Will Ferrell

An American Actor + Writer + Comedian
Born Jul 16, 1967

John William "Will" Ferrell is an American comedian, impressionist, actor, and writer. Ferrell first established himself in the mid-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, Step Brothers, and The Other Guys.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Will Ferrell.


1967 Birth Born on July 16, 1967.


1990 22 Years Old After graduating with a bachelor's degree in Sports Information in 1990, he knew he did not want to do broadcasting. … Read More
1991 23 Years Old In 1991, encouraged by his mother to pursue something he liked, Ferrell moved to Los Angeles. … Read More
1994 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Then, in 1994, he won a spot with the top professional group of The Groundlings.
1995 27 Years Old Ferrell joined Saturday Night Live in 1995 and left in 2002 after a successful seven-year tenure. … Read More


1998 - 2001 3 More Events
2004 36 Years Old …  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.
2005 37 Years Old In 2005, Ferrell earned.
In 2006, Ferrell starred in Stranger Than Fiction and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old 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. … Read More
2009 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2009, it was announced that Ferrell was in talks to star in Neighborhood Watch (later The Watch), a comedy about an urbanite who moves to the suburbs and uncovers a conspiracy. … Read More
In 2010, he was the executive producer and star of The Other Guys, a buddy cop film, which also has an ensemble cast which consists of Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, Samuel L. Jackson and Dwayne Johnson. … Read More
2011 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Ferrell appeared in the 2011 video for "Make Some Noise" by the Beastie Boys, in the front of a limo, playing a cowbell. … Read More
He starred alongside Zach Galifianakis in the 2012 political comedy The Campaign, which garnered mediocre reviews and grossed $104 million against a budget of $95 million.
2013 45 Years Old In February 2013, Ferrell endorsed Eric Garcetti for mayor of Los Angeles.
2014 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, who have had a long running joke feud over how both look like each other, appeared on the May 22, 2014 episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for a charity drum-off battle. … Read More
2015 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, he starred in the buddy comedy Get Hard and the comedy Daddy's Home, with the latter reuniting him The Other Guys co-star Mark Walhberg. … Read More
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