Josh Saks is a highly accomplished actor from Australia who is best known for his performances in the films, Face to Face, Moonlite and Phoebe (selected officially for the Newport Beach International Film Festival), in CA. He is talented, dedicated and extremely passionate about his craft. When Josh narrowly missed acceptance into NIDA (National Institute Of Dramatic Art) in Australia, his determination took him to LA where he attended the famous Baron Brown Studio specializing in the Meisner technique taught strictly in line as intended by Sanford Meisner. He then complemented his skills with with classes at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio. This brilliant actor has also completed improvisational comedy training at Upright Citizens Brigade in LA.
Growing up, British comedy is what developed Josh’s love for performing as he recollects his father watching Monty Python and Faulty Towers and other great British comedies. At ten years old, he developed a huge liking for acting and performing , which today, he has managed to convert into a successful career. He recently began filming Deadline Gallipoli produced by the amazingly talented Sam Worthington another fellow Aussie. He will play the role of Army Physician, Dr. Matheison. He recently wrapped up filming the NBC pilot The Pro alongside Rob Lowe in which he played the role of a US open doubles finalist. For Josh, this was a chance to also show off his tennis skills.
His versatility in the roles he plays, are reflected from his stupendous performances in theatre productions, including The Outsider, The Importance of Being Ernest and Nine Types of Ice. He has also featured in many commercials including the national campaign for the AFL (Australian Football League) in Australia. In television, he has appeared in the successful series Rush, which then helped him land a role in the film, Face to Face. This film was screened at the Melbourne Film Festival and bagged many awards at festivals across the world including Best Independent Feature at the world famous Santa Barbara International Film Festival. In Josh’s home country of Australia, this film was celebrated with an AACTA nomination along with a handful of IF Award nominations, including Best Actor nomination for Josh Saks.
Throughout his astonishing career, Josh has worked with some brilliant and incredible directors around the world and is making Australia proud with his success in the US. Josh has a couple of projects on the horizon which he is looking to lock down and for now, are being kept under wraps . Josh draws a lot of his inspiration from other successful Australian actors who have conquered Hollywood in the world of acting, including Geoffrey Rush, Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett.
This handsome Aussie guy has a huge future in the world of acting.
Written by: David Barrington