Will Friedle

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Will Friedle

Born

8/11/1976, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Birth Name

William Alan Friedle

Gender

Male

Also Known As

William Friedle, William Alan Xavier Friedle, William Alan Friedle, Willy Friedle, William A. Friedle, Will Friedel
9.6
out of 10
User Rating
208 votes

Biography

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Will Friedle was born as Will Alan Friedle on August 11, 1976 in Hartford, Connecticut. However, Will had grown up in Avon, Conneticut and went to Avan High School. Will also went to Occidental College. Will is a comedian and he is probably best known for his starring…more

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    • Will: The on-camera side of the industry isn't as fun anymore – it's definitely not the same as when I started. I'm now more established in the voiceover world, and I get to do it in a far more fun, more fulfilling way.

    • Will Friedle: (when asked if he'll go back to on-camera rolls) I'm definitely done with the on camera stuff. I started at 10 on stage, and by 11 I was on my first show. I was on television from 11 to 30. I just said to myself that this has been great and amazing. But it's time to do something else. So I hit 30 and said, "I'm pretty much done with the on-camera stuff." And the voice over stuff is so much fun.

    • Will Friedle: You know, I'm just looking to make as many people laugh as I possibly can, and I don't really have my heart set on any one thing. I want to go out there and I want to do the best work that I can, and I want to be in this business as long as this business will have me. And I want to kind of go from there.

    • Will Friedle: (on the funniest scene in "National Lampoon's Gold Diggers") I'd have to say the funniest scene that I shot was the honeymoon scene with myself and Renee Taylor. It was one of those scenes where everybody on the set was laughing all day long. We just had such a blast.

    • Will Friedle: (When asked about his favorite cheese in a 2001 online chat) American. Good old fashioned American. If it doesn't come individually wrapped, it ain't cheese. PS The stuff in the can is good too.

    • Will Friedle: (On the benefits of voice acting over live acting) Well, you get certain benefits like you don't have to get dressed up, you don't have to wear makeup, you can come as you are to go in there and sit down. But some of the other benefits are, truly, that doing Batman and Kim Possible, I've gotten to work with some of the most amazing people. When we did Batman: Return of the Joker, the Joker is played by Mark Hamill, so I got to sit next to Mark Hamill for two straight weeks. And I had the honor and privilege of working with John Ritter. And getting to meet people that I've admired my entire life, and getting to meet them in such a way where they're coming in to play completely different characters than I had ever seen them do is just wonderful. And not to mention all the directors that I've had the opportunity to work with are fantastic. And I think, especially in the last ten years, the writing on animated shows has just jumped by leaps and bounds. I'd like to do voice-overs my whole life. I'm genuinely excited every time I get a script, and get to kind of create a character and go in and play.

    • Will Friedle: It's funny, I get two things a lot. I get, "Can you do Ron Stoppable and say, 'Booyah'?" and the other one is, "Do the Feeny Call," which is what everybody says. And you know, these are people that kept us on the air. These are our fans, that were just the most loyal, amazing people you would ever meet in your life. We had one family that came to every taping for six years. I mean, we just had the most loyal, wonderful people behind us. When someone comes up and says, "Can you do the Feeny Call?" I don't mind. You get a lot of actors that are like, [lowers voice to a grumble] "Oh, no, that was a character I was playing..." It's like, you know, I don't care, it makes them laugh! Occasionally, maybe once a month, I get somebody who asks me to do the Feeny Call, and I have no problems.

    • Will Friedle: (When asked about the writers of Kim Possible) Man, the guys, Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, are just...they're fantastic writers. I'm very proud of Kim Possible. Some of the voice-over actors I've had an opportunity to work with are just so talented. Nancy Cartwright and John Di Maggio, who plays Dr. Drakken--these people are just geniuses.

SUBMIT REVIEW
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    10
    Will Friedle is awesome. I know him from his roles on Boy Meets World, as Eric Matthews, and Ron Stoppable from Kim Possible, and he was great in both roles. I wish I knew more about what he has been in in the past , especially if it is comedy because he is really funny. I want to see more of him in the future, maybe comedy, maybe drama (he is good at being dramatic when he needs to be, see episodes of Boy Meets World if you don't believe me). I hope to see more of him and he is one of the celebs I would love to meet one day.moreless
  • This bio forgets to mention he did a film with Jenifer Love Hewitt and Danny Masterson and Jason from boy meets world called Trojan wars. This is one of those straight to video or cable things! Its a must see for Will fansmoreless

    9.5
    My last comment had typos in it very sorry just way too late! Trojan wars is a superb movie and is Will's best in my opionion! I think he is underrated like all from boy meets world all great actors but yet again everybody gets looked over cause it's a after school special kind of show. If there were more Will's, Rider's, and Fishel's in the actoring world it would be alot better of a place. Bottom line find Trojan Wars and enjoy it! This is not a fake movie this is real just not very well heard of also lots of good actors in it, like Michael Anthony Hall so please look if your a fan of Will's!moreless
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