BIO


Josh Ruben
is an award-winning actor, writer, producer & director whose debut feature film  SCARE ME  which he wrote, produced, directed & starred alongside Aya Cash and Chris Redd premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

 Josh's second feature film WEREWOLVES WITHIN, a horror/comedy from Ubisoft and IFC Films starring Sam Richardson, premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival and has since appeared on several Best Of  lists, appeared on the cover of FANGORIA magazine, and received a Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Award award for "Best Indie."  Vulture recently listed WEREWOLVES WITHIN as the #1 Video Game Movie. You can rent it here.

Some of Josh's other directing work includes Netflix's DEATH TO 2021, Spotify's THE LAST DEGREE OF KEVIN BACON, sketches for THE LATE LATE SHOW w/ JAMES CORDEN, episodes of Adam Conover's ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING, and a myriad of commercials for clients from Geico and Comedy Central, to a DiGiorno pizza campaign starring Jay Pharoah. As one of the founding members of CollegeHumor's "Originals" team, Ruben directed and/or starred in thousands of shorts, amassing views well into the billions. He occasionally appears on Dropout TV's highly successful MAKE SOME NOISE from his longtime buddy and collaborator, Sam Reich. 

Josh can next be seen starring as a serial killer in the critically acclaimed A WOUNDED FAWN, which premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. As a producer, Josh's next films include Noah Segan's directorial debut, BLOOD RELATIVES, and possession thriller, SURGAT, starring Francesca Reale ("Stranger Things"), Dagmara Dominczyk ("Succession"), and Tony Cavalero ("The Righteous Gemstones"). 

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