Joel McHale


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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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Community Jeff Winger / Wingman
(2009-2015)
(2014)
The Happytime Murders Agent Campbell
(2018)
Ted Rex
(2012)

Filmography

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  Quantum and Woody (TV Series) (announced)
Woody Henderson (rumored)
  American Dog (pre-production)
Officer Gary Shadesack
  Star Wars: Detours (TV Series) (post-production)
Galaxy Rumors Host (2016) (voice)
 2022 The Seven Faces of Jane
Michael
 2022 The Bear (TV Series)
NYC Chef
- Braciole (2022) ... NYC Chef
- Brigade (2022) ... NYC Chef
- Hands (2022) ... NYC Chef
 2022 Love, Death & Robots (TV Series short)
Sergeant Morris
- Kill Team Kill (2022) ... Sergeant Morris (voice)
 2022 Area Man Lives (Video Game)
John
 2021 Black Box (Podcast Series)
Alvin
- Airborne (2021) ... Alvin
- Reactor (2021) ... Alvin
- Shutdown (2021) ... Alvin
- Alvin (2021) ... Alvin
- 1980 (2021) ... Alvin
 2021 Fortnite: Chapter 3 (Video Game)
The Scientist (voice)
 2020-2021 Stargirl (TV Series)
Sylvester Pemberton / Starman
- Summer School: Chapter Thirteen (2021) ... Sylvester Pemberton / Starman
- Summer School: Chapter Ten (2021) ... Sylvester Pemberton / Starman
- Summer School: Chapter Nine (2021) ... Sylvester Pemberton / Starman
- Summer School: Chapter Eight (2021) ... Sylvester Pemberton / Starman
- Summer School: Chapter One (2021) ... Sylvester Pemberton / Starman
 2021 Short Adam (TV Series)
Joel McHale
- TKO (2021) ... Joel McHale
 2021 Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms
Johnny Cage (voice)
 2021 Queenpins
Rick
 2021 American Housewife (TV Series)
Doyle Bradford
- The Election (2021) ... Doyle Bradford
 2021 Happily
Tom
 2021 Fast Foodies (TV Series)
 2020 Psych 2: Lassie Come Home (TV Movie)
Lassiter's Father
 2020 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Orson Rudd
- 8 (2020) ... Orson Rudd
 2020/II Becky
Jeff
 2020 Community Table Read (Video short)
Jeff Winger
 2020 Dummy (TV Series short)
Jason Levy
- Ideal Woman (2020) ... Jason Levy
 2020 Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge
Johnny Cage (voice)
 2019-2020 Archibald's Next Big Thing (TV Series short)
Jean Pierre
- The Four Flamingos/The Roaring Rooster (2020) ... Jean Pierre (voice)
- The Missing Piece/The Scotchman (2019) ... Jean Pierre (voice)
 2001-2020 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Phil / Ian
- Filthy Phil, Part II (2020) ... Phil
- Filthy Phil, Part I (2020) ... Phil
- Cheaters (2001) ... Ian
 2020 Black-ish (TV Series)
Joel McHale
- You Don't Know Jack (2020) ... Joel McHale
 2020 Medical Police (TV Series)
Joel McHale
- Deuce to Nines, Double Draw (2020) ... Joel McHale
 2019 Dark Harbor
Greg
 2019/I Trouble
Norbert (voice)
 2019 Mr. Iglesias (TV Series)
Danny
- Oh Boy, Danny (2019) ... Danny
 2018-2019 Santa Clarita Diet (TV Series)
Chris
- We Let People Die Every Day (2019) ... Chris
- Knighttime (2019) ... Chris
- A Change of Heart (2018) ... Chris
- Coyote in Yoga Pants (2018) ... Chris
 2019 The Rookie (TV Series)
Brad Hayes
- The Shake Up (2019) ... Brad Hayes
 2017-2019 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (TV Series)
Joel McHale / Ryan Hansen
- Revival (2019) ... Joel McHale
- Joel McHale Is: Ryan Hansen (2017) ... Joel McHale / Ryan Hansen
 2017-2018 Milo Murphy's Law (TV Series short)
Victor Verliezer / Additional Voices
- The Ticking Clock/Managing Murphy's Law (2018) ... Victor Verliezer / Additional Voices (voice)
- A Clockwork Origin/Perchance to Sleepwalk (2017) ... Victor Verliezer (voice)
 2018/XVI Stuck
Judge Lepetri
 2018 Drunk History (TV Series)
Sheriff George Corwin / Sheriff Robert Cahill
- Halloween (2018) ... Sheriff George Corwin / Sheriff Robert Cahill
 2018 Game Over, Man!
Joel McHale
 2015-2018 The X-Files (TV Series)
Tad O'Malley
- My Struggle IV (2018) ... Tad O'Malley
- Nothing Lasts Forever (2018) ... Tad O'Malley (voice, uncredited)
- My Struggle II (2016) ... Tad O'Malley
- My Struggle (2015) ... Tad O'Malley
 2018 The Happytime Murders
Agent Campbell
 2018 A Futile and Stupid Gesture
Chevy Chase
 2018 Assassination Nation
Nick Mathers
 2017 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
Hemorrhage
- Rickmancing the Stone (2017) ... Hemorrhage (voice)
