Josh Thomson (actor)

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Josh Thomson (born 1981 in Timaru, New Zealand) is a New Zealand actor and comedian of Tongan heritage.[1] He is best known for his work as a comedian on 7 Days, as a panelist on The Project[2][3][4] and as Pigsy, in the Netflix series The New Legends of Monkey.[5][6][7][8]

He has frequently collaborated with production house thedownlowconcept starring as the lead in their movie Gary of the Pacific.[9] He starred in and directed his own father in the award winning web series Subject:Dad.[10][11][12][13]


  1. ^ Schulz, Chris (January 1, 2017). "Josh Thomson is New Zealand's funniest man - he just doesn't know it yet" – via
  2. ^ "Josh Thomson to leave The Project, replaced by Jeremy Corbett". Stuff.
  3. ^ "Josh Thomson's hair-raising new look".
  4. ^ "The Project's Josh Thomson speaks emotionally about his wife's three miscarriages". Now To Love.
  5. ^ "The New Legends Of Monkey: ace nostalgic family adventure fun". Den of Geek.
  6. ^ "Josh Thomson cast in TVNZ/Netflix show The Legend of Monkey". April 20, 2017 – via
  7. ^ Idato, Michael (January 10, 2018). "Why The New Legends of Monkey is thrillingly magical". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  8. ^ "Amid ninjas, there is Josh Thomson: Inside his other project reviving Monkey Magic". Stuff.
  9. ^ Casey, Alex (March 18, 2017). "Movie review: Gary of the Pacific" – via
  10. ^ Yeoman, Greta. "Emails turned into award-winning series".
  11. ^ "Josh Thomson returns to Timaru to film new episodes for popular web series Subject: Dad". Stuff.
  12. ^ "Subject Dad | COMEDY | ThreeNow".
  13. ^ "Subject: Dad".