Joel Courtney is an American actor. His Hollywood career started in his teens. He started strong with his debut bagging a lead role in the movie Super 8. He played Joseph “Joe” Lamb in said movie. That same period, he also made his first television appearance on R. L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour. He next starred in the films Spare Time Killers, Don’t Let Me Go, Sins of our Youth and Mercy. He then played Tom Sawyer in the movie Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn. He had also joined the main cast of the short-lived series The Messengers. In 2016, he starred in the films Dear Eleanor and The River Thief.