Joel David Moore
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Moore at the Los Angeles premiere of Horrible Bosses in June 2011
|Born||Joel David Moore
September 25, 1977
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Joel David Moore (born September 25, 1977) is an American actor who has appeared in television commercials, feature films, and television series. He is best known for his roles as Owen Dittman in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Dr. Norm Spellman in Avatar, Colin Fisher in Bones, J.P. in Grandma's Boy and Ben in Hatchet.
Early life 
Moore was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where he attended Benson Polytechnic High School. He went to Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon for two years. In 1998, he transferred to Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and performed for two summers at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. In 2000, he moved to Los Angeles and reunited with his agent from Portland, Rachelle Ryan, who is now a manager in Los Angeles.
Starting his career in commercials, he has been in over 15 nationals (including eBay, Cingular Wireless, and Best Buy). Moore shot an international campaign for a branch of Siemens cell phones, XELIBRI, which won a Lion Award. Moore's most-recognizable roles may be in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Hatchet, Grandma's Boy, and Avatar.
Moore has appeared in nearly a dozen television shows, including: LAX, CSI, The Guardian, Strong Medicine, Six Feet Under, Angel, Providence, Boomtown, Boston Public, and House, and most recently as Colin Fisher, a graduate student on Bones. Moore's first major film role was in 2004's Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, though he is also known for his supporting role in James Cameron's Avatar (2009), opposite Sigourney Weaver and Sam Worthington. Moore also starred alongside Katy Perry in her music video for "Waking Up in Vegas", made a cameo in the "Beat It" cover video from Fall Out Boy, and co-starred with Katharine McPhee playing her love interest in her music video "It's Not Christmas Without You" for her Christmas album Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You.
|Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story||Owen Dittman|
|2005||Reel Guerrillas||Nick Walker||The Dukes Of Hazzard: The Beginning|
|The Shaggy Dog||Pound Employee|
|Art School Confidential||Bardo|
|Miles from Home||Miles|
|The Elder Son|
|2007||American Hustle||3rd Spartan|
|2008||The Hottie and the Nottie||Nate Cooper||Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple (with Paris Hilton)|
|The Tiffany Problem||Sam Hane||Short film|
|Fairy Tale Police||Big Bad Wolf|
|2009||Beyond a Reasonable Doubt||Corey Finley|
|Bed Ridden||Jay||Short film|
|Avatar||Dr. Norm Spellman|
|2010||The Third Rule||Peter||Short film|
|2011||Chillerama||Adolf Hitler||segment "The Diary Of Anne Frankenstein"|
|Jonah and the Whale||Jonah||post-production|
|2001||Boston Public||Hartzell||2 episodes from 2001–2002|
|2002||Deep Cover||Pete Steinem|
|Boomtown||Usher #2||Episode: "Insured by Smith & Wesson"|
|Providence||Episode: "The Eleventh Hour"|
|2003||Sabrina, the Teenage Witch||Episode: "Romance Looming"|
|Angel||Karl Vamp||Episode: "Salvage"|
|Six Feet Under||Video Clerk||Episode: "The Opening"|
|Strong Medicine||Dan||Episode: "Bad Liver"|
|2004||The Amazing Westermans||Television film|
|The Guardian||Malcolm Reeves||Episode: "Sparkle"|
|LAX||Eddie Carson||9 episodes from 2004–2005|
|The Inside||Brian Pines||Episode: "Declawed"|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Guy in the Yellow Hat||Episode: "Dog Eat Dog"|
|E-Ring||Greg – NSA Liaison||5 episodes from 2005–2006|
|2007||The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning||Cooter||Television film|
|House M.D.||Eddie||Episode: "One Day, One Room"
Episode: "Act Your Age"
|Bones||Colin Fisher||11 episodes|
|2008||My Name Is Earl||Clyde||Episode: "Quit Your Snitchin'"|
|2009||Medium||Keith Bruning||4 episodes from 2009–2010|
|2010||Chuck||Mackintosh||Episode: "Chuck Versus the Couch Lock"|
|2011||Hawaii Five-0||Sheldon Tunney||Episode: "Kai e'e"|
|2011||Last Man Standing||Bruce||Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Grandparents Day"
|2012||Transformers: Darkness Rising||Strongarm||Voice only|
Music videos 
|2009||Waking Up In Vegas||Katy Perry|
|2010||It's not Christmas without you||Katharine McPhee|
|2008||Beat It||Fall Out Boy|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Joel David Moore|
- Joel David Moore at the Internet Movie Database
- Slate.com article: "Why one actor suddenly pops up in ad after ad after ad."
- Joel David Moore on Twitter