Will Ferrell: An Unauthorized Biography

Will Ferrell: An Unauthorized Biography

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by Belmont & Belcourt Biographies
     
 

John William Ferrell was born and raised in a sleepy suburb of Irvine, California. Although the eldest son of Roy Lee Farrell Jr., keyboardist for The Righteous Brothers, Ferrell describes his childhood as painfully normal.

After graduating from the University of Southern California with a degree in Sports Information, Ferrell soon realized that his true…  See more details below

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John William Ferrell was born and raised in a sleepy suburb of Irvine, California. Although the eldest son of Roy Lee Farrell Jr., keyboardist for The Righteous Brothers, Ferrell describes his childhood as painfully normal.

After graduating from the University of Southern California with a degree in Sports Information, Ferrell soon realized that his true calling was doing what he loved: making others laugh. He then moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career in comedy.

Ferrell’s career was slow to take off, but soon he was performing with the improvisational comedy troupe, The Groundlings. His talent was easy to spot, and it wasn’t long before he caught the attention of Lorne Michaels, creator and producer of Saturday Night Live, where he rose to become the highest-paid cast member in the history of the show.

After a seven-year tenure, Ferrell left Saturday Night Live in order to pursue a full-time film career. Since then, he has been hard at work and has a long list of movie credits to show for it. This unauthorized biography explores Ferrell’s career from his humble beginnings as a struggling actor in Los Angeles to the legendary superstar he has become today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014433846
Publisher:
Belmont & Belcourt Books
Publication date:
05/21/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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