Joe is an Ohio-born actor/writer/comedian living and working in Los Angeles. He'sÂ been a regular performer at UCB since 2008.
Television appearances include Conan, Key & Peele, Comedy Bang Bang, Community, and HBO Funny Or Die Presents.Â He also appeared in the Syfy horror movie, Headless Horseman, and more recently in the cult feature, ThanksKilling 3, as well as the first Steve Jobs biopic, iSteve, directed by Ryan Perez. Joe is also the host and narrator of the hugely popular Funny Or Die original series, "Boy Search."
In 2012 Joe won TNT's March Madness improv tournament with the 3-man team, Casey & Jo Jo.Â In 2013 Joe won the UCB Cagematch with a solo improv performance called "100." And in 2014 Joe jumped over his roommates car on a bmx bike for his ongoing epic comedy/variety/stunt show, Trophy Case.
Noteworthy podcast appearances include Matt Besser's improvised podcast, Improv4Humans, and You Made it Weird with Pete HolmesÂ
Additional stage credits include Harold Night as a member Flap Jackson and The Great War, Maude Night w/ Up! Up! Up!, San Francisco Sketchfest, The OkCupid Show, Diamond Lion, The Faculty Show, UCBWCW, Smug Rock Nation, Sketchcram, Sketch Cagematch, What's Going on With Mike Mitchell, The Del Close Marathon, UCB TourCo, and ASSSSCAT.Â Joe is a regular contributor to Funny Or Die and Twitter: @joehartzler