Played Edward II in Christopher Marlowe's 'Edward II' (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, directed by Michael Grandage, 2001).
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I was in this guy's office in LA two years ago and he said: 'Love your work, Joe, love your work.' I'm thinking, wow, he came all the way to catch me as Christ in Son of Man at the Barbican. I asked what he'd seen me in and he replied: 'Nothing' - without a flicker of irony. I thought, OK, that's how it works.
Is involved in a number of charities and causes, including The Prince's Trust, of which he's an ambassador.
Frequently plays a character who writes. In most of his films, he has played characters who write either novels, plays, poetry or other literary works.