Joseph Gatt was born in the Notting Hill area of London on 3 December 1974, the son of Maltese immigrant parents; his father is from Paola and his mother is from Lija.
After graduating from drama school, Gatt’s first film role was in Orpheus & Eurydice, playing opposite Oliver Reed in one of Reed’s last films.
He has performed in many musicals in London’s West End and in national tours. He has also has sustained a successful career as a model in Europe and the United Kingdom working for Armani, BT, Gucci, Guess, Levi’s, Northern Rock, and Vogue, among others.
Gatt lives in Los Angeles with Mercy Malick, his girlfriend since around 2009.
On April 6th, 2022, Joseph was arrested by LAPD for allegedly having sexually explicit chats with a minor online. He was released the same day on $5,000 bail.
Gatt is best known for his roles in the films Thor (2011), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), and Dumbo (2019).
He trained as an actor at the Sylvia Young Theatre School before joining the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree.