Joey was born with the last name Mignogna and was named after his father. His birth name is Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. When Joey started acting he changed his last name to Lawrence his middle name by the time, his brother Andrew was born the whole family had changed their name to Lawrence.
Joey's first major role playing an adorable tyke also named Joey on "Gimme A Break" along with Nell Carter. He then moved on to "Blossom" as a teen where he achieved bona fide heartthrob status.
After that he appeared in several movies , including some with his brothers Matthew and Andrew.
Joey Lawrence's Scores
|Melissa & Joey: Season 1||Aug 17, 2010||Joe Longo / Executive Producer||5.5|
|Gimme a Break!: Season 3||Sep 29, 1983||Joey Donovan (1983-1987)||tbd|
|Gimme a Break!: Season 4||Sep 29, 1984||Joey Donovan [ Seasons 3-6 ]||tbd|
|Gimme a Break!: Season 5||Sep 14, 1985||Joey Donovan (1983-1987)||tbd|
|Gimme a Break!: Season 6||Sep 24, 1986||Joey Donovan [ Seasons 3-6 ]||tbd|
|American Dreams: Season 1||Sep 29, 2002||Michael Brooks||7.0|
|American Dreams: Season 2||Sep 28, 2003||Michael Brooks||tbd|
|Half & Half: Season 4||Sep 19, 2005||Brett||tbd|
|Dancing With the Stars: Season 3||Sep 12, 2006||Season 3 - Celebrity Dancer||2.5|
|Blossom: Season 1||Jul 5, 1990||Joey Russo||tbd|
|Blossom: Season 2||Sep 16, 1991||Joey Russo||tbd|
|Blossom: Season 3||Aug 10, 1992||Joey Russo||tbd|
|Blossom: Season 4||Sep 19, 1993||Joey Russo||tbd|
|Blossom: Season 5||Sep 26, 1994||Joey Russo||tbd|
|Melissa & Joey: Season 2||May 30, 2012||Joe Longo||4.7|
|Splash (2013): Season 1||Mar 19, 2013||Co-Host||3.3|
|Melissa & Joey: Season 3||May 29, 2013||Joe Longo||6.3|