Joe Lala worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Lala's acting career began mostly with his roles in various films, such as the Peter Frampton musical "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1978), "Havana" (1990) and the action film "On Deadly Ground" (1994) with Steven Seagal. He also starred in the TV movies "The Take" (1989-1990) and "Past Tense" (1993-94). Lala worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Knight & Daye" (1988-89). Lala continued to lend his vocal talents for roles in films like the thrilling adaptation "Mimic" (1997) with Mira Sorvino throughout the nineties. In addition to his voice work, he appeared on camera in "Zooman" (1994-95). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "American Family" (2001-04). He also was featured in the TV movies "Demolition University" (1998-99) and "Ali: An American Hero" (1999-2000). He also lent his distinctive voice to the Haley Joel Osment animated sequel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame II" (2002). Lala last acted in "El Cantante" (2007) with Marc Anthony.