Joel McHale to present to Conan O'Brien at Oscar Wilde event
4 February 2014: Joel McHale will present Conan O'Brien with his Oscar Wilde award later this month. Joel is one of the busiest actors in the business right now. He currently stars on NBC’s hit comedy series “Community,” which is currently in its fifth season. McHale also wrapped production on the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced supernatural thriller Deliver Us From Evil. He will next be seen in Warner Bros’ romantic comedy Blended alongside Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore and will star as Robin Williams’ son in A Friggin’ Christmas Miracle.
McHale was last seen in Seth MacFarlane’s comedy smash TED, a live action tale of a boy and his teddy bear. His other film credits include What’s Your Number?, The Big Year, Spy Kids: All The Time in The World, and The Informant.
In addition, McHale continues to satirize pop culture and current events each week on E!’s “The Soup.” His quick wit and sharp comedic timing have made the show a pop culture phenomenon and have led to his 2013 spinoff series, “The Soup Investigates.” McHale also performs his stand-up act around the country to sold-out audiences.
Born in Rome and raised in Seattle, Washington, McHale was a history major at the University of Washington where he also was a member of their championship football team. He received his Master’s of Fine Arts from UW’s Actor’s Training Program.
McHale lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.
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