Joseph Gatt

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Joseph Gatt
Joseph Gatt
Gatt at the premiere of THOR in Hollywood, 2 May 2011
Born(1974-12-03) 3 December 1974 (age 39)
Notting Hill, London, England, U.K.
OccupationActor
Website
http://josephgatt.com/
 
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Joseph Gatt
Joseph Gatt
Gatt at the premiere of THOR in Hollywood, 2 May 2011
Born(1974-12-03) 3 December 1974 (age 39)
Notting Hill, London, England, U.K.
OccupationActor
Website
http://josephgatt.com/

Joseph Gatt (born 3 December 1974) is an English actor.

Early life[edit]

Gatt was born and raised in Kensington, London to Maltese parents,[1] he began his professional training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating with a Bachelor's degree.[2]

Career[edit]

Actor[edit]

After graduating from drama school in London, Gatt shot his first film role in Greece, playing opposite Oliver Reed, in Orpheus & Eurydice.[3][4] Among other roles, Gatt performed in Miss Saigon, produced by Cameron Mackintosh[5] 'Len Miller' in ITV's police drama The Bill[6] Saurian, for the Sci-Fi Channel[7][8] 'Incubus' in Killing Ariel[9] and 'Uber Phantom' in the horror film Pulse[10] produced by Wes Craven, and 'Luke' in Mary Lambert's vampire series 'Dark Path Chronicles'.[11] Gatt has also performed leading roles as a motion capture actor[12] for Sony Computer Entertainment including 24: The Game and 'Rohn' in Lair.

Gatt voices Lord Scourge in the LucasArts/Bioware game Star Wars: The Old Republic and several characters on the game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.[citation needed]

Other recent roles for Gatt have been as "Lars", a recurring guest-star in Illeana Douglas' Easy to Assemble, a guest-star in Eagleheart opposite Chris Elliott, as Rebecca Romijn's right-hand man, "Agent Hawk" in the NBC series Chuck, and the role of Ponda Baba opposite Christian Slater in the Star Wars film, "Breaking In - Episode XIII".

Recently, Gatt portrayed "The Albino" in the hit HBO/Cinemax show Banshee opposite Antony Starr and Ben Cross.

Gatt played "Frost Giant Grundroth" in Marvel Studios' Thor, opposite Anthony Hopkins and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Gatt played Science Officer 0718 in the J. J. Abrams-directed Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).[13][14][15]

In 2013, he was cast as a Thenn warg, in the HBO series Game of Thrones.[16]

Model[edit]

Gatt has sustained a successful career as a model in Europe and the United Kingdom working for Giorgio Armani, Vogue UK, British Telecom, Levi's, Northern Rock, Gucci and Guess Jeans among others.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joseph Gatt, SAG, Equity". Official Joseph Gatt site. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  2. ^ "National Council for Drama Training.". NCDT site. Archived from the original on 2008-03-08. Retrieved 2008-04-20. 
  3. ^ "Orpheus & Eurydice IMDB.". IMDB site. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  4. ^ "Orpheus & Eurydice Listing.". Top Ten Reviews. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  5. ^ "Miss Saigon cast.". Miss Saigon Programme / JosephGatt.com. Retrieved 2008-04-29. [dead link]
  6. ^ "'Piggy in the Middle' Imdb Listing.". IMDB. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  7. ^ "'Saurian' Imdb Listing.". IMDB. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  8. ^ "Horror Movies Database". Horror Movies Database. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  9. ^ "Killing Ariel". killing ariel website. Retrieved 2010-04-10. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Official 'Pulse' website.". 'Pulse the Movie' site. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  11. ^ "Dark Path Chronicles.". 'Dark Path Chronicles' site. Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  12. ^ "Moby Games.". Moby Games developer website. 
  13. ^ "Star Trek Sequel adds Thor Actor Joseph Gatt". The Wrap. Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  14. ^ "Star Trek 2 casts Joseph Gatt". Screen Rant. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  15. ^ "Thor Actor Joseph Gatt joins Star Trek Sequel". Trek Movie. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  16. ^ Rubin, Julia Lynn (21 August 2013). "'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Casting News: Maltese-Born Actor Joseph Gatt Cast as Styr, Magnar of Thenn (PHOTO)". Headlines & Global News. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  17. ^ "Joseph Gatt Model Gallery.". Joseph Gatt Official Site. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 

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