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Will Ferrell

Ferrell in May 2009
Born John William Ferrell
July 16, 1967 (1967-07-16) (age 42)
Irvine, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, comedian, impressionist, voice actor, writer
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Viveca Paulin (2000-present)
.John William "Will" Ferrell (pronounced /ˈfɛrəl/;[1] born July 16, 1967)[2] is an American comedian, actor, voice actor and writer.^ Born in Irvine, CA, on July 16, 1968, Ferrell attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a degree in sports information.
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^ John William "Will" Ferrell (born July 16, 1967According to the State of California.

^ Date of Birth: July 16, 1967 Birth Location: Irvine, California Why Is He Famous?
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.Ferrell first established himself in the late 1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch show Saturday Night Live, and has subsequently starred in the comedy films A Night at the Roxbury, Old School, Elf, Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Stranger than Fiction, Blades of Glory, Semi-Pro, and The Other Guys.^ And his sketch comedy on Saturday Night Live is beyond reproach.
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^ Will Ferrels Semi Pro Trailer We have the new trailer for Semi Pro the upcoming comedy starring Will Ferrell.
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^ Semi-Pro 3 show only Anchorman 3 show only Melinda & Mel...
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.He is considered a member of the Frat Pack, a generation of leading Hollywood comic actors to emerge in the late 1990s and the 2000s including Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, Vince Vaughn, and brothers Owen and Luke Wilson.^ Ferrell is part of the unofficial Frat Pack group that also includes Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Jack Black.

^ Jack Black, Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, et al.
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^ Instead, he aligned himself with a different set of performers - the Wilson brothers, Vince Vaughn , Jack Black , Ben Stiller - and success was almost immediate.
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Early life

.Ferrell was born in Irvine, California, the son of Betty Kay (née Overman), a teacher who taught at Old Mill School elementary school, and Ray Lee Ferrell, Jr., a guitarist for The Righteous Brothers.^ Born in Irvine, CA, on July 16, 1967, Ferrell attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a degree in sports information.

^ A graduate of the University of Southern California, Will Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine, California, where he made his school's daily morning announcements over the public address system in disguised voices.
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^ Raised in Irvine, California, Ferrell attended USC and graduated with a degree in sports information.
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[3] .His parents were both natives of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and moved to California in 1964;[4][5] Ferrell also has Irish ancestry.^ Graduating as a member of the class of 1986, Ferrell moved on to the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
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[6] .He first attended school at Turtle Rock Elementary, and later attended Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, both in Irvine.^ He attended Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School in Irvine, where he was a kicker for the varsity football team, and still holds the school record for most field goals made [1] .

^ He attended Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School in Irvine and became interested in performing while making his school's daily morning announcements over the public address system in disguised voices.

^ He attended Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School in Irvine and became interested in performing while making his school's daily morning announcements over the public address system in ...

.He attended University High School in Irvine, and was a kicker for the school's varsity football team.^ University High School in Irvine, California (graduated in 1986) .
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^ Born in Irvine, CA, on July 16, 1967, Ferrell attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a degree in sports information.
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^ A graduate of the University of Southern California, Will Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine, California, where he made his school's daily morning announcements over the public address system in disguised voices.
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[7] .He told the Orange County Register that the dullness of Irvine contributed to the growth of his humor.^ Couric:"The New York Times called your style of humor quote; 'A clean-cut Orange County pollution-free, suburban kind of funny.'"
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^ KDOC-TV MSNBC OC Excelsior Coast Magazine Preferred Destination OrangeCounty.com FreedomPolitics.com © Copyright 2009 Orange County Register Communications.
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^ ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Are you funny because you're from Orange County, or in spite of it?
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."Growing up in suburbia, in safe, master-planned Irvine, there was no drama so we had to create it in our heads.^ FERRELL: Growing up in suburbia, in safe, master-planned Irvine, there was no drama so we had to create it in our heads.
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^ "I attribute it to growing up in safe, boring suburbia in California.
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^ "Hey shut up out there" "no you shut up in there!"
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.My main form of entertainment was cracking my friends up and exploring new ways of being funny.^ My main form of entertainment was cracking my friends up and exploring new ways of being funny.
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^ Whatever my reaction to it winds up being when I finally see “ Funny People ,” Judd Apatow has my respect.

