Joshua Coppertone Nisenson, known professionally as Joshua Rush, is an actor and political activist who plays the main role of Cyrus Goodman in Andi Mack. He is also known for his roles in The Lion Guard, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Parental Guidance, and Sex, Death and Bowling.


Born on December 14, 2001, Rush has already compiled a lengthy list of credits in both animation voice work and live-action roles for television and film. His voice work includes roles for animated characters in Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, Disney XD's Gravity Falls, and Bunga on Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard.

Rush appeared in the television series Chuck, Heroes, CSI: NY and ABC’s Private Practice, and in a starring role in the feature film Parental Guidance alongside Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei.

Rush is passionate about politics and activism and hosts his own news show on Instagram called News In A Rush. In 2019, he interned at the United States House of Representatives.

Originally from Houston, Texas, Rush moved to Los Angeles with his parents, Adam and Beryt Nisenson, when he was 6. His family is Ashkenazi Jewish.   


  • Andi Mack (2017 - present)
  • The Lion Guard (2016 - present)
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015 - 2017)
  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • Sex, Death and Bowling
  • The Adventures of Puss in Boots
  • Clarence
  • Parental Guidance


  • Rush intends to study political science, journalism, or both in college.
  • He has interned at the US House of Representatives.
  • He hosts a weekly news show on Instagram called News In A Rush.
  • His mother, Beryt, played his character Cyrus' step-mother, Sharon in Cyrus' Bash-Mitzvah!.
  • His fan mail address is 10866 Washington Blvd, #509, Culver City, CA 90232 USA.
  • Although his home is in California, he spends a lot of time in Utah, Washington DC, Texas, Israel, and Connecticut.
  • He was in the news at 2 years old because of his extensive knowledge of cars at such a young age.
  • Rush played a young version of Zachary Levi in Chuck; Asher Angel played a young version of Zachary Levi in Shazam!
  • His Hogwarts house is Ravenclaw.
  • He is Ashkenazi Jewish.



Joshua Rush

Joshua Rush

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