‘Joey’ Joseph B. Sagal Bio

(Drama, Movie & Television Actor, Scriptwriter)

Relationship Statistics of ‘Joey’ Joseph B. Sagal

What is ‘Joey’ Joseph B. Sagal marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
Is ‘Joey’ Joseph B. Sagal having any relationship affair ?: No
Is ‘Joey’ Joseph B. Sagal gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Joey Sagal has been in a relationship with Michelle Bolotin for some time. Michelle Bolotin is a real estate developer in California.

They are seen together regularly in public places. For instance in the 28th March 2019 match between Los Angeles Dodgers Vs Arizona Diamondbacks in the Dodger Stadium Field, Sagal caught his first foul ball. He went totally ga-ga and posted pictures on the web any which way with the foul ball in his hand and Michelle beside him!

Sagal and Michelle take a time-out at the beaches with their pets Max the Pug, and Herc, a Tibetian Spaniel.

-Previously Joseph B. Sagal was married to Canadian Hanana Suzan-Stadner Sagal. They were married from 6th March 2011 to 10th June 2012.

Hanana Suzan-Stadner is an award-winning screenwriter, comedian, artist, and activist. Hanana is the screenwriter and co-executive producer of Elvis & Nixon for the 2016 Centerpiece.

Who is ‘Joey’ Joseph B. Sagal?

‘Joey’ Joseph B. Sagal is an American actor and writer. Joey was nominated for the 2012 Page Award for Writing, Category- Best Historical Film for the 2016 movie, Elvis & Nixon.

Joey is a living work of art. He embodies his characters with a flair- something like an individual with multiple-personalities. In his profession, he embodies important historical figures and actors like Richard Nixon, Elvis Priestly, and George Clooney, and does it like no other.

His internationally renowned movies are Elvis and Nixon, and Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King.

Also, Sagal’s father is the patriarch of the star-studded Sagal family. The late Boris Sagal was the director for the King of Kings Elvis Presley, who was then alive and well in the1965 movie Girl Happy.

Joey Sagal- Early Life, Family

Joey Sagal was born as Joseph B. Sagal on 12th February 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

He is one of the five children born to movie director Boris Sagal, and Sara Maçon-Zwilling, the first woman director and singer. Sara died on 1st September 1975 in Los Angeles, California.

Joey’s father Mr. Sagal is of Ukrainian descent and immortalized by the movies he directed like the 1971 movie, The Omega Man, The Name of the Game, and Masada.

Boris Sagal married Marge Champion on 1st January 1977 and they lived together till the day he died. Mr. Boris Sagal was tragically killed on 22nd May 1981 by a spinning helicopter blade while he was directing on the sets of the 1982 movie World War III in Oregon, USA. He was just 57 years young.

Joey’s other siblings are his twin sisters Liz and Jean Sagal, Cathy Sagal, Gregg Champion, and David Lewis Sagal.

More about Joey’s star-studded siblings-

David Lewis Sagal is a Senior VP, Business & Legal Affairs at Warner Bros. at Burbank, California, and is married to actress McNally.

Gregg E. Champion was born on 20th November 1956 in Los Angeles, California and is Joey’s step-brother through his second-mother Marge Champion’s previous marriage to Gower Champion. Gower died on 25th August 1980.

Catherine Louise Sagal was born on 19th January 1954, Hollywood, Los Angeles, and is older than Joey. She too is an actress and is married to Kurt Sutter, the creator of the 2008 series Sons of Anarchy and in which Katey is the protagonist.

Liz and Barbara Jean Sagal- The Double Trouble Sagal Twins were born on 9th October 1961, Los Angeles, California, US.,

Liz is an actress, screenwriter-script supervisor among others and is married to Bruce Grayson. She is renowned for the series Sons of Anarchy.

Jean Barbara is an actress and a director. She is the associate director for the prime-time series of 2 Broke Girls which was originally released on 19th September 2011. Jean has directed Two and a Half Men among others.

Daniil Sagal, the great Russian actor, is the paternal uncle of Joey Sagal and his siblings.

-More about their famous uncle Daniil- Recently in Russian Nights, A Cultural Experience, it was reported that Warner Brothers executive David Sagal and his sister, famed Hollywood celebrity Cathy Sagal, spoke before the screening of mark Donskoy’s Gorky’s Childhood starring their uncle Daniil Sagal, and recounted the history of their family.

Joey Sagal- Education, Career

Joey studied acting from 1975 to 1977 at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Hollywood, which has its institutes in New York and Los Angeles. His classmate here was Dominic Defazio.

