Joseph Lushi is an American actor and filmmaker from Los Angeles, CA.
Born and raised in Metro Detroit, MI, Joseph studied the craft of acting in his early twenties, attending classes at the Purple Rose Theatre Academy and the Dramatic Arts Studio of Michigan.
He starred in television, shorts, and independent films throughout Michigan before relocating to Los Angeles in 2012.
Joseph's first script, a historical drama entitled "The Six-Starred Golden State," placed in the Top 20 percent of the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Competition for 2010.
Joseph gained notoriety as an actor in 2011, when he was selected to co-star as a recurring character on ABC's television cop drama "Detroit 1-8-7" as a thug for mobster Al Stram (played by actor Tommy Flanagan) in two episodes. In that same year, he was cast in a supporting role as Cal in the independent film "The Key", directed by Jack Schaberg.
In 2014, Joseph starred, wrote, and produced a short film entitled "Le Coeur Brisé,” which made its official festival debut at the SVA Theatre of Chelsea in New York City on October 3rd of that same year.
In 2015, Joseph played the role of Bob in the Young Actors Space theatre production of Christopher Durang’s “Beyond Therapy,” directed by Patrick Day.
In 2016, Lovers and Madmen Productions cast Joseph in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", playing the role of Sampson and Friar John for the entire month of October at the Levitt Pavilion in Pasadena, CA.
In 2017, Joseph played the lead role of Hanrahan in the Young Actors Space theatre production of "Below The Belt," directed by Patrick Day.
In 2018, Joseph began working on his untitled third feature screenplay.
In 2019, Joseph starred in The Standard Film Company's short film, "Kate." The film became a finalist at the 2019 Olympus Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA on July 10 of that year.
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LE COEUR BRISÉ
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