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Joe Rabl

Actor / Commercial Face


Joe Rabl

Joe Rabl heard the call to ‘go west’ and moved to the United States to pursue his ambition and passion for acting. He attended schools in Los Angeles (Harry Mastrogeorge, Stella Adler) & New York (Lee Strasberg Institute) paying his way as a private chef for the likes of; James Newton Howard, David Geffen, Pete Sampras, William Robinson & Arnold Schwarzenegger.

He started in TV on ‘The Visitor’ & ‘Brooklyn South’, appeared in short films ‘Ice Cream Sundae’ with Tippi Hedren (written and directed by Désirée Nosbusch, music by Harald Kloser) & ‘A.W.O.L.’ with David Morse & John McGinley (written by Shane Black) and then made his feature début in ‘Godzilla’ (TriStar Pictures, Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin) followed by ‘Breakdown’ with Kurt Russell. (Paramount Pictures, Dino de Laurentiis, Jonathan Mostow)

After returning to Europe he has continued to perform in both Hollywood productions: ‘U-571’ (Universal) & ‘Spectre’ (Eon)  and independent films: ‘Snakebite’ & ‘Schilf’ He has also gained wide-spread recognition in the German-speaking world both in TV series’ and becoming well known as a commercial model at home and abroad. He has appeared in photo campaigns, TV and print commercials and magazines for clients and networks in Germany & Austria: 3Austria, EnBW, Sixt Germany, DEKRA, Bang & Olufsen, Mercure Hotels Germany, Best Western, Sixt, EnBW, Siemens and Mercedes Benz, Raiffeisen Bank Austria and Porsche, Württemberger Wine, Pro7, Sat1, Arte, ARD and ORF.

Not content with just being in front of the camera, Rabl launched his production company Pelican Pictures. As a producer he wants to foster international collaboration and generate projects with commercial value and artistic integrity. He is currently developing his own feature projects: ‘Solar Storm’, In The Shadow Of The Red Umbrella’ & ‘The Journey Begins In Africa’.

  • Name: Joe Rabl
  • Email: office@joerabl.com
  • Date of birth: 12 March 1973
  • Nationality: Austrian / Italian



Actor in Movies

1993 - 2019
Hunter (Mood Spot) ( Lead ) David Birner & Satoshi
Myth (Mood Spot) ( Lead ) David Birner & Satoshi
Time (Mood Spot) ( Lead ) David Birner
Snakebite Thomas’ Father David Birner & Satoshi
James Bond – Spectre Stunt Actor Sam Mendes ,Producer: Barbara Broccoli,Columbia Picture,United Artists, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Michiel de Ruyter Stunt actor Signature Entertainment ,Regisseur: Roel Reiné
U-571 US Marine Universal Pictures, Jonathan Mostow
Void Pilot Nonplus Film, Stefan Lukacs
Awol Soldier Bipolar Pictures, Jack Swanstrom, Shane Black
Ice Cream Sundae Visitor Samsa Film, Desirée Nosbusch, Harald Kloser
Godzilla Soldier Tri Star Pictures, Roland Emerich
Breakdown Police Officer Paramont Pictures, Jonathan Mostow
Darkness Falls Police Officer Revolution Studios, Jonathan Liebesman
The Messengers Police Officer Ghost House Pictures,Oxide Pang,Danny Pang,Sam Raimi,
The Three Musketeers Musketeer Walt Disney Pictures,Stephen Herek
Suller Farmer (Lead) Red Script Film, Stefan Rothbart
Schilf Albert (Lead) Philipp Slaboch
Challenge Me ( Lead ) Michael Rottmann
Karma is a Bitch ( Lead ) Denise Cuma, NDU – New Design University

Acting in Television Projects

1993 - 2019
Mein dunkles Geheimnis – Die Traumwohnung Episodenhauptrolle “Gregor Schmittgens” SAT1/Janus TV, Regisseur: Volkmar Sering
TV Magazin Beitrag, BAWAG PSK Klaus,National Austria PULS4, derDREI kreation
Der Winzerkrieg Police Officer ARD/ORF Broadcast,Peter Sämann,
Schlosshotel Orth Taxidriver(1 episode)(Supporting) ORF/ZDF Broadcast,Karl Kases
The Visitor FBI Agent(2 episodes)(Supporting) 20th Century Fox Television,Kevin Kerslake,,
Brooklyn South Police Officer (5 episodes)(Supporting) Columbia/CBS,Michael W. Watkins

