About this actor
Joe Anderson (born 26 March 1982) is an English film actor, probably best known for his performances in Across the Universe, Control, The Ruins and The Crazies. He is also well known for the particular resemblance to singer/guitarist of Nirvana, Kurt Cobain He attended Richmond upon Thames College and later the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Both his parents are theater actors, who also work in television and films. Anderson himself, has acted professionally since childhood. His skills include photography, guitar and gymnastics. His father is actor Miles Anderson; his mother is talent agent Lesley Duff. He was diagnosed with dyslexia and attributes this to his move into acting. Anderson has worked in film, television and on stage at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Earlier in his career, he appeared in Copying Beethoven, playing Ludwig van Beethoven's nephew Karl. He then starred as Max Carrigan, a young American man, drafted into the Vietnam War in Across the...