He then attended Mountain. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, for two years. In 1998, he transferred to Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2001 and performed for two summers at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
He is best known for portraying Owen Dittman in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Doctor Norm Spellman in Avatar, Colin Fisher in Bones, Justice of the Peace in Grandma"s Boy, Ben in Hatchet, and Lucas Wahl in television series Forever. His family resided in the Mountain. Tabor neighborhood, and he is a 1995 graduate of Benson Polytechnic High School.
Before he went to Hollywood, Joel starred with Gretchen Stouts and Nina Smidt in Tom Monson"s Drug Wars, The High Times (1999), a video about underage binge drinking.
In 2000, he moved to Los Angeles, California. Not uncommon to show business, his early career was primarily in television commercials, including ones for eBay, Cingular Wireless, and Best Buy.
Moore has appeared in nearly a dozen television shows, including: LAX, Computer Society of India, The Guardian, Strong Medicine, Six Feet Under, Angel, Providence, Boomtown, Boston Public, House, Forever and as Colin Fisher, a graduate student on Bones. Moore"s first major film role was in 2004"s Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, though he is also known for his supporting role in James Cameron"s Avatar (2009).
Moore starred alongside Katy Perry in her music video for "Waking Up in Vegas".
He makes a cameo appearance in the "Beat lieutenant" cover video from Fall Out Boy. He co-starred with Katharine McPhee playing her love interest in her music video "lieutenant"s Not Christmas Without You" for her Christmas album Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You.