In 2007, Joseph was nominated for a Critics Choice Award at the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards in the category of Best Young Actor for his role in the 2006 film Running with Scissors.
In 1999, Joseph was nominated for a YoungStar Award in the category of Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Daytime TV Program for his role on the television series As the World Turns.
As of 2007, Joseph resides in Hartford, Connecticut.
In 2003, Joseph made his stage debut at the Williamstown Playhouse in a play written by by John Guare titled, "Landscape of the Body."
Joseph is right-handed.
As of 2006, Joseph attends school at Trinity College in Connecticut.
Joseph made his motion picture debut in M. Night Shyamalan's 1998 movie, Wide Awake.
Joseph's hobbies are playing his guitar and skateboarding.
Joseph's favorite color is black and his favorite food is pizza.
Joseph has a dog named Dobbs.
In 1999, Joseph was chosen as one of the "25 Cutest Guys of 1999" by 16 Magazine.
In 2006, Joseph won the award for 'Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical' at the Satellite Awards, for his role in the 2006 film, Running with Scissors.
In 2001, Joseph appeared in a TV commercial for Coca-Cola.
Joseph is the oldest of 5 siblings. His sibling's names are named Liz, Brian, James, and Andrew.
Joseph's nicknames are: JC, Joe and J-man.
Joseph's parents names are: Michael and Maureen Cross.
Joseph stands at 5' 9" or 1.75 m.
He plays as a guitarist in a band called "Roostir".
Joseph (on his movie career): I've gotten really picky, but if there's a great movie opportunity, or a director like PT or Wes Anderson calls me-let's say I wouldn't turn them down.
Joseph (on shooting Running with Scissors): [Ryan] Murphy didn't want to do rehearsals at all… and we shot 16-hour days, and often up to 10 takes.
Joseph: The people that I keep close to me are the people that I'll always keep close to me. There're good friends from high school, and even middle school and elementary school, and family.