Joel Thingvall

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Joel Thingvall started acting in the 1960s studying, as a youth, under Hazel Aamodt at MacPhail Center for the Performing Arts, which led to his first film appearance in Airport when teens and their parents were employed as airport terminal extras. Sadly, the family car in the snow-covered parking lot received more screen time. He then spent the ... See full bio »

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  A Kind of Hush (Short) (pre-production)
Train Conductor
 2023 White Out (Short) (pre-production)
Magnus Magnussen
  Dolwa (completed)
Dr. Parmer
 2012 A Return to the Narthex (completed)
 2012 Avoidable (Short) (completed)
Larry the Lawyer
 2021 Chaste
 2021 Beguiled Company
Quinton Barghini
 2021 Max Bishop
 2020/II You Are Here (Short)
 2020 The Protectors
Interviewee Teacher
 2020 The Reluctant Driver (Short)
Bob - Office President
 2020 The Night Whisperer (Short)
George Parris
 2020 A Troubled Mind (Short)
Principal Anderson
 2020 Moving In (Short)
 2019 Weightier Matters
Loren Masterjohn
 2019 Oh My Stars (Short)
 2018 Distortion (Short)
 2018/II The Glitch (Short)
Ken Masters
 2018 What Happened to Maya Clark? (Short)
Old Caleb
 2018 Death at Centennial Park (Short)
Bystander #1
 2017 In Winter
Lenny the Cook
 2017 Daze Like This
Old Man
 2017 This Book Is Cursed
Police Officer
 2017 Soirée
George / Nelson / Albert
 2017/I Wilson
John (uncredited)
 2016 If Memory Serves
Mr. Anderson
 2016 Through Dark Glass
The White Rabbit
 2016 Ultimate Redemption
Doctor (uncredited)
 2016 Weresquito: Nazi Hunter
Old German
 2016 In an Instant (TV Series documentary)
- Tragedy in Tornado Alley (2016) ... Extra
 2016 Daytimers (Short)
 2016 I Am Not a Serial Killer
Concerned Neighbor (uncredited)
 2016 The Devil's Hour
Pastor Anderson
 2015/V Max (Short)
 2015 Colordeaf (Short)
 2015 Emma's Revenge
Scruffy Man
 2015 Grown Men on Swings (Short)
 2015 Motion City Soundtrack: Lose Control (Video short)
 2015 The White Stuff (Short)
Bill the Janitor
 2015 American Rescue Squad
Bad Driver
 2015 Insectula!
 2015 The Center
John - Seminar Guest
 2015 The End of the Tour
Movie Theater Usher
 2014 Anthony Lost & Found
Men's Group Counselor
 2014 Sad Clown (Short)
 2014 The Jingle Dress
Casino Patron
 2014/III American Beast
Lester Colson
 2014/IV Left Behind (Short)
 2014 Stay Then Go
Art Gallery Attendee (uncredited)
 2014 Run: The Musical (Short)
Old Man
 2014 The Man with the Golden Hand
The Voice
 2014 The Bequeather
Teddy Graham
 2014 Jouir De La Vie
Homeless Man
 2014/I The Invitation (Short)
Banquet Guest
 2014 Divergent
Amity Adult (uncredited)
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Museum Visitor (uncredited)
 2014 Lightning Strikes Twice
Pastor Wilson
 2014 Soul Survivors: Angels in Training
Dr. Masters (scenes deleted)
 2014 Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter
Airline Passenger (uncredited)
 2014 Dear White People
Professor (uncredited)
 2013 Ain't Life Grand? (Short)
 2013 All Suspects
Scott Foley
 2013 Fences
Traffic Cop
 2013/I Lima (Short)
 2013 Villains (Short)
 2013 Bahamian Son
Business Man
 2013 2021
Background Talent / Heavy Drinker
 2013 Menages
Detective Wilcox
 2013 He Gave Her His Phone
Eric's Uncle
 2013 Theater People (TV Series)
- Dress to Kill (2013) ... SWAT Team
 2013 Fang & Talon (TV Series)
Wizard (2013)
 2013 The Lone Ranger
Sheriff Long Johns (uncredited)
 2013 Man of Steel
Metropolis Policeman (uncredited)
 2013 Love Unmasked (Short)
The Narrator
 2013 School Night (Short)
Cop #3
 2013 Not Quite Lyin' Eyes
Mob Kingpin
