Joshua Rush Nisenson is an American 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.

His first post-Andi Mack is the titular voice role in Dreamworks television series on Universal Kids, Where's Waldo?

Rush is passionate about politics 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.   


  • Where's Waldo? (2019)
  • Andi Mack (2017 - 2019)
  • 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


  • His stage name is a nod to the Canadian rock band, Rush, who his father is a big fan of.
  • He 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 (where he is registered to vote), 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.
  • On August 6, 2019, Rush came out as bisexual to the public via Twitter.
  • He is lactose intolerant.



Joshua Rush

Joshua Rush

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