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Joseph of Nazareth (Character)
from Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014)

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Joseph (Hebrew , Yosef; Greek: , Ioseph) is a figure in the Gospels... See more »
Alternate Names:
Giuseppe / Josef / Joseph / Jozef / Jozef van Nazareth / Pover'uomo / Saint Joseph / San Jos / St Joseph / St. Joseph / Yosef / saint Joseph


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  1. The Star (2017/II) Played by Zachary Levi (as Joseph)
  2. Mary Magdalene (2017) Played by Ryan Corr (as Joseph)
  3. Joseph and Mary (2016) Played by Kevin Sorbo (as Joseph)
  4. The Immaculate Confession (2013) Played by Evangelos Giovanis (as Joseph)

  5. Andel Páne 2 (2016) Played by Josef Abrhám (as saint Joseph)
  6. A Christian Carol (2016) (V) Played by Israel Capo (as Joseph)
  7. "The Simpsons"
        - Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus (2016) TV episode, Played by Hank Azaria (as Saint Joseph)
        - I Am Furious Yellow (2002) TV episode, Played by Dan Castellaneta (as Giuseppe)
  8. The Young Messiah (2016) Played by Vincent Walsh (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt" - USA (complete title)
  9. 40 Nights (2016) Played by Taylor Nichols (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Forty Nights" - International (English title) (complete title)
  10. Thrill of Hope (2015) (V) Played by John Jeffrey Arias (as Joseph)
  11. The Gospel of Luke (2015) Played by Abdellatif Chaouqi (as Joseph)
  12. The Gospel of Mark (2015) Played by Abdellatif Chaouqi (as Joseph)
  13. No Ordinary Shepherd (2014) (V) Played by Adam Johnson (as Joseph)
  14. I like Virgins (2014) Played by César Deneken
  15. Jesus: The Desire of Ages (2014) Played by Nathaniel Smith (as Joseph)
  16. Son of God (2014) Played by Joe Coen (as Joseph)
  17. The Gospel of Matthew (2014) Played by Abdellatif Chaouqi (as Joseph)
  18. "The Bible"
        - Hope (2013) TV episode, Played by Joe Coen (as Joseph)
  19. "Robot Chicken"
        - Crushed by a Steamroller on My 53rd Birthday (2012) TV episode, Played by Seth Green
        - Robot Chicken's Half-Assed Christmas Special (2007) TV episode, Played by Seth Green
  20. Hark the Angel Sings (2012) Played by Stone Eisenmann (as Joseph)
  21. Mary of Nazareth (2012) (TV) Played by Luca Marinelli (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Maria di Nazaret" - Germany (original title)
  22. "Tegen de sterren op"
        - Episode #2.5 (2011) TV episode, Played by Jonas Van Geel (as Jozef van Nazareth)
  23. Sunday School Subsitute: Volume 1 (2011) Played by Nathan Moore (as Joseph)
  24. "The Nativity"
        - Part 4 (2010) TV episode, Played by Andrew Buchan (as Joseph)
        - Part 3 (2010) TV episode, Played by Andrew Buchan (as Joseph)
        - Part 2 (2010) TV episode, Played by Andrew Buchan (as Joseph)
        - Part 1 (2010) TV episode, Played by Andrew Buchan (as Joseph)
  25. Mary's Song (2010) Played by James Constantine (as Joseph)
  26. Nemyslís, Zaplatís (2010) (V) Played by Zdenek Beran (as St. Joseph)

  27. Liverpool Nativity (2007) (TV) Played by Kenny Thompson (as Joseph)
  28. Love of Siam (2007) Played by Pichet Sumetthaveenun (as St. Joseph)
    ... aka "Rak haeng Siam" - Thailand (original title)
    ... aka "The Love of Siam" - Thailand (English title) (alternative title)
  29. "The Easter Experience" (2007) TV series Played by Phil Russell (as Joseph)
  30. The Holy Family (2006) (TV) Played by Alessandro Gassman (as Joseph)
    ... aka "La sacra famiglia" - Italy (original title)
  31. The Nativity Story (2006) Played by Oscar Isaac (as Joseph)
  32. Color of the Cross (2006) Played by Mark Winn (as Joseph)
  33. The Very First Noel (2006) (V) Played by Ernie Gilbert (as Joseph)
  34. The First Christmas (2005) (V) Played by Dallyn Vail Bayles (as Joseph)
  35. Joseph: The Silent Saint (2005) (TV) Played by Serdar Kalsin (as Joseph)
  36. Millions (2004) Played by Nasser Memarzia (as St Joseph)
  37. The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled (2004) (V) Played by Jonathan Watton (as Yosef)
  38. Jesus, min søn (2003) (V) Played by Ebbe Trenskow (as Joseph)
  39. The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd (2000) Played by David Sturdevant (as Joseph)
    ... aka "The Testaments" - USA (short title)
  40. Joseph of Nazareth (2000) (TV) Played by Tobias Moretti (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Gli amici di Gesù - Giuseppe di Nazareth" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Close to Jesus" - USA (DVD box title)
    ... aka "The Friends of Jesus - Joseph of Nazareth" - International (English title)
  41. Maria: Daughter of Her Son (2000) (TV) Played by Nancho Novo
    ... aka "Maria, figlia del suo figlio" - Italy (original title)

