Joel Heyman

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Joel Heyman
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Joel Heyman at PAX Prime 2012
Born Joel Pearce Heyman
(1971-09-16) September 16, 1971 (age 43)
Nationality American
Occupation Film producer, writer and actor
Years active 1997–present

Joel Pearce Heyman (born September 16, 1971) is an American actor best known for his work with Rooster Teeth.


Heyman's credited roles include Private Michael J. Caboose/O'Malley in the popular machinima web-series Red vs. Blue, Wade in The Strangerhood, and Bidderman in 1-800-MAGIC. His writing credits include 1-800-MAGIC and occasional skits in the live action Rooster Teeth Shorts series. In addition to his involvement in machinima, he starred in The Schedule, a live-action film written and directed by Burnie Burns, the creator of Red vs. Blue, and has also done a range of acting roles on American television shows including Friends, Angel, The Inside, Alias, Criminal Minds. He has reprised his Red vs. Blue role as a Blue Prison Guard in the G4 show Code Monkeys, and has had a minor role in Halo 3 as an unseen marine with the voice of Caboose from Red vs. Blue. His character Caboose also has a minor voice role in the Xbox 360 arcade game, The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile.[citation needed] He is also a recurring member of the Rooster Teeth Podcast (previously Drunk Tank). He also has a gaming series on the Rooster Teeth Channel called 'How To', where he and fellow RT Employee Adam Ellis play various video games while under the effects of alcohol.

Personal life[edit]

Heyman is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama Production. He currently resides in Austin, Texas, to work in the Rooster Teeth offices.


Year Title Role notes
1997 The Schedule Jacob film
1999 Friends Guy on Plane, Guy in Pickle 2 episodes
1999 Passions Waiter
2000 Angel Fell Brethren 2
2001 The Quickie Bartender
2002 S1m0ne Male film
2005 The Inside Paramedic 2 1 episode
2006 Criminal Minds Detective 1, Interviewee 2 episodes
2007 Code Monkeys Head Guard
2015 Lazer Team News Reporter


2003–present Red vs. Blue Caboose (voice), O'Malley (voice), producer
2006 The Strangerhood Wade (voice)
2007 1-800-Magic Bidderman (voice)
2007 Halo 3 UNSC Marine (voice)
2009 Captain Dynamic Himself
2009–present Rooster Teeth Shorts Himself
2012–present The Gauntlet Himself
2012 Halo 4 Caboose (voice)
2013 Video Game High School Board Member
2013-present RWBY Bartholomew Oobleck (voice)

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