Knowledge Identifier: +Will_Ferrell
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1967.
Countries: United States (72%), California (6%), (5%)
Linked to: Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, Beastie Boys
Wesley Eure - According to his website and a recent interview, Eure and his "Land of the Lost" co-star, Kathy Coleman will no longer have cameo appearances in the 2009 film, "Land of the Lost" starring Will Ferrell, as they were edited out of the final cut
In 1991, encouraged by his mother to pursue something he liked, Ferrell moved to Los Angeles
After SNL's dip in popularity in 1994–1995 and in need of new cast members for the next season, a producer saw The Groundlings and asked Ferrell, Kattan, and Cheri Oteri to audition for SNL's main producer, Lorne Michaels
Don West (sportscaster) - Between November 1996 and March 1997, Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan parodied West and his co-host, Eddy Lewis, on three episodes of "Saturday Night Live"
Ray Harryhausen - Harryhausen and Terry Moore appeared in small comedic cameo roles in the 1998 remake of "Mighty Joe Young", and he has provided the voice of a polar bear cub in the Will Ferrell film "Elf"
Molly Shannon - In 1998, she played the role of Emily Sanderson in the film "A Night at the Roxbury", featuring Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan who were cast members of "SNL" at the time
Andy Dick - In 2003, he appeared in Will Ferrell's "Old School" as a gay sex education teacher, and as a villainous Santa in the movie "The Hebrew Hammer"
Zooey Deschanel - Later in 2003, Deschanel played a deadpan department store worker opposite Will Ferrell in the comedy "Elf", which became a box office hit
Zooey Deschanel - Also in 2005, she played the main character, Reese Holden in the film "Winter Passing" with supporting role from Will Ferrell
Mike Ditka - In 2005, Ditka portrayed himself in the comedy "Kicking & Screaming" as a little league soccer coach, alongside Will Ferrell
Adam Scott (actor) - In 2007-08, he had a cameo as a nurse in "Knocked Up", and played Will Ferrell's biological brother Derek in "Step Brothers", as well as Josh in the dot-com drama "August"
Blades of Glory - "'Blades of Glory"' is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder
Sanjaya Malakar - On May 22, 2007, a one-minute short "I Am Art", co-produced with Will Ferrell, was released online with Malakar playing Bill Vendall, a 25-year-old graduate student of the arts, who created the character "Sanjaya Malakar" to appear on "American Idol", as an installment of his thesis
He and John C. Reilly 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
Andrew Daly - Daly has appeared in numerous films, most notably as courtside announcer Dick Pepperfield in the 2008 film "Semi-Pro" starring Will Ferrell
Judd Apatow - For the rest of 2008, Apatow produced the comedy films "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" starring Jason Segel and Kristen_Bell; "Step Brothers", which reunites "Talladega Nights" co-stars Will Ferrell and John C._Reilly; and "Pineapple Express" starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, both of whom originally starred on "Freaks and Geeks"
Wesley Eure - Eure claims that he and "Land of the Lost" co-star Kathy Coleman filmed cameo appearances for the 2009 film "Land of the Lost" starring Will Ferrell, but were edited out of the final cut
Barry Carl - In the fall of 2009, Carl filmed a scene for the Will Ferrell movie "The Other Guys", released on August 6, 2010, in which he is an a cappella singer in a bar
Wayne Kramer (guitarist) - He scored for the HBO comedy series "Eastbound & Down", starring Danny McBride and executive produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy, which premiered in February 2009
The Watch (2012 film) - In May 2009, David Dobkin and Will Ferrell were negotiating to direct and star, respectively
Conan O'Brien - On June 1, 2009, Will Ferrell became Conan's first "Tonight Show" guest on the couch and Pearl Jam appeared as his first musical guest
Ferrell made a comical debut as a relief pitcher for the Round Rock Express, the Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, on , 2010
Natalie Zea - In 2010, she played Will Ferrell's character's ex-girlfriend, Christinith, in the action comedy "The Other Guys"
Rob Riggle - On August 3, 2010, Riggle made a surprise cameo on "The Daily Show" during an interview with Will Ferrell
Ferrell supported Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election
Taryn Terrell - She received her start in acting after appearing alongside Will Ferrell in the 2012 comedy film "The Campaign"
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - On March 28, 2012, actor Will Ferrell officially announced the sequel dressed in character as Ron Burgundy on the late-night talk-show "Conan"
In February 2013, Ferrell endorsed Eric Garcetti for mayor of Los Angeles
Mort Crim - In a 2013 interview, actor/comedian Will Ferrell revealed that Crim was the main inspiration for his popular TV news anchor character Ron Burgundy
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - On November 13, 2013, Will Ferrell spoke about the possibility of a third "Anchorman" film stating: "I'm sure they would, But I don't know
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Chad Smith and actor Will Ferrell, who have a long running joke feud over how they both look alike, faced off in a drum-off on the May 22, 2014 episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
Adam McKay - The first film he directed without Will Ferrell as the lead, "The Big Short", was released on December 11, 2015 and saw him venture into more dramatic territory
On May 12, 2017, Ferrell was awarded an honorary degree by University of Southern California
Molly Shannon - In 2018, Shannon co-hosted the Rose Parade with Will Ferrell on Amazon Prime Video in character as fictional local television personalities