  42. Jesus (1999) (TV) Played by Armin Mueller-Stahl (as Joseph)
  43. Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) (TV) Played by David Threlfall
  44. Things I Forgot to Remember (1999) Played by Jaime Oriol (as St. Joseph)
    ... aka "Cosas que olvidé recordar" - Spain (original title)
  45. "Animated Stories from the New Testament"
        - Jesus, the Son of God (1995) TV episode, Played by Maikel Bailey (as Joseph)
        - The King Is Born (1987) TV episode, Played by Maikel Bailey (as Joseph)
  46. Marie de Nazareth (1995) Played by Francis Lalanne (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Mary of Nazareth" - USA (informal literal English title)
  47. On Earth as It Is in Heaven (1995) Played by Manuel Alexandre (as San Jos)
    ... aka "Así en el cielo como en la tierra" - Spain (original title)
  48. The Gospel According to Matthew (1993) Played by Tony Caprari (as Joseph)
    ... aka "The Visual Bible: Matthew" - South Africa (original title)
    ... aka "Jesus the Christ" - USA (video title)

  49. The Nativity (1987) (V) Played by Gregory Harrison (as Joseph)
    ... aka "The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible - The Nativity" - USA (series title)
  50. Un bambino di nome Gesù (1987) (TV) Played by Bekim Fehmiu (as Joseph)
  51. Jesus - Der Film (1986) Played by Jürgen Brauch (as Josef)
    ... aka "Jesus - The Film" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
  52. L'enfance du Christ (1986) (TV) Played by William Shimell (as Joseph)
  53. The Fourth Wise Man (1985) (TV) Played by Adam Arkin (as Joseph)
  54. Hail Mary (1985) Played by Thierry Rode (as Joseph)
    ... aka "'Je vous salue, Marie'" - France (original title)
  55. Keep Walking (1983) Played by Claudio Camerini (as Pover'uomo)
    ... aka "Camminacammina" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Keep Walking (Cammina Cammina)" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "Walking, Walking" - International (English title)
  56. La vida de nuestro señor Jesucristo (1980) Played by Guillermo Murray (as Joseph)
    ... aka "The Life of Jesus Christ" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "The Nativity: The Life of Jesus Christ" - USA (DVD title)
  57. Pray TV (1980) Played by Joe Bratcher

  58. Follow the Star (1979) (TV) Played by Martin Smith (as Joseph)
  59. Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (1979) (TV) Played by Jeff East (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Story of Faith" - , USA (working title)
  60. The Jesus Film (1979) Played by Joseph Shiloach (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Jesus" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "The Jesus Movie" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "Word-for-Word, the Bible on Video: Gospel of Luke" - USA (video box title)
  61. De verrijzenis van Ons Heer (1979) (TV) Played by Leo Haelterman (as Jozef)
    ... aka "The Resurrection of Our Lord" - International (English title) (literal title)
  62. The Nativity (1978) (TV) Played by John Shea (as Joseph)
  63. The Small One (1978) Played by Gordon Jump (as Joseph)
  64. "Jesus of Nazareth"
        - Part 2 (1977) TV episode, Played by Norman Eshley (as Joseph) / Yorgos Vogiatzis (as Joseph)
        - Part 1 (1977) TV episode, Played by Yorgo Voyagis (as Joseph) / Norman Eshley (as Joseph) / Yorgos Vogiatzis (as Joseph)
  65. De Pretore Vincenzo (1976) (TV) Played by Eduardo De Filippo (as St. Joseph)
  66. Il messia (1975) Played by Yatsugi Khelil (as Joseph)
  67. Hola... señor Dios (1970) Played by José María Blanco (as San Jos)

