Joel McHale

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Joel McHale : biography

20 November 1971 –

Joel Edward McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American 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 the NBC comedy series 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 brief appearance as bank manager Mr. Jacks, CSI: Miami as Greg Welsh, and Spy Kids: All the Time in the World as Wilbur Wilson.


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Wait Short film
2004 Spider-Man 2 Mr. Jacks
2005 Lords of Dogtown TV Reporter
2005 Vacation Kids Jhonnatam Voice
2005 Game Time Johnson Short film
2006 Mini’s First Time Host
2007 The School Fanfarre Jhonnatam Direct-to-videoVoice onlyReplacing Kevin Spacey and Billy Crystal
2008 The Onion Movie Office Worker Uncredited
2008 Open Season 2 Elliot Direct-to-videoVoice onlyReplacing Ashton Kutcher
2009 The Informant! FBI Agent Robert Herndon
2011 What’s Your Number? Roger
2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Wilbur Wilson
2011 The Big Year Barry Loomis
2012 Ted Rex
2014 Blended Filming
Year Title Role Notes
1993–1997 Almost Live! Various
1998 Bill Nye the Science Guy Defendant Episode – "Fluids"
2000 Diagnosis: Murder Richard Episode – "By Reason of Insanity"
2001 Will & Grace Ian Episode – "Cheaters"
2004–present The Soup Himself – Host
2005 The Huntress Quicky the Clown Episode – "Springing Tiny"
2006 The Fugitive Curtis Episode – "Far from Home"
2007 The IT Crowd Roy Failed Pilot
2007 Pushing Daisies Harold Hundin Episode – "Bitches"
2008 Robot Chicken Various Voice only
2008 CSI: Miami Greg Welch Episode – "Urban Hellraisers"
2009–present Community Jeff Winger Main Role;Nominated – Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical (2011)[ Joel McHale- Awards: IMDB]Nominated – Critics’ Choice Television Award Best Actor In A Comedy Series (2011)(2012)
2010 Giants of Radio Doug Deerfield TV Movie
2011 Phineas and Ferb Additional Voices
2012 Sons of Anarchy Warren