Joseph B. Sagal
February 12, 1957
Career highlights include, He originated the part of "The Visitor" on the Geffen Playhouse stage in the World Premiere Steppenwolf Production of the initial 357 performances of Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile.This production was the Los Angeles debut of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Played the D.C. Comics Villain, Gunn, in the D.C. Comics movie “Return of the Swampthing”. Wrote the screenplay for, acted in and executive produced the film Elvis & Nixon.The first film officially acquired by Amazon.Sagal met Elvis on the set of his father's 1965 film Girl Happy, which eventually inspired him to take the role of Elvis "The Visitor" in Steve Martin’s play “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” and write the screenplay for Elvis & Nixon. Played Elvis again for legendary writer Stephen King in his mini-series, “Nightmares and Dreamscapes”, in King’s Rock n Roll story, “You Know They Got a Hell of a Band”, Sagal played the Mayor of Rock n Roll heaven Elvis Presley. Shot in Australia. “Not Another Celebrity Movie” a spoof of Oceans 11, playing George Clooney. Played the Elvis Impersonator Announcer in the movie “Redline” a Fast n Furious type movie with high end cars. Played “Elvis Presley the Vampire Hunter” on the SyFi channel in the series “The Chronicle” episode “ The King is Undead”. Did two movies for New Line Cinema “Quiet Cool” playing the stoner Toker, and “The Hidden” playing the Drunk.
|1985||Final Jeopardy||Mike||TV movie|
|1989||The Return of Swamp Thing||Gunn|
|1992||Out for Blood||Bubbah|
|1993||Beyond the Law||Talco Artist|
|1993||Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair||Clive Hoskin||TV movie|
|1994||The Chase||Sgt. Hodges|
|1996||Barb Wire||Fred the Bartender|
|1998||Whatever It Takes||Pope Kim|
|2003||Lost Treasure||Chuck "Chucky" Daniels|
|2005||Into the Sun||Tech #1|
|2006||Unbeatable Harold||Elvis Presley|
|2007||Cult||Logan - Mindy's Dad|
|2007||Anna Nicole||L.A. Doctor|
|2013||Not Another Celebrity Movie||George Clooney|
|2015||Flora Tango||George Rooney||Short|
|2016||Elvis & Nixon||Elvis Impersonator|
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- Olsen, Mark. "Inside the moment when Elvis Presley met Richard Nixon". latimes.com. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
- Cox, Gordon (8 March 2016). "Tribeca Film Festival 2016 Adds 'Elvis and Nixon,' Tom Hanks, Viola Davis, Katie Holmes". variety.com. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
- "The president meets the King in 'Elvis & Nixon' featurette". ew.com. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
- https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/17/movies/elvis-nixon-is-based-on-a-strange-real-life-meeting.amp.html. Elvis & Nixon is Based on a Strange Real Life Meeting
- "Episode 43: Nixon & Nixon". www.soapboxoffice.com. Retrieved 2017-02-11.