Will Forte

Will Forte


6/17/1970, Alameda County, California, USA

Birth Name

Orville Willis Forte


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Before Saturday Night Live, Will Forte served as producer on 'That '70s Show' and as story editor for '3rd Rock from the Sun' and 'Action.' He also wrote for 'Late Show with David Letterman' and the MTV Movie Awards.

He has performed voices for the animated series,…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • On Saturday Night Live, Will impersonates a lot of celebrities and political figures. Among his impersonations are: George W. Bush, John Edwards, Lorne Michaels, Chad Michael Murray, General David Petraeus, and Bruce Springsteen.

    • Among the characters Will Forte plays on Saturday Night Live are: Awkward political candidate Tim Calhoun, Lyle Kane, MacGruber (a MacGyver-esque action hero), one of four guys (along with Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader and a host) who tells a past memory after listening to a classic song in the "Song Memories" sketches, and Andy (a character who always shouts "Oh no!" when answering a phone).

    • Will's favorite bands include Led Zeppelin, The White Stripes, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and The Strokes.

    • Will is a graduate of UCLA where he earned his B.A. in history.

    • Will is a graduate of Acalanes High School in Lafayette, California.

    • Will is 5' 10" (1.78 m).

    • He made a cameo in the movie Around the World in Eighty Days.

    • Tina Fey called him her second favorite cast member on Weekend Update. (Season 30)

  • Quotes