Will Ferrell was born on 16th July in the year 1967. He is an American producer, actor, writer and also a comedian. He was born in Irvine in California and is the son of Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr. and Betty Kay, his father is a musician and his mother is a teacher. His parents moved to California in the year 1964 and were first the natives of Roanoke Rapids in North Carolina. He first attended school at the Turtle Rock Elementary and then later attended the Rancho San Joaquin Middle School. Both the schools were in Irvine and he also attended high school in the University High School. He is a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in the year 1990.
Will Ferrell makes and attempt as a standup comedy and gained a little success. He was nominated for the Emmy awards in the year 2001 for the outstanding individual performance in a variety or music program. He has won the ESPY award for the Best Sports Movie in the year 2007 for the movies The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Talladega. He also won the ESPY award for the Best Sports Movie again in the year 2008 and for the movie Semi-Pro. Recently he was nominated as the recipient in the year 2011 of the Mark Twain Prize for the movie American Humor.
top five amazing and most loved movies of Will Ferrell are mentioned below by the professionals.
1. Stranger Than Fiction – This movie is about an IRS auditor who unexpectedly finds himself the matter of narration that can only be heard by him. This narration slowly begins to affect his complete life, from his work to his interest in love till his death. This movie was released in the year 2006 and was a super hit film. It is also cherished by many of Will Ferrell’s fans and is directed by the famous director Marc Forster.
2. Megamind- This movie was a hit when it was launched in the year 2010 and was on the box office for a very long time. This movie was directed by Tom. McGrath and was launched successfully. This is a movie about a super villain called Megamind turns out to be the hero with his super powers. This is an entertaining movie that will surely attract you and you will surely enjoy the movie. Will Ferrell has voiced the character of Megamind. This is a movie full of action, animation and comedy.
3. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy – In this movie, San Diego’s top rated reporter is Ron Burgundy in the male subjected 70s, broadcasting, however, that all about a change for Burgundy and his associates when a determined woman is employed as a new host. This movie is directed by Adam McKay and was launched in the year 2004. This movie is full of comedy scenes and will definitely make you laugh.
4. Old School – This movie is based on three friends who attempt to recapture their days of glory by opening up an organization near their alma mater. This movie is very interesting and a comedy movie. This movie is directed by the well-known director Todd Phillips. The movie was launched successfully in the year 2003. Will Ferrell has acted as frank in this movie.
5. Elf – The movie is a family, fantasy and comedy movie. This is a movie about a man raised in the North Pole is sent to the United States of America in search of his actual identity. This movie is directed by Jon Favreau and was launched in the year 2003. Will Ferrell has acted in the role of Buddy and has entertained his fans very well. This makes this movie appear in the list of the top five movies of Will Ferrell.
List of top films of Will Ferrell
1. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
2. A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
3. The Thin Pink Line (1998)
4. Superstar (1999)
5. Dick (1999)
6. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
7. The Suburbans (1999)
8. The Ladies Man (2000)
9. Drowning Mona (2000)
10. Zoolander (2001)
11. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
12. Boat Trip (2002)
13. Old School (2003)
14. Elf (2003)
15. Melinda and Melinda (2004)
16. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
17. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
18. Starsky & Hutch (2004)
19. Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party (2004)
20. Wedding Crashers (2005)
Upcoming movies of Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell is struggling hard to work on different roles and offer the audience and his fans with something new every time. So stay tuned for his upcoming movies.
• Get Hard (2015)
• Daddy’s Home (2015)
Being Fans of Will Ferrell, we expect that the above movies will do really well on the silver screen and entertain the audience completely.