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)