Joey is 16 and from Dayton, Ohio. Discovered at a national talent competition in Florida, Joey Luthman isn't wasting any time building a name for himself in Hollywood. With over 35 TV and Film credits since arriving in Los Angeles, plus 3 Young Artist Awards and 9 nominations, this native Ohio resident is showing the world what it means to be a quadruple threat!
Joey loves dramatic roles as well as comedy. Many know him for his role as Teen Zoltan in Disney's A.N.T.Farm, recurring as Emmitt in Disney XD's Kickin'It, recurring on Nickelodeon's How To Rock and Dave on Nickelodeon's iQuit iCarly TV Movie. We can see his new dramatic roles in October on Grey's Anatomy and in November on Criminal Minds.
The second youngest child from a family of seven performing children, Joey was making his family laugh with impressions at the tender age of three. After watching his brothers and sisters perform, Luthman soon caught the acting bug. At just five years old, Joey booked his first role at The Dayton Playhouse (where Rob Lowe also began) in a production of "Nuncrackers" singing "I'm a Little Teacup".
Following a family relocation to Los Angeles, Joey first appeared in television as one of five national triple threat finalists on The Tyra Banks Show. Soon he was regularly working on both the big and small screen with guest appearances on ABC's October Road, and recurring on ABC's Private Practice as Evan (aka Porter)(a role which won the actor a Young Artist Award), plus the CBS drama Eleventh Hour and The Forgotten with Christian Slater. Joey is most widely recognized as Rad Ferris, from the Showtime hit show Weeds, a role that also garnered the budding star a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Recurring young actor on television.
Joey was seen in the Kelsey Grammer feature film , An American Carol, directed and produced by David Zucker, plus the comedy hit Miss March. Now on NetFlix and RedBox, Luthman has a supporting role in the teen thriller Forget Me Not, starring Carly Schroeder and Cody Linley. Joey plays the younger version of Linley's character.
Joey has been honored to study with veterans of the business including legendary pop star Deborah Gibson plus renowned acting coaches Diane Christiansen, Michael Woolsen, Margie Haber, and Dennis LaValle. He continues to hone his performing skills, with ongoing classes in acting, singing, and stand-up comedy. Outside of his busy entertainment schedule, Joey is a strong supporter of many charities including the Starlight Children's Foundation, Ronald McDonald house, MS, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. His hobbies include baseball, soccer, basketball, guitar hero, chess and the pogo stick, and parkour. Joey aspires to follow the footsteps of famed actor and director Ron Howard; the person he has been told most of his life he resembles.
He is active with singing, guitar and piano performances at the Shine Showcases in Hollywood and has performed his "Stand Up" @ the Hollywood IMPROV many times with "Standing Tall Comedy & Teens".