Most famous for his performances in the films Cabin Fever (as Deputy Winston Olsen) and Detroit Rock City (as Lex), he also appeared as Denominator in the 1999 feature Never Been Kissed. Also an avant-garde film director, he is known for his work on Trailer Town (2003); Tater Tots (2004); and Jacuzzi Rooms (2006).
Early in his career, he played the role of Miles Novack on the television series Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher.
He was featured in two Smashing Pumpkins music videos: "Perfect" and "1979."
Born Joey Murcia, Jr., he spent his youth in Key Largo, Florida, living in trailer parks and, for a time, in a car.