John William "Will" Ferrell is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, and writer who was best known for being a cast member on the NBC late-night comedy and variety sketch show, Saturday Night Live. He is also well-known for his other roles, such as Ron Burgundy in the Anchorman film series, Buddy the Elf in the 2003 Christmas comedy film, Elf, and Dr. Rick Marshall in the 2009 adventure comedy film, Land of the Lost. Additionally, he is known for voicing the Man in the Yellow Hat in the 2006 adaptation of Curious George, Lord Business in The Lego Movie, the Man Upstairs in The Lego Movie 2, and the titular character in DreamWorks' Megamind.
For Disney, he voiced Geryon in Hercules, and posed with Jack Black and Jason Segel as one of the Hitchhiking Ghosts in "Where You Can Go On The Ride of Your Afterlife" in the Disney Dream Portrait Series. He also portrayed Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly in the 2001 Miramax film, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. He is set to produce the upcoming Freeform series Motherland: Fort Salem. He even played Pete in the Fox film, Downhill.