Person Details

Birthday: 1967-07-16 14:16:01

Aliases: 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 , William Ferrell , ويل فيريل

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Irvine, California, USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 73

TV Involvements: 19


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Average
6
The Other Guys
Average
6

The Other Guys

(2010) Producer
Succession
Average
8

Succession

(2018) Executive Producer
Hustlers
Average
7

Hustlers

(2019) Producer
The Virginity Hit
Average
5

The Virginity Hit

(2010) Producer
Daddy's Home 2
Average
6

Daddy's Home 2

(2017) Producer
Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar
Average
6
Daddy's Home
Average
6

Daddy's Home

(2015) Producer

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2023 Toy Company CEO
N/A
2022 Alex Trebek (archive footage)
2021 Marty Markowitz
Self
2020 Self (archive footage)
Self
Therapist
Lars Erickssong
Self
Miami Restaurant Girl #4
Pete
2019 Will Ferrell
Rondell
Tom Willis
Bum
President Business / Dad
Cord Hosenbeck
2018 Sherlock Holmes
Cord Hosenbeck
Cord Hosenbeck
2017 Adrian
Brad Whitaker
Scott Johansen/The Butcher
2016 N/A
Narrator
Jacobim Mugatu
2015 Brad Whitaker
Himself
Himself
Eric Jonrosh
Robert Benson
Ron Burgundy
James King
Himself
Self
2014 Self
Will Ferrell
Ron Burgundy
Self
Self - Guest
Self
Lord Business / President Business / The Man Upstairs (voice)
Self (archive footage)
Eric Jonrosh
2013 Ron Burgundy
Roald Dahl
Kevin
2012 Cam Brady
Self
Armando Alvarez
Damien Weebs
Self
2011 Himself
Nick Halsey
Ad-Rock (B-Boys 2)
Megamind (voice)
Will
Himself
2010 Ron Burgundy
Self
Ted Nettters / Craig Buchanan / Alex Trebek / Various (archive footage)
Megamind (voice)
Self
Detective Allen Gamble
Himself
George W. Bush
Abraham Lincoln
2009 Dr. Rick Marshall
McDermott (uncredited)
George W. Bush
Self
Ashley Schaeffer
N/A
2008 Brennan Huff
Jackie Moon
Self
2007 Will
Bob
Angel
Tenant
Chazz Michael Michaels
Self
Donald Mahanahan
N/A
2006 Himself
Shane Hunter
N/A
Harold Crick
N/A
Self - Guest
Ricky Bobby
Ricky Bobby (archive footage)
N/A
Ted (Man with the Yellow Hat) (voice)
Corbit
2005 Franz Liebkind
Self
Dave
Chazz Reinhold (uncredited)
Jack Wyatt
Phil Weston
Deangelo Vickers
N/A
2004 Ron Burgundy
Himself
Hobie
N/A
Ron Burgundy
Big Earl (uncredited)
N/A
2003 Buddy
Self
Himself
Himself
The Architect
Frank
N/A
2002 Michael, Brian's Boyfriend (uncredited)
Himself / Various Characters (archive footage)
N/A
Himself
2001 Self
Jacobim Mugatu
N/A
Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly
Self
Bob Oblong
2000 Lance DeLune
Cubby
1999 Self
Gil
Sky Corrigan
Self
Bob Woodward
Mustafa
Bob Whitely
Self - Guest
Fat Greek Guy / Miles 'Chatterbox' Musket (voice)
The Black Knight (voice)
1998 Darren Clark
Steve Butabi
N/A
Geryon (voice)
Troy
Self / Nancy Reagan / Various Characters
1997 N/A
Mustafa
N/A
1996 Self
Newscaster (uncredited)
1995 N/A
1994 Construction Worker
1993 Self - Guest
N/A
1992 Self
1988 N/A
1987 Self
1975 Self - Host
Self - Host / Alex Trebek / Gene Frenkle / Robert Goulet
Self - Host / Various
Self - Host / George W. Bush / Alex Trebek / Harry Caray
Self - Various Characters
N/A
Self
1953 Self
1952 Self
Sandy Jenkins
N/A
N/A
Chuck Blazer
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2022 Executive Producer
Producer
2021 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Producer
2020 Producer
Executive Producer
2019 Executive Producer
Producer
Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Executive Producer
2018 Producer
Producer
Executive Producer
Producer
Executive Producer
Producer
2017 Executive Producer
Producer
Producer
Executive Producer
2016 Producer
2015 Producer
Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Producer
Executive Producer
Producer
2014 Executive Producer
Producer
Producer
2013 Producer
Producer
2012 Producer
Producer
Producer
2010 Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
2009 Executive Producer
Producer
2008 Executive Producer
2007 Executive Producer
Producer
2006 Executive Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing


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