(written from a Production point of view)
Joel began his long career of television acting in 1978, appearing in Born Beautiful. He has appeared on numerous successful television shows, including St. Elsewhere, Cheers (along with Kelsey Grammer and Kirstie Alley), Law & Order, 7th Heaven (starring Stephen Collins and Catherine Hicks), and Boston Legal (starring William Shatner and Rene Auberjonois).
Movie credits include "The Thing" in 1981 and "True Believer" with James Woods and Robert Downey, Jr. and many other