From 1977-78, he studied speech, voice, dance, and movement with Edith Skinner at the A.C.T., or the American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. Here he met up with Denzel Washington and performed his first play “Moonchildren” at the A.C.T, opposite Denzel.

He also studied script-analysis at Stella Adlers’ Studio of Acting, Broadway, in New York and then in Hollywood. And from 1979-1985, Joey studied acting with the world-famous actress, Peggy Feury.

Here he met and studied with Sean Justin Penn. Sean Penn was his beloved friend and also an actor-director. He was once married to the world-renowned singer Madonna.

Acting School Class-mates

His acting-school mates also included the hall of Famers- Michelle Pfeiffer, Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Laura Dern, Eric Stoltz, and Anjelica Huston.

A Living Artist in the Living Arts

Multi-Personality at Work

Joey has the flair for the dramatic. He embodies the character he plays like no other. This is Joey Sagal Acting Reel in 2018. Take a look!

-Joey is the co-writer for the 2016 blockbuster Elvis & Nixon.

-Not Another Celebrity- the movie 2013.

– Joey plays Dr. Trout who works at St. Thomas Hospital on the FX original series Sons of Anarchy, episode John 8:32, in the sixth season.

-An avid fan of Elvis Presley, he was Elvis Presley in Stephen King’s  2006 series Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, then in the 2006 movie Unbeatable Harold, and is accredited as the “Elvis Announcer” in the 2007 speed thriller, Redline.

-He embodied “The Visitor” Elvis Presley for the World Premiere of the original Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s production of Steve Martin’s play, “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” that was performed at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, CA, US.

In his more than 357 performances, Joey character broke all box office records for The Geffen Playhouse and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and also became the longest-running play with the drama actor Joey Sagal.

More about meeting the King of Kings Elvis Presley- Joey met Elvis on the set of his father’s 1965 film Girl Happy, which eventually inspired him to take the role of the Elvis-like character, The Visitor for the initial 357 performances of Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

Joey Sagal- Movie Synopsis

In 2016, Elvis & Nixon

In 2015, Flora Tango

In 2013, Not Another Celebrity Movie

In 2007, Anna Nicole

In 2007, Cult

In 2007, Redline

In 2006, Unbeatable Harold

In 2005, Into the Sun

In 2004, Retrograde

In 1996, Barb Wire

In 1993, Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair

In 1989, The Return of Swamp Thing

In 1986, Quiet Cool

In 1985, Final Jeopardy

Joey Sagal- Interview

-At the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, Joey Sagal talks about working with Jerry Schilling, and about writing the historical Elvis & Nixon.

-You may also want to read about an interview with Joey Sagal along with the comments of a fan- ‘He is a guy who I will admit, I didn’t know I was following and enjoying for many years. A character actor to the core, he has literally shown up multiple times in completely different characters that I had no idea they were all the same person!’

Joey Sagal- Recognition

Joey Sagal is the co-writer of the movie and also the actor in the role of the Elvis Impersonator. He was nominated for the movie in the category of Best Historical Film in 2012 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.

Elvis & Nixon is a historical comedy by film director Liza Johnson, Starring Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, and Alex Pettyfer.

Elvis & Nixon- Joey wrote the screenplay and played the character of the Elvis Impersonator for the movie Elvis & Nixon. Joey conceptualized the script in a get-together with his now ex-wife, Hanana Suzan-Stadner Sagal, and Cary Elwes.

More about Hanana Suzan-Stadner Sagal- Canadian Hanana Suzan-Stadner is an award-winning screenwriter, comedian, artist, and activist. In fact, Hanala made history in 1983 as the first vlogger when she first produced Cable TV’s “Shape it Up L.A.! This cable show ran from 1983-2000.

Hanala is the screenwriter and co-executive producer of Elvis & Nixon Centerpiece for the 2016 Tribeca.

Net Worth, Screen Rating

Joey’s net worth is $10m US. As an actor, his earnings are $100k US. He also appears on TV talk and celebrity shows.

Joey Sagal is rated highest in the 2016 movie Elvis & Nixon at a 77% and lowest in the 1996 movie Barb Wire at 28%.

Body Stats: Height, Weight

Joey has platinum hair and blue eyes, He is 6 feet /1.83m tall and has an average weight.

Social Media

Joey has 11k followers on Twitter and more than 25k views on YouTube, with 1000 followers and 328 posts on Instagram.


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