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Will Ferrell
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Ferrell at the Australian premiere of The Campaign on August 5, 2012
Born
Jonathan William Ferrell

July 16, 1967 (1967-07-16) (age 52)
Residence Orange County, California, U.S.
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, Comedian, Impressionist, Producer, Screenwriter
Years active 1988–present
Notable work
Saturday Night Live
Elf
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Step Brothers
The Other Guys
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Spouse(s) Viveca Paulin (m. 2000-present)

Jonathan William "Will" Ferrell (/ˈfɛrəl/; born July 16, 1967) is an American Comedian, Impressionist, Actor, Producer, and Writer. He began his successful career as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. He has since appeared in many different movies, such as Blades of Glory, Elf, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talledega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and Old School.

Early life

Ferrell was born in Irvine, California on July 16, 1967. He is the son of Betty Kay (nee Overman), a teacher who taught at Old Mill School elementary school and Santa Ana College, and Roy Lee Ferrell Jr., a musician with The Righteous Brothers. His parents were both natives of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, and moved to California in 1964. He has a younger brother named Patrick. When he was 8, his parents divorced. Ferrell said of the divorce: "I was the type of kid who would say, 'Hey, look at the bright side! We'll have two Christmases'."


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