Biography - Rusty Joiner
With an impressive list of half a dozen Film roles
to his credit within an 18 month period,
Rusty Joiner has definitely made his way to
Hollywood's "The Ones To Watch" list.
Having just completed director Tim Garrick's "Behaving Badly"
(opposite Elisabeth Shue and Selena Gomez) Joiner also co-stars opposite
Jennifer Connelly and Greg Kinnear in the
Informant Media/Eagle film "Stuck in Love," due out in June 2013. Joiner signed on
to star in the Metropol Film "Enchanted Amore: A Very Unusual Love Story"
- shooting on location in Italy, Germany, and Savannah. Directed by Ruediger Von
Spies, the film also marks Joiner's debut as a producer.
While attending Georgia Southern University, Joiner was discovered in
Atlanta where he soon became one of the most sought after models in the
industry. He then spent the next few years steadily working in Milan,
Paris and South America landing exclusive campaigns for Abercrombie &
Fitch, Prada, American Eagle and Levi's, just to name a few.
In 1998, Joiner gained international recognition when he signed a
two-year exclusive deal as the official Structure underwear model and
spokesman, making guest appearances on such shows as Extra, Access
Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, E! News Daily and The View.
Following the success of the Structure campaign, Joiner quickly
made the transition to acting with a variety of featured film
roles including "Dodgeball" (with Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn),
"Resident Evil: Extinction" (with Milla Jovovich) and his first
Starring role in director Ulli Lommel's "Absolute Evil."
You will see Rusty in the upcoming features "Last Ounce Of Courage," "To
Have and to Hold,” and Starring in "Orc Wars," all set for a 2013 release.
No stranger to television, Joiner has an impressive list of guest starring roles to
his credit including hit shows such as "The Closer," "Bones," "Close To
Home," "CSI: Miami," "ER," and "Spin City" (opposite Heather Locklear).
In 2010, Joiner again co-starred opposite Locklear - this time recurring
on the CW's "Melrose Place" and also landed a recurring role on the NBC
daytime drama "Days Of Our Lives."
Joiner's list of current international commercial campaigns include
the Cannes nominated Liquid Plumr, Maybelline with Christy Turlington and a
six-commercial deal for Suzuki, in addition to commercials for Excedrin, Comcast,
Budweiser, GE, Acura, Coors Light, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Honda and Taco Bell.
As the former national spokesperson for Men's Fitness Magazine's "Fat
To Fit Tour," Joiner has a record twelve US and international covers of
the magazine to his credit. He has been shot by legendary
photographers Greg Gorman, Bruce Weber, Harry Langdon, David
LaChapelle and Annie Leibovitz, and has graced the pages of Vanity Fair,
Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan and Vogue Homme.