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Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell
Ferrell in May 2009
Personal information
Birth nameJohn William Ferrell
Birth dateJuly 16, 1967(age 49)
Place of birthIrvine, California, United States
OccupationComedian, impressionist, actor, writer
Years active1995 present
SpouseViveca Paulin (2000 present)

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John William "Will" Ferrell (c-enˈfɛrəl; born July 16, 1967) is an American comedian, impressionist, actor, and writer. Ferrell first established himself in the late 1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and has subsequently starred in the comedy films Old School, Elf, Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Stranger than Fiction, Blades of Glory, Semi-Pro, and The Other Guys. He is considered a member of the "Frat Pack", a generation of leading Hollywood comic actors who emerged in the late 1990s and the 2000s, including Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, Vince Vaughn, and brothers Owen and Luke Wilson.


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