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John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California, to Betty Kay (Overman), a teacher, and Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr., a musician. His parents were both originally from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine, where he... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Zeroville (completed)
Rondell
 2015 Get Hard
James
 2013 The Internship
Matress Salesman (uncredited)
 2010 Megamind
Megamind (voice)
 2005 Wedding Crashers
Chazz Reinhold (uncredited)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch
Big Earl (uncredited)
 2003 Elf
Buddy
 2003 Old School
Frank
 2002 Boat Trip
Michael, Brian's Boyfriend (uncredited)
 2001 Zoolander
Mugatu
 1999 Superstar
Sky Corrigan / Jesus
 1999 The Suburbans
Gil
 1997 Men Seeking Women
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 1996 Criminal Hearts
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Music video: "Third Date with Will Ferrell". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 14 Interviews | 27 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Phil Weston | Will

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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There's just something about yelling that's funny to me. See more »

Trivia:

Has played NWA-TNA announcer Don West on Saturday Night Live (1975). See more »

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Often plays characters who receive a serious "reality check" See more »

Nickname:

Wilf

Star Sign:

Cancer

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