Joel McHale life and biography

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Joel McHale biography

Date of birth : 1971-11-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Rome, Italy
Nationality : Italian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-09-14
Credited as : stand-up comedian, actor, The Soup

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Joel McHale is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, television producer, television personality, and voice artist. He is best known for hosting The Soup and for his role as Jeff Winger on Community.

McHale's role as a voice actor includes Elliot in Open Season 2, filling in for Ashton Kutcher. He also appeared in Spider-Man 2 in a cameo appearance as bank manager Mr. Jacks, CSI: Miami as Greg Welsh, and Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World as Wilbur.

McHale, the middle of three brothers, was born in Rome, Italy on November 20, 1971. His mother, Laurie, is from Vancouver, British Columbia, and his father, Jack, is from Chicago; McHale and his brothers were born in Rome, where their father worked for an American university. He grew up in the Seattle area, graduating from Mercer Island High School in 1991. Also he participated at Youth Theatre Northwest.

He received a bachelor's degree in History from the University of Washington in 1995. While at the University of Washington, McHale belonged to the Theta Chi Fraternity "for three horrible months". He was recruited to be on the rowing team, but later walked onto the football team, playing tight end for two years. McHale received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Professional Actors Training Program at the University of Washington.


2011: What's Your Number?
2011: Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World
2012: Ted


2009: Pushing Daisies
2009-present: Community
2010: Giants of Radio
2011: Phineas and Ferb

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