‘Ordinary Joe’ Actor With MD Brings Life to TV Character With Disability

‘Ordinary Joe’ Actor With MD Brings Life to TV Character With Disability

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‘Ordinary Joe’ Actor With MD Brings Life to TV Character With Disability

The show’s name may be “Ordinary Joe,” but this NBC drama series is proving extraordinary for its authentic depiction of a character with a disability, portrayed by John Gluck, 13, who has collagen VI muscular dystrophy. The show follows Joe Kimbreau, played by actor James Wolk, in three different dimensions based on one decision he made after college graduation. Gluck plays Joe’s 9-year-old son, who has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) — which has similarities with…

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