Josh Adamson was born in Cairns, Australia and started performing at the age of 13 in the starring role in Tom Sawyer. Josh moved to New York City to further his stage career and appeared in such shows as Hair, Blood and Fire, as well as the Broadway workshop of Taboo working with Rosie O’Donnell and Boy George. He then moved to Los Angeles where he has had leading and supporting roles in the feature films “The Wedding Video,” “Unidentified,” “Look @ Me,” “Desert of Blood,” “Portal” and “Painting in the Rain.” He also starred in the TV movie “First Landing” where he portrayed the historic role of Captain John Smith. Other television credits include “Make It or Break It”, “Big Time Rush” and recently working with director Tim Miller (director of Deadpool).
His stage credits also include leading roles in Lovelace by the Go Go’s, Aida, Annie, Cath Me If You Can, the U.S. national tours of The Clean Up Woman, the London theatre production of Peter Pan starring as Hook, Nick Arnstein, in the Ovation winning, Funny Girl, as well as starring alongside the Tony Award winning Ben Vereen, in the production of “Aladdin” in Los Angeles and in Sydney, Australia. He also starred alongside Magda Szubanski in Bonnie Lythgoe’s Snow White.
He most recently received a Theatre Critics Circle nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actor” for his portrayal as Edward Bloom in “Big Fish”.