Top 10 Facts - Will Ferrell
Fact #1

Ferrell was born in Irvine, California. His mother Betty Kay was a teacher who taught at Old Mill School elementary school and Santa Ana College. His father Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr. was a musician with The Righteous Brothers.He has a younger brother named Patrick.

Fact #2

In college, he was known for a few pranks. On occasion, he would dress in a ianitor's out?t and stroll into his friends‘ classes.

Fact #3

He took up a job as a hotel valet where, on his second day, he tore a baggage rack off the top of a van by trying to drive it under a low-lying beam.

Fact #4

He ?rst established himself in the mid-19905 as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and has subse- quently starred in comedy ?lms such as An- chorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Tal- ladega Nights, Blades of Glory, and Anchor- man 2: The Legend Continues.

Fact #5

Ferrell received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 26, 2015.

Fact #6

His ?rst starring role after his departure from SNL was as Frank "The Tank" Richard in Old School. The ?lm "belongs to Mr. Ferrell", declared the NewYork Times, which de- scribed how he "uses his hilarious, anxious zealotry to sell the part." Old School was a major success and Ferrell received an MTV Movie Awards nomination for Best Comedic Performance.

Fact #7

Ferrell is also a supporter of Premier League team Chelsea, representing Chelsea as hon- orary captain in the coin toss before the Chelsea-Inter Milan match at the Rose Bowl on July 21, 2009.

Fact #8

Ferrell enioys running and has participated in several major marathons such as the Boston, New York, and Stockholm Mara- thons.

Fact #9

He also raises money for charity, including his Scholarships for Cancer Survivors cam- paign through Crowdrise, a social network- ing community for volunteers and a mi- cro-donations fundraising platform.

Fact #10

In August 2000, Ferrell married Swedish ac- tress Viveca Paulin. He met Paulin in 1995 at an acting class. The couple has three sons, Magnus Paulin Ferrell, Mattias Paulin Ferre- ll, and Axel Paulin Ferrell.

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