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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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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
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Step Brothers
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Celebrity Jeopardy!
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Old School
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Chazz Michael Michaels Blades of Glory
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Zoolander
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Chazz Reinhold Wedding Crashers
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The Other Guys
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Mustafa Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
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Steve Butabi A Night at the Roxbury
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MegaMind
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Gene Frenkle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Characters of All Time
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More Cowbell
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President Business The Lego Movie
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The Campaign
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James King Get Hard
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Semi-Pro
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Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
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Big Earl Starsky & Hutch
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Ashley Schaeffer Eastbound and Down
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Dr. Rick Marshall Land of the Lost
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Matress Salesman The Internship
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The Office
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Harold Crick Stranger than Fiction