Will Ferrell is one of America’s most beloved actors of this generation. Born John William Ferrell on July 16th, 1967 in Irvine, California, Ferrell is best known as a stand-up comedian, actor and has been involved in music and film production. Ferrell is best known for his roles during the 1990’s on the NBC comedy show “Saturday Night Live”.
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Will Ferrell was born in California and during his childhood throughout his college years he was known for pranks and being a class clown. Ferrell graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sports Information in 1990 from the University of Southern California. Will Ferrell did not instantly find fame, as he also held jobs as a hotel valet, a bank teller and even joined the comedy group The Groundlings, after moving to Los Angeles due to advice his mother gave him.
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After Ferrell began working together with The Groundlings, he found his true calling was improvisation after his first attempts at stand-up comedy fell a bit short. Another Groundlings member, Chris Kattan, worked together with Ferrell and would also later grow to become a well-known Hollywood actor while starring along Will in Saturday Night Live.During the 1994-1995 season of Saturday Night Live (SNL), the show began to seek new comedic actors for a fresh new cast. A producer recommended Ferrell, Cheri Oteri and Kattan to audition for the available roles in the show. Once Ferrell was cast in 1995, he remained on the show until 2002 after seven years. He has also made additional guest appearances on the shows.Some of the most popular films that Ferrell has starred in today includes A Night at the Roxbury, Elf, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Starsky & Hutch and Wedding Crashers. He is also known for his lead roles in the successful Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Step Brothers and The Other Guys. He also produced the HBO hit television series “Eastbound & Down” in 2009, starring Danny McBride.Today, Will Ferrell is worth approximately $85 million from all of his films and appearances and is still actively making new films.