John William Ferrell is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American comedian, impressionist and actor who first established himself as a cast member of ‘Saturday Night Live’, and has since gone on to a successful film career.
After graduating from the University of Southern California in 1989, Ferrell developed his improvisation skills as a member of the comedy group The Groundlings. He joined ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1995, becoming a household name with his impersonations of George W. Bush, Robert Goulet, and Alex Trebek and with characters like the Spartan cheerleader, night clubber Steve Butabi, a sketch that was made into the movie ‘Night at the Roxbury’, and fictional cowbell player Gene Frenkle of Blue Oyster Cult.
Ferrell has starred in many movies, including ‘Old School’, ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’, ‘Elf’, ‘Stranger Than Fiction’, and ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby’.
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