Will Ferrell

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Will Ferrell
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Age56
Full NameJohn William Ferrell
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Biography

John William Ferrell is a regal figure among the entertainment industry, having been born to the illustrious Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr., a musician from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, and Betty Kay Overman, a teacher. After graduating from the esteemed University of Southern California, he established himself in the Los Angeles comedy/improvisation group The Groundlings, where he gained renown alongside the likes of Ana Gasteyer, Maya Rudolph, and former Saturday Night Live (1975) repertory players. It was here that Ferrell met Chris Kattan, and the two went on to Saturday Night Live (1975). His fame continued to flourish, with appearances on Stacked (2005) alongside Pamela Anderson. Thus, John William Ferrell has showcased a level of excellence that has earned him a place among the elite in the entertainment industry.

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  • SmartLess
  • Succession
  • Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special
  • Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
  • Eastbound & Down
  • Dinner for Five
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • Welcome to Wrexham
  • Conan
  • Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special
  • Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited
  • Dead to Me
  • The 2019 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish
  • The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
  • Drunk History
  • Saturday Night Live
  • SNL Shorts
  • Undeclared
  • Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman
  • Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'The Facts of Life' and 'Diff'rent Strokes'
  • The Landlord
  • Billy on the Street
  • Theater Camp
  • Saturday Night Live 25
  • Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'
  • The Lego Movie
  • Stranger Than Fiction
  • Saturday Night Live Christmas Special
  • Inside Comedy
  • The Jim Gaffigan Show
  • The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish
  • Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times'
  • Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000
  • 70th Golden Globe Awards
  • Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers
  • Frost on Satire
  • The Women of SNL
  • Megamind
  • The Last Man on Earth
  • Motherland: Fort Salem
  • Robbie
  • Good Cop, Baby Cop
  • The Chris Gethard Show
  • 2020 Golden Globe Awards
  • Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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