Actor, Producer known for Ride Along (2012), Planet Dead (2011), Hand of Glory (2012) and Villains (2013). A native Chicagoan, Joe started his own film production company in 1969. Produced, directed, wrote, edited and acted in over 200 short films and video productions. First major production appearance was as a criminal in the Bryan Forbes film, The Naked Face (1984). Trained under Del Close at ImprovOlympics in Chicago. Appeared in a handful of TV and film productions through 1990. Returned to acting in 2010. Although he has been the lead in a number of films he is best known as a 'character' actor.