Happy Birthday, Will Ferrell!

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Our favorite funny man turns 41 today.

We'd like to wish a very happy birthday to Will Ferrell, as he prepares to go on a publicity tour for his upcoming film, Step Brothers.

Saddle Up, Will!

The actor, of course, has starred in a list of movies longer than the belly laughs his mere presence elicits from countless fans. Here's a look at just some of the classic comedies and characters on his resume:

  • Semi-Pro: Jackie Moon
  • Blades of Glory: Chazz Michael Michaels
  • Stranger Than Fiction: Harold Crick
  • Talladega Nights: Ricky Bobby
  • Wedding Crashers: Chazz Reinhold
  • Anchorman: Ron Burgundy

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Will Ferrell was born in Irvine, California where he attended University High School and was the kicker for the school's varsity football team. Ferrell then went on to college at the University of Southern California where he studied Sports Broadcasting. Upon graduating in 1990, Ferrel joined the comedy group, The Groundings.

Will Ferrell's career took off when he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1995 until 2002. During his impressive tenure at SNL, Ferrel had supporting roles in several movies including several SNL skits turned movies like A Night at the Roxbury, Superstar, and The Ladies Man.

However, it was after Ferrel left SNL that he had his first starring role as Frank "The Tank" in Old School. Ever since, Ferrel has been an A-list comedy star with movies such as Elf, Anchormam, Talladega Nights, Blades of Glory, Semi-Pro, Land of the Lost, Casa de Mi Padre, and The Campaign.

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Hey I did my first desk pop!

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At age 11, I audited my parents.

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