Joseph Greco was born in Hollywood, Florida and attended Florida State University's School of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts. As a child, Joe Greco wanted to be a magician and was admitted into The Society of American Magicians when he was only 14. His love for magic soon evolved into a passion for movies. While attending film school, Joseph Greco directed several short films. His award winning film Lena's Spaghetti (1994) premiered at the Telluride Film Festival in the Filmmakers of Tomorrow Program. He currently resides in Los Angeles and is a member of the Director's Guild of America.