Joel Courtney

Active - 2011 - 2018  |   Born - Jan 31, 1996 in Monterey, California, United States  |  

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  • Was an unknown, having only acted in school plays, when he won the part of Joe Lamb in J.J. Abrams’ Super 8.
  • Auditioned for the Super 8 role while visiting his brother, Caleb, in L.A.; he had only aspired to make $100 shooting a commercial and instead landed the lead in the movie.
  • Has been swimming competitively since he was 4.
  • Also plays basketball and lacrosse, and runs track.