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The Best Will Ferrell Characters of All Time

Updated October 15, 2019 16.4k votes 1.3k voters 15.4k views

List RulesVote 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. And if you love his characters, be sure to check out our Will Ferrell movies list.

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  • 1
    337
    25

    Gene Frenkle

    More Cowbell
  • 2
    408
    53

    Cam Brady

    The Campaign
  • 3
    809
    174

    Frank Ricard

    Old School
  • 4
    387
    50

    President Business

    The Lego Movie
  • 5
    387
    74

    William "Buddy" Hobbs

    Elf
  • 6
    454
    146

    Steve Butabi

    A Night at the Roxbury
  • 7
    232
    46

    Harold Crick

    Stranger than Fiction
  • 8
    458
    156

    Megamind

    MegaMind
  • 9
    311
    125

    Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly

    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • 10
    420
    201

    Ron Burgundy

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
  • 11
    366
    173

    Ricky Bobby

    Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
  • 12
    147
    40

    Bob Oblong

    The Oblongs
  • 13
    372
    196

    Brennan Huff

    Step Brothers
  • 14
    320
    169

    Big Earl

    Starsky & Hutch
  • 15
    226
    134
  • 16
    265
    183

    Alex Trebek

    Celebrity Jeopardy!
  • 17
    204
    132

    Renter

    The Landlord
  • 18
    222
    167

    Jesus

    Superstar
  • 19
    85
    44

    Ashley Schaeffer

    Eastbound and Down
  • 20
    71
    43

    Matress Salesman

    The Internship
  • 21
    238
    213

    Chazz Michael Michaels

    Blades of Glory
  • 22
    189
    176

    Chazz Reinhold

    Wedding Crashers
  • 23
    230
    221

    Mugatu

    Zoolander
  • 24
    181
    173

    Darrin

    Bewitched
  • 25
    140
    131

    Bouncer

    Angry Beavers