 2013 Underdogs
Football Coach (uncredited)
 2013 The Dunsing Plan (Short)
Walter Jenkins
 2013 Cheated (Short)
 2013 Vampire Ticks from Outer Space
The Farmer
 2013 The Kings of Summer
High School Principal (uncredited)
 2013 Parker
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 2012 Beaten Path (Short)
 2012 Missing Pieces
Thrift Store Manager
 2012 ChessDogs (Short)
The Good Listener
 2012 Hitchcock
Press Photographer (uncredited)
 2012 Best Man Down
Man Sleeping At Wedding
 2012 Halloween: Boogyman (Short)
Doctor Bonham
 2012 Monday Morning
Guest Spin Person
 2012 The Retirement of Joe Corduroy (Short)
Gun Shop Manager (uncredited)
 2012 Not Another B-Movie (Video short)
Beat Cop
 2012 Undone: A New Musical
Theater Patron
 2012 The Worm and the Poodle
 2012 Happy Train (Short)
Flower Guy (voice)
 2012/I Blindspot (Short)
Dinner Companion at Soup Kitchen
 2012 Little Words (Short)
 2012 Remake (Video)
Joe Booker
 2012 Smitty
Buford (uncredited)
 2012 Spirits of St. Paul: The Gangster Era
Gas Station Attendant
 2012 A Girl's Dream (Short)
Bar Owner
 2012 The Glass of Demontrachet (Short)
 2012 The Humanity Code (Short)
Stumbling Man
 2012 Ticket Out
Jethro (uncredited)
 2011 Alright Then (Short)
 2011/I Go (Short)
Old Man Driving Buddy
 2011 Kinetic (Short)
 2011 Lambent Fuse
Old Barfly
 2011 Land of Sky Blue Water
Bertram the Organist
 2011/II Prodigal
Pub Drunk
 2011 Sika: You (Music Video)
Masquerade Guest
 2011 James (Video short)
 2011 Young Adult
Businessman in Skyway (uncredited)
 2011 Bloodshed Love (Short)
Speakeasy Patron
 2011 Le Fling (Short)
Restaurant Patron
 2011 SomeFangs (Short)
The Barister
 2011 Out of Character (Short)
 2011 Jeremy Messersmith's Violet (Short)
Grumpy Old Man (scenes deleted)
 2011 Amy Della Dobble and the Fairy Messy Bedroom (Short)
Lawrence the Laundry Monster
 2011 Voice Inside (Short)
Man in Woods / Kidnapper
 2011 Gods' Green Earth
 2011 Leichenwasser (Short)
Old Man
 2011 Year 2035 (Short)
The Man
 2011 The U-Brew (Short)
College Professor
 2011 Them!
Officer Bill Padgett
 2011 Big Highway (Short)
Old Man
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Chicago Pedestrian (uncredited)
 2011 The Love, the Leather & the L337 (Short)
Doc 'Ozzie' Taylor
 2011 Directions
Mr. Peterson
 2011 After the Beginning
Talking Head
 2011 Allergic to Love (Short)
John's dad
 2011/I Chris (Short)
 2011 Curitol
The Head #1
 2011 DREAMer (Short)
 2011 The Fancy Men (Short)
Charles Dexter West
 2011 My Milton (Short)
The Cleaner
 2011 Minnesota Beatles Project: Fixing a Hole (Music Video short)
The Thug
 2011 Paul
Comic Book Dealer (uncredited)
 2011 The Last Night
 2011 Thin Ice
Bus station patron (uncredited)
 2010 Discouraging Words
Rally Attendee
 2010 The Final Straw (Short)
Colonel Senk
 2010 DearGod
Sick Man
 2010 The Pool Ace (Short)
The Stranger
 2010 Lost to the Current (Short)
The Sheriff
 2010 Toxic Tacos (Short)
Man Eating Donut in Restroom
 2010 14th and Marshall (Short)
 2010 The Boy with Green Eyes (Short)
Police Officer
 2010 Park Bench Moment (Short)
Man on Park Bench
 2010 Janie Jones
Promoter (uncredited)
 2010 All in a Day's Work (Short)
Library Patron
 2010 Ghost from the Machine
Jeff the Blogger
 2010 The Apology Dance
Man Playing Horseshoes
 2010 Zombie Homecoming (Short)
 2010 Peacock
Guy in Bar (uncredited)
 2010 My Own Love Song
Hotel Concierge (uncredited)
 2010 AIR: The Musical
Honky Tonk Manager
 2010 A Light in the Darkness
The Friend
 2009 Earthwork
 2009 Nobody
Art Gallery Owner
 2009 A Serious Man
Bar Mitzvah Guest (uncredited)
 2009 Midnight Chronicles
 2009 Public Enemies
