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Will Ferrell


Will 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 made ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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  Zoolander 2 (announced)
Mugatu
 2015 Zeroville (post-production)
Rondell
 2013 The Internship
Matress Salesman (uncredited)
 2010 Megamind
Megamind (voice)
 2007/I The Landlord (Short)
Renter
 2007/I The Procedure (Short)
Bob
 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
 1997 Men Seeking Women
Al
 1995 Criminal Hearts
Newscaster (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (as his "Ron Burgundy" character: Congratulatory spot for Loews Cinemas 100th Anniversary campaign. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 14 Interviews | 24 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Phil Weston | Will

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've got no dark secrets, I wasn't beaten up, my parents were kind to me and there was a low crime rate where we lived. Maybe that's where the comedy comes from, as some sort of reaction to the safe, boring suburbs. Although, I gotta say, I never had any resentment of the place. I loved the suburbs. See more »

Trivia:

In Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) he played Marshal Willenholly, a reference to Marshall, Will, and Holly from the TV show Land of the Lost (1974). Ferrell played Marshall in the movie adaptation of Land of the Lost (2009). See more »

Trademark:

Wild curly blonde hair and blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

Wilf

Star Sign:

Cancer

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