Josh Heald was born on December 12, 1977 in Red Bank, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and Cobra Kai (2018).
In advance of production on All You Can Eat, Josh competed in a Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier at the New York, New York Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, NV on May 18, 2006. Despite his lack of training and rookie status, Josh consumed 11 hot dogs and buns in twelve minutes. The event winner, Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, set a new American record with 50, all but assuring himself a cameo in the movie.