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 2009 Into Temptation
Bartender (uncredited)
 2008 Killer Movie
Hockey Coach
 2008 Flourtown (Short)
Trust #5
 2008/I Suspension
 2008 Older Than America
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 2008 1075 (Short)
Norman soldier
 2006 Fall Into Me
 2006 A Prairie Home Companion
Fitzgerald Audience (uncredited)
 2005 Sweet Land
Swedish Farmer (uncredited)
 2005 Firecracker
 2004 A Descent of Woodpeckers
TV Cameraman
 2004 Justice
Officer Anderson
 2004 Comic Book: The Movie (Video)
Comic Fan (uncredited)
 2003 MindField
 2003 New World Symphony
Ticket Taker
 2002 More Than Puppy Love
 2001 Roads and Bridges
 2001 Sugar & Spice
Video Update Manager (uncredited)
 2000 The Chromium Hook (Short)
Deputy Barney Griffith
 2000 Here on Earth
Hospital Technician (uncredited)
 1999 Sarah, Plain & Tall: Winter's End (TV Movie)
Farmer (uncredited)
 1999 Go to Hell
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous
Beauty Pageant Fan (uncredited)
 1999 Los Enchiladas!
Officer Putski
 1999 Dill Scallion
Radio Engineer
 1998 A Chance of Snow (TV Movie)
Airport Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series)
Pancake Breakfast Extra
- Quest of the Delta Knights (1998) ... Pancake Breakfast Extra (uncredited)
 1998 Major League: Back to the Minors
Baseball fan (uncredited)
 1996 Jingle All the Way
Toy Store Shopper (uncredited)
 1996 Feeling Minnesota
Man in Diner (uncredited)
 1995 Mallrats
Comic Book Fan (uncredited)
 1995 Angus
Hall Monitor (uncredited)
 1994 Missing Parents (TV Movie)
Detective Jansen
 1994 Little Big League
Metrodome Fan (uncredited)
 1994 Iron Will
Guy in Bar (uncredited)
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Airline Passenger (uncredited)
 1992 Equinox
Gangster (uncredited)
 1991 Bix
Big Eddie
 1991 Lucky Day (TV Movie)
Bus Rider (uncredited)
 1990 The Animated Star-Spangled Banner (Short)
 1990 Old Explorers
First Mate
 1990 Hometown Boy Makes Good (TV Movie)
 1989 The Comeback (TV Movie)
Jimmy Reynolds (uncredited)
 1988 It Came from Somewhere Else
Press Secretary Post
 1988 Patti Rocks
Lonely Drunk (uncredited)
 1987 L.A. Crackdown
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1987 Rachel River
 1986 Blood Hook
Jimmy Swain (uncredited)
 1984 Islands (TV Movie)
Young Man (uncredited)
 1984 Purple Rain
Club Techie (uncredited)
 1984 Harold of Orange (Short)
Hugh Morris
 1984 Wildrose
 1983 Swan Lake, Minnesota (TV Movie)
Jonas Johansen
 1982 Purple Haze
Diner Cook (uncredited)
 1982 The Personals
Lake Jogger (uncredited)
 1981 Home Safe
 1980 Foolin' Around
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1980 Off the Minnesota Strip (TV Movie)
Actor in Play (uncredited)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Winter - Dressing Up (Short)
Freezing Lad (voice)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Winter - Starting the Car (Short)
Muffler (voice)
 1978 Ice Castles
Arena Spectator (uncredited)
 1978 The Deer Hunter
Steel Worker (uncredited)
 1978 Northern Lights
Farm Kid (uncredited)
 1975 Give It a Try (Short)
Jonathan Horn
 1975 The Giant Spider Invasion
Gas Pump Kid (uncredited)
 1975 Loose Ends
Guy In Bar (uncredited)
 1974 Fullness (Short)
The Boy
 1973 Cows (Short)
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid
College Student (uncredited)
 1972 It Ain't Easy
Townsperson (uncredited)
 1972 You'll Like My Mother
Chauffer (uncredited)
 1970 Airport
Teen in Terminal (uncredited)
 1954 Lunch with Casey (TV Series)
Hi-Yo Silver Away Winner (1960)
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