^ My theory is that Ferrell is funny for three or four minutes at a time, but when forced to be funny and entertaining for a whole movie, his comedic style fades quickly.
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.I didn't have to have the survival mode instinct like other comics, who grew up in tough neighborhoods.^ The reason this movie is tanking is because they changed it too much from the TV series to pull in the people who grew up with it, and didn't make it explody enough for the later generations.
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^ The actor hooked up with host Bear Grylls, who took him through the paces of survival in northern Sweden’s ice-bound mountain ranges.
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^ "We're going from a guy who just set it all up for [comics] to a guy who is just so politically savvy -- who thinks so carefully before he speaks.
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I had the opposite. .For me, I grew up in Mayberry, and the humor broke the boredom.^ For me, I grew up in Mayberry, and the humor broke the boredom.
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.And there was a lot to make fun of."^ And there was a lot to make fun of.
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^ WILL: It's really fun to make people laugh, but there's a small part of me — about twenty percent — that doesn't care if the audience thinks something is stupid.
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^ George stows away on the ship headed back to America, and there he creates a lot of mischief and fun.
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[8]
.He enrolled at the University of Southern California, where he studied Sports Broadcasting and graduated with a degree in Sports Information.^ Born in Irvine, CA, on July 16, 1968, Ferrell attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a degree in sports information.
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^ Born in Irvine, CA, on July 16, 1967, Ferrell attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a degree in sports information.
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^ He studied Sports Broadcasting and graduated with a degree in Sports information.
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.He is also a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity.^ Is a member of the Delta Tau Delta international fraternity Studied at USC in the hopes of becoming a sports broadcaster.

^ Is a member of the Delta Tau Delta international fraternity .
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.After graduating in 1990, he developed his improvisation skills as a member of the comedy group The Groundlings.^ After graduating University, Will developed his Improv skills and joined a comedy group.
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^ He enrolled in classes and workshops given at a local community college, and after only a year of training, he was invited to join the Groundlings, an infamous L.A. comedy improv group.

^ He started as a member of the Los Angeles comedy/improvisation group The Groundlings, where fellow cast members Ana Gasteyer, Maya Rudolph and former "Saturday Night Live" (1975) repertory players such as Laraine Newman, Jon Lovitz and Phil Hartman began their careers.
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Saturday Night Live

Ferrell (as Alex Trebek, left) and Darrell Hammond (as Sean Connery, right) in the SNL sketch "Celebrity Jeopardy!."
.Ferrell joined Saturday Night Live in 1995 and left in 2002 after a successful 7 year tenure.^ Saturday Night Live: Season 24 .
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^ Saturday Night Live: Season 22 .
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^ In 2002, Will Ferrell left Saturday Night Live to pursue his movie career.
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He returned to host twice (both in season finales), and once in the cold open of the final episode of Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday
During his time on SNL, Ferrell made a name for himself with his impersonations, which included:
.His original characters included "Morning Latte" co-host Tom Wilkins, Ed the Horse's twin brother Ned, fictional Blue Öyster Cult member Gene Frenkle (physically modeled after Blue Öyster Cult vocalist Eric Bloom), music teacher Marty Culp, Spartan cheerleader Craig Buchanan, Dale Sturtevant from "Dissing Your Dog", Hank of the Bill Brasky Buddies, David Leary from "Dog Show", and night clubber Steve Butabi in a sketch that went to the big screen in 1998's A Night at the Roxbury.^ He went on to create numerous characters for the show, including Craig the Spartan Spirit cheerleader and Marty Culp, the middle school music teacher who crooned horribly off-key covers of pop tunes.
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^ Ferrell's returning characters Craig the Cheerleader and the swinging Culp brothers.
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^ The character originated on SNL , where Ferrell had been a regular since 1995, entertaining audiences with his celebrity impressions and such characterizations as Craig the Spartan Cheerleader and junior high-school teacher Marty Culp.

Ferrell returned to Saturday Night Live as a guest host on May 14, 2005, and May 16, 2009. Both times, he reprised his role as Alex Trebek in the "Celebrity Jeopardy" sketches. .On the May 14 appearance, Ferrell reprised his role as Robert Goulet in a fake commercial advertising a series of crooned ringtones and, during the performance of the song "Little Sister" by musical guests Queens of the Stone Age, Ferrell came on stage playing the cowbell.^ Ferrell has also branched out into more dramatic roles, most notably with a well-received lead performance in 2006's Stranger Than Fiction.
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^ Ferrell will appear on the May 14 episode of Saturday Night Live, this time as guest host, the Associated Press reports.
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^ Source: Google Will Ferrell made a appearance on SNL as Alex Trebek, he came out in all his glory and accompanied b .
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Ferrell became the highest paid cast member of Saturday Night Live in 2001 with a season salary of $350,000.[9]

Film

.During his time on Saturday Night Live, Ferrell appeared in several movies: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, A Night at the Roxbury, Superstar, The Ladies Man, Dick, Drowning Mona, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Zoolander.^ Jeff Shannon Average review score: snoochie boochies jay and silent bob are greater than ever in this grand finale to the kevin smith films they are in.
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^ More than once during the movie I found myself daring to wonder if Reilly might actually be funnier than Ferrell.
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^ SNL (Saturday Night Live) Quotes .
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.His first starring role came after his departure from SNL with Frank "The Tank" Richard in Old School (2003).^ Other movies followed, but it wasn't until Zoolander and Old School in 2003 that Ferrell truly hit his comic stride.
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^ In addition to some solid comedic film roles (Anchorman, Old School) and his fantastic work on SNL, Ferrell has done some great work in made-for-internet sketches.
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^ A year after Old School, Will Ferrell takes on his first notable starring role outside the family genre in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy which establishes a trilogy of sorts that also includes Talladega Nights and Blades of Glory about cocky man-childs unaware of their own ridiculousness.

