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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] was part of the BoyBand NLT ("Not Like Them"), which was discovered by Chris Stokes and shortly after released singles such as "That Girl", "She Said, I Said (Time We Let Go)" and "Karma". Despite the talent and a small, yet devoted fanbase, the group didn't go very far and officially split up in 2009, months before [=McHale=] made it big as Artie in ''Glee''.

Despite his character's disability, [=McHale=], as per his boy band background, is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is now also the host of the British panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].

Not to be confused with Boston Celtics great Kevin [=McHale=], who did appear on two episodes of ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' as himself.
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!!Selected Filmography
* 2005: ''Series/AllThat'' (TV Series) -- Mark
* 2007: ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' (TV Series) -- Delivery Boy
* 2007 – 2008: ''Series/{{Zoey 101}}'' (TV Series) -- Dooley
* 2008: ''Series/TrueBlood'' (TV Series) -- Neil Jones
* 2009–2015: ''Series/{{Glee}}'' (TV Series) -- Artie Abrams
* 2014: ''Boychoir'' (Film) -- Wooly
* 2015: ''They Might Be Kennedys'' (Film) -- Teddy Mulligan/Kennedy Ted
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!!This actor provides examples of:
* {{Adorkable}}
* TheCameo: [=NLT=] had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie'', and after the band split, Kevin (alongside fellow Glee cast member DarrenCriss) appeared in KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night'', as a character that manages to be even more of a HollywoodNerd than Artie.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Grant Gustin and Tyler Oakley.
* {{Irony}}: The best male dancer of the ''Glee'' cast, second only to Harry Shum Jr... And his character is in a wheelchair.
* OldShame: Although he still seems to be friends with his former bandmates (mostly [=JJ=]), he is not short of sarcastic and humorous digs against his time in NLT.
* OneOfUs: He is a huge fan of ''Series/GameOfThrones''.
* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the ''Glee'' cast but he is especially touchy-feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya, the last of which is, in part, responsible for giving him the nickname "Bee".
* PluckyComicRelief: He seems to be this all around, especially in the interviews.
* RummageSaleReject: His fashion sense is, at times, questionable.
** Most notably are the jellyfish pants he wore while hosting the Teen Choice Awards alongside DemiLovato, as Demi herself pointed out. He responded by doing a little dance while singing "[[DestinysChild I don't think you're ready for this jelly...]]"
* WhatBeautifulEyes: [[http://kevinmchalenews.com/post/44805343437 See for yourself.]]
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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] was part of the BoyBand NLT ("Not Like Them"), which was discovered by Chris Stokes and shortly after released singles such as "That Girl", "She Said, I Said (Time We Let Go)" and "Karma". Despite the talent and a small, yet devoted fanbase, the group didn't go very far and officially split up in 2009, months before [=McHale=] made it big as Artie in ''Glee''.

Despite his character's disability, [=McHale=], as per his boy band background, is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is now also the host of the British panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].

Not to be confused with Boston Celtics great Kevin [=McHale=], who did appear on two episodes of ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' as himself.
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!!Selected Filmography
* 2005: ''Series/AllThat'' (TV Series) -- Mark
* 2007: ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' (TV Series) -- Delivery Boy
* 2007 – 2008: ''Series/{{Zoey 101}}'' (TV Series) -- Dooley
* 2008: ''Series/TrueBlood'' (TV Series) -- Neil Jones
* 2009–2015: ''Series/{{Glee}}'' (TV Series) -- Artie Abrams
* 2014: ''Boychoir'' (Film) -- Wooly
* 2015: ''They Might Be Kennedys'' (Film) -- Teddy Mulligan/Kennedy Ted
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!!This actor provides examples of:
* {{Adorkable}}
* TheCameo: [=NLT=] had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie'', and after the band split, Kevin (alongside fellow Glee cast member DarrenCriss) appeared in KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night'', as a character that manages to be even more of a HollywoodNerd than Artie.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Grant Gustin and Tyler Oakley.
* {{Irony}}: The best male dancer of the ''Glee'' cast, second only to Harry Shum Jr... And his character is in a wheelchair.
* OldShame: Although he still seems to be friends with his former bandmates (mostly [=JJ=]), he is not short of sarcastic and humorous digs against his time in NLT.
* OneOfUs: He is a huge fan of ''Series/GameOfThrones''.
* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the ''Glee'' cast but he is especially touchy-feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya, the last of which is, in part, responsible for giving him the nickname "Bee".
* PluckyComicRelief: He seems to be this all around, especially in the interviews.
* RummageSaleReject: His fashion sense is, at times, questionable.
** Most notably are the jellyfish pants he wore while hosting the Teen Choice Awards alongside DemiLovato, as Demi herself pointed out. He responded by doing a little dance while singing "[[DestinysChild I don't think you're ready for this jelly...]]"
* WhatBeautifulEyes: [[http://kevinmchalenews.com/post/44805343437 See for yourself.]]
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21st Jul '14 6:51:04 PM PerfumePreppy
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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] was part of the BoyBand NLT ("Not Like Them"), which was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they released their first single "That Girl". On April 30, 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.

