Will Ferrell

  • a.k.a. John William "Will" Ferrell
  • John William Ferrell
  • Τζον Γουίλιαμ "Γούιλ" Φέρελ
  • 윌 페럴
  • 威尔费瑞尔
  • ウィルフェレル
  • گے فیری
  • Уилл Феррелл
  • Ќе Ферел
  • Θα Ferrell

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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.

Gender
male
Date of Birth
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Place of Birth
Irvine, California, USA

Credits

Cast

CharacterMovie / TV ShowGenresReleaseRating
Scott Johansen/The ButcherThe House57% · 500
Jacobim MugatuZoolander 248% · 1,411
Lord Business / President Business / The Man Upstairs (voice)The Lego Movie74% · 4,968
Ron BurgundyAnchorman 2: The Legend Continues61% · 1,447
Megamind (voice)Megamind68% · 3,773
Detective Allen GambleThe Other Guys62% · 2,269
Big EarlStarsky & Hutch57% · 1,234
BuddyElf66% · 2,040
Jacobim MugatuZoolander61% · 2,445

Crew

DepartmentJobMovie / TV ShowGenresReleaseRating
ProductionProducerThe House57% · 500
The Boss58% · 846
Sleeping with Other People63% · 525
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues61% · 1,447
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters59% · 4,629
The Other Guys62% · 2,269
WritingScreenplayAnchorman 2: The Legend Continues61% · 1,447
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