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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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Ron Burgundy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

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585 81
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Ricky Bobby Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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634 100
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603 93
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Brennan Huff Step Brothers

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433 85
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Alex Trebek Celebrity Jeopardy!

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392 83
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Frank Ricard Old School

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377 101
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Chazz Michael Michaels Blades of Glory

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370 104
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Mugatu Zoolander

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307 84
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Chazz Reinhold Wedding Crashers

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323 115
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Detective Allen Gamble The Other Guys

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260 81
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Mustafa Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

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220 68
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Steve Butabi A Night at the Roxbury

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221 74
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Megamind MegaMind

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156 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

Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Will Ferrell

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Cam Brady The Campaign

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188 75
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President Business The Lego Movie

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156 62
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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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193 94
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Jackie Moon 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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122 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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105 62
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Deangelo Vickers The Office

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112 70
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Harold Crick Stranger than Fiction

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108 69
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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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106 80
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Jesus Superstar

The Best Will Ferrell Movies

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Sky Corrigan Superstar

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89 82
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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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Nick Halsey Everything Must Go

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Lance DeLune The Ladies Man

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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Shane Hunter 30 Rock

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Franz Liebkind The Producers, The Producers

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

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Angel Good Cop^! Baby Cop

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36 48
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Mcdermott

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

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George W. Bush

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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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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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Newscaster Criminal Hearts

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Armando Alvarez Casa de Mi Padre

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Al Men Seeking Women