13 Saturday Night Live Stars Turned Movie Icons

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There is no question that Saturday Night Live is a fantastic place to find comedic talent. But, how does it rate when creating big-time movie stars? 

When a Saturday Night Live alum becomes a Hollywood stalwart, they usually become a huge blockbuster maker. 

Want proof? Check out these Anchorman quoteswatch Anchorman online or watch Talladega Nights online to see how that Will Ferrell guy is doing! 

Oh, and how about the billion dollar man that you can see when you watch Iron Man online

How about all the SNL vets that can be seen when you watch Bridesmaids online or watch Grown Ups online

Click through and see our 13 Saturday Night Live alums who went on to movie stardom!

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Will Ferrell

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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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Will Ferrell Quotes

Hey I did my first desk pop!

Allen Gamble

At age 11, I audited my parents.

Allen Gamble