[=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' as wheelchair-bound Artie Abrams. Despite his character's disability, [=McHale=] is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is now also the host of the British panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].

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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] was part of the BoyBand NLT ("Not Like Them"), which was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they Stokes and shortly after released their first single singles such as "That Girl". On April 30, Girl", "She Said, I Said (Time We Let Go)" and "Karma". Despite the talent and a small, yet devoted fanbase, the group didn't go very far and officially split up in 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.

months before [=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' made it big as wheelchair-bound Artie Abrams. in ''Glee''.

Despite his character's disability, [=McHale=] [=McHale=], as per his boy band background, is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is now also the host of the British panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].
21st Jul '14 6:47:35 PM PerfumePreppy
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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] joined an American Boy Group, NLT, which is short for "Not Like Them". The R&B group was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they released their first single "That Girl". On April 30, 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.

[=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' as Artie Abrams, a member of the [=McKinley=] High glee club who uses a wheelchair. Although his character is in a wheelchair, [=McHale=] is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is now also the host of the British panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].

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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] joined an American Boy Group, NLT, was part of the BoyBand NLT ("Not Like Them"), which is short for "Not Like Them". The R&B group was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they released their first single "That Girl". On April 30, 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.

[=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' as wheelchair-bound Artie Abrams, a member of the [=McKinley=] High glee club who uses a wheelchair. Although Abrams. Despite his character is in a wheelchair, character's disability, [=McHale=] is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is now also the host of the British panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].



* TheCameo: [=NLT=] had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie'', and after the band broke up, Kevin (alongside fellow Glee cast member DarrenCriss) appeared in KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night'', as a character that manages to be even more of a HollywoodNerd than Artie.

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* TheCameo: [=NLT=] had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie'', and after the band broke up, split, Kevin (alongside fellow Glee cast member DarrenCriss) appeared in KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night'', as a character that manages to be even more of a HollywoodNerd than Artie.
21st Jul '14 6:43:44 PM PerfumePreppy
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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] joined an American Boy Group, NLT, which is short for "Not Like Them". The R&B group was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they released their first single "That Girl". The band had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie''. On April 30, 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.

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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] joined an American Boy Group, NLT, which is short for "Not Like Them". The R&B group was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they released their first single "That Girl". The band had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie''. On April 30, 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.



* TheCameo: In KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night'', as a character that manages to be even more of a HollywoodNerd than Artie.

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* TheCameo: In [=NLT=] had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie'', and after the band broke up, Kevin (alongside fellow Glee cast member DarrenCriss) appeared in KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night'', as a character that manages to be even more of a HollywoodNerd than Artie.
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[=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' as Artie Abrams, a member of the [=McKinley=] High glee club who uses a wheelchair. Although his character is in a wheelchair, [=McHale=] is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is currently filming the panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].

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[=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' as Artie Abrams, a member of the [=McKinley=] High glee club who uses a wheelchair. Although his character is in a wheelchair, [=McHale=] is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is currently filming now also the host of the British panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].


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* RummageSaleReject: His fashion sense is, at times, questionable.
** Most notably are the jellyfish pants he wore while hosting the Teen Choice Awards alongside DemiLovato, as Demi herself pointed out. He responded by doing a little dance while singing "[[DestinysChild I don't think you're ready for this jelly...]]"
17th Jul '14 1:23:02 AM SeptimusHeap
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* OneOfUs: He is a huge fan of ''GameOfThrones''.

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* OneOfUs: He is a huge fan of ''GameOfThrones''.''Series/GameOfThrones''.
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* 2009–present: ''Series/{{Glee}}'' (TV Series) -- Artie Abrams

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* 2009–present: 2009–2015: ''Series/{{Glee}}'' (TV Series) -- Artie Abrams



* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the ''Glee'' cast but he is especially touchy-feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya.

