Joe Russo

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Date of Birth July 18, 1971
Place of Birth Cleveland, Ohio
Age 49 years old
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Russo brothers

Anthony Russo and Joseph Russo, collectively known as the Russo brothers, are American directors, producers, screenwriters, editors, and actors. They direct most of their work together. They are best known for directing four films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. Endgame grossed over $2.798 billion worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film of all time. The brothers have also worked as directors and/or producers on the comedy series Arrested Development, Community, and Happy Endings. They won a Primetime Emmy Award for Arrested Development.

Born: Anthony Russo, February 03, 1970, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S, Joseph Russo, July 18, 1971, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation: Directors, producers, screenwriters, editors, actors
Years active: 1994–present
Relatives: Basil Russo (father)

About Joe Russo

Film and television director, as well as occasional producer, screenwriter, actor and editor, that was better known for his work in television comedy before directing many Marvel Cinematic Universe films. These movies included Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War.

Before Fame

He majored in English and writing at the University of Iowa. He was a graduate student at Case Western Reserve University.


He won an Emmy Award for his work on the TV series Arrested Development, and also directed episodes of NBC's Community and ABC's Happy Endings.

Family Life

He worked as a team with his brother Anthony Russo. Their parents are Patricia and Basil Russo, an attorney and former judge.


He and Anthony directed Owen Wilson in You, Me and Dupree.

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  • Case Western Reserve University alumni
  • English-language film directors
  • American film editors
  • Primetime Emmy Award winners
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Latest information about Joe Russo updated on October 19, 2020.

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