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 45)
Nationality American
Occupation Film producer, writer and actor
Years active 1997–present
Employer Rooster Teeth Productions
Website www.roosterteeth.com/Joel

Joel Pearce Heyman (born September 16, 1971) is an American actor best-known for voicing Private Michael J. Caboose in the Rooster Teeth web series Red vs. Blue (2003–present). He co-founded Rooster Teeth with Burnie Burns, Matt Hullum, Geoff Ramsey and Gus Sorola and has appeared in a large amount of their other projects, including The Strangerhood (2004–2006, 2015), The Gauntlet (2012) and RWBY (2013–present).

Career[edit]

Heyman's credited roles include Captain Michael J. Caboose/O'Malley in the popular rooster teeth web-series Red vs. Blue, Wade in The Strangerhood, Bartholomew Oobleck in RWBY, 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. 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 The Drunk Tank). He also has a Rooster Teeth gaming series of videos called How To, where he and fellow employee Adam Ellis play various video games while under the effects of alcohol. He also had a small but pivotal role in a Rooster Teeth film Lazer Team as an on field news reporter.

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.

Film/Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 The Schedule Jacob film
1999 Friends Guy on Plane, Guy in Pickle 2 episodes, uncredited
1999 Passions Waiter 1 episode
2000 Angel Vampire in Rug 1 episode, uncredited
2001 The Quickie Bartender film
2002 Simone Male film
2005 The Inside Paramedic #2 1 episode
2006 Criminal Minds Detective #1 / Man on the Street #6 2 episodes
2007 Code Monkeys Head Guard 1 episode
2007 Asylum Craig film
2012 Video Game High School Board member 1 Episode
2015 Lazer Team News Reporter film

Web/Other[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003–present Red vs. Blue Caboose (voice), O'Malley (voice) Producer
2004–2006, 2015 The Strangerhood Wade (voice)
2007 1-800-Magic Bidderman (voice) Writer
2007 Halo 3 UNSC Marine (voice)
2009 Captain Dynamic Himself
2009–present Rooster Teeth Shorts Himself
2012–2013 The Gauntlet Himself
2012 Halo 4 Caboose (voice)
2013 Video Game High School Board Member
2013–present RWBY Bartholomew Oobleck (voice)
2016 Immersion Game Over (voice) Episode: "Metal Gear Solid in Real Life"
2016 Day 5 Bill Beavers Episode: "Sweet Dreams"
2016 Crunch Time Man in Tux Episode: "The Party of the Century"

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