Joshua Leonard is a Actor and Director American born on 17 june 1975 at Houston (USA)

Joshua Leonard

Joshua Leonard
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Birth name Joshua Granville Leonard
Nationality USA
Birth 17 june 1975 (43 years) at Houston (USA)

Joshua Granville Leonard (born June 17, 1975) is an American actor, writer and director, known primarily for his role in The Blair Witch Project (1999). He has since starred in films such as Cubbyhouse (2001), Scorched (2003), Madhouse (2004), Prom Night (2008), Higher Ground (2011), If I Stay (2014), and The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014).

Biography

Leonard became engaged to actress Alison Pill in January 2015. They were married on May 24, 2015 following a four month engagement.

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Filmography of Joshua Leonard (29 films)

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Unsane
Unsane (2018)
, 1h38
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, Amy Irving
Roles David Strine
Rating63% 3.197923.197923.197923.197923.19792
Une jeune femme est placée contre sa volonté dans une institution psychiatrique où elle est confrontée à sa plus grande peur, celle d'être poursuivie par son harceleur. Mais est-ce réel ou le fruit de son imagination ?
Teenage Cocktail
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Nichole Bloom, Fabianne Therese, Pat Healy, Michelle Borth, Joshua Leonard, A. J. Bowen
Roles Tom Fenton
Rating57% 2.895842.895842.895842.895842.89584
Deux adolescentes de la banlieue, Annie et Jules, veulent fuir ensemble à New York, loin de leurs parents et du quotidien insipide qui est le leur. Mais pour cela, elles ont besoin d'argent. De beaucoup d'argent même, d'après leurs calculs. Jules, la plus libérée des deux, initie son amie, tout d'abord réticente, à l'univers très lucratif du mannequinat en ligne. Au départ, rien de bien sérieux apparemment. Mais grâce à leurs vidéos sexy et à la clientèle qui grandit, elles se mettent à gagner beaucoup d'argent. Sans se rendre compte des conséquences de leurs actes, les deux jeunes filles décident d'aller plus loin, mettant alors leur vie en danger…
6 Years
6 Years (2015)
, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Joshua Leonard, Peter Vack, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Lindsay Burdge
Roles Mark
Rating55% 2.7956352.7956352.7956352.7956352.795635
A young madly in love couple, Melanie Clark (Taissa Farmiga) and Dan Mercer (Ben Rosenfield), experience joyful moments in their relationship, including having passionate sex. After a house party one night, Mel drives to Dan's house drunk. Berating her for being reckless, Dan requests that she stay the night. Mel reacts angrily and pushes him into a dresser, causing Dan to sustain a head wound. At the emergency room, Dan lies about how he got the injury, covering for Mel.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Gary Cole, Edward Herrmann, Addison Timlin, Veronica Cartwright, Spencer Treat Clark, Travis Tope
Roles Deputy Foster
Rating56% 2.801362.801362.801362.801362.80136
While at the drive-in on Halloween during the annual showing of The Town That Dreaded Sundown, Jami Lerner (Addison Timlin) and Corey Holland (Spencer Treat Clark) are watching the film. Realizing that she is not enjoying it, they decide to leave. Parked in a secluded area, they begin to talk and kiss, but Jami sees the Phantom in the woods. They decide to leave but the Phantom breaks the window and makes them get out of the car while pointing a gun at them. He makes Holland remove his pants and lie on the ground. He tells Jami to turn around and to not look back. The Phantom begins to slash Corey to death. Jami runs off but is caught when she falls. He tells her, "This is for Mary. Make them remember." Jami walks back to the drive-in and collapses. The next morning, police interview her at the hospital. Later that night, Jami and her grandmother, Lillian (Veronica Cartwright), watch the news about the attack. Jami asks her grandmother what she remembers from the original attacks. She researches the crimes. The next day, she visits Corey's funeral.
If I Stay
If I Stay (2014)
, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Lauren Lee Smith, Liana Liberato, Joshua Leonard, Jamie Blackley
Roles Denny Hall
Rating68% 3.407263.407263.407263.407263.40726
Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) and her family are getting ready to go on with their normal day activities when it is announced on the radio that school has been canceled. Mia's dad Denny (Joshua Leonard) is a teacher and as a result of the snow day does not have to go to work. Mia's mom Kat (Mireille Enos), a travel agent, decides to call in sick and along with her family visit Mia's grandparents who live on a farm. It is also revealed that Mia is dating an older, sexy, popular up-and-coming rock-star named Adam Wilde (Jamie Blackley).
The Motel Life, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Shae D'lyn, Joshua Leonard
Roles Tommy
Rating60% 3.0011453.0011453.0011453.0011453.001145
In 1990, Frank and Jerry Lee Flannigan, brothers who drift aimlessly, attempt to escape their hopeless lives through their creativity and excessive drinking. When Jerry Lee strikes and kills a child in a hit-and-run accident, the two immediately pack up their belongings and leave town. However, Jerry Lee abandons his brother at a diner, destroys the car, and steals his sometime girlfriend Polly's pistol. Jerry Lee loses his nerve before he can commit suicide and instead shoots himself in the leg, which was already amputated at knee. Subsequent flashbacks reveal that that the boys' mother died when they were young, and, with their father missing, the two set off on their own; Jerry Lee's leg is injured when they attempt to stow away on a train.
Shark Night, 1h34
Directed by David Richard Ellis
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about films, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Psychologie, Snuff films in fiction, Films about television, Transport films, Films about sharks, Natural horror films, Mise en scène d'un poisson, Films about psychiatry
Actors Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack, Katharine McPhee, Donal Logue, Joshua Leonard
Roles Robert "Red" Allyjah
Rating40% 2.005962.005962.005962.005962.00596
Seven Tulane University undergraduates – Sara, Nick, Beth, Malik, Maya, Blake and Gordon – drive to Sara's family vacation home on a private lake. There, Sara encounters her old boyfriend, Dennis, and his friend Red.
Higher Ground, 1h54
Directed by Vera Farmiga
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography
Themes Films about religion
Actors Vera Farmiga, Joshua Leonard, Norbert Leo Butz, Dagmara Domińczyk, John Hawkes, Nina Arianda
Roles Ethan Miller
Rating62% 3.148823.148823.148823.148823.14882
1961–72 Corinne Walker is a young girl who is skeptical about God. After the stillbirth of her brother, her parent's marriage disintegrates over the course of several years. As a teenager (Taissa Farmiga), she meets Ethan (Boyd Holbrook), a budding musician in local rock band The Renegades. They get married after Corinne becomes pregnant, and have their daughter Abigail. While touring with Ethan's band, their bus crashes into a river. Ethan rushes to save Abby, and Corinne pleads with God to save her. Abby is pulled out of the bus before it sinks into the water, and Ethan believes that God wanted them to live. Ethan and Corinne grow more and more interested in Jesus, eventually giving themselves over to a radical New Testament church.
Bitter Feast
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors James LeGros, Joshua Leonard, Amy Seimetz, Megan Hilty, Larry Fessenden
Roles JT Franks
Rating53% 2.6565152.6565152.6565152.6565152.656515
Peter Grey is a successful New York chef, disgruntled by caustic reviews from the food critic J.T. Franks. After Franks' bad review, Grey is fired by his boss Gordon. He kidnaps Franks, takes him to a cabin in the woods, and forces him to cook his own "perfect dinner".
The Freebie, 1h20
Directed by Katie Aselton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Dax Shepard, Bellamy Young, Frankie Shaw, Ross Partridge, Katie Aselton, Joshua Leonard
Rating51% 2.554992.554992.554992.554992.55499
