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Joel McHale
Birth date: November 20, 1971
Home town: Rome, Italy
Occupation: Actor, comedian, host
Also known for: E!'s The Soup
Work on Community
Title: Main Cast member
Portrays : Jeff Winger
Acting debut: Pilot
Active on Community: 2009-present
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Every single critic writes, “the ratings-challenged Community.” And I always go, well, yes we were, but we beat American Idol in the demo when we came back after our forced hiatus!
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BioEdit

Joel McHale is the Italian-born actor who portrays Jeff Winger on Community. He was born in Rome, Italy but raised in Seattle where he graduated from Mercer Island High School. Soon after he joined the cast of other Seattle-based comedians for the Comedy Central skit-show Almost Live! in 1995. After he left the show in 1998, Joel completed the Actor's Training Masters Program at The University of Washington. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he currently lives with his wife and two sons.

Joel is currently known for being the host of E!'s The Soup, a weekly entertainment news show that discusses and makes fun of television, specifically reality television, and celebrity culture. Joel is a producer and writer for the series as well. He has also held roles in the television series Will & Grace, CSI: Miami, and Robot Chicken, as well as appearing in the movies Spider-Man 2, Lords of Dogtown, and 2009's The Informant!.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Media Character
1995 Almost Live! TV Various (Multiple episodes)
2000 The Huntress TV Quicky the Clown (1 episode)
The Fugitive TV Curtis (1 episode)
Diagnosis Murder TV Richard Fielding (1 episode)
2001 Will & Grace TV Ian (1 episode)
2004 Spider-Man 2 Film Mr. Jacks
The Soup TV Host (193 episodes)*
Wait Film
2005 Lords of Dogtown Film TV Reporter
Game Time Film Johnson
CSI: Miami TV Greg Welch, Bank Manager (1 episode)
2006 Mini's First Time Film Host
The IT Crowd TV Roy (1 episode)
2007 Pushing Daisies TV Harold Hundin (1 episode)
Robot Chicken TV Various (2 episodes)
2008 Giants of Radio TV Movie Doug Deerfield
The Onion Movie Film Office Worker
Open Season 2 Video Elliot
2009 The Informant! Film FBI Special Agent Bob Herndon
Community TV Jeff Winger
  • as of September 28, 2009.


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