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One of today’s most promising young talents, Joseph Cross is also already a film veteran.
Prior to Milk, he portrayed real-life figures in Ryan Murphy’s Running with Scissors, as memoirist Augusten Burroughs; and in Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers, as WWII soldier Franklin Sousley.
Mr. Cross’ other films include Gregory Hoblit’s Untraceable, opposite Diane Lane; M. Night Shyamalan’s Wide Awake; Barbet Schroeder’s Desperate Measures; Troy Miller’s Jack Frost; Paul Dinello’s Strangers with Candy; and David M. Rosenthal’s upcoming independent feature Falling Up, with Sarah Roemer.
He is currently producing another independent feature, writer/director Yaniv Raz’ Son of Morning, in which he stars with Lorraine Bracco, Heather Graham, and Jamie-Lynn Sigler.
Mr. Cross made his stage debut in 2003 at the Williamstown Playhouse, in John Guare’s Landscape of the Body, in a production directed by Michael Grief and starring Lili Taylor and Michael Gaston.