Joseph Bernard Fuqua is an American actor, director, instructor and playwright.
Fuqua attained his Actor's Equity card after a two year internship with The Cincinnati Playhouse in the park. Fuqua received his graduate level training at Yale Drama School and moved back to New York City upon graduation. He joined The Cuccaracha Theater of Soho and spent six years as a company member.
He is perhaps best known for his role as J.E.B. Stuart in the films Gettysburg and Gods and Generals. Fuqua also appears in the films David Searching opposite Camryn Manheim, Heyday, Something Else, and has an uncredited appearance as Bond Trader Boyce, a stockbroker, in Ed's Next Move.
He has guest starred in such popular television series as The X-Files, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Chicago Hope, Becker, NYPD Blue, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, The Profiler, G vs E, Brooklyn South and The Wright Verdicts. Joseph also appeared in the pilots for Second Nature, Born and Bred,Elementary and Numb3rs.
Fuqua has acted in over 100 plays over the past twenty-nine years, and has the honor of being the first permanent company member at the prestigious Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura, California.