Joel McHale, born November 20, 1971, is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. He is best known for hosting The Soup (2004–2015) and his role as Jeff Winger on the NBC sitcom Community (2009–2015). He has performed in the films Open Season 2 (2008), Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011), and Ted (2012). He also starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Great Indoors (2016–2017), hosts a reboot of Card Sharks (2019–present), and portrays the superhero Sylvester Pemberton / Starman on the show Stargirl (2020–present). In 2020, he hosted a special aftershow interviewing key subjects from the Netflix documentary series Tiger King. McHale voiced Johnny Cage in the direct-to-video martial arts film Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge (2020), whom he reprises in the sequel Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms (2021). He also voices The Scientist in Fortnite (2019-present).