Joseph Gatt

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Joseph Gatt
Joseph Gatt.jpeg
Gatt in 2011
Born (1974-12-03) 3 December 1974 (age 47)
OccupationActor, model
Years active1999-present
Partner(s)Mercy Malick (2009-present)

Joseph Gatt (born 3 December 1974) is an English actor and model. He is best known for his roles in the films Thor (2011), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), and Dumbo (2019).

Early life[edit]

Gatt was born in the Notting Hill area of London on 3 December 1974, the son of Maltese immigrant parents; his father is from Paola and his mother is from Lija. While growing up, he spent summers with his family in Malta.[1] As a teenager, he discovered that he was colour blind, which prevented him from fulfilling his dream of joining the Royal Air Force and becoming a fighter pilot. He has theorised that the stress of this news was also the possible trigger for his alopecia universalis, with which he was diagnosed at the age of 12,[1] and he had lost all of his hair by the age of 14.[2] He trained as an actor at the Sylvia Young Theatre School before joining the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree.[3]

Career[edit]

After graduating from drama school, Gatt's first film role was in Orpheus & Eurydice, playing opposite Oliver Reed in one of Reed's last films. He has performed in many musicals in London's West End and in national tours. He has also has sustained a successful career as a model in Europe and the United Kingdom working for Armani, BT, Gucci, Guess, Levi's, Northern Rock, and Vogue, among others.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Gatt lives in Los Angeles with Mercy Malick, his girlfriend since around 2009.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Gatt wearing the motion-capture suit for Kratos in April 2010

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Plunkett & Macleane Pimp
2000 Orpheus & Eurydice Charon
2000 Jason and the Argonauts Atlas Television film
2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho Dancer
2006 Saurian Belrog Television film
2006 Pulse Dark Figure
2008 Killing Ariel Incubus
2011 Thor Frost Giant Grundroth
2011 I Am Singh Leif Lungren
2013 Agent 88 Mr.Finch Short film
2013 The Big Lug Hardknock Short film
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Science Officer 0718
2014 Finders Keepers Officer Cobbs Television film
2015 The Most Dangerous Game Ivan
2015 Mr. Hollywood Vincent Short film
2015 For All Eyes Always Nikos Papalexopoulous
2015 Finding Eden Fred
2015 Stormageddon Cain/Abel Television film
2017 3 Hours Until Dead Ivan
2017 Espionage Tonight Nikos Papalexopoulous
2018 Liberty Dr. Alexei Andropov
2018 Harnessing the Rain Reed
2018 Infrared David
2019 Dumbo Neils Skellig

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Bill Len Miller Episode: "Piggy in the Middle"
2001 999 Duncan Goodhew Episode: "Duncan Gooddeed"
2002 Being April Street Artist Episode: "Normal"
2005 Captain Scarlet Captain Scarlet 13 episodes
2008 On the Bench Lester Episode: "Steven Cohen"
2008 The Dark Path Chronicles Luke 7 episodes
2011 Wonder Woman John O'Quinn Episode: "TV Pilot"
2011 Eagleheart Romulus Episode: "Susie's Song"
2011 Pretend Time Creepy Man Episode: "Full Blown Eggs"
2011 Easy to Assemble Lars 3 episodes
2011 Chuck Agent Hawk Episode: "Chuck Versus the Curse"
2012 Breaking In Foreign Guy Episode: "Episode XIII"
2013 The Silicon Assassin Project The Enforcer Episode: "The Medusa Meeting"
2013–2014 Banshee The Albino 5 episodes
2013 Banshee Origins: Olek Drops a Dime The Albino Miniseries
2014 Banshee Origins The Albino Episode "The Phone Call"
2014 Game of Thrones Thenn Warg 3 episodes
2014 Teen Wolf The Mute 3 episodes
2014–2015 The 100 Tristan 3 episodes
2015 Real Rob Steve Episode: "Gaying in Shape"
2015 Strike Back Eduardo Lautrec Episode #5.10
2015 Ray Donovan Randy Episode: "Ding"
2015 True Detective Bogden Episode: "Church in Ruins"
2016 Stan Lee's Lucky Man Yury Becker 5 episodes
2016 Second Chance Caleb the Widowmaker Episode #1.06
2016 Z Nation "The Man" 6 episodes
2019 NCIS: New Orleans Victor Zelko 2 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Driver 2 Tanner Motion capture
2004 Driv3r Tanner Motion capture
2005 Sniper Elite Motion capture
2006 24: The Game Jack Bauer / Tony Almeida Motion capture
2006 Killzone: Liberation Various Motion capture
2006 Socom U.S. Navy Seals: Fireteam Bravo 2 Various Motion capture
2007 God of War II Kratos Motion capture
2007 Lair Rhon Motion capture
2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Ravensword Enforcer Motion capture
2008 God of War: Chains of Olympus Kratos Motion capture
2010 God of War III Kratos Motion capture
2010 God of War: Ghost of Sparta Kratos Motion capture
2011-2015 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Councillor Morvayn Voice
2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Lord Scourge / Additional Voices Voice
2012 Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale Kratos Motion capture
2013 God of War: Ascension Kratos Motion capture
2013 Star Wars: The Old Republic - Rise of the Hutt Cartel Lord Scourge Voice
2014-2015 Elder Scrolls Online Additional Voices Voice
2016 Elder Scrolls Online: Dark Brotherhood Speaker Terenus Voice
2016 Star Trek Online: Agents of Yesterday Science Officer 0718 Voice

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Portelli, Ramona (18 April 2019) "Interview with Actor Joseph Gatt", Eve. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  2. ^ Bement, Colleen (14 March 2019) "Dumbo's Joseph Gatt Tells Why the Film was a Dream Come True", Nerd Alert News. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  3. ^ "National Council for Drama Training". NCDT site. Archived from the original on 8 March 2008. Retrieved 20 April 2008.
  4. ^ "Joseph Gatt Model Gallery". Joseph Gatt Official Site. Archived from the original on 10 November 2008. Retrieved 29 April 2008.

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