Joe Manuel Gallegos, Jr. is a multi-disciplined entertainer with credits that include work as an actor, dancer, choreographer, stuntman, voiceover performer, and host in print, commercial, film, television, stage, video games, and radio. He received a bachelorís degree in history from Amherst College, where he also performed with other members of the Five College Consortium. His stage credits include work in Las Vegas, Australia, on cruise ships, theme parks, with UMASS University Dancers, Ballet Repertory Theatre of New Mexico, City Ballet of Los Angeles, and Plan B Entertainment. You can see him in numerous television shows, movies, industrials, and national commercials.

He is currently working in both the Los Angeles and Albuquerque/Santa Fe film markets.

Other interesting facts:

-Born in Santa Fe, New Mexico
-Second oldest of 9 children
-Attended a performing arts high school studying acting, dance, and voice
-Was once an assitant to actor Christopher Plummer
-Alumnus of Camp Rising Sun which is a leadership camp based in Upstate New York
-Has a B.A. in history from Amherst College
-Favorite food is anything made with Hatch Chile
-Lived in Australia for a year
-Favorite animal is the turtle
-Is an obsessive flosser
-First time on stage was as a shepherd for a nativity play in kindergarten
-Has had a myriad of non-entertainment related jobs that include information technology, retail, public relations, hospitality, research, construction, and teaching (k-12); as well as a work as a valet, travel agent, web designer, business owner, babysitter, tour guide, dancing chicken, Easter Bunny, camp counselor, and bingo assistant.