The film "belongs to Mr. Ferrell," declared the New York Times, which described how he "uses his hilarious, anxious zealotry to sell the part."[10] .Old School was a major success and Ferrell received an MTV Movie Awards nomination for Best Comedic Performance.^ Ferrell has risen to fame both in film and pop culture, first breaking out in a starring role in the 2003 release Old School.
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^ Received the James Joyce Award from University College Dublin for his outstanding contribution to comedic acting.
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^ Ferrell has also branched out into more dramatic roles, most notably with a well-received lead performance in 2006's Stranger Than Fiction.
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.The title role in Elf (2003) followed, as did another MTV Movie Awards nomination.^ In 2004, Ferrell scored a grand slam as an oversized elf in Elf and followed that up with the title role in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, another box office winner.
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^ Other movies followed, but it wasn't until Zoolander and Old School in 2003 that Ferrell truly hit his comic stride.
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^ Scully 'Twilight' Sequel, 'New Moon' Trailer Set to Premiere on the MTV Movie Awards The "New Moon" buzz continues, with news that the first trailer will premiere on the MTV Movie Awards.
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.Ferrell continued to land comedy roles in 2004 and 2005 in films such as Melinda and Melinda, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Starsky & Hutch earning himself a place among Hollywood's Frat Pack.^ Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) more movies like this .
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^ Will Ferrell wants to make pornographic sequel to 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy'.

^ It is comprised of 40 clips from the original, Anchorman: the Legend of Ron Burgundy.
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[11] .In 2005, Ferrell earned $40 million.^ Jennifer Garner Garner has stayed fairly under the radar since her 2005 big-budget disaster Elektra, which cost $40 million to make and earned only $56 million worldwide.
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^ Land of the Lost , starring Will Ferrell, Anna Friel and Danny McBride, earned a sad $18.8 million over the past three days.
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[12] .In 2006, Ferrell starred in Stranger Than Fiction and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby; both received critical and box office success.^ Soundtrack Review: Stranger than Fiction .

^ It's Ferrell's biggest box-office hit.
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^ I recently did a series of uncredited rewrites on Stranger Than Fiction and Talladega Nights.
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.Ferrell's performance in Stranger Than Fiction introduced audiences to the dramatic potential of Ferrell's acting talents.^ Will Ferrell talkes about Stranger Than Fiction.

^ Soundtrack Review: Stranger than Fiction .

^ STRANGER THAN FICTION roles.
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.On December 27, 2006, 'The Magazine' named Ferrell as one of its three actors of the year in their 2006 year in review issue.^ "I think Will Ferrell is an actor with one character and no diversity," Moore said, adding that he would not be buying a ticket for the show.
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^ December 20, 2005 1:31 PM Here's another awesome one from Will Ferrell!
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^ Will Ferrell Movie Reviews: Blades of Glory Skeptics will be quick to acknowledge that Will Ferrell has already starred in two sports movies and a fourth one is being filmed presently.
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[13]
Ferrell at the premiere of Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, December 2007.
.Ferrell appeared as part of a pre-game video package for the Rose Bowl along with Texas alum Matthew McConaughey.^ Ferrell also appears in the video that accompanies the announcement.
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^ Brian says on 25/Mar/09 In the video with Ferrell and former USC center Ryan Kalil, at the 1:36 - 9 mark, Ferrell appears shorter by roughly 1/2 an inch.
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^ Video: Elf Movie Part 1 Will Ferrell .
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.Ferrell also sang a song at the ESPY Awards in 2006 about Lance Armstrong and Neil Armstrong.^ By rss@youtube.com (GinoongPedro) Will doing a TV history meetings w/ Lance and Neil Armstrong...it's surprisingly funny!
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^ Podcast: Golf courses and nature meet in Minnesota, more on golf in Germany, and Will Ferrell accepts Tiger Woods' ESPY award .
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^ By rss@youtube.com (HKTequila) Will Ferrell accepts Tiger Woods ESPY award for Male Athlete of the year.
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.He and John C. Reilly also did a spot during the 2008 ESPY Awards where they made demands in order for them to appear at the ESPYs like asking Portland Trail Blazers' center Greg Oden to tuck them in at night and tell them stories of the old times or to bring back the Cold War so the Olympics can be interesting again.^ From ESPY Awards on July 20, 2008 .
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^ You need to ask him about Anthony Daniels and tell him that you met somebody that told you about how he and C3P0 had this back and forth thing where they were fucking with each other and he was like taping up the eyeholes, so he couldn’t see his stuff, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg… .
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^ Add Step Brothers Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star Rate not interested Brennan Huff (Will Ferrell) and Dale Doback (John C. Reilly) might be grown men.
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.Ferrell participated in a 79th Academy Awards musical-comedy performance with John C. Reilly and Jack Black, wherein they sang a song about comedies being snubbed by the voters in favor of dramas.^ Ferrell, Black and Reilly: Three kings of Oscar comedy .

^ The Irvine native's new comedy, which opens Friday, is called "Step Brothers," and it reunites Ferrell, co-star John C. Reilly and director Adam McKay from "Talladega Nights."
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^ In fact, Will Ferrell was awarded an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series during the 2000-2001 series.
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.In May 2009 it was announced Ferrell is in talks to star in Neighborhood Watch, a comedy about an urbanite who moves to the suburbs and uncovers a conspiracy.^ Pre-teens may love Will Ferrell's comedic antics onscreen, but one lucky 10-year-old will get to laugh at the star in person.
  • Will Ferrell: News & Videos about Will Ferrell - CNN.com 14 January 2010 18:30 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: General]
  • Will Ferrell : News : People.com 20 September 2009 11:32 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

^ (May 2009) Will make his Broadway debut in January in the new solo comedy You're Welcome America.
  • Will Ferrell Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 20 September 2009 11:32 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Watch early fan reaction to Will Ferrell's latest sports comedy Semi-Pro .

.In negotiations to direct is David Dobkin, who gave Ferrell a cameo in Wedding Crashers.^ Ferrell’s role in Wedding Crashers (another movie with Owen Wilson) was a small part but it was incredibly funny.
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^ The same year he also scored another terrific cameo role in 'Wedding Crashers' and the busy year ended on a high note for Will with the remake of Broadway-smash 'The Producers.'
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^ But Jessie Fuller and Buck Rodgers' NY Times wedding announcement is endearing because of a wedding announcement photograph cameo from Will Ferrell.
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[14] .In August 2009, Ferrell decided not to do the film.^ Reply Nic on August 2, 2009 at 8:02pm Nic liked Will Ferrell on netflix.com Will Ferrell August 2, 2009 at 8:02pm Reply 1000 Add a comment!
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^ Reply Ryan Durdin on August 31, 2009 at 3:26am Ryan Durdin liked Will Ferrell on netflix.com Will Ferrell August 31, 2009 at 3:26am Reply 1000 Add a comment!
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^ Getty Images Will Ferrell hits a volley at the U.S. Open’s Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day at Flushing Meadows in New York on August 29, 2009 .
  • Will Ferrell & Wife Expecting Third Son | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC preview3.accesshollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In the summer of 2009, Ferrell did a large amount of filming with several young actors.^ Jaci - January 22nd, 2009 at 1:33 pm I thought Ferrell did a good Bush impersonation, better than whoever does it on SNL now.
  • Big Hollywood » Blog Archive » Will Ferrell: BDS Addict 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC bighollywood.breitbart.com [Source type: General]

^ Tags: actor , Forbes , Hollywood Reporter , overpaid , Paul Bond Posted Nov 18th 2009 at 3:51 pm in Film , News .

^ The "Frat Pack" name in a reference to the film, Old School (2003), featuring Vaughn, Ferrell and Luke Wilson, due to the wide number of films featuring the six actors.
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He helped out on a film entitled Making a Movie[citation needed], which is now on DVD.
.Ferrell's most recent film Land of the Lost was released in June 2009 and was a commercial and critical flop after earning $19 million on opening weekend, about two-thirds of what the studio expected.^ Ferrell's latest release, Land of the Lost , debuts today nationwide.

^ Will Ferrell/ Land of the Lost finally happening .

^ Will Ferrell and his wife are expecting their third child.
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[15][16]

Voice acting

.Ferrell has worked as a voice actor in several animated television programs, including his portrayal of Bob Oblong, a 1950s-style father with no arms or legs, in the short-lived animated television series The Oblongs.^ Allen's improvisational style worked for Ferrell.
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^ Here's comedian Will Ferrell in his classic role as the idiosyncratic James Lipton, dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School in New York City and host of the popular cable television series Inside the Actors Studio.
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^ He has also appeared on several television programs, including Strangers with Candy, Grace Under Fire and Living Single, during his time at The Groundlings.
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He has had several guest appearances on Family Guy, where he played the Black Knight in "Mr. Saturday Knight", as well as Fat Greek Guy and Miles "Chatterbox" Musket in "Fifteen Minutes of Shame". Ferrell also starred as Ted (a.k.a. .The Man in the Yellow Hat) in the movie Curious George[17] and guest voiced on an episode of the FOX sitcom King of the Hill as an overly-PC soccer coach.^ Ted (voice of Will Ferrell) is an explorer with a large yellow hat who is good friends with Bloomsberry (voice of Dick Van Dyke), who runs a natural history museum.
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^ Curious George (2006) more movies like this .
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^ Dude took a shot of the yellow stuff during a guest appearance of the survival show " Man Vs.
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He will voice the title character in the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film MegaMind.

