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Joel Edward McHale was born in Rome, Italy, to a Canadian-born mother, Laurie (Jackson), and an American-born father, Jack McHale. His father, from Chicago, is of Irish descent, and his mother, from Vancouver, has Norwegian, Finnish, and English ancestry. Joel was raised in Seattle, Washington, and graduated from Mercer Island High School. He was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Soup
The Soup Writer
(2004-2015)
Community
Community Jeff Winger / Wingman
(2009-2015)
Ted
Ted Rex
(2012)
Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 2 Mr. Jacks
(2004)

Filmography

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 2017/I Stuck (post-production)
Judge Lepetri
 2016 Star Wars: Detours (TV Series) (post-production)
Galaxy Rumors Host (2016) (voice)
 2017 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
Hemorrhage
- Rickmancing the Stone (2017) ... Hemorrhage (voice)
 2017 The Gong Show (TV Series)
 2016-2017 The Great Indoors (TV Series)
Jack
- The Company Retreat (2017) ... Jack
- Roland's Secret (2017) ... Jack
- The Heartbreaker (2017) ... Jack
- Ricky Leaks (2017) ... Jack
- Party Paul (2017) ... Jack
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series)
Doug McClure
- At the Earth's Core (2017) ... Doug McClure
 2017 Dimension 404 (TV Series)
Mr. Maker
- Matchmaker (2017) ... Mr. Maker
 2017 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (TV Series)
Joel McHale
- Joel McHale Is: Ryan Hansen (2017) ... Joel McHale
 2016 Difficult People (TV Series)
Felix
- Hashtag Cats (2016) ... Felix
 2015-2016 The X-Files (TV Series)
Tad O'Malley
- My Struggle (2015) ... Tad O'Malley
 2016 Dr. Ken (TV Series)
Ross
- Dave's Valentine (2016) ... Ross
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
X-PO / Himself (voice)
 2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Alex
- Yesterdayland (2015) ... Alex (voice)
 2015 Regular Show (TV Series)
DVD
- Format Wars II (2015) ... DVD (voice)
 2015 Kittens in a Cage (TV Series)
Wally
- She More Reprobatey (2015) ... Wally
 2014 Video Game High School (TV Series)
President
- OMGWTFPS!? (2014) ... President
 2014 Adult Beginners
Hudson
 2014 Blended
Mark
 2014 The (206) (TV Series)
- Episode #2.15 (2014)
- Episode #2.8 (2014)
 2013 Conan (TV Series)
Conan
 2012 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Warren
- Toad's Wild Ride (2012) ... Warren
- Small World (2012) ... Warren
 2012 Ted
Rex
 2012 Community: Abed's Master Key (TV Movie)
Jeff Winger (voice)
 2012 12 Angry Bros (Short)
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Norm Head Prototype
- Candace Disconnected/Magic Carpet Ride (2011) ... Norm Head Prototype (voice)
 2010 Community: Study Break (TV Mini-Series short)
Jeff Winger
 2007-2009 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Father / Man / Kenickie / ...
- Please Do Not Notify Our Contractors (2009) ... Father / Man (voice)
- Slaughterhouse on the Prairie (2007) ... Kenickie / Anderson Cooper / Announcer (voice)
 2008 Open Season 2 (Video)
Elliot (voice)
 2008 The Onion Movie
Office Worker (uncredited)
 2008 Giants of Radio (TV Movie)
Doug Deerfield
 2007 The IT Crowd (TV Series)
Roy
- Episode #1.1 ... Roy
 2007 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
Harold Hundin
- Bitches (2007) ... Harold Hundin
 2006 Mini's First Time
Host
 2005 Game Time (Short)
Johnson
 2005 Lords of Dogtown
TV Reporter
 2004/II Wait (Short)
 2003 Oliver Beene (TV Series)
 2001 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Ian
- Cheaters: Part 1 (2001) ... Ian
 2000 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Richard
- By Reason of Insanity (2000) ... Richard
 2000 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Curtis
- Far from Home (2000) ... Curtis
 2000 The Huntress (TV Series)
Quicky the Clown
- Springing Tiny (2000) ... Quicky the Clown (as Joel E. McHale)
 1998 Bill Nye, the Science Guy (TV Series documentary)
Defendant
- Fluids (1998) ... Defendant
 1996 Almost Live! (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #12.17 (1996) ... Various
- Episode #12.11 (1996) ... Various
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Other Works:

TV commercial for State Farm Insurance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joel E. McHale

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't think the NFL had the slightest intention of taking me, except as maybe a water boy. See more »

Trivia:

His wife gave birth to their first son, Edward Roy McHale, in 2005. They call him Eddie. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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