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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 & 59 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Step Brothers
Step Brothers Brennan Huff
(2008)
The Other Guys
The Other Guys Allen Gamble
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 The House (post-production)
Scott
 2016 Zeroville (completed)
Rondell
 1995-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / George W. Bush / Craig Buchanan / ...
- Winona Ryder/Moby (2002) ... Various / Fidel Castro / Alex Trebek / ...
- Alec Baldwin/P.O.D. (2002) ... Various / Shepard Smith / Cardinal Egan / ...
 2015 The Last Man on Earth (TV Series)
Gordon
- The Boo (2015) ... Gordon
 2015 Drunk History (TV Series)
Roald Dahl
- Spies (2015) ... Roald Dahl
 2015 A Deadly Adoption (TV Movie)
Robert Benson
 2015 Get Hard
James
 2014 Welcome to Sweden (TV Series)
Will Ferrell
- Learn the Language/Språket (2014) ... Will Ferrell
 2013 The Internship
Matress Salesman (uncredited)
 2010-2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Shane Hunter
- My Whole Life Is Thunder (2012) ... Shane Hunter (uncredited)
- The Moms (2010) ... Shane Hunter
 2011 Megamind: The Button of Doom (Video short)
Megamind (voice)
 2010-2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Will (segment "John and Will's Animal Choices") / Grant Measum
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... Will (segment "John and Will's Animal Choices")
- The Carpet Brothers (2010) ... Grant Measum
 2011 Papanatos (TV Series)
 2010 Megamind
Megamind (voice)
 2010 The Other Guys NYPD Recruitment Video (Video short)
Allen Gamble
 2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series)
Donald Mahanahan
- Stuntmen (2010) ... Donald Mahanahan
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short)
George W. Bush
 2010 Carpet Bros (TV Series)
Grant Measum
- Episode #2.1 (2010) ... Grant Measum
 2009 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Will Ferrell
- Truth or Square (2009) ... Will Ferrell
 1997-2009 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
George W. Bush / Scrub-A-Dub
- Episode #4.100 (1997) ... Scrub-A-Dub
 2008 Green Team (Video short)
Arnold Darkshner
 2007/I The Landlord (Short)
Renter
 2007 Good Cop, Baby Cop (Video short)
Angel
 2007/I The Procedure (Short)
Bob
 2006 Curious George
Ted - Man with the Yellow Hat (voice)
 2005 Wedding Crashers
Chazz Reinhold (uncredited)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch
Big Earl (uncredited)
 2003 MTV: Reloaded (TV Short)
The Architect
 2003 Elf
Buddy
 2003 The Guardian (TV Series)
Attorney Larry Flood
- All the Rage (2003) ... Attorney Larry Flood (as Phil Weston)
 2003 Old School
Frank
 2002 Boat Trip
Michael, Brian's Boyfriend (uncredited)
 2001 Undeclared (TV Series)
Dave
- Addicts (2001) ... Dave
 2001 The Oblongs (TV Series)
Bob Oblong
- My Name Is Robbie (2001) ... Bob Oblong (voice)
- Please Be Genital (2001) ... Bob Oblong (voice)
- Pickles' Little Amazons (2001) ... Bob Oblong (voice)
- Disfigured Debbie (2001) ... Bob Oblong (voice)
- Heroine Addict (2001) ... Bob Oblong (voice)
 2001 Zoolander
Mugatu
 2000 Strangers with Candy (TV Series)
Bob Whitely
- Trail of Tears (2000) ... Bob Whitely
 1999 Superstar
Sky Corrigan / Jesus
 1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Mamet the Moocher
- Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1999) ... Mamet the Moocher (voice)
 1999 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Coach Lucas
- Three Coaches and a Bobby (1999) ... Coach Lucas (voice)
 1999 The Suburbans
Gil
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Geryon
- Hercules and the Jilt Trip (1998) ... Geryon (voice)
 1997 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
Bouncer
- Bummer of Love/Food of the Clods (1997) ... Bouncer (voice, uncredited)
 1997 Cow and Chicken (TV Series)
Farmer / Astronaut #2
- Space Cow/The Legend of Sailcat (1997) ... Farmer / Astronaut #2 (voice)
 1997 Men Seeking Women
Al
 1996 Criminal Hearts
Newscaster (uncredited)
 1995 A Bucket of Blood (TV Movie)
Young Man
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Roommate from Hell #1
- Talk Showdown (1995) ... Roommate from Hell #1
 1995 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
Man at Meeting
- When It Rains, They Pour (1995) ... Man at Meeting (uncredited)
 1995 On Our Own (TV Series)
Construction Worker
- Little Rascals (1995) ... Construction Worker
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Other Works:

Music video: "Third Date with Will Ferrell". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his role as a basketball player in Semi-Pro (2008)] I love the fact that this is historically accurate and funny all at the same time. You can parody the sport and you can parody the era, but at the same time you have a built-in arc for the audience as they watch this team try to attain the lofty goal of fourth place. See more »

Trivia:

On October 24, 2011, he was the 14th recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center. Previous recipients include: Tina Fey, Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Billy Crystal, Neil Simon, Steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, Lily Tomlin, Bob Newhart, Whoopi Goldberg, Carl Reiner, Jonathan Winters and Richard Pryor. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and slender frame See more »

Nickname:

Wilf

Star Sign:

Cancer

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