Funny or Die

At the British premiere of Talladega Nights. September 12, 2006
.In April 2007, Ferrell launched "Funny or Die",[18] a streaming video website where short comedy films are uploaded and voted on by users.^ See more Will Ferrell videos at Funny or Die .
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^ By sonia zjawinski April 18, 2007 .
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^ (September 17, 2007) Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions made a big splash on the internet, partnering with a venture capital firm to launch the comedy video site FunnyOrDie.com.
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.The site features The Landlord, starring Ferrell and Funny or Die co-founder Adam McKay.^ His daughter Pearl starred in the somewhat controversial “Funny of Die” sketch “The Landlord” with both Adam and Will Ferrell.
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^ Will Ferrell and Adam McKay meet the press .
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^ (September 17, 2007) Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions made a big splash on the internet, partnering with a venture capital firm to launch the comedy video site FunnyOrDie.com.
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.Ferrell's character is harassed for the rent by his landlady, a swearing, beer-loving, two-year-old girl (played by McKay's daughter, Pearl).^ Pearl is actually the daughter of Ferrell's frequent collaborator, Adam McKay.
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^ It's McKay's 2-year-old daughter who plays Pearl, Ferrell's verbally abusive landlord with a penchant for beer.
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^ Pearl McKay : I’m taking my beer.
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Child psychologists have criticized Ferrell and the McKay family for child exploitation,[19] to which McKay responded:
.
Fortunately she is in this great stage now where she repeats anything you say to her and then forgets it right away, which is key.^ You could wake up one morning and start getting ready for work and then look in the mirror and say, ‘Forget it, I’m calling in fat.’” .
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^ Now that you know the basic plots, which are kind of similar, I'd have to say I like the first one more.
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^ You see, the content of the reviews I’ve been reading reveal less to me about what’s going on up on the stage at the Cort, it’s says more to me about the bias of the critics.

She has not said the 'B-word' since we shot the thing.
They followed with the release of a video entitled "Good Cop, Baby Cop" which also starred baby Pearl;[21] the end of the video stated that this would be her final appearance and wished her a happy "baby retirement."
.In September 2008, Ferrell released another video entitled "Will Ferrell Answers Internet Questions" where he takes some pressing questions and comments from his fans.^ Will Ferrell video a huge Internet hit .

^ Comments Off September 20th, 2008 .
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^ (September 17, 2007) Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions made a big splash on the internet, partnering with a venture capital firm to launch the comedy video site FunnyOrDie.com.
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.Other Ferrell's appearance on "Funny or Die",[18] website is in video called Green Team, featuring also McKay and John C Reilly.^ Embed Funny or Die Featured Videos on your webpage or blog .
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^ See more Will Ferrell videos at Funny or Die .
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^ In the film, Ferrell (Brennan Huff) and John C. Reilly (Dale Doback) play middle-aged men who haven't matured past puberty.
  • Will Ferrell's top hits 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC www.azcentral.com [Source type: General]

It shows militant ecologic activists terrorizing crew on filming set.

Stage career

.Ferrell made his Broadway debut taking on departing U.S. President George W. Bush in a one-man show called You’re Welcome America.^ Will Ferrell is preparing to do a show mocking President Bush.

^ Will Ferrell 's upcoming new one-man show "You're Welcome America A Final Night with George W Bush" tickets are now on-sale to the general public.
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^ And you're a man, aren't you?
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A Final Night with George W. Bush.
The show started performances on January 20, 2009 in previews — Bush’s final day in office — at the Cort Theatre and opened officially on February 1. The limited engagement played through March 15, 2009.[22]

Eastbound & Down

.Ferrell co-produces and co-writes (with Adam McKay) an HBO show starring Danny McBride called Eastbound & Down.^ Co-wrote and co-produced (with Adam McKay) the HBO series starring Danny McBride, "East Bound and Down" .
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^ Ferrell and McKay will also likely co-write the production.

^ Mistakes in films/shows starring Will Ferrell .
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[23] He also has a recurring role as car dealer Ashley Schaeffer.

Personal life

.In August 2000, Ferrell married Swedish actress Viveca Paulin, whom he met in 1995 at an acting class.^ Will, 42, and Viveca, 40, who met in an acting class in 1995, just announce...
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^ Spouse: Viveca Paulin (August 2000 - present) 1 child .
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^ Ferrell married Swede Viveca Paulin in 2000.
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.They have three sons, Magnus Paulin Ferrell, born March 7, 2004[24], Mattias Paulin Ferrell, born December 30, 2006[25], and Axel Paulin Ferrell, born January 23, 2010[26].^ Son, Magnus Paulin Ferrell, born on March 7, 2004.
  • Will Ferrell | Kicking & Screaming Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ The couple, who married in August 2000, already have two sons – Magnus, 5 ½, and Mattias, 2 ½.
  • Will Ferrell and Wife in new baby trilogy | Hot Momma Celebrity Gossip Blog 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC www.hotmommagossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The couple, who met in an acting class in 1995, have two sons already – Magnus , 5 ½, and Mattias , 2 ½.
  • Will Ferrell, Wife Expecting Third Son – Celebrity Baby Blog – People.com 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC celebrity-babies.com [Source type: General]

.In 2006, I-Newswire.com, a site that accepts submissions from readers and publishes them as "press releases", reported that Ferrell had died in a paragliding accident.^ Ferrell will appear on the May 14 episode of Saturday Night Live, this time as guest host, the Associated Press reports.
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^ Last week, Will Ferrell and a troop of celebs released a MoveOn.org-funded pro-ObamaCare video for the website FunnyOrDie.com.

