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Joel McHale
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Joel McHale

Joel McHale is enjoying a breakout year. In addition to his role in The Informant!, he will be starring in the new NBC comedy series Community, in which he plays a lawyer forced to go back to community college after his undergraduate degree is declared invalid.

McHale is also known as the star of E!'s The Soup, a weekly entertainment show which satirizes pop culture and current events. He also serves as a writer and producer on the show. In addition, McHale recently began touring the country to sold out audiences with his stand-up act.

Born in Rome and raised in Seattle, Washington, McHale became a cast member on Comedy Central's Almost Live, a show from a group of Seattle-based performers which featured a mixture of skit comedy and stand-up. After moving to Los Angeles, he landed roles on Will & Grace, CSI: Miami and Pushing Daisies. He also jumped onto the big screen with roles in Spider-Man 2 and Lords of Dogtown.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Joel McHale Facts

BirthdayNovember 20, 1971 (52)
BirthplaceRome, Italy
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Joel McHale compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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