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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 9 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The House (post-production)
 2016 Zeroville (completed)
 2015 Get Hard
 2013 The Internship
Matress Salesman (uncredited)
 2010 Megamind
Megamind (voice)
 2006 Curious George
Ted - Man with the Yellow Hat (voice)
 2005 Wedding Crashers
Chazz Reinhold (uncredited)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch
Big Earl (uncredited)
 2003 Elf
 2003 Old School
 2002 Boat Trip
Michael, Brian's Boyfriend (uncredited)
 2001 Zoolander
 1999 Superstar
Sky Corrigan / Jesus
 1997 Men Seeking Women
 1996 Criminal Hearts
Newscaster (uncredited)
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Phil Weston | Will


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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[on George W. Bush] I had a couple of opportunities to go and meet him, and I declined, partly out of comedic purposes, because when I was on the show [Saturday Night Live (1975)] at the time, it didn't make sense to really meet the people that you play, for fear of them influencing you. And then the other side of it is, from a political standpoint, I don't want to meet that guy. See more »


He can be heard (uncredited) in the movie Kingpin (1996) in the background during the final bowling scene between Bill Murray and Woody Harrelson's characters shouting, "Ernie, you're the man!". See more »


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