Joseph May

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Joseph May
Joseph Joe May

June 16,1974(age 45)
ResidenceLondon, England, UK
OccupationActor, voice actor, singer
Years active1997–present
Notable work
Thomas & Friends
Home townCalgary, Alberta, Canada

Joseph May (born 16 June 1974) is a British-born Canadian actor, voice actor and singer who has appeared in television and film.

Early life[edit]

Born in Southampton, Hampshire, England and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May returned to the UK to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.


Most recognisable to British television viewers as the gay nurse Sam Colloby's unemployed partner, Paul, in Casualty during its twelfth season, Joseph also starred in the final season of sci-fi series, Bugs as the naive and misguided Adam Mosby around the same time. He has also appeared in the TV series Stargate: Atlantis as Sgt. Markham of the United States Marine Corps, Episodes as Andy Button, casting director for the fictional TV show that is the subject of the series, and as Larry Schwarz in the BBC television movie We'll Take Manhattan.

Joseph's initiation into film was as a miner in the classic Stephen Fry venture, and renowned Oscar Wilde biopic, Wilde in 1997. Since, he has appeared in the critically acclaimed World War II mini series Band of Brothers as 2nd Lt. Edward Shames, 2001's Investigating Sex as Roger and Resident Evil as Dr. Blue.

Joseph also played surgeon George Kerwan in Holby City in 2010.

May voiced the main protagonist of the 2013 video game Lego City Undercover, Chase McCain, and its prequel, Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins.

In 2015, he joined the US voice cast of Thomas & Friends as Thomas the Tank Engine starting with Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins.

In 2015, May played the voice of the mercenary Phantom in the team-based first person shooter Dirty Bomb.



Year Title Role Notes
2004 G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom Link (voice) Direct-to-video film
2006 The Barbie Diaries Mr. Wexler (voice) Film[1]
2007 They Wait Paramedic Film
2015 Thomas (the Tank Engine) & Friends: The Adventure Begins Thomas the Tank Engine Film; US voice
Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure
2016 Thomas & Friends: The Great Race
2017 Journey Beyond Sodor
2018 Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! The Movie
2019 Thomas & Friends: Digs and Discoveries


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Bodyguards Courier 2 episodes
Casualty Paul 8 episodes
1998–99 Bugs Adam Moseby 6 episodes
2000 Hollyoaks Dan Sanders 1 episode
A Dinner of Herbs Ben Hamilton 3 episodes
2001–2007 Scooter: Get a Clue! Ben (voice) Main role
156 episodes
2004 Stargate: Atlantis SGT# Markham 2 episodes
Dead Like Me Ken 1 episode
2005 Class of the Titans Autolycus (voice) [1]
2007 Psych Bruce/Father 1 episode
2009 Batman Black and White Superman / Robbie (voice) 2 episodes[1]
2010 I Shouldn't Be Alive Dr. Andy Wolf
2010–14 Holby City George Kerwan / Kristopher Wyngarten
2011–17 Episodes Andy Button 22 episodes
2012 Titanic Victor Giglio TV mini series
2013 Dracula Ewan Telford 1 episode
2014 Mistresses Mickey Episodes: "Rebuild" and "Open House"
2015–present I Live with Models Luke Main Role
Thomas & Friends Thomas the Tank Engine (voice) Main US Role; succeeding Martin Sherman
2017 The Windsors Justin Trudeau Episode: "#2.5"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Godfather: The Videogame Michael Corleone
2011 LittleBigPlanet 2 Green Lantern [1]
2012 LittleBigPlanet PS Vita Green Lantern
2013 Lego City Undercover Chase McCain
2013 Killzone: Shadow Fall VSA Soldier [1]
2013 Trials Fusion Rider [1]
2015 Blues and Bullets Osmond Burke / Carmine / Hank Sörensen / Additional Voices
2015 Dirty Bomb Phantom
2015 Soma Peter Strasky / Brandon Wan [1]
2017 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands Nomad Male
2017 Lego Dimensions Chase McCain
2017 Horizon Zero Dawn Jost / Saravad
2017 Forza Motorsport 7 The Racing Expert [1]
2017 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Perdido [1]
2017 Need for Speed: Payback Additional voices
2018 A Way Out Additional voices
2018 The Crew 2 Hiro
2019 The Division 2 Manny Ortega


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Joseph May - 15 Character Images | Behind The Voice Actors". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 19 December 2018. Check marks indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources

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