Joseph Reitman

Happy! | Jay and Silent Bob | Punisher

Joseph Reitman is currently best known for playing the villain, Very Bad Santa, on the first season of the TV series “Happy!” for the SyFy channel, and Creepy Ed on the 2nd season of the Netflix/Marvel show The Punisher, but has also appeared in over 50 episodes of television including Married with Children, Charmed, and The Shield, Supernatural, NCIS; LA, Ray Donovan, CSI Miami, CSI Las Vegas (twice, as 2 different killers), Monk, as well as being a series regular on Townies for ABC. He has also acted in over 30 films including playing the 1st AD in Kevin Smith’s Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Jay and Silent Bob The Reboot, The Perfect Storm, Clueless, M. Night Shyamalan’s Lady In The Water, American Pie 2, Crank 2, Money Monster, and the cult horror film Mom & Dad.

On the other side of the camera Joe as a producer created and co-produced the poker show Annie Duke Takes On The World for GSN, associate produced the indie film Ten Inch Hero, was a co-executive producer on “The Animated Cheech & Chong Movie”, and as a segment producer for the CW’s Penn & Teller’s: Fool Us.


As a director, Joe has created, written and directed numerous commercials, as well as created and directed comedy segments for CBS’s The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson which eventually lead to directing full episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson for sweeps week which he shot all over the city of Paris.

Outside of Hollywood Joe played poker professionally from 2006 to 2011, competing in the World Series of Poker 5 times, as well as winning the Stone Cold Nuts Tournament online and beating out 2774 players to win $266,000. He also wrote Spiderman Unlimited #14 published by Marvel in 2004, which was a dream come true.

Joe is also one of the co-founders of Animal Avengers with Shannon Elizabeth, which they started in 2001, and still serves on the board of directors. He feels that it is important to try and create content that informs people about the issues and dangers animals all around the world are facing daily. He, above all, also makes sure he finds time to play with his dogs Rocky and Adrian whenever possible.

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