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Also Known As: Joe Bob Briggs, John I Bloom, Fred Baratta Died:
Born: January 27, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, USA Profession: critic, TV host, comedian, actor, comedy writer, journalist, TV and radio commentator, singer, auto mechanic

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Face/Off (1997) Prison Medical Technician
2.
 Casino (1995) Don Ward
4.
 Great Balls Of Fire (1989) Dewey "Daddy-O" Phillips
5.
 Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, The (1986) Gonzo Moviegoer
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Worked as an auto mechanic in Texas and later as a singer in Oklahoma in the early to mid 1970s
1976:
Served as critic for the DALLAS TIMES HERALD
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Wrote for TEXAS MONTHLY magazine
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Was columnist with DALLAS TIMES HERALD
1984:
Wrote the syndicated newspaper column "Joe Bob Goes to the Movies"
1985:
Began touring as alter ego Joe Bob Briggs
1986:
Film debut, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Part 2"
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Hosted "Joe Bob's Drive-In Theatre" on The Movie Channel
1988:
Wrote second syndicated column "Joe Bob's America"
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Wrote and hosted the radio show "Joe Bob's Drive-In Review"
1994:
Hosted "Monstervision" on TNT
1995:
Acted in Martin Scorsese's "Casino"
1996:
Began contributing to "The Daily Show" (Comedy Central); segment called "God Stuff" in which clips from various televangelists were aired for satirical effect
1997:
Had featured role in "Face/Off", helmed by John Woo
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Education

Vanderbilt University: Nashville , Tennessee -

Notes

Some sources give 1959 as Mr. Bloom's birth year

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wife:
Joyce Karns. Married in 1978; divcorced in 1979.
wife:
Paula Leigh Bowen. Married in July 1988.

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