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John Bloom is an investigative reporter, essayist and actor who was born in Dallas, raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, and attended Vanderbilt University on a sports-writing scholarship. Bloom began his writing career in Texas, earning two National Magazine Award nominations for his work with Texas Monthly. He was later fired from the Dallas ... See full bio »
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 2014 Hogzilla (Video)
Andy McGraw
 2012 Foodfight!
Additonal Voices (voice)
 2012 The Sleeper
Doctor Briggs
 2007 Wretched (Short)
 2007 Rapturious
Doctor Gabriel (as Joe Bob Briggs)
 2007 Ghosts of Goldfield (Video)
 2006 Evil Ever After (Video)
Marvin (as Joe Bob Briggs)
 2005 Evil Dead: Regeneration (Video Game)
Additional voices (voice)
 2004 All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Short)
Alfie Zimmer
 1999 The Storytellers
Scrappy the Janitor
 1997 Face/Off
Prison Medical Technician
 1995 Casino
Don Ward
 1993-1994 Married with Children (TV Series)
Billy Ray Wetnap
- Shoeway to Heaven (1994) ... Billy Ray Wetnap
- Scared Single (1993) ... Billy Ray Wetnap
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Deputy Joe-Bob Brentwood
- The Plague (1994) ... Deputy Joe-Bob Brentwood
 1989 Great Balls of Fire!
Dewey 'Daddy-O' Phillips (as Joe Bob Briggs)
 1988 Hooperman (TV Series)
 1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Gonzo Moviegoer (scenes deleted, as Joe Bob Briggs)
 1980 Hello, Larry (TV Series)
Big Guy
- Larry's Mid Life Crisis: Part 1 (1980) ... Big Guy (as Joe Bob Briggs)
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Book (as Joe Bob Briggs): "A Guide to Western Civilization, or My Story" See more »

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Joe Bob Briggs


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