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Kevin McHale

Biography

Most widely known for using the function of wheelchair-bound, Artie Abrams on the tv screen series, Glee. He provides made an appearance in high-profile displays like the Office and Accurate Bloodstream. He was within a guy band known as NLT and was raised with superstar Demi Lovato. He was a visitor star over the reboot of the favorite improv present Whose Line could it be Anyway? He’s the youngest of four kids. Dianna Agron was his co-star on Glee.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kevin McHale
Date Of Birth December 19, 1957
Place Of Birth Hibbing, MN
Height 1.73 m
Weight 98 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education University of Minnesota
Nationality American
Spouse Lynn McHale
Children Alexandra McHale, Thomas McHale, Kristyn McHale, Joseph McHale, Michael McHale
Parents Paul Austin McHale, Josephine Patricia Starcevich
Awards All-NBA Team, NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Rookie Team
Music Groups Glee Cast, NLT
Nominations Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Male, Teen Choice Award for Choice Most Fanatic Fans
Movies Boychoir, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, Glee Encore
TV Shows Glee, Virtually Famous
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1Appears in the music video for Katy Perry's single, "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)", alongside Rebecca Black, Darren Criss, Corey Feldman, Kenny G, Deborah Gibson, Isaac Hanson, Taylor Hanson and Zac Hanson.
2He is of Irish descent, with roots in County Mayo.
3Filming the second season of Glee (2009). [January 2010]
4Is a big fan of Michael Jackson from an early age.
5Attended acting classes as a teen at KD College, subsidiary of KD Studios, Inc.
6Unlike his character in Glee (2009), Kevin does not use a wheelchair. In fact, co-star Chris Colfer stated in 2010 that McHale is regarded as being the best dancer among the cast.
7Kevin is the uncle of actor Jack Horan and actress Rose Horan.
8He was a member of the boy band NLT - which stood for Not Like Them, supposedly to indicate their difference from other boy bands (McHale has admitted that they were, in fact, not much different). The band broke up in April 2009.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When We Rise2017TV Mini-SeriesBobbi Campbell
We Bare Bears2016TV SeriesBarry
HelLA2016TV SeriesKevin
The Numberlys2015TV ShortTask Master (voice)
Glee2009-2015TV SeriesArtie Abrams Santana Lopez
Boychoir2014Wooly
Kathy Beth Terry is Beautiful2011Video short
Katy Perry: Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)2011Video shortEverett McDonald
Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode2009TV MovieArtie Abrams
True Blood2008TV SeriesNeil Jones
Zoey 1012007-2008TV SeriesDooley
The Office2007TV SeriesDelivery Kid
Ruthless2007/IShortNeighbor Neil
All That2005TV SeriesMark

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Glee2009-2015TV Series performer - 84 episodes
Safety Dance2014Video short performer: "Safety Dance"
Britain's Got Talent2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie2011Documentary performer: "Don't Stop Believin'", "Empire State of Mind", "P.Y.T. Pretty Young Thing", "Safety Dance", "Forget You", "Somebody to Love", "Friday" uncredited
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards2011TV Special performer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited
The X Factor2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
EastEnders2010TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Dancing on Ice2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Loose Women2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode2009TV Movie performer: "You're the One That I Want", "Don't Stop Believin'", "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" - uncredited

