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WILL FORTE (Chester V) has established himself as one of the most versatile actors in
film and television. He spent eight seasons making audiences laugh on "Saturday Night
Live" and has been extremely busy with projects in film and television ever since he
wrapped his final season in 2010. Forte will next be seen in a lead role in Alexander
Payne's drama feature Nebraska, which will be released by Paramount later this year.
He also stars in Run and Jump, which will debut at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, and
he has completed filming a role in an untitled Elmore Leonard film, which he will star in
opposite of Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fisher and Tim Robbins. In addition, he appeared in
Grown Ups 2.
Last summer, Forte was seen in a trio of studio films, including That's My Boy opposite
Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg, Rock of Ages, as well as The Watch opposite Ben
Stiller, Jonah Hill and Vince Vaughn. Forte was previously seen in Universal's feature
film adaptation of MacGruber. In addition to starring in the lead role, he co-wrote the
script with Jorma Taccone and John Solomon. Additionally, he was seen in A Good Old
Fashioned Orgy opposite former SNL co-star Jason Sudeikis, Tim and Eric's Billion
Dollar Movie, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men written