Joe and his wife welcomed a third son in September 2006.
He and his wife, Katherine Kousi, have three sons, Aidan, Truman and Fergus.
Worked as an advance man in President George Bush' administration and as a bartender, but fired from both jobs.
Playing Major/Lt. Colonel John Sheppard on the TV series Stargate: Atlantis (2004). [August 2004]
Appeared in one episode of Birds of Prey (2002), "Prey for the Hunter", before fellow Stargate franchise member Carmen Argenziano, of Stargate SG-1 (1997), appeared in the episode "Nature of the Beast".