Fictional Characters The Best Will Ferrell Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Will Ferrell character or performance, which doesn't have to be their best movie.

Will Ferrell characters list, ranked from best to worst with clips from the movie when available. These Will Ferrell roles include both movie and television appearances when available. This list contains items like Ricky Bobby and Ron Burgundy. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Will Ferrell character?" or "What are the top Will Ferrell performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Will Ferrell performances list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

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587 82
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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607 93
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Brennan Huff Step Brothers

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637 102
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436 86
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Alex Trebek Celebrity Jeopardy!

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394 83
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Old School

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381 102
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Chazz Michael Michaels Blades of Glory

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371 106
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Zoolander

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310 85
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Chazz Reinhold Wedding Crashers

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325 115
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The Other Guys

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262 82
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Mustafa Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

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223 68
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Steve Butabi A Night at the Roxbury

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223 74
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MegaMind

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158 41
Gene Frenkle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Characters of All Time
tammey-nielsen-johnson added Gene Frenkle More Cowbell

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189 75
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President Business The Lego Movie

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200 84
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The Campaign

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157 63
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James King Get Hard

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153 60
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Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

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194 94
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Semi-Pro

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155 82
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Big Earl Starsky & Hutch

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144 83
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Dr. Rick Marshall Land of the Lost

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125 69
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Ashley Schaeffer Eastbound and Down

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119 68
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Matress Salesman The Internship

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106 63
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Deangelo Vickers The Office

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113 71
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Harold Crick Stranger than Fiction

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109 70
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Phil Weston Kicking & Screaming

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97 65
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Renter The Landlord

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108 80
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Jesus Superstar

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89 76
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Sky Corrigan Superstar

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89 84
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Darrin Bewitched

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71 64
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Bob Oblong The Oblongs

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69 63
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Bouncer Angry Beavers

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54 49
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David Bowie Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy

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60 60
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Nick Halsey Everything Must Go

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57 57
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Lance DeLune The Ladies Man

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48 48
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Shane Hunter 30 Rock

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45 45
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Franz Liebkind The Producers, The Producers

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46 54
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Ted Shackelford Curious George, Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!

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40 49
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Angel Good Cop, Baby Cop

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George W. Bush

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36 48
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Mcdermott

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Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, The Perfect Tribute

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30 45
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Cubby the Funeral Director Drowning Mona

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32 48
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Ad-Rock (B-Boys 2) Fight for Your Right Revisited

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27 42
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Robert Benson A Deadly Adoption

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30 49
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Damien Weebs Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie

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29 50
Donald Mahanahan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Characters of All Time
Donald Mahanahan Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

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25 45
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Newscaster Criminal Hearts

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23 43
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Armando Alvarez Casa de Mi Padre

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21 44
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Al Men Seeking Women