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Joel McHale

Joel Edward McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American 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 Joel Edward McHale 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.

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Joel McHale -- It Was a Photo, Not a Job Offer, Stupid

Joel McHale
It was a Photo Not a Job Offer, Stupid!

Joel McHale does not picture himself as the new host of "The Late Late Show," although he does picture himself with the guy who will decide who gets the gig.A big rumor flared up this week after… READ MORE >

Joel McHale -- I Never TRASHED 'Community'

Joel McHale
I Never TRASHED 'Community'

"Community" star Joel McHale says he's being unfairly portrayed as a Season 4 HATER (even though everyone knows it sucked) ... telling TMZ he NEVER ripped the show in public. McHale was on his way… READ MORE >

- 253 days ago
Dan Harmon -- Returning to 'Community' One Year After Firing

Dan Harmon
Returning to 'Community' One Year After Firing

He's baaaaaaaaack!!!Dan Harmon, the creator of "Community" who was unceremoniously dumped from the show last year, is finalizing his deal to return to the show, so says The Hollywood Reporter. THR… READ MORE >

- 458 days ago
Joel McHale vs. Ben Affleck: Who'd You Rather?

Joel McHale vs. Ben Affleck
Who'd You Rather?

"The Soup" and "Community" funnyman hunk Joel McHale and golden tanned "Gigli" survivor turned acclaimed director Ben Affleck rubbed elbows at the same event in Santa Monica this weekend.Question… READ MORE >

- 742 days ago
Marty McFly Shoes -- First Pair Sells for $37,500

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1st Pair Sells for $37,500

GREAT SCOTT!!!!!!! The very first pair of the Nike Air Mag -- the Marty McFly shoe from "Back to the Future II" was auctioned off in L.A. last night ... and the winning bidder dropped… READ MORE >

- 1089 days ago
Little People Sue 'The Soup' -- They Defamed Us!

Little People Sue 'The Soup'
They Defamed Us!

A  dwarf couple is suing E! Entertainment and "The Soup" host Joel McHale, claiming they made scurrilous, false, defamatory and hurtful comments about them.Cara and Gibson Reynolds are dwarfs… READ MORE >

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