Joseph Pierre is a Canadian actor and playwright best known for his recurring role as Jackson Wade, an ICU nurse at Hope Zion who works with Melanda, caring for the most severely ill patients, in the supernatural medical drama television series Saving Hope.
Saving Hope marked his third time collaborating with director/producer David Wellington; having previously acted on Rookie Blue and Would be Kings.
Select credits include The Listener, King, The Bridge, Intelligence, Playmakers and the Jim Sheridan-directed Get Rich or Die Tryin.
Joseph is also an acclaimed playwright, having been both produced and published. A collection of his works can be found in the anthology entitled BeatDown: Three Plays by Joseph Jomo Pierre, published by Playwrights Canada Press.
His play Born Ready, led to him working with distinguished documentary filmmaker Allan King on his finale film, Empz 4 Life.
Joseph enjoys sports and the serenity of his new-found addiction for Ball Pythons. The proud Toronto native was born in the beautiful island of Trinidad.