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Will Ferrell

A graduate of the University of Southern California, Will Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine, California, where he made his school's daily morning announcements over the public address system in disguised voices. He started as a member of the Los Angeles comedy/improvisation group The Groundlings, where fellow cast members Ana Gasteyer, Maya Rudolph and former Saturday Night Live repertory players such as Laraine Newman, Jon Lovitz and Phil Hartman began their careers. It was there he met Chris Kattan and the two became good friends and both went on to Saturday Night Live later. He has also appeared on several television programs, including Strangers with Candy, Grace Under Fire and Living Single during his time at The Groundlings. Will also lent his voice to the armless and legless dad of cartoon family The Oblongs. In 1995 he became a feature cast member at Saturday Night Live during the show's rapid re-casting. He was declared quite possibly the worst cast member ever during his first season. However, his talents of impersonations and range of characters shot him forward to making him arguably the greatest Saturday Night Live cast member ever. During his seven year run he is one of the few cast members to ever be nominated for an Emmy for a performance and played George W. Bush during the 2000 elections. He's appeared in every Saturday Night Live movie since his premiere on the show in 1995. In 2002 he left  Saturday Night Live and was the only cast member to ever receive a farewell from all the current cast members at the end of the season finale show. Since leaving the show Will has pursued a career in films. In 2000 he married and now lives in L.A.

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Jul 16, 1967 In Irvine, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie The Prince of Fashion 2021-12-31
Latest Project:
In the movie Sidekicks
Known For
Movie Sidekicks Merlin (rumored)
Movie Fruitcake
Movie Larry's Kidney
Movie The Prince of Fashion
Movie Downhill Pete
Movie Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Lars Erickssong
Movie Impractical Jokers: The Movie Man at Table
Movie Between Two Ferns: The Movie Himself
Movie Zeroville Rondell
Movie The 2019 Rose Parade with Cord & Tish Cord Hosenbeck
Movie Drunk Parents
Movie Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" Tom Willis
Movie The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part President Business / Man Upstairs (voice)
Movie Holmes & Watson Sherlock Holmes
Movie The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish! Cord Hosenbeck
Movie The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish Cord Hosenbeck
Movie The House Scott Johansen/The Butcher
Movie Daddy's Home 2 Brad Whitaker
Movie A.C. Green: Iron Virgin Narrator
Movie Zoolander 2 Jacobim Mugatu
Movie Daddy's Home Brad Whitaker
Series The Spoils Before Dying Eric Jonrosh
Movie Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber Ron Burgundy
Movie Get Hard James
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self
Movie A Deadly Adoption Robert Benson
Movie 22 Jump Street The Man (uncredited)
Movie The Lego Movie Lord Business / President Business / The Man Upstairs (voice)
Movie And the Oscar Goes To...
Series The Spoils of Babylon Eric Jonrosh
Movie The Internship Kevin
Movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Ron Burgundy
Movie Green Team Will
Movie Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Damien Weebs
Movie The Campaign Cam Brady
Movie Casa De Mi Padre Armando Alvarez
Movie Star Wars Spoofs Himself
Movie Megamind: The Button of Doom Megamind (voice)
Movie Fight for Your Right Revisited Ad-Rock (B-Boys 2)
Movie Everything Must Go Nick Halsey
Movie The Women of SNL Ted Nettters / Craig Buchanan / Alex Trebek / Various (archive footage)
Movie Megamind Megamind (voice)
Movie The Other Guys Detective Allen Gamble
Series Funny or Die Presents Abraham Lincoln
Movie SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas
Movie Land of the Lost Dr. Rick Marshall
Movie The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard McDermott (uncredited)
Movie Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W. Bush George W. Bush
Movie Step Brothers Brennan Huff
Movie Semi-Pro Jackie Moon
Series Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Donald Mahanahan
Movie Blades of Glory Chazz Michael Michaels
Movie The Landlord Tenant
Movie The Procedure Bob
Movie Good Cop, Baby Cop Angel
Movie Stranger Than Fiction Harold Crick
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Ricky Bobby
Movie Curious George Ted - Man with the Yellow Hat (voice)
Movie Winter Passing Corbit
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Commercial Parodies
Movie The Wendell Baker Story Dave
Movie The Producers Franz Liebkind
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon
Movie Bewitched Jack Wyatt
Movie Kicking & Screaming Phil Weston
Movie Wedding Crashers Chazz Reinhold (uncredited)
Movie Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party Himself
Movie Melinda and Melinda Hobie
Movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Ron Burgundy
Movie Starsky & Hutch Big Earl (uncredited)
Movie Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Ron Burgundy
Movie Old School: Orientation Himself
Movie Old School Frank
Movie MTV Reloaded The Architect
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Kattan Himself
Movie Elf Buddy
Movie Boat Trip Michael, Brian's Boyfriend (uncredited)
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell Himself / Various Characters (archive footage)
Series HypaSpace Himself
Series The Oblongs Bob Oblong
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon Self
Movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly
Movie The Concert for New York City Himself
Movie Zoolander Jacobim Mugatu
Movie Drowning Mona
Movie The Ladies Man Lance DeLune
Movie Superstar Sky Corrigan
Movie Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Special Self
Movie Dick Bob Woodward
Movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Mustafa
Movie Girl, Interrupted John Davis
Movie The Suburbans Gil
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman Herself / Nancy Reagan / Various Characters
Movie The Thin Pink Line
Movie A Night at the Roxbury Steve Butabi
Movie Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Mustafa
Movie Men Seeking Women
Movie Liar Liar Jeff (Party Guest)
Movie Kingpin screaming during finale (voice)
Movie Criminal Hearts Newscaster (uncredited)
Movie A Bucket of Blood
Series On Our Own Construction Worker
Movie Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult Man chasing Lawnmower [cameo]