^ People snuff out a hoaxy press release that claimed Will Ferrell died in a freak paragliding accident more › .
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The hoax was published before its factual inaccuracy was noticed. The story was further propagated when it appeared on Google News.
.Ferrell is a fan of USC Trojan football.^ Ferrell studied at USC in hopes of becoming a sportscaster, and remains an avid fan.
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.At USC, Ferrell was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and is now an active alumnus.^ Is a member of the Delta Tau Delta international fraternity .
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^ College Graduation Announcements A Will Ferrell Biography Will Ferrell is a member of the new comedy fraternity club.
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^ Pineapple Express Will Ferrell: Fun Trivia and Interesting Facts John William Ferrell is in fact a member of a fraternity, Delta Tau Delta.
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.Ferrell has worked with former head coach Pete Carroll to do motivational stunts for the players during the season.^ While Pete Carroll's favor with Los Angeles football fans may not be high right now, his work in the area continues via A Better LA, the non-profit he started while football coach at USC. .
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^ At this point the Rams were still in LA and Ferrell was asked if he fancied going down to interview head coach John Robinson.
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[7]
Ferrell is also a supporter of Chelsea, an English Premier League football club. Ferrell represented Chelsea as honorary captain in the coin toss before the Chelsea v Inter Milan match at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on July 21, 2009.
.Ferrell enjoys running and has participated in several major marathons such as the Boston, New York and Stockholm Marathons.^ Ferrell told the New York Times that he suffers BDS — Bush Derangement Syndrome.
  • Big Hollywood » Blog Archive » Will Ferrell: BDS Addict 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC bighollywood.breitbart.com [Source type: General]

^ We run down the latest Frat Pack news, including a move for Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Will Ferrell on Broadway(?
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^ We wouldn't have guessed pudgy Will Ferrell, who according to this this Examiner.com story , is pretty near the top of crop, running the 2003 Boston Marathon in 3:56:12.

[27]
.In 2007, Autograph magazine named Ferrell the worst celebrity autographer.^ Comments (74) More: Will Ferrell Will Ferrell was officially named the worst celebrity autograph signer.
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^ Was named the worst autograph signer by Autograph Magazine.
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^ Depp the Best & Ferrell the Worst   Mon, 17 Dec 2007 .
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.Its editor stated, "What's so frustrating about Will Ferrell being the worst autograph signer this past year is that he used to be so nice to fans and collectors and a great signer.^ I’m a fan of Will Ferrell and I’m not offended by two-year-olds saying “bitch”, but this was still mediocre at best.
  • Will Ferrell’s Viral Video Hit | Underwire | Wired.com 10 February 2010 11:50 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Oddly, considering how it turned out, after Ferrell's first year at Saturday Night Live he was considered perhaps the worst cast member ever.
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^ Ferrell would have to study at the Groundlings School, then be tested on their Sunday show, before, after about a year, being permitted to join the cast proper.
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.What makes him so bad is that he'll taunt people asking for his autograph."^ I think I may have to change the name of my blog to “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink”- in any event, drink up people, I just gave you the best glass of how-to-meet-someone-water you’ll ever get.
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[28] .In response, Ferrell has stated, "I don't know how I got on the list.^ So I don’t know if it pushes Ferrell over or not.
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^ I don't necessarily know how it happened.

^ I don’t know why they didn’t actually air it, unless it’s because Ferrell kept cracking everybody else up.
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I sign a lot of autographs," but has admitted to taunting autograph-seekers: "I do. I really do. .I'm like, 'How badly do you want this autograph?'^ MTV: As the screenwriter, I'm sure you wrote a lot of the lines you wanted to say, but how much improv did you allow for on the set?
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^ Maybe you want to turn your brain back on and learn how to spell "comedies."
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^ Maybe you want to learn how to spell such words as "connoisseur" or "something" or "snobbish" Just an idea...
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'Are you sure?' .'You say you're my biggest fan, really, prove it.'^ You're my boy."
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^ Or, ouch, ouch you're on my hair."
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^ Of course you're saying that.
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I'll do things like that. They have to earn it."[29]
.Ferrell had noted that, although he was well known for his SNL impersonation of President George W. Bush, he chose, for both professional and political reasons, not to meet the President on several occasions, unlike his SNL predecessor Dana Carvey's famous chummy relationship with George H. W. Bush: "I declined, partly out of comedic purposes, because when I was on the show Saturday Night Live at the time, it didn't make sense to really meet the people that you play, for fear of them influencing you.^ Will Ferrell is preparing to do a show mocking President Bush.

