Joe Anderson (born 26 March 1982) is an English film actor, probably best known for his performances in Across the Universe, Becoming Jane, Control, The Ruins and The Crazies.
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 his move into acting to this.
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 Universe. After that, he appeared in period film Becoming Jane as Henry Austen, Jane Austen's older brother, then as bassist Peter Hook of the band Joy Division in Anton Corbijn's 2007 movie Control. In 2008, he played Elliot in The 27 Club and a German tourist in The Ruins. In 2009, he...
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