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Josie Totah Bio, Biography, Age, Parents, Transgender, Movies and TV Shows

20 August 2018, Josie Totah comes out as Transgender

Josie Totah Bio

Josie Jay Totah, previously known as J. J. Totah was born on 5 August 2001. She is an American actress. Josie Totah began her career as a child actress with a recurring role on the Disney Channel series Jessie. She is known for her starring roles on the 2013 ABC comedy series Back in the Game. In 2018, Totah starred in the short-lived NBC comedy series Champions. Totah received critical praise for her role as Justin in the 2016 film Other People. In 2018, she publicly came out as transgender.
Born 5 August 2001 in Sacramento, California, U.S.
Age 17 years old as of 2018
Parents Josie Totah parents are; Suheil, her father, and Christine Totah, her mother
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present

Josie Totah Biography

Josie Totah was born in Sacramento, California. Her parents are Suheil, her father, and Christine Totah, her mother. She is the third born in the family of three, one sister and one brother. Totah is of Palestinian and Lebanese ancestry.

Josie Totah Transgender

On August 20, 2018, Totah wrote an article published in Time explaining that she identifies as female.

Josie Totah Bio Career

Totah began her acting career in 2012 appearing as a cast in “Lil’ Dictator” the first production for Awesomeness TV. At the start of 2013, she began performing as Stuart Wooten, a boy with a crush on series regular Zuri Ross, in the Disney Channel Original Series Jessie. Totah has guest starred on the TV shows, New Girl, 2 Broke Girls, and Liv and Maddie.

In 2013, Totah was featured in the ABC comedy Back in the Gamet as a cast. In 2015, she starred in 4 episodes of the sixth season Glee as the youngest member ever of the New Directions.

In 2016, Totah appeared as Justin in the film Other People, and received critical praise for her role with Variety, making her one of its Sundance Breakout Stars of the year. In October 2016, Deadline Hollywood reported that Totah had been set to star in a new comedy for NBC that she helped develop where Totah was set to produce alongside executive producers Adam and Naomi Scott. In 2017, she appeared in the Netflix detective comedy Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie and the Marvel Studios film Spider-Man: Homecoming.

In January 2017, it was reported by Variety that Totah had joined Adam Devine in the Disney feature film Magic Camp. In February 2017 Deadline Hollywood said that Totah had been set to play the son of Mindy Kaling’s character, Priya Patel, in the new NBC comedy Champions, which was picked up to series in May 2017.

Josie Totah Movies and TV Shows

Movies Roles

Year Film Role Notes
2016 Time Toys Boomer
2016 Other People Justin
2017 Handsome Charles
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming Seymour O’Reilly
2018 Magic Camp Judd

TV Series roles

Year Film Role Notes
2012 Kroll Show Birthday Party Kid Unknown episodes
2013–2015 Jessie Stuart Wooten Recurring role, 7 episodes
2013–2014 Back in the Game Michael Lovette Main role
2014 Nina Needs to Go! Frank Main voice role, television shorts
2014 The Exes Cooper Episode: “My Fair Stuart”
2014 Sofia the First Prince Jin Voice role, 3 episodes
2014 New Girl Todd Episode: “Dance”
2014 2 Broke Girls Elliot Episode: “And the Childhood Not Included”
2015 Glee Myron Muskovitz 4 episodes
2016 Tween Fest Stop the Preston 4 episodes
2016–2017 Liv and Maddie: Cali Style Skeeter Parham 3 episodes
2018 Champions Michael Patel Main role

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