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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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  • Justin Timberlake isn't 'cool,' but is a GQ Man of the Year

    Justin Timberlake isn't 'cool,' but is a GQ Man of the Year
    Justin Timberlake joins actor Matthew McConaughey, comedian Will Ferrell, rapper Kendrick Lamar and the late "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini as GQ magazine's 2013 Men of the Year. Timberlake was bestowed the magazine's "#Hashtag of the year" honor,...
  • MAK Center's tennis tournament to serve up artful sport

    MAK Center's tennis tournament to serve up artful sport
    Who says art and sports don’t mix? On Saturday afternoon, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture will host an invitational tennis tournament at which art world and entertainment figures will compete on the newly completed Goldstein Court of the...
  • Costco: The Bible is fiction, Ron Burgundy's memoir is not

    Costco: The Bible is fiction, Ron Burgundy's memoir is not
    Remember when that Simi Valley pastor caused a minor stir when he tweeted that Costco had labeled the Bible fiction? And how Fox Nation tried, but just couldn't make the simple error into another faux cause for outrage? Costco said its distributor...
  • Will Ferrell goes to Newseum party, without Ron Burgundy

    Will Ferrell goes to Newseum party, without Ron Burgundy
    Will Ferrell minus the mustache. We haven't seen much of that guy lately, but at Tuesday's special event for "Anchorman: The Exhibit" at Washington's Newseum, he made a rare appearance as himself.  The new exhibit, which opened late last month, displays...
  • Sony taps Michael De Luca to head production at Columbia Pictures

    Sony taps Michael De Luca to head production at Columbia Pictures
    Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Michael De Luca to be head of production for its Columbia Pictures unit. De Luca, whose namesake production company has had a production and development deal with Columbia since 2004, will share the role with Hannah...
  • McConaughey, Ferrell turn out to GQ's Men of the Year L.A. bash

    McConaughey, Ferrell turn out to GQ's Men of the Year L.A. bash
    Matthew McConaughey (leading man of the year), Will Ferrell (funnyman of the year), Pharrell Williams, Andy Samberg and Julie Delpy were among the honorees who turned out to GQ magazine's West Coast Men of the Year bash Tuesday night. Now in its 18th...
  • 'World War Z' lifts Viacom. 'All My Children' nearing end.

    'World War Z' lifts Viacom. 'All My Children' nearing end.
    After the coffee. Before wishing my brother Happy Birthday. The Skinny: It's my oldest brother's birthday today. Of course, if I think about how old he is it will just make me feel old too and that won't do anyone any good! Wednesday's roundup...
  • 'Anchorman 2' inspires underwear marketing partnership with Jockey

     'Anchorman 2' inspires underwear marketing partnership with Jockey
    You may not be able to grow Ron Burgundy's thick, lustrous mustache, but you can drive his car of choice, eat his favorite ice cream and even dress like him. At least when it comes to underpants. This week, Jockey International Inc. released a line of...
  • 'Anchorman 2' finally uncorks vintage Burgundy

    'Anchorman 2' finally uncorks vintage Burgundy
    Adam McKay and Will Ferrell thought they'd gotten over the hard part. By 2008, the writer-director and star had overcome their initial reluctance to film a sequel to "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," the fan-cherished comedy that established both...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Comet of the Century PBS launches an...
  • Ron Burgundy performs Rob Ford's campaign theme song on 'Conan'

    Ron Burgundy performs Rob Ford's campaign theme song on 'Conan'
    Ever-classy 1970s TV anchorman Ron Burgundy (a.k.a. Will Ferrell) dropped by Conan O'Brien's show Wednesday night to talk about a lot of things, including his Dodge Durango ads and what to do in the event of a prison riot. But what he was most excited...