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Josh is currently in the well-reviewed Eight Grade. Written and directed by Bo Burnham, it also stars Elsie Fisher and Emily Robinson. It is currently screening nationwide. For more information please visit Eight Grade

Here is an interview about Josh's current film, Eight GradeClick here

I recently discovered an excellent interview with Josh conducted by the School of Drama at The New School. It is older, but extensive. Please click here. Enjoy! 

Josh performed in Signature theater's production of Annie Baker's Antipodes

Josh portrays Matt Jensen in the t.v. series 13 Reasons Why, which is currently available for viewing via Netflix. 

Upcoming filmsBlaze, directed by Ethan Hawke and written by Ethan Hawke and Sybil Rosen. Also starring Sam Rockwell and Wyatt Russell. Tonight at Noon, directed by Michael Almereyda and also starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lauren Ambrose, Connie Nielsen and Rutger Hauer. 

Josh can be seen in Kenneth Lonergan's Academy Award winning Manchester by the Sea

Special Benefit Reading- Josh participated in a reading of Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want. Directed by Ethan Hawke, this 20th Anniversary Special Event benefit reading reunites the original cast from the 2007 New Group production, Paul Dano, Peter Dinklage and Zoe Kazan. It took place January 5 at 7 p.m., The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd St, New York. For further information please visit 

Josh appeared in the Fox mini series Gracepoint

Josh performed in Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. Directed by Ethan Hawke and also starring Keith Carradine, Marin Ireland, Laurie Metcalf, Alessandro Nivola, Maggie Siff, Frank Whaley and Karen Young, previews began January 29 and will run until March 20. For tickets and further information please click here. 

Josh participated in At War: American Playwrights Respond To Iraq" series presented by The Fire Dept. He will performing in a sketch on Monday,  January, 21. For info please click here. (Thanx Josh for the info)

Great interview thanks to The GothamistClick here

NY Times--Feature focusing on Jonathan Marc Sherman, including Josh's insights. Click here

If you'd like to see Josh in a very early performance (circa 1976), check out the film biography of the American composer Charles Ives: A Good Dissonance Like A Man. Josh portrays a young Charles Ives and is credited as Joshua Hamilton. Josh's stepdad, Ted Timreck directed this bio, which is available in most large libraries. 

Funny... While sorting through some boxes, I stumbled upon a playbill from  "Brighton Beach Memoirs" (circa 1984). It brought back a lot of memories. I had really wanted to see Matthew Broderick perform (He had won a Tony Award for his portrayal of a young Neil Simon and has always been one of my favorite actors.) and was worried that I might see his stand-in. I decided that since I had the old playbill handy, I might as well check to see who the stand-in was. I remembered that it was someone named Josh. To my surprise it was Josh Hamilton! It was a great role and it would have been fun to see him perform it. 

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Interesting facts about Josh Hamilton

-Born and raised in New York City.
-He's a Gemini, who came into this world on June 9, 1969. (Just in time for Woodstock!)
-Studied theatre at Brown University. 
-He's a night person.
-Rides a bike to work. 
-He spent the eve of the last century with Kenny Lonergan (having dinner).
-One of his pet peeves are chain stores. 
-Likes to play basketball in the Village.
-He likes pizza. His favorite is Lombardis in Little Italy
-He's never seen the movie version of The Cider House Rules
-Has driven cross country. 
-He was educated at P.S. 41 (West Village) and St. Anns (Brooklyn Heights) 
-He's hung out in Co-op City. 
-Josh is a real actor in my book. According to the director of Urbania, he was paid only $750. I'm guessing for the entire project!
-The Yearling (movie) makes him cry.
-He and his stepdad once photographed folksinger Pete Seeger at his cabin in Beacon, NY. The photos are now part of the Kennedy Center archives. 
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This page was last updated on: October 21, 2020
Bottled Up interview with Melissa Leo

New York Mag, Food Glorious Food, Diggers Interview

New York Mag, Russia

NY Daily News, Josh and friends Russian adventure. 

Irish Echo, Travels

New York Times, Hurlyburly article

More Hurlyburly, New York Times & NY Post

Q&A Question and answer session with Josh

Playbill On-line's Brief Encounter  A
great interview with Josh.