Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell

July 16, 1967
Irvine, California, U.S.
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.
Get Hard (2015)
NR
0 votes

Get Hard (2015)

 
Welcome to Me (2014)
NR
0 votes

Welcome to Me (2014)

 
The Lego Movie (2014)
81%
5,070 votes

The Lego Movie (2014)

President Business (voice)
The Spoils of Babylon (2014)
83%
3 votes

The Spoils of Babylon (2014)

Eric Jonrosh
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
68%
2,170 votes

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Ron Burgundy
The Internship (2013)
71%
4,048 votes

The Internship (2013)

Mattress Salesman (uncredited)
The Campaign (2012)
65%
1,261 votes

The Campaign (2012)

Cam Brady
Casa De Mi Padre (2012)
59%
144 votes

Casa De Mi Padre (2012)

Armando Alvarez
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)
59%
51 votes

Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

Damien Weebs
Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011)
75%
22 votes

Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011)

Future Ad Rock
Megamind: The Button of Doom (2011)
77%
115 votes

Megamind: The Button of Doom (2011)

Megamind
Megamind (2010)
79%
3,303 votes

Megamind (2010)

Megamind (voice)
Everything Must Go (2010)
65%
353 votes

Everything Must Go (2010)

Nick Halsey
The Other Guys (2010)
69%
1,770 votes

The Other Guys (2010)

Detective Allen Gamble
Land of the Lost (2009)
55%
353 votes

Land of the Lost (2009)

Dr. Rick Marshall
Step Brothers (2008)
72%
1,289 votes

Step Brothers (2008)

Brennan Huff
Semi-Pro (2008)
60%
303 votes

Semi-Pro (2008)

Jackie Moon
Blades of Glory (2007)
64%
684 votes

Blades of Glory (2007)

Chazz Michael Michaels
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
79%
1,539 votes

Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Harold Crick
Curious George (2006)
74%
150 votes

Curious George (2006)

Ted - Man with the Yellow Hat
The Producers (2005)
66%
151 votes

The Producers (2005)

Franz Liebkind
Winter Passing (2005)
63%
27 votes

Winter Passing (2005)

Corbit
The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
64%
12 votes

The Wendell Baker Story (2005)

Dave
Wedding Crashers (2005)
72%
1,863 votes

Wedding Crashers (2005)

Chazz Reinhold
Bewitched (2005)
54%
370 votes

Bewitched (2005)

Jack Wyatt
Kicking & Screaming (2005)
59%
108 votes

Kicking & Screaming (2005)

Phil Weston
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
67%
67 votes

Melinda and Melinda (2004)

Hobie
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
76%
3,074 votes

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Ron Burgundy
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
62%
597 votes

Starsky & Hutch (2004)

Big Earl
Elf (2003)
72%
1,475 votes

Elf (2003)

Buddy
Old School (2003)
77%
1,110 votes

Old School (2003)

Frank "The Tank“
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell (2002)
80%
11 votes

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell (2002)

Himself / Various Characters (archive footage)
Zoolander (2001)
70%
1,426 votes

Zoolander (2001)

Mugatu
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
75%
909 votes

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly
The Ladies Man (2000)
52%
51 votes

The Ladies Man (2000)

Lance DeLune
Drowning Mona (2000)
63%
24 votes

Drowning Mona (2000)

Cubby the Funeral Director
Superstar (1999)
63%
64 votes

Superstar (1999)

Sky Corrigan
Dick (1999)
60%
40 votes

Dick (1999)

Bob Woodward
The Suburbans (1999)
43%
3 votes

The Suburbans (1999)

Gil
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
69%
379 votes

A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

Steve Butabi
Men Seeking Women (1997)
20%
1 votes

Men Seeking Women (1997)

Al
The Spoils of Babylon
67%
97 votes

The Spoils of Babylon

Eric Jonrosh
The Comedy Awards
NR
0 votes

The Comedy Awards

Presenter
Funny or Die Presents
62%
21 votes

Funny or Die Presents

 
Eastbound & Down
82%
1,115 votes

Eastbound & Down

Ashley Schaeffer
The Oblongs
82%
61 votes

The Oblongs

Bob Oblong
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