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Joel McHale Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

A television personality most familiar to viewers for his stint as the host of the E! network's satirical pop-culture commentary [[Feature~V429704~The Soup~thesoup[tvseries]]] (updated and reworked from the channel's original Talk Soup), Joel McHale grew up in the Seattle area and attended the University of Washington as a theater major, where he earned his master's in drama. After relocating to Los Angeles, McHale signed for guest roles and bit parts on series including [[Feature~V173518~Will & Grace~willgrace[tvseries]]] and [[Feature~V282939~Oliver Beene~oliverbeene[tvseries]]], then landed a small role as Mr. Jacks in the [[Performer~P107427~Sam Raimi~samraimi]] feature [[Feature~V283387~Spider-Man 2~spiderman2]], followed by parts in [[Performer~P93419~Catherine Hardwicke~catherinehardwicke]]'s [[Feature~V301971~Lords of Dogtown~lordsofdogtown]] and the sketch comedy outing [[Feature~V305252~The Onion Movie~theonionmovie]]. On the side, McHale also emceed a series of Burger King commercials. He culled his broadest fan base on [[Feature~V429704~The Soup~thesoup[tvseries]]], however, distinguishing himself with sharp sarcasm and a quick wit. He had a breakthrough when he was cast as the lead in the cult hit sitcom Community on NBC, and he continued to act in projects such as The Informant!, Spy Kids: All the Time In the World, and 2012's Ted. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi