9 October 1975
Joseph 'Joe' McFadden (born 9 October 1975 in Glasgow) is a television actor (Take the High Road, Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll, The Crow Road). He is also known for playing PC Joe Mason in Heartbeat and has starred in such films as The Trouble with Men and Women, Dad Savage and Small Faces.
On stage he has appeared in productions as diverse as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Rent and Rainbow Kiss.
He was educated at Holyrood R.C. Secondary School in Glasgow where a drama teacher saw his potential and recommended him for a small part in Taggart.
- Andy in "Haunting Julia", UK Tour, August 2012
- Ed in Torch Song Trilogy, Menier Chocolate Factory, London May 2012
- Writer in The Missing, National Theatre of Scotland, Tramway (arts centre) Sept 2011
- Georg Nowack in She Loves Me, Chichester Festival Theatre 2011
- Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Edinburgh Playhouse 2006/7
- Finch in How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Chichester Festival Theatre 2005
- Keith in Rainbow Kiss at Royal Court Theatre, London 2006
- John in A Life in the Theatre at Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh 2004
- Claude in 15 Seconds at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh 2003
- Mark in Rent at Shaftesbury Theatre, London 1998
- Sloane in Entertaining Mr Sloane at Clwyd Theatr Cymru (then Theatr Clwyd), 1997