Commercials Spots

1993 - 2019
Kahlúa (Lead) International Commercial Spot David Birner
Eiszeit (Lead) International Commercial Spot FH Salzburg
DocFinder (Lead),Commercial Spot National Austria SAT1/PRO7-Gruppe,DREI kreation
Leica Rugby (Lead) International Commercial Spot MediaStudio – Film und Fernsehproduktionen, Ingo Enzi
Lieferservice Spot (Lead) Commercial Spot National Austria Meshfilm, Michael Eisinger, Silvan Huber
C` Seed 201 TV LED @Porsche Design (Lead) International Commercial Spot Porsche Design,C` Seed,FirstSpot,David Zuderstorfer
Raiffeisen Bank Austria (Lead)Commercial Spot National Austria Sabotage Filmproduktion GmbH,Ogilvy&Mather,Christian Aeby
Württembergs Schönstes Abendrot (Lead)Commercial Spot National Germany SCHOKOLADE Filmproduktion,Andreas Schäfer
3 AUSTRIA Commercial Spot National Austria Q Werbeagentur,Hutchison, 3 Austria,Bruce St. Clair, Atena Wetzel
KIKA Festtage(Valentinstag) (Lead),Commercial Spot National Austria Seven Film,Thomas Kiennast
KIKA Festtage(Silvester) (Lead),Commercial Spot National Austria Seven Film,Thomas Kiennast
Verdandy Fashion (Lead) International Commercial Spot Verdandy Fashion, Flohanna

Producer for Movies

Traces of Life Co Producer Pelican Pictures


Die Kantine(Capriciosa a la Habsburg) Police Officer Schauspielhaus Graz,Karl Paryla

Commercial Print

1993 - 2019
Mercure Hotels Germany National Printcommercial Print+Sideshots + German Magazines Mercure Hotels Germany
Print Media Magazine Germany, Commercial Mercure / Accor Hotels Print Media Magazine ,Commercial Print+Sideshots National Germany Mercure / Accor Hotels,GLAM photo & design, Christoph Weiß
Best Western Plus,Baltic Hills Usedom Commercial Print+Sideshots National Germany Jean Pascal Günther,Best Western Plus,Baltic Hills Usedom
Baltic Hills Golf Usedom Commercial Print+Sideshots National Germany Jean Pascal Günther,Baltic Hills Golf Usedom
Raiffeisen Bank Austria Commercial Print+Sideshots National Austria Sabotage Filmproduktion GmbH,,Ogilvy&Mather,Jörg Reichhart
Ciao Magazin Düsseldorf Cover, Print Ciao Magazin Düsseldorf, Tino Broyer
Lupo der Haarschneider Commercial Print Germany,Düsseldorf Lupo der Haarschneider-Düsseldorf,Tino Broyer
Bang & Olufsen runs SAP International Commercial Print&City Lights Bang & Olufsen,SAP,Michael Schnabel
Dekra Commercial Print Germany Dekra,Wire Süden GmbH,Niko Schmid-Burgk
3 AUSTRIA Commercial Print National Austria Hutchison, 3 Austria,Creativ Produktions,Piet Truhlar
GAGGENAU Magazin Commercial Print Germany GAGGENAU,Jo Jankowski
Minotti Commercial Print Minotti,Michael Dürr
SIXT Commercial Print Germany SIXT,Andreas Pollok
EnBW Commercial Print Germany EnBW,Jörg Schieferecke
SIEMENS AG Commercial Print Germany SIEMENS AG,Hahn Fotodesign
Mercedes Benz International Commercial Print Mercedes Benz Daimler AG ,Showarchitekten,Oscar Vandebeek
Provinzial Versicherungen Commercial Print+Sideshots National Germany Piet Truhlar, Creativ
Verdandy Fashion Print Media Magazine, International Commercial Print Verdandy Fashion, Michael Lehner

Music Videos

1993 - 2018
Musikvideo”Cum Dederit”von Vivaldi (Lead) International Musikvideo SAE Wien
“Lobby Reggae”Rainhard Fendrich Banker(Lead) National Austria Sony Music,Georg Sokol Leitgeb,Agnes Rehling Management,Rainhard Fendrich,GEDUR Gmbh
Renate Neumayr – Für immer is net lang gnua (Lead) Planet Sound Tonstudio,Mike Neumayr

My Skills

Performer Skills

Here is a List of Skills and Trades that i learned over the Years.


Basic Skills

Close Combat



Semi Profi Level

Attendence for Stunts





Modern, Waltz, Disco


  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Martial Arts
  • Ice Skating
  • Rollerblading
  • Fencing
  • Swimming
  • Snow Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Driving Licence A/B International
  • Tractor Driving Licence

Language Skills

American English


Joe Rabl`s portfolio

features a variety of projects and Portraits and Behind the Scenes images.

Mood Spot Project ``The Hunter``

-Actor and Producer: Joe Rabl
– Directed, Produced, Concept and Edited by David Birner
-Director of Photography: Satoshi

Mood Spot Project ``Myth``

–  Actor and Producer: Joe Rabl
–  Directed, Produced, Concept and Edited by David Birner
–  Director of Photography: Satoshi


Joe Rabl – Portrait

Press & Media

Joe Rabl  –  Press & Media

Behind the scenes

Joe Rabl  –  Behind the scenes

Showreels & Videos

Joe Rabl  –  Videos

Time (Mood Spot)

Directed, Produced, Concept and Edited by David Birner​ davidbirner.com Actor: Joe Rabl joerabl.com Director of Photography: Satoshi Visual Effects: Jakob Olszewski​

More videos on my Official youtube channel


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Joe Rabl