Joseph Mazzello: Five Most Important Facts

Joseph Mazzello

Joseph Mazzello has developed in many ways since he captured many hearts in a Steven Spielberg’s film The Lost World: Jurassic Park. Now, he has added director and screenwriter to his name and it doesn’t look like he is slowing down. There are so many facts about this actor you should know, here are the five most important of them.

1. Joseph Mazzello was raised in New York

Joseph Mazzello was born on September 21, 1983 in Rhinebeck, New York to Virginia and Joseph Mazzello Jr. He was raised in Hyde Park, New York where his father owned a dance studio. His father has a mixed ethnicity of Italian and German Jewish while his mother is of Irish and English descent. The actor was raised alongside his siblings Mary Mazzello an elder sister and John Mazzello, a younger brother.

He attended the Catholic school Our Lady of Lourdes. After graduation, he proceeded to the University of Southern California. It was at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 2001 that he mastered his craft as an actor following a recommendation letter from director Steven Spielberg. He saw himself through school with the money he was paid for appearing in the film “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”.

He is 37 years of age.

2. He played the role of Tim Murphy “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”

Not one of the best movies he has appeared in but one that was integral to his growth as an actor seeing that director Steven Spielberg had to change the script of the movie just to give you an experience of a lifetime.

The film was based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. Joseph was nine years of age when he appeared in Jurassic Park as the grandson of John Hammond, played by Richard Attenborough. The film was hot with many positive reviews from critics plus a commercial success to crown it with.

However, Joseph made his acting debut in the film “Unspeakable Acts” as Jason Harrison in 1990. The same year, he appeared as Wendell McGaffen in the legal drama “Presumed Innocent”. The film has an approval rating of 86% on Rotten Tomatoes, with critics praising its directing, acting, and writing. It raked in $221 million worldwide and became the eighth-highest-grossing film in the ‘90s.

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In 1995, he appeared in the comedy-drama film as Dexter. Joseph later appeared on 2 episodes of NBC television drama series “Providence” as Tony. In 2010, he became a regular face on HBO series “The Pacific” where he played the role of Eugene Sledge or Sledgehammer. The series had an approval rating of 91% from rotten tomatoes. Before this time, Joseph has begun to look towards becoming a director and screenwriter as his relationship with director Steven Spielberg deepened.

He wrote, directed, co-produced and starred in Matters of Life and Death. Joseph also wrote and directed the comedy-drama film “Undrafted”. He doesn’t have a long filmography but most of the films he has appeared in have earned him accolades.

He was nominated for the Young Artist Award in the Best Young Actor Under 10 in a Motion Picture category for his role in “Radio Flyer” which he lost. But in 1994, he won the Young Artist Award in the Best Youth Actor Co-Starring in a Motion Picture: Drama category for his role in Jurassic Park. He has other awards and nominations under his belt in a career that had gone quite well.

3. Joseph Mazzello is not married

Joseph Mazzello has the face of a baby-faced heartbreaker but it is hard to tell if it was him or the people in the past that hurt him. The actor was once rumored to be dating Hungarian pornstar, Alison. When the news broke out it was a shock to many. Did Joseph Mazzello date Hungarian pornstar Alison? No one has a clue, the actor did not react to the rumor mills.

Another name rings a bell when Joseph Mazzello’s relationship is mentioned and that is the name of actress Arabella Ajar. Words on the streets say the two are no longer together. One know knows the cause of the breakup and for a certain if they even dated.

Joseph Mazzello is single at the moment and might be looking for the perfect one.

4. He has a net worth of 2 million dollars

Joseph Mazzello has a net worth of 2 million dollars. A figure that may be considered too poor for his years of toil in the show business. He started his career in the ‘90s and doubles as a director and screenwriter. Although he recently earned the directorship badge and if what we have seen of him is an indication, it won’t take long for him to break the bank.

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5. Joseph Mazzello is 5 ft 9 inches in height

The actor is 5 ft 9 inches in height. That is 1.75 meters. He has been considered for “55 Faces of The Future” feature, which was published in Nylon Magazine‘s Young Hollywood Issue.

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