- This article is about the guest star. For the character, see Joe C. (character).
Joseph "Joe C." Calleja (November 9, 1974 – November 16, 2000) was an American rapper and Kid Rock's former assistant. He guest starred as himself in The Simpsons episode "Kill the Alligator and Run".
Joe C. was born in Taylor, Michigan on November 9, 1974. He was diagnosed with a severe form of celiac disease, which can cause dwarfism and medical complications; his tallest height as an adult was 3'9". During his lifetime, he required a lot of medical attention due to the extent of his disease.
He was a big fan of Kid Rock and attended many of his concerts. Kid Rock initially thought Joe C. was a child, but when he found out Joe C. was an adult, Joe C. joined Kid Rock on tour as his assistant.
On November 16, 2000, Joe C. passed away from celiac disease complications.
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