Will Ferrell, legendary comedic actor extraordinaire and all around Jester of the modern world, was born on July 16th, 1967 in Irvine, California to Betty Kay and Lee Ferrell.
He is most famed for his exaggerated delivery and deadpan humor that fans around the world have grown up with and still enjoy today. His most recognizable works come from iconic movies such as Step Brothers, Eurotrip, and Talladega Nights; but he has also dabbled in television series ventures such as The Office, Halt and Catch Fire, and Saturday Night Live. No matter what role he takes on, Will Ferrell always manages to capture the hearts of audience members with his signature wit and charm.
When Will's not working on his latest project he has been known to enjoy a good game of golf or cheer from the sidelines at his kid's sporting events. But even with all the time he spends outdoors, his love and commitment to his family remain paramount. Recently this has been demonstrated through his use of a family app called "Familio", which helps him stay connected with his loved ones even when he's away on set.
From the Rolling Stones Magazine ranking of “The 50 Funniest People Now” to his slew of awards including accolades from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Kid’s Choice Awards, National Board of Review, and Golden Globe Awards, it’s safe to say that Will Ferrell’s legacy in comedic film has been cemented forevermore.
Though many years have passed between Ferrell’s early roles that forged his career path and more recent roles that have further showcased his talent, one thing has remained consistent—Will Ferrell will forever be known as one of the most iconic comedic actors in Hollywood history.
So go ahead and embrace your inner Will Ferrell! It's time to start having more fun!