Josh Odsess-Rubin is an actor, writer, director, and improviser who has performed at acclaimed theaters across the country, including the Tony-Award-Winning South Coast Repertory, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and Yale Repertory Theatre, and appeared in a diverse array of roles on TV: including on HBO Max, Apple TV+, Lifetime, Science Channel, Netflix, and as Oliver on the final season of NBC's "This is Us."
After studying theatre, film, politics, English, and history at Yale, Josh moved to New York, where he performed at the likes of Ars Nova, HERE, Culture Project, Dixon Place, Playwrights Horizons,and the New York Fringe Festival, often developing new work.
Josh went on to graduate Upright Citizens Brigade and earn his Masters in Fine Arts in Acting at UC Irvine's nationally renown, highly selective, graduate training program.
Now based out of LA, Josh splits his time between stage and screen, including recent appearances at A Noise Within, Marin Theatre Company and Portland Stage, scenes opposite Jean Smart on "Hacks" and Rose Byrne on "Physical," and commercials for everything from Lactaid to Men's Wearhouse.
Accolades include Best Actor nominations from FirstGlance Film Festival and the Theatre Tampa Bay Awards, as well as winning Outstanding Performance by a Featured Actor from StageSceneLA. Josh is a member of The Collaborative, and has also served as an Ovations Award voter and on the leadership committee of LA's Theatre of NOTE.