Joseph Beattie

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This article is about the English actor. For the locomotive engineer, see Joseph Hamilton Beattie.
Joseph Beattie
Born 1978 (age 35–36)
England
Years active 1994–present

Joseph Beattie (born 1978) is an English actor, known for portraying Malachi in the second season of Hex and Henry Crawford in Mansfield Park.

Background[edit]

Beattie attended King Alfred School in Hampstead and later trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.[1] He is a former member of the National Youth Music Theatre.[2]

Career[edit]

Beattie made his film debut in The Browning Version (1994), and won a role in Velvet Goldmine (1998) while still at Guildhall.[1] He has also appeared in the direct-to-video film Volcano: Nature Unleashed (also called Volcano or The Volcano Disaster), as Antonio, and Brideshead Revisited (2008), as Anthony Blanche.

On television, Beattie's first lead role was that of Flashman in the 2005 ITV adaptation of Tom Brown's Schooldays.[1] His other television credits include Colditz, Malice Aforethought, Hex, Mansfield Park and Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye. He played Eric Visnjic in the television pilot Fast Track: No Limits, written by Lee Goldberg.

Beattie's stage work includes a Covent Garden Festival production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, playing Puck.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Notes
1998 Seesaw Theo Price Television film
2004 Holby City Robert Pullman
- The Heart of the Matter (2004)
- Baptism of Fire (2004)
- Under Pressure (2004)
- Pastures New (2004)
- Past Caring (2004)
- Night Fever (2004)
Medical drama
2005 Tom Brown's Schooldays Flashman Television film
Colditz First Lieutenant Johnny Barnes Television film
Malice Aforethought Denny Bourne Television film
Vincent Ian Harper
- Episode 1.2 (2005)
Crime drama
Egypt Charles Irby
- The Temple of the Sands (2005)
Television film
Hex Malachi Supernatural drama
2007 Mansfield Park Henry Crawford Television film
2008 Fast Track: No Limits Eric Visnjic
2009 Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye Vivian Dubois Television film
2013 Midsomer Murders Scott Davenport Television program Season 15, Episode 4 "Death and the Divas"
2013 Borgia (TV series) 2nd Season Louis XII of France Television series

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1994 The Browning Version Wilson
1998 Velvet Goldmine Cooper
2005 Blood on Benefits Short film
2008 Brideshead Revisited Anthony Blanche

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "A class act - Joseph Beattie". The Stage. 10 December 2004. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Brideshead Revisited: Production Notes" (PDF). The Film Factory. Retrieved 2009-08-13. [dead link]

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