Joshua Marston

Film director

1968 –


Who is Joshua Marston?

Joshua Jacob Marston is an American screenwriter and film director best known for the film Maria Full of Grace.

Born in Los Angeles County, California, he graduated from Beverly Hills High School. Marston worked in Paris as an intern for Life, then for ABC News during the Gulf War. He returned to the United States and earned a master's degree in Political science from University of Chicago in 1994 before earning a Master of Fine Arts in film at New York University.

Marston also directed an episode of Six Feet Under, and Episode 7 of The Newsroom in 2012. Marston directed a segment of the collective film New York, I Love You.

His 2011 film The Forgiveness of Blood premiered in competition at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival and competed for the Golden Bear. Along with Andamion Murataj, Marston won the Silver Bear for Best Script.


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Aug 13, 1968
Los Angeles County
Also known as
  • Josh Marston
  • Joshua Jacob Marston
  • United States of America
  • Beverly Hills High School
  • Master of Fine Arts, Tisch School of the Arts
    ( - 1998)
  • Master's Degree, University of Chicago
    Political Science
    ( - 1994)
  • ABC News
  • Internship, Time Inc.
Lived in
  • New York

on July 23, 2013