He started his career as a stand-up comedian at the world famous Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood at the age of seventeen. A year later, he was mentored by the late legendary voice-over actor Daws Butler, the voices of Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound. Mr. Butler helped Joey develop his remarkable talent for characterizations.
As a voice-over actor Joey has worked on numerous projects, including popular video games like Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Mafia II. As well as voicing spots for various TV and radio commercials.
As a stand-up comic, he has headlined at top comedy clubs across the country and in Las Vegas. He was the opening act for The Pointer Sisters, Richard Pryor, and the late Marvin Gaye.
His film making credits include the comedy short, Bernie - a love story about a man and his mattress in which he wore several hats: Writer-Director-Producer and Actor. The short gained critical acclaim winning the Bronze Award at the Houston International Film Festival.