 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 (TV Series)
Doug McClure
- At the Earth's Core (2017) ... Doug McClure
 2017 Dimension 404 (TV Series)
Mr. Maker
- Matchmaker (2017) ... Mr. Maker
 2016 Difficult People (TV Series)
Felix
- Hashtag Cats (2016) ... Felix
 2016 Dr. Ken (TV Series)
Ross
- Dave's Valentine (2016) ... Ross
 2015 Kittens in a Cage (TV Series)
Wally
- She More Reprobatey (2015) ... Wally
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
X-PO / Self (voice)
 2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Alex
- Yesterdayland (2015) ... Alex (voice)
 2013-2015 Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (TV Series short)
First Ninja
- Big Trouble in Little Norrisville/Winner Takes Ball (2015) ... First Ninja (voice)
- Debbie Meddle/Aplopalypse Now (2015) ... First Ninja (voice)
- 13th Century Ninja (2014) ... First Ninja (voice)
- Sorcerer in Love (2013) ... First Ninja (voice)
- The Ninja Identity/The Ninja Supremacy (2013) ... First Ninja (voice)
 2009-2015 Community (TV Series)
Jeff Winger / Wingman
- Wedding Videography (2015) ... Jeff Winger
- Modern Espionage (2015) ... Jeff Winger
- Basic RV Repair and Palmistry (2015) ... Jeff Winger
- Grifting 101 (2015) ... Jeff Winger
 2015 Regular Show (TV Series)
DVD
- Format Wars II (2015) ... DVD (voice)
 2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas
Boyd Mitchler
 2014 Video Game High School (TV Series)
President
- OMGWTFPS!? (2014) ... President
 2014 Adult Beginners
Hudson
 2014/I Deliver Us from Evil
Butler
 2014 Blended
Mark
 2014 The (206) (TV Series)
 2013 Community: Miracle on Jeff's Street (TV Short)
Jeff Winger (voice)
 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 Short)
Jeff Winger (voice)
 2012 12 Angry Bros (Short)
 2011 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Jeff Winger
- Save Greendale (2011) ... Jeff Winger
 2011 The Big Year
Barry Loomis
 2011 What's Your Number?
Roger the Boss
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series short)
Norm Head Prototype
- Candace Disconnected/Magic Carpet Ride (2011) ... Norm Head Prototype (voice)
 2010 Community: Study Break (TV Mini Series short)
Jeff Winger
- Generation Gap (2010) ... Jeff Winger
- Stop using your brain (2010) ... Jeff Winger
- Truth or Dare (2010) ... Jeff Winger
 2007-2009 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Father / Man / Kenickie / ...
- Please Do Not Notify Our Contractors (2009) ... Father / Man (voice)
- Slaughterhouse on the Prairie (2007) ... Kenickie / Anderson Cooper / Announcer (voice)
 2009 The Informant!
FBI Special Agent Bob Herndon
 2009 Water and Power (TV Series short)
Joel McHale
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... Joel McHale
 2008 Giants of Radio (TV Movie)
Doug Deerfield
 2008 Open Season 2 (Video)
Elliot (voice)
 2008 The Onion Movie
Office Worker (uncredited)
 2007 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
Harold Hundin
- Bitches (2007) ... Harold Hundin
 2006 Mini's First Time
Host
 2006 The IT Crowd (TV Movie)
Roy
 2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Greg Welch, Bank Manager
- Urban Hellraisers (2005) ... Greg Welch, Bank Manager
 2005 Game Time (Short)
Johnson
 2005 Lords of Dogtown
TV Reporter
 2004/II Wait (Short)
 2004 Spider-Man 2
Mr. Jacks
 2003 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Episode #1.14212 (2003) ... Police Officer
 2003 Oliver Beene (TV Series)
 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
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (187 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial "Motivational Speaker," with Joel McHale for Berocca brand effervescent drink vitamin-mineral supplement tablets from Bayer Healthcare. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Joel E. McHale | Penis McHale

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)

Spouse:

Sarah Williams  (2 children)

Children:

McHale, Edward Roy | See more »

Parents:

McHale (Jackson), Laurie | McHale, Jack

Relatives:

McHale, Christopher (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Every parent should thank God for the gift that is their children's health, and shower them with love. See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Biting, sarcastic humor See more »

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