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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 8 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Zeroville (completed)
 2015 Get Hard
 2013 The Internship
Matress Salesman (uncredited)
 2010 Megamind
Megamind (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
 1995 Criminal Hearts
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TV commercial (as his "Ron Burgundy" character: Congratulatory spot for Loews Cinemas 100th Anniversary campaign. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 14 Interviews | 25 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Phil Weston | Will


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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I often don't think a lot about the ramifications of anything I do. See more »


His wife, Viveca Paulin, is Swedish. See more »


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



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