In Los Angeles, Annie and Darren are a married couple in a comfortable relationship that's lost its spark. They talk constantly, express affection verbally, start the day with high-end coffee, end the afternoon with gelato, shop at the farmer's market, prepare dinner as a team, do crossword puzzles, and talk in bed. Darren wonders if a one-night stand would help bring more sex to their marriage. Soon, the two of them are laying out the ground rules and talking through the mechanics of each finding a lover for one night. They agree to give each other no details about the experience. The night comes.
Humpday
Humpday (2009)
, 1h34
Directed by Lynn Shelton, Lynn Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Films about pornography, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Mark Duplass, Joshua Leonard, Lynn Shelton, Lynn Shelton
Roles Andrew
Rating59% 2.9986152.9986152.9986152.9986152.998615
Two heterosexual male friends Ben (Duplass) and Andrew (Leonard) meet after having not seen each other for 10 years. During a party, they find themselves locked in a "mutual dare" situation engaging to make a gay pornography film, including anal sex, as an "art project" between two straight guys and submit it to the HUMP! film festival. They do not decide yet who will penetrate whom. Ben tells Andrew that he will discuss the project with his wife Anna (Delmore). However, as Ben begins to describe the project to Anna, she reacts skeptically at the mere mention of amateur pornography. Ben finds himself lying to Anna; he talks about the project with only vague detail, telling her that he will likely act as a behind-the-scenes assistant to the hypothetical film crew.
20 Years After, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Pregnancy films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Azura Skye, Joshua Leonard, Nathan Baesel, Reg E. Cathey, Diane Salinger, Charlie Talbert
Roles Michael
Rating33% 1.6645851.6645851.6645851.6645851.664585
The events take place 20 years after a nuclear war which was followed by plagues. No children have been born in 15 years, and people want to gain control of the first pregnant woman - Sara. Running out of water, Sara and her mother are forced to leave their shelter in Samuel's basement and join other groups of refugees who call themselves internally displaced people. Michael is a disc jockey who operates a radio station at one of the camps. David runs a gang of looters.
Prom Night
Prom Night (2008)
, 1h27
Directed by Nelson McCormick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Horror, Crime, Slasher
Themes Dance films, Serial killer films
Actors Brittany Snow, Scott Porter, Jessica Stroup, Dana Davis, Collins Pennie, Kelly Blatz
Roles Bellhop
Rating39% 1.955491.955491.955491.955491.95549
In 2005, Bridgeport native Donna Keppel (Brittany Snow), a high school freshman, returns home from a movie date with her friend Lisa Hines (Dana Davis) to find her father and brother have been killed. In terror, Donna hides under the bed, where she sees her mother (Lori Heuring) struggling with Richard Fenton (Johnathon Schaech), a former teacher of hers who had become obsessed with Donna. As Donna locks eyes with her terrified mother, she witnesses Fenton murder her.
Quid Pro Quo
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Nick Stahl, Vera Farmiga, Pablo Schreiber, Jessica Hecht, Aimee Mullins, Jacob Pitts
Roles Isaac's Dad
Rating61% 3.0994553.0994553.0994553.0994553.099455
Isaac Knott (Nick Stahl) is a successful radio talk show host on a New York City public radio outlet. He lost the use of his legs at the age of eight in an automobile accident that also claimed the lives of his parents. He is confined to a wheelchair.
The Shaggy Dog, 1h38
Directed by Brian Robbins
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Tim Allen, Robert Downey Jr., Kristin Davis, Danny Glover, Spencer Breslin, Jane Curtin
Roles Justin Forrester
Rating44% 2.2035552.2035552.2035552.2035552.203555
Dave Douglas (Tim Allen) is a deputy district attorney in Los Angeles County who is prosecuting social studies teacher and activist Justin Forrester (Joshua Leonard) for firebombing the pharmaceutical corporation Grant and Strictland. Forrester denies this, but claims that Grant and Strictland has been engaging in illegal animal experimentation. This distances Douglas from his daughter Carly (Zena Grey), one of Forrester's students.