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Mario Joyner

Actor | Writer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Pootie Tang (2001) | Bee Movie (2007) | Just Go with It (2011)
AKA 
Mario Joiner
BORN 
Oct 3, 1961 (age 56)
GUILDS *
AFTRA | WGA | SAG
ATHLETICS *
Track & Field | Martial Arts
INSTRUMENTS *
Drums
DANCE *
Hip Hop
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Voice Over | Film | Commercial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Production | Writing | Editing | Acting  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (15 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Big Time RushBig Time Rush (TV Series) Security Guard ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Pretend TimePretend Time (TV Series) Doctor ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Everybody Hates ChrisEverybody Hates Chris (TV Series) Dr. Information / African Expert / Dr. Williams / Doctor ( 9 episodes, 2006–2008 )  Less 2006–2008 9
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  • Primary photo for Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, JohannesburgChris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Arrested DevelopmentArrested Development (TV Series) Mario ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for The 77th Annual Academy AwardsThe 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Writer (special material written by)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Chris Rock: Never ScaredChris Rock: Never Scared (TV Special) Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 2003 MTV Video Music Awards2003 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Consultant  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Wanda at LargeWanda at Large (TV Series) Jonathan Lyles ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • King Rat (Apr 2, 2003) Jonathan Lyles  Less
  • Primary photo for ClerksClerks (TV Series) Lando ( 2 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 2
  • Primary photo for It's Like, You Know...It's Like, You Know... (TV Series) Jesse Jackson ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for SeinfeldSeinfeld (TV Series) Lamar ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Chris Rock ShowThe Chris Rock Show (TV Series) Dr. Leonard Laxalt / Dr. Peter Johnson / Professor Thad Taylor / Rev. Benjamin Thomas / Coleman Brooks ( 5 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 5
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  • Primary photo for Chris Rock: Bring the PainChris Rock: Bring the Pain (TV Special) Special Thanks (as Mario Joiner)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for One Night StandOne Night Stand (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1992 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
Self (21 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Single ShotComedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Single Shot (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Comedians in Cars Getting CoffeeComedians in Cars Getting Coffee (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2012–2014 )  Less 2012–2014
  • Primary photo for Comics UnleashedComics Unleashed (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 11 episodes, 2006–2014 )  Less 2006–2014
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest Comic / Himself ( 3 episodes, 1992–2012 )  Less 1992–2012
  • Primary photo for Actors Reporter InterviewsActors Reporter Interviews (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for E! 101 Most Awesome Moments in EntertainmentE! 101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (TV Mini-series) Himself - Panelist  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for ComedianComedian Himself  Less 2002 $2.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Comedy Central Canned HamComedy Central Canned Ham (TV Series) Host ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Heroes of Black ComedyHeroes of Black Comedy (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Best of the Chris Rock ShowBest of the Chris Rock Show (TV Special) Various Characters  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for SeinfeldSeinfeld (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Road WarriorsThe Road Warriors (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for One Night StandOne Night Stand (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1990–1991
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1989–1990 )  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour1/2 Hour Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself  Less 1990– 
  • Primary photo for Camp MTVCamp MTV (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1989

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Born To Be A Star * – Claudio Miles Deep Production
  • Just Go with it (The Pretend Wife * – Henderson Happy Madison/Dennis Dugan
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Everybody Hates Chris * – Dr. Explanation

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • University Of Pittsburgh * – Information Sciences 1984 Pittsburgh PA

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

RESUME DETAILS
  • * A versatile and energetic performer with an appealing smile, Mario Joyner
    sends an audience rolling the aisles with his uncanny ability to create
    verbal chaos out of everyday situations.
    Originally hailing from Pittsburgh, PA from a family of seven brothers
    and sisters the son of a preacher, Mario now makes his home in Santa
    Monica, California. a quaint little enclave where homeless people a
    interracial couples go to live in peace.
    Currently juggling a busy schedule on the national comedy club circuit,
    Mario was formerly the host of MTV's Half-Hour Comedy Hour. He has
    appeared many times on The Late Show with David Letterman, as well as
    his own One Night Stand special on HBO.

    WRITING credits
    The Chris Rock Show/ The 77th Annual Academy Awards /
    Special Thanks: Never Scared / Bring The Pain / various skits

    GUILDS
    SAG - AFTRA (1987 - PRESENT)

    TELEVISION
    Late Night w/ David Letterman / The The Tonight W Jay Leno / Seinfeld (The
    Puerto Rican Day - The Engagement) / Arrested Development (Meat The Veals)
    /Wanda at Large (King Rat) / its Like. You Know (The Long Goodbye) /
    The Chris Rock Show (Various Characters) / Everybody Hates Chris (Doctor)
    Everybody Hates Gout...Everybody Hates Kwanza...Everybody Hates Earthday..
    Everybody Hates Presents. HBO One Night Stand. MTV Half-Hour Comedy Hour
    (HOST) 1988 - 1992 / Aspen Comedy Festival on Showtime
    Comedy Centrals 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of all times.

    FILM WORK
    Hangin with the Homeboys / Three Men And a Baby / Down To Earth / Pootie
    Tang / Head of State / Carolina / Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD / Jerry Seinfeld's
    - Comedian / Operation Get Your Funny Back (Short Film) / What Happened To
    Mario Joyner (Web-isode)

    PERSONAL APPEARANCES
    Laugh Factory / LA Improvisation / Comedy Store / Comedy Magic Club Hermosa
    Beach/
    Funnybones Comedy Clubs (14) Opening act for: Jay Leno / Chris Rock /
    Jerry Seinfeld / Kool and the Gang / Pointer Sisters

    TRAINING 1987-1990
    HB STUDIOS , Dorothy Dorff / Earl Hyman / Larry Moss
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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