Joseph May

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Joseph May
Born (1974-06-16) 16 June 1974 (age 42)
Southampton, UK
Residence London, UK
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1997–present
Notable work Thomas & Friends
Home town Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Children 2

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

Born in Southampton, England and raised in Vancouver, Canada, he 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 played surgeon George Kerwan in Holby City in 2010.

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
1997 Bodyguards Courier TV series; one episode
Casualty Paul TV series; eight episodes
1998–1999 Bugs Adam Moseby TV series; six episodes
2000 Hollyoaks Dan Sanders TV series; one episode
A Dinner of Herbs Ben Hamilton TV series; three episodes
2004 Stargate: Atlantis SGT# Markham TV series; two episodes
Dead Like Me Ken TV series; one episode
G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom Link Direct-to-video film
2005 Class of the Titans Autolycus TV series
2006 The Barbie Diaries Mr. Wexler Film
The Godfather: The Videogame Michael Corleone Video game
2007 Psych Bruce/Father TV series; one episode
2009 Batman: Black and White Superman / Robbie TV series; two episodes
2010 I Shouldn't Be Alive Dr. Andy Wolf TV series; two episodes
2010–2014 Holby City George Kerwan / Kristopher Wyngarten TV series
2011–present Episodes Andy Button TV series; 22 episodes
2012 Titanic Victor Giglio TV mini series
2013 Dracula Ewan Telford TV series; one episode
2015 Blues and Bullets Osmond Burke / Carmine / Hank Sörensen / Additional Voices Video game
2015–present I Live with Models Luke TV series; Main Role
Thomas & Friends Thomas the Tank Engine TV series; Main Role; US voice, succeeding Martin Sherman
2015 Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins Film; US voice
Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Film; US Voice
2016 Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Film; US voice
2017 Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor Film; US voice

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