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* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the ''Glee'' cast but he is especially touchy-feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya.Naya, the last of which is, in part, responsible for giving him the nickname "Bee".



* WhatBeautifulEyes: It's a general consensus among his fans that he has ''gorgeous'' eyes.

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* WhatBeautifulEyes: It's a general consensus among his fans that he has ''gorgeous'' eyes.[[http://kevinmchalenews.com/post/44805343437 See for yourself.]]
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* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Grant Gustin and TylerOakley.
* {{Irony}}: The best dancer in the Glee cast, second only to Harry Shum Jr... And his character is in a wheelchair.
* OldShame: He is not short of sarcastic and humorous digs against his time in NLT.

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Grant Gustin and TylerOakley.
Tyler Oakley.
* {{Irony}}: The best male dancer in of the Glee ''Glee'' cast, second only to Harry Shum Jr... And his character is in a wheelchair.
* OldShame: He Although he still seems to be friends with his former bandmates (mostly [=JJ=]), he is not short of sarcastic and humorous digs against his time in NLT.



* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the Glee cast but he is especially touchy-feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya.

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* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the Glee ''Glee'' cast but he is especially touchy-feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya. Naya.
29th Jun '14 3:28:35 PM PerfumePreppy
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Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] joined an American Boy Group, NLT, which is short for "Not Like Them". The R&B group was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they released their first single "That Girl". The band had a guest appearance in ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie''. On April 30, 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.

[=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' as Artie Abrams, a member of the [=McKinley=] High glee club who uses a wheelchair. Although his character is in a wheelchair, [=McHale=] is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set.

to:

Kevin Michael [=McHale=] (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, [=McHale=] is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series ''{{Glee}}''. Born in Plano, Texas and went to Dooley Elementary School and then to Armstrong Middle School where he participated in the school's pop choir, "Encore". Before becoming an actor, [=McHale=] joined an American Boy Group, NLT, which is short for "Not Like Them". The R&B group was discovered by Chris Stokes. On March 13, 2007 they released their first single "That Girl". The band had a guest appearance in the infamously bad ''{{Bratz}}: The Movie''. On April 30, 2009, group member Travis Michael Garland announced that NLT had split.

[=McHale=] currently stars on ''{{Glee}}'' as Artie Abrams, a member of the [=McKinley=] High glee club who uses a wheelchair. Although his character is in a wheelchair, [=McHale=] is a skilled dancer and has responded that it was hard to keep his feet from moving along with the music while he was on the set.
set. With Glee on its way to its final season, [=McHale=] is currently filming the panel show ''Virtually Famous'', based around internet celebrities and [[MemeticMutation memes]].



* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Grant Gustin. Their tweets to each other almost always read like an old married couple.

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Grant Gustin. Their tweets to each other almost always read like an old married couple.Gustin and TylerOakley.
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* 2009–present: ''Series/{{Glee}}'' (TV Series) -- Artie

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* 2009–present: ''Series/{{Glee}}'' (TV Series) -- ArtieArtie Abrams
* 2014: ''Boychoir'' (Film) -- Wooly
* 2015: ''They Might Be Kennedys'' (Film) -- Teddy Mulligan/Kennedy Ted



* TheCameo: In KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night''.

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* TheCameo: In KatyPerry's ''Last Friday Night''.Night'', as a character that manages to be even more of a HollywoodNerd than Artie.



* {{Irony}}: The best dancer, his character is in a wheelchair.
* OldShame: He is not short of sarcastic and humorous digs against his time in NLT.
* OneOfUs: He is a huge fan of Game of Thrones.
* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the cast but he is especially touchy feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya.

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* {{Irony}}: The best dancer, dancer in the Glee cast, second only to Harry Shum Jr... And his character is in a wheelchair.
* OldShame: He is not short of sarcastic and humorous digs against his time in NLT.
NLT.
* OneOfUs: He is a huge fan of Game of Thrones.
''GameOfThrones''.
* PlatonicLifePartners: Kevin seems to be friendly with everyone in the Glee cast but he is especially touchy feely touchy-feely with [[LeaMichele Lea]], Jenna and Naya.


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* WhatBeautifulEyes: It's a general consensus among his fans that he has ''gorgeous'' eyes.
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