Joseph Mazzello Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Apr, 2018
Facts of Joseph Mazzello
Date of Birth: 1983 , September-21
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Born and raised in Rhinebeck, New York, US, Joseph Mazzello is a popular actor, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for portraying the role of Tim Murphy in Steven Spielberg's film, Jurassic Park

Mazzello is also critically acclaimed for his performance in The PacificThe Social Network and The River Wild. He is all set to hit the silver screen in the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.

Currently resides in Los Angeles, Mazzello is quite ambitious and hardworking. His relationship status is possibly single. 

Early Life Of Joseph Mazzello

Joseph Mazzello was born Joseph Francis Mazzello III on September 21, 1983, in Rhinebeck, New York, the U.S. He is American and belongs to Mixed ethnicity (German, Jewish, Irish, Polish, and English). 

Mazzello is the son of Virginia (née Strong) and Joseph Mazzello, Jr., who owned a performing arts school. He was raised along with his older sister, Mary Mazzello, and a younger brother, John Mazello, both of them are actors in Hyde Park, New York.

CAPTION: Joseph Mazzello as a child SOURCE: Jurassic Park Fanon Wiki - Fandom

Mazello attended Catholic school Our Lady of Lourdes. He then joined the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts in 2001. During that time, he got a minor role in  The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and from that salary he paid his school fees. 

Joseph Mazzello's Career

Joseph Mazzello started his acting career in 1990 with TV film, Unspeakable Acts but his appearance goes uncredited. The same year he made his first film appearance in a small role in Presumed Innocent

He got his major break appearing in Richard Donner's movie, Radio Flyer as Bobby. He even earned Young Artist Award nomination for Best Young Actor Under 10 in a Motion Picture. After a year, he starred in Jurassic Park where he portrayed the role of Tim Murphy. His role earned him Young Artist Award and nomination for Saturn Award. 

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Some of his notable films are ShadowlandsThe River WildThe Cure, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Simon BirchThe HollowBeyond All BoundariesThe Social Network,  G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Undrafted among others.

In 2002, Mazzello debuted in television with NBC series, Providence. Then he featured in TV series like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Without a Trace, The Pacific, Justified.

Mazello will hit the silver screen in November 2018 portraying the role of John Deacon in the biographical drama film, Bohemian Rhapsody.

Joseph Mazzello's Net Worth

Joseph Mazzello has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He started his acting career as a child artist and till now he has featured in over 30 movies and TV series. He earned $150k-$300k from his appearances.

Mazzello was the part of many box office hit movies like,

Year Movie IMDb rating Budget (US Dollar) Box-office Collection (US Dollar) Starring
1993 Jurassic Park 8.1 stars

$63 million

$1.029 billion Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, B. D. Wong
1993 Shadowlands  7.4 stars $22 million $25.8 million

Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger

 

1994 The River Wild 6.3 stars $45 million $94.2 million Meryl StreepKevin BaconDavid StrathairnJohn C. Reilly
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park 6.5 stars $73 million $618.6 million Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Arliss Howard, Vince Vaughn, Richard Schiff
2010 The Social Network 7.7 stars $40 million $224.9 million Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, Max Minghella
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation 5.8 stars $155 million $375.7 million Dwayne Johnson, D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, Ray Stevenson

Joseph Mazzello's Personal Life

Joseph Mazzello is possibly single at the moment. He is quite secretive about his private life and prefers to keep his personal life away from the limelight.

As per some online sources, previously, he dated Hungarian pornstar, Alison but the duo never confirmed their relationship. Mazzello was also linked to actress Arabella Ajar but due to his secretive nature, he has never talked about his relationship with her.

Mazello is a huge fan of the actor, James Stewart whom he considered his idol. He prefers to listen to oldies music and often gets teased by his sister for being old-fashioned. Nylon Magazine included Mazello on the list of their "55 Faces of the Future Young Hollywood Issue".  

Joe Mazzello on The Pacific, check out the video, 

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