Frequently Asked Questions
This page contains answers to frequently asked questions about Joel Courtney.
I was born on 31 Jan 1996.
I'm 6' 0" tall.
I'm in 12th grade and attend a regular school. At school this year, I'm studying Latin, Rhetoric, European History, European Literature, Geometry, and Physical Science.
Super 8 was my first movie and first audition. This link explains how long I've been acting: http://www.youtube.com/v/0MyU0qOBuMs
The most difficult scene for me in Super 8 was yelling at Kyle. In my family, we don't raise our voices at each other, especially to an adult.
I filmed TOM SAWYER in Bulgaria in August 2011 with Jake T. Austin , and I filmed THE HEALER in North Carolina in Sept 2011 with Isabelle Fuhrman.
My favorite sports are basketball, lacrosse, running cross country and track, and I've been a competitive swimmer since the age of four.
My favorite movie is "Despicable Me".
My favorite artist is Rascal Flatts.
My favorite rap artist is Eminem.
I like Rock and light rap.
I've read all three books of "The Hunger Games". I liked the first book the best.
My favorite color is orange, then purple, red, and blue.
My favorite shoes are Nike.
I have a chocolate lab (Mocha) who I got for my 6th birthday.
The official facebook site is http://facebook.com/JoelCourtneyOfficial
Regarding how to break into acting. Find a good film coach. One who coaches working/paid actors. Then ask the coach for how to get started in your region.
My favorite Starbucks drink is a Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino.
My favorite video game is Ultimate Alliance 2.
My favorite JJ Abrams TV series are Lost, Alias, and Fringe.
I like winter up north so that I can snowboard. But I like the warmth in Calif. so that I can swim at the beach.
My favorite line from Super 8 is when Gabe Basso says "Drugs are so bad!"
My favorite actor is Tom Hanks.
My favorite actress is Yvonne Strahovski (Sarah in "Chuck").
My favorite food is Hawaiian pizza.
My favorite dessert is cheesecake.
I don't like slasher horror movies. But I do like those suspense/thriller movies.
My two favorite book series are "100 Cupboards" and "Ashtown Burials", both by N.D. Wilson. Check them out. They are amazing! And being made into a movie! Here's what they are all about.
My favorite super hero is Ironman.
My favorite swimmer is olympic gold medalist Tom Jager. He was my swim team coach!
My favorite chocolate is Toblerone!
My favorite cartoon character is Bugs Bunny.
My favorite ice cream is cookies and cream.
Justin Bieber is an amazing entertainer! You can watch the video where I am mistaken for Justin Bieber over at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZunEE1LnVs8
I've read all the Harry Potter books, listened to all of them in audiobooks, and seen every movie.
I've seen all the Twilight movies.
My original twitter account was @Courtney_Joel. But when twitter verified my account, they sifted it to@Joel_Courtney. That's the account you want to follow. The @Courtney_Joel account is locked so that no imposters can use it. Also, I do not Direct Message (DM) on twitter. I cannot keep up with the 1,000 DMs per day that I get.