  68. L'enfance du Christ (1966) (TV) Played by Theodore Uppman (as St. Joseph)
  69. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Played by Robert Loggia (as Joseph)
    ... aka "George Stevens Presents The Greatest Story Ever Told" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  70. L'enfance du Christ (1964) (TV) Played by Sherrill Milnes (as Saint Joseph) / John Butler (as Saint Joseph)
  71. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) Played by Marcello Morante (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Il vangelo secondo Matteo" - Italy (original title)
  72. King of Kings (1961) Played by Gérard Tichy (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Samuel Bronston's Production King of Kings" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  73. Bibliska bilder (1961) (TV) Played by Jackie Söderman (as Josef)
  74. Joyful Hour (1960) (TV) Played by Nelson Leigh (as Joseph)

  75. Ben-Hur (1959) Played by Laurence Payne (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "William Wyler's Ben-Hur" - USA (complete title)
  76. "Studio One in Hollywood"
    ... aka "Studio One" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Studio One Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
    ... aka "Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
    ... aka "Westinghouse Studio One" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Westinghouse Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
        - Flight (1956) TV episode, Played by Mario Alcalde (as Joseph)
        - The Play of the Nativity of the Child Jesus (1952) TV episode, Played by Paul Tripp (as Joseph)
  77. Away in a Manger (1955) (TV) Played by Tristan Rawson (as Joseph)
  78. Il figlio dell'uomo (1954) Played by Gaetano Diana (as Giuseppe)
  79. "Lux Video Theatre"
    ... aka "Summer Video Theatre" - USA (summer title)
        - A Child Is Born (1952) TV episode, Played by Alan Shane (as Joseph)
        - The Game of Chess (1952) TV episode, Played by Will Kuluva (as Joseph)
        - A Child Is Born (1951) TV episode, Played by Ernest Graves (as Joseph)
        - A Child Is Born (1950) TV episode, Played by Alan Shayne (as Joseph)
  80. A Time to Be Born (1951) (TV) Played by John Le Mesurier (as Joseph)
  81. "The Living Christ Series" Played by John Alvin (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Greatest Bible Stories" - USA (cable TV title)
    ... aka "The Life of Christ" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "The Story of Jesus" - USA (video title)
        - Escape to Egypt (????) TV episode, Played by John Alvin (as Joseph)
        - Boyhood and Baptism (????) TV episode, Played by John Alvin (as Joseph)
        - Holy Night (????) TV episode, Played by John Alvin (as Joseph)

  82. Reina de reinas: La Virgen María (1948) Played by Luis Mussot (as San Jos)
    ... aka "Queen of Queens: The Virgin Mary" - International (English title) (literal English title)
  83. María Magdalena, pecadora de Magdala (1946) Played by Arturo Soto Rangel (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Jesucristo y María Magdalena" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "Mary Magdalene, Sinner of Magdala" - International (English title) (literal English title)

  84. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925) Played by Winter Hall (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Ben-Hur" - USA (short title)
  85. Behold the Man (1921) Played by Monsieur Moreau (as Joseph)

  86. Restitution (1918) Played by Frederick Vroom (as Joseph)
    ... aka "The Conquering Christ" - USA (reissue title)
  87. The Life of Our Saviour; or, The Passion Play (1914) Played by Gabriel Moreau (as Joseph)
    ... aka "La Passion" - France (original title)
    ... aka "The Son of Man" - USA (alternative title)
  88. The Three Wise Men (1913) Played by William A. Seiter (as Joseph)
  89. The Star of Bethlehem (1912) Played by James Cruze (as Joseph)
  90. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth (1912) Played by Montague Sidney (as Joseph)
    ... aka "Jesus of Nazareth" - USA (recut version)

  91. The Passion Play (1903) Played by Monsieur Moreau (as Joseph)
    ... aka "La vie et la passion de Jésus Christ" - France (original title)
    ... aka "Life of Our Savior" - USA (reissue title)
    ... aka "Passion and Death of Christ" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "The Life and Passion of Christ" - International (English title)

  92. Halloween Jesus (????) Played by Nick Biskupek (as Joseph)
  93. "The Christmas Experience" (????) TV series Played by Garret Patton (as Joseph)

Additional Details


Fun Stuff

From King of Kings (1961)
Lucius: [Arriving at Jesus' home in Nazareth on horseback with another Roman soldier and greeting the Holy Family] Do not fear. We're simply checking the census against the tax rolls.
[Reading from a scroll]
Lucius: Now, you are... Joseph. And you live here with your wife Mary.
Joseph: That is so.
Lucius: [Pointing to Jesus] Who's this boy?
Virgin Mary: My son, Jesus.
Lucius: [Looking at the scroll again] I have no record of His birth. When was He born?
Virgin Mary: Twelve years ago.
Lucius: Where?
Virgin Mary: In Bethlehem.
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