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Joseph Gatt biography: 13 things about Maltese actor born in London, England


Joseph Gatt was born in Notting Hill, London, England, United Kingdom to Maltese parents. His father is from Paola, Malta while his mother is from Lija, Malta.

It was Gatt’s dream to join the Royal Air Force and become a pilot but when he was a teenager, he discovered that he was color blind. He went on to train as an actor at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London and earn his bachelor’s degree from the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London.


As an actor, Gatt performed in many musicals in West End theaters in London. As a model, he worked for several brans including Armani, BT, Gucci, Guess, Levi’s and Northern Rock.

Gatt is 6’1″ tall. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. In 1983, he was diagnosed with alopecia universalis. By 1985, he lost all of his hair.
  2. In 1999, he made his professional acting debut in the film “Plunkett & Macleane” and the television show “The Bill“. He starred in the 2000 films “Orpheus & Eurydice” and “Jason and the Argonauts“, the TV shows “999” in 2001 and “Being April” in 2002, the 2003 film “Kal Ho Naa Ho” and the 2005 TV show “Captain Scarlet“.
  3. He starred in the 2005 TV show “Captain Scarlet“, the 2006 film “Pulse“, the 2008 film “Killing Ariel” and the 2008 TV show “The Dark Path Chronicles“.
  4. In 2009, he and Mercy Malick moved together in Los Angeles, California.
  5. In 2011, he starred in the films “Thor” and “I Am Singh” and the TV shows “Wonder Woman“, “Eagleheart“, “Pretend Time“, “Easy to Assemble” and “Chuck“.
  6. He appeared in a “Breaking In” episode in 2012 and an episode of “The Silicon Assassin Project” in 2013. He starred in the 2013 films “Agent 88“, “The Big Lug” and “Star Trek Into Darkness“. He played The Albino in “Banshee” from 2013 to 2014.
  7. In 2014, he played Officer Cobbs in “Finders Keepers“, Thenn Warg in “Game of Thrones” and The Mute in “Teen Wolf“. He played Tristan in “The 100” from 2014 to 2015.
  8. In 2015, he starred in the films “The Most Dangerous Game“, “Mr. Hollywood“, “For All Eyes Always“, “Finding Eden” and “Stormageddon” and the TV shows “Real Rob“, “Strike Back“, “Ray Donovan” and “True Detective“.
  9. In 2016, he played Yury Becker in “Stan Lee’s Lucky Man“, Caleb the Widowmaker in “Second Chance” and The Man in “Z Nation.”
  10. He starred in the 2017 films “3 Hours Until Dead” and “Espionage Tonight” and the 2018 films “Liberty“, “Harnessing the Rain” and “Infrared“.
  11. In 2019, he starred in the film “Dumbo” and played Victor Zelko in “NCIS: New Orleans“.
  12. In 2021, he played Ram Kady in the film “The Retaliators“.
  13. He was 50 years old when the Los Angeles Police Department arrested him at his home in Beverly Grove, Los Angeles on April 6, 2022 for allegedly having sexually explicit chats with a minor online. On the same day, he was released on $5,000 bail. On April 13, 2022, he took to Twitter to deny the allegations.

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