Joseph "Joe" Maggard (born December 8, 1955) is an American actor, singer, and former deputy sheriff who has appeared in various different films and television shows, Maggard was best known for claiming to have played the Ronald McDonald character in the McDonald's commercials and voicing Ronald in The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald from 1995 to 2007, were the character was actually performed by Jack Doepke from 1991 to 1999 and David Hussey from 2000 to 2014.

For Disney, he portrayed a State Trooper in the Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color special, Ruby Bridges.