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 recently completed Directors Lisa Addario & Joe Syracuse’s
Tiff bound film “Drive, she said” Starring along side Jason Biggs, Joiner will also show
his dark side starring in the action thriller "Unsullied", NFL Legend Simeon Rice’s
Directorial debut, set for a September release, followed closely with a nomination worthy
performance in the Philadelphia produced heavy drama “Voiceless” due out in January 2016. Joiner was seen most recently in director Tim Garrick’s "Behaving Badly"(opposite Elisabeth Shue and Selena Gomez)and also co-stars opposite Jennifer Connelly and Greg Kinnear in the Informant Media produced film "Stuck in Love". Joiner signed on to star in the Metropol Film “Enchanted Amore: A Very Unusual Love Story" - shooting on location in Italy, Germany, and Savannah.
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 Levis, 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,"
"ToHave and to Hold,” and Starring in "Orc Wars,".
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 his role as the
"Seven Minute Man" in the internationally successful and Cannes nominated Liquid Plumr ads, 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.