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Safety Dance2014Video short singer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Today Live2017TV SeriesHimself
Chopped Junior2017TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself
Virtually Famous2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Host
Glee: Looking Back Video Yearbook2015Video shortHimself
Glee: The Final Curtain2015Video shortHimself
Tiny Tiny Talk Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Celebrity Name Game2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
This Morning2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Sunday Brunch2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Dancing with the Stars2013TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Teen Choice Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
2013 Young Hollywood Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Whose Line Is It Anyway?2013TV SeriesHimself
Masterchef2013TV SeriesHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Glee Project2011-2012TV SeriesHimself
Gleeason Finale: Live from LA2012Video shortHimself
Biography2012TV Series documentaryHimself / Artie Abrams
Live with Kelly and Ryan2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Stevie Nicks Goes Glee2011Video documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
Pop Wrapped TV2010-2011TV Series documentaryArtie Abrams
Piper's Picks TV2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie2011DocumentaryArtie
Glee: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center2011VideoHimself
The X Factor2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Artie Abrams
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 7PM Project2009-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2010 MTV Video Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
Pânico na TV2010TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 8th Annual TV Land Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
41st NAACP Image Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The 36th Annual People's Choice Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The Tyra Banks Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Australian Idol2009TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Teen Choice Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Glee Casting Session2009TV Movie documentaryArtie Abrams
Total Request Live2008TV SeriesKevin McHale

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Glee2015TV SeriesArtie Abrams
Eliana2012TV SeriesEverett McDonald
Glee Encore2011VideoArtie Abrams

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesGlee (2009)· Dianna Agron
· Chris Colfer
· Patrick Gallagher
· Jessalyn Gilsig
· Jane Lynch
· Jayma Mays
· Lea Michele
· Cory Monteith
· Heather Morris
· Matthew Morrison
· Amber Riley
· Naya Rivera
· Mark Salling
· Harry Shum Jr.
· Josh Sussman
· Dijon Talton
· Iqbal Theba
· Jenna Ushkowitz

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesGlee (2009)· Dianna Agron
· Chris Colfer
· Darren Criss
· Samuel Larsen
· Vanessa Lengies
· Jane Lynch
· Jayma Mays
· Lea Michele
· Cory Monteith
· Heather Morris
· Matthew Morrison
· Alex Newell
· Chord Overstreet
· Amber Riley
· Naya Rivera
· Mark Salling
· Harry Shum Jr.
· Jenna Ushkowitz
2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesGlee (2009)· Dianna Agron
· Chris Colfer
· Darren Criss
· Ashley Fink
· Dot-Marie Jones
· Jane Lynch
· Jayma Mays
· Lea Michele
· Cory Monteith
· Heather Morris
· Matthew Morrison
· Mike O'Malley
· Chord Overstreet
· Lauren Potter
· Amber Riley
· Naya Rivera
· Mark Salling
· Harry Shum Jr.
· Iqbal Theba
· Jenna Ushkowitz
2011ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesGlee (2009)· Max Adler
· Dianna Agron
· Chris Colfer
· Jane Lynch
· Jayma Mays
· Lea Michele
· Cory Monteith
· Heather Morris
· Matthew Morrison
· Mike O'Malley
· Chord Overstreet
· Amber Riley
· Naya Rivera
· Mark Salling
· Harry Shum Jr.
· Iqbal Theba
· Jenna Ushkowitz
2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearGlee (2009)· Dianna Agron
· Chris Colfer
· Patrick Gallagher
· Jessalyn Gilsig
· Jane Lynch
· Jayma Mays
· Lea Michele
· Cory Monteith
· Heather Morris
· Matthew Morrison
· Amber Riley
· Naya Rivera
· Mark Salling
· Harry Shum Jr.
· Dijon Talton
· Iqbal Theba
· Jenna Ushkowitz
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Male Breakout StarGlee (2009)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsMost Fanatic FansGlee (2009)· Dianna Agron (as The Cast of Glee)
· Chris Colfer (as The Cast of Glee)
· Jessalyn Gilsig (as The Cast of Glee)
· Jane Lynch (as The Cast of Glee)
· Jayma Mays (as The Cast of Glee)
· Lea Michele (as The Cast of Glee)
· Cory Monteith (as The Cast of Glee)
· Matthew Morrison (as The Cast of Glee)
· Amber Riley (as The Cast of Glee)
· Mark Salling (as The Cast of Glee)
· Jenna Ushkowitz (as The Cast of Glee)


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#Trademark
1Large ears
2His big smile

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