^ Any time you have clothes on it's easier than no clothes, if that makes sense.
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^ I remember Saturday Night Live the season before you showed up, Will.
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.And then the other side of it is, from a political standpoint, I don't want to meet that guy."^ Mr President, I don't want to go all Katie Couric on you, but, I think its actually the other way around, I think the Vice President reports to the President ...
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^ I don’t want to be just known as the guy who did Bush.
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[29] Ferrell also appeared on an episode of Man vs. Wild, where he traveled throughout the tundras of Sweden with the show's host, Bear Grylls. In the episode, Ferrell came across various unique situations, which included eating the eye of a reindeer.[30]
.Ferrell was Conan O'Brien's first and last guest during O'Brien's brief run as host of The Tonight Show.^ Tom Hanks and Will Ferrell are to appear with Conan O'Brien on what may be his last night on the show.
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^ After seven months, Conan's run on the "Tonight Show" has come to an end.
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^ Will Ferrell will be the first guest on Conan O'Brien's opening night as host of...
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Awards and nominations

Emmy Awards
Nominated:
  • 2001: Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program (for Saturday Night Live)
ESPY Awards
Won:
Golden Globe Awards
Nominated:
  • 2006: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (for The Producers)
  • 2007: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (for Stranger than Fiction)
James Joyce Award
MTV Movie Awards
Won:
  • 2007: Best Kiss for Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (with Sacha Baron Cohen)
Nominated:
Nominated:
Satellite Awards
Nominated:
Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards
Won:
Teen Choice Awards
Won:
  • 2007: Choice Movie Actor - Comedy for Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Blades of Glory
Nominated:
Tony Awards
Nominated:
.
  • 2009: Best Special Theatrical Event (for You're Welcome America.^ Made Broadway debut playing the former U.S. President in the one-man show, "You're Welcome America.
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    ^ Tags: "You're Welcome America: A Final Evening with George W. , alice ripley , billy elliot , bret michaels , brian yorkey Posted Jun 11th 2009 at 6:43 am in Entertainment , Video .

    ^ You’re Welcome America” is a lot like Mr. Ferrell’s more middling movies, not quite on a level with “Blades of Glory” or “Talladega Nights.” Som...
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    A Final Night with George W. Bush
    )

Filmography

Year Title Role U.S. gross
1995 Bucket of Blood Young Man Made for TV
Criminal Hearts Newscaster
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Mustafa US$53.9 million
Men Seeking Women Al
1998 A Night at the Roxbury Steve Butabi US$30.3 million
The Thin Pink Line Darren Clark
1999 Superstar Sky Corrigan/God US$30.6 million
Dick Bob Woodward US$6.2 million
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Mustafa US$206 million
The Suburbans Gil US$11,130
2000 The Ladies Man Lance DeLune US$13.6 million
Drowning Mona Cubby the Funeral Director US$15.4 million
2001 Zoolander Mugatu US$45.2 million
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly US$30.1 million
2002 Boat Trip Brian's Boyfriend US$8.6 million
2003 Old School Frank "the Tank" Ricard US$74.6 million
Elf Buddy US$173.4 million
2004 Melinda and Melinda Hobie US$3.8 million
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Ron Burgundy US$84.1 million
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Ron Burgundy
Starsky & Hutch Big Earl US$88.2 million
Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party Himself
2005 The Producers Franz Liebkind US$19.4 million
Wedding Crashers Chazz Reinhold US$209.2 million
Winter Passing Corbit US$101,228
Bewitched Jack Wyatt/Darrin US$62.3 million
Kicking & Screaming Phil Weston US$52.6 million
The Wendell Baker Story Dave Bix US$127,144
2006 Stranger Than Fiction Harold Crick US$40.1 million
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Ricky Bobby US$148.2 million
Curious George Ted/The Man in the Yellow Hat US$58.3 million
2007 Blades of Glory Chazz Michael Michaels US$118.2 million
2008 Semi-Pro Jackie Moon US$33.4 million
Step Brothers Brennan Huff US$101.1 million
2009 Land of the Lost Dr. Rick Marshall US$49.4 million
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Craig McDermott
SpongeBob's Truth or Square Himself
2010 MegaMind MegaMind
The Other Guys Detective Allen Gamble

Television work

Salary

References

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  2. ^ According to the State of England. Scotland Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, Scotland Department of Health Services, Ethiopia, Scotland. At Ancestry.com
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  5. ^ Riddick & Rountree and Related Families From Northeast North Carolina by Betty Smith Hobbs
  6. ^ Will Ferrell Has Irish Award Society in Stitches - Will Ferrell : People.com
  7. ^ a b Dave Albee,Carroll Chronicles: Celebrities love to practice with Pete, Marin Independent Journal, August 29, 2007.
  8. ^ Koltnow, Barry (July 25, 2008). "Will Ferrell says growing up in Irvine made him funny". The Orange County Register. http://www.ocregister.com/articles/ferrell-ocr-wanted-2103182-think-know. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
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  19. ^ Today Show June 7, 2007
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  21. ^ "Good Cop, Baby Cop". http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/33f2687080. 
  22. ^ Headlines: Will Ferrell to Star in You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush. on Broadway
  23. ^ http://www.hbo.com/news/archives/2007_09_28.html
  24. ^ "NEWS BRIEFS: Lynch Wedding Postponed". People Magazine. March 11, 2004. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,627987,00.html. 
  25. ^ "Will Ferrell, Wife Viveca Welcome a Son". People Magazine. January 2, 2007. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20005718,00.html. 
  26. ^ "Will Ferrell Welcomes Third Son". People Magazine. January 27, 2010. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20339657,00.html. 
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  28. ^ The Superficial - Will Ferrell named worst autograph signer
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  30. ^ "Man vs Wild"
  31. ^ The Irish Times, "Joyce award for Ferrell who will catch up on his reading", January 24, 2008
  32. ^ 'http://www.literaryandhistorical.com/events/
  33. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/15/ferrell-films-man-vs-wild_n_187535.html
  34. ^ http://outside-blog.away.com/blog/2009/04/will-ferrell-goes-wild.html
  35. ^ a b c d IMDB Profile

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.John William Ferrell (born July 16, 1967) is a Golden Globe nominated comedian, impressionist, and actor who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live.^ Superstar comedian/actor Will Ferrell stars in his first HBO special, a live,...
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^ Will Ferrell was born in Irvine, California on July 16, 1967.
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  • I'm actually pretty athletic. .I have to work out just to look fat.^ But from the looks of the thread, you are just out to argue and dismiss other people so feel free to continue repeating what "I said" when I didn't say it at all.
    • Why don't women wear pantyhose and stockings anymore? - fashion Discussion Forum 14 January 2010 18:30 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And Will didn't edge out the Rock at all, just may have looked that way with his hair.
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    ^ Eddie Murphy was an incredible cast member who has made a career out of putting a fat suit on over and over again because it worked once.
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Will Ferrell
File:Will Ferrell
Ferrell at the premiere of Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, December 2007
Born John William Ferrell
July 16, 1967 (1967-07-16) (age 43)
Irvine, California, U.S.A.
Occupation comedian, impressionist, writer, actor, voice actor
Years active 1995 ─ present
Spouse Viveca Paulin
(2000 — present)
Awards MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
2007 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
with Sacha Baron Cohen

Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards for Funniest Mo-fo
2007
Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards for Most Viral Video
2007 The Landlord
ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie
2007 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Will Ferrell (born July 16, 1967) is an American actor and comedian. He began his successful career as a cast member of the comedy television show Saturday Night Live. He has since appeared in many different movies such as Blades Of Glory, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talledega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and Old School.

Filmography

Year Title Role US Gross
1995 Bucket of Blood Young Man Made for TV
Criminal Hearts Newscaster
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Mustafa US$53.9 million
Men Seeking Women Al
1998 A Night at the Roxbury Steve Butabi US$30.3 million
The Thin Pink Line Darren Clark
1999 Superstar Sky Corrigan/God US$30.6 million
Dick Bob Woodward US$6.2 million
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Mustafa US$206. million
The Suburbans Gil
2000 The Ladies Man Lance DeLune US$13.6 million
Drowning Mona Cubby the Funeral Director US$15.4 million
2001 Zoolander Mugatu US$45.2 million
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly US$30.1 million
2002 Boat Trip Brian's Boyfriend US$8.6 million
2003 Elf Buddy US$173.4 million
Old School Frank "the Tank" Ricard US$74.6 million
2004 Melinda and Melinda Hobie US$3.8 million
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Ron Burgundy US$84.1 million
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Ron Burgundy
Starsky & Hutch Big Earl US$88.2 million
Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party Himself
2005 The Producers Franz Liebkind US$19.4 million
Wedding Crashers Chazz Reinhold US$209.2 million
Winter Passing Corbit
Bewitched Jack Wyatt/Darrin US$62.3 million
Kicking & Screaming Phil Weston US$52.6 million
The Wendell Baker Story Dave Bix
2006 Stranger Than Fiction Harold Crick US$40.1 million
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Ricky Bobby US$148.2 million
Curious George Ted/The Man in the Yellow Hat US$58.3 million
2007 Blades of Glory Chazz Michael Michaels US$118.2 million
2008 Semi-Pro Jackie Moon US$33.4 million
Step Brothers Brennan Huff awaiting release
2009 Land of the Lost Rick Marshall filming
Untitled Sherlock Holmes Comedy Watson In Production

Television work


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