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Will Forte Biography

  • Profession: Actor, Screenwriter
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

A graduate -- like [[Performer~P224449~Will Ferrell~willferrell]], [[Performer~P28802~Kathy Griffin~kathygriffin]], and many others -- of the famed Groundlings comedy troupe in Southern California, comic-turned-actor/screenwriter Will Forte segued from that stage ensemble into a series of small-screen producing assignments, on such sitcoms as [[Feature~V322901~3rd Rock From the Sun~3rdrockfromthesun[tvseries]]] and [[Feature~V168207~That '70s Show~that70sshow[tvseries]]]. Forte only began to gain national attention, however, when he signed on as one of the regular cast members of [[Feature~V175321~Saturday Night Live~saturdaynightlive[tvseries]]] in 2002. Within the framework of that series, the comic parlayed his versatile all-American winsomeness into a host of diverse characterizations including [[Performer~P301705~President George W. Bush~georgewbush]], The Falconer, Senator Zell Miller, and Tim Calhoun. Meanwhile, he also authored scripts for [[Feature~V314941~Late Night with David Letterman~latenightwithdavidletterman[tvseries]]] on the side and penned a feature script, for the comic vehicle [[Feature~V350288~The Brothers Solomon~thebrotherssolomon]] (2007), in which he also starred opposite [[Performer~P214970~Will Arnett~willarnett]]. In that picture, the men played John and Dean Solomon, two socially hopeless brothers desperate to find a woman to have their baby, to fulfill their dying father's last wish. At about the same time, Forte also joined scripters [[Performer~P478538~Andy Samberg~andysamberg]], [[Performer~P478539~Akiva Schaffer~akivaschaffer]], and others by contributing to the screenplay of the teen sex comedy [[Feature~V353961~Parental Guidance Suggested~extrememovie]] (2007). As an actor, Forte's resumé also includes roles in such comic romps as [[Feature~V344526~Beerfest~beerfest]] (2006) and [[Feature~V399772~Brief Interviews with Hideous Men~briefinterviewswithhideousmen]]. In 2008 he had a small part in Tina Fey's Baby Mama, and the next year he appeared in the Broken Lizard vehicle The Slammin' Salmon. In 2010 he wrote and starred in a big-screen adaptation of his recurring SNL character MacGruber, but the film met a chilly box office reception. In 2012 he had a part in the jukebox musical Rock of Ages. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi