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Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell
Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he do...
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Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he doesn't like the ending.

Ferrell returns to film this summer in the adventure comedy "Land of the Lost," a big-screen remake of the 1970s TV series.
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  • Will Ferrell takes up residence in 'Neighbors' writers' 'House'

    Will Ferrell takes up residence in 'Neighbors' writers' 'House'
    Will Ferrell is in the house. Or rather, Will Ferrell will be in "The House," a comedy from "Neighbors" writers Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien, a spokesperson for New Line Cinema confirmed to The Times. Deadline Hollywood first reported that New...
  • Around the remote: TV picks for Feb. 15-21

    DON'T MISS: "SNL 40th Anniversary Special" Party on, Garth! The sketch show that introduced us to so many future comedy stars and memorable catchphrases, celebrates four decades of hilarity. Many of the brightest "Saturday Night Live" alums are on the...
  • Jimmy Fallon scores laughs with lip syncing, Patriot players at Super Bowl 'Tonight Show'

    Even with Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots' players in the room Sunday night, Jimmy Fallon was the only MVP for hundreds of people in a Phoenix theater. The Patriots' Brandon LaFell, Danny Amendola and LeGarrette Blount were just a few of the...
  • Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Dan Aykroyd slated for 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

    A mix of celebrities and former "Saturday Night Live" cast members are slated to appear on the 40th Anniversary Special for the storied sketch comedy series scheduled to air Feb. 15. NBC ran a pair of minimalistic promos during Sunday's Super Bowl...
  • Super Bowl: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart visit Jimmy Fallon

    Super Bowl: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart visit Jimmy Fallon
    When Jimmy Fallon presents "The Tonight Show" from Phoenix after the Super Bowl, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart will be the guests.  NBC said that Hart and Ferrell will join Fallon for "the ultimate 'Lip Sync Battle." Hart and Ferrell are starring in the...
  • Will Ferrell 'crashes' NBA game, nails cheerleader with basketball

    Will Ferrell 'crashes' NBA game, nails cheerleader with basketball
    Will Ferrell is no stranger to wacky stunts.  On Wednesday, the actor pulled his latest stunt at a New Orleans Pelicans game, pelting a cheerleader in the face with a basketball while supposedly attempting a half-court shot.  It was all an effort to...
  • Why Will Ferrell hit a cheerleader in the head with a basketball

    Will Ferrell is a beloved funnyman and a well-known NBA fan — so what would possess him to chuck a basketball straight into the head of an unlucky cheerleader? A movie, of course. During Wednesday's game between the visiting Lakers and the New...
  • 'Get Hard' trailer: Kevin Hart prepares Will Ferrell for prison

    Will Ferrell is going from a mansion to the big house in the first trailer for "Get Hard," and Kevin Hart is helping him prepare for the none-too-pleasant move. Set for release March 27 from Warner Bros., the R-rated comedy stars Ferrell as James King,...
  • 'Get Hard' trailer released starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

    'Get Hard' trailer released starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart
    Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart star together in a new, buddy comedy about a rich businessman headed to prison and needing help to "Get Hard." Ferrell plays James King, who is being sent to prison for ten years for fraud. Hart is Darnell Lewis, a car-...
  • Ian Fraser dies; Emmy-winning conductor, arranger and composer

    Emmy-winning music conductor, arranger and composer Ian Fraser, who worked extensively with Julie Andrews and oversaw a famed Bing Crosby/David Bowie holiday duet, died at home in Los Angeles on Friday. He was 81. The cause was cancer, said his...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' just a chip off the older blockheads

    Two hours is a whole lot of dumb. So in that respect "Dumb and Dumber To," starring the off-the-chain, goofballing Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, delivers on its promise. The sequel's definitely been dumbed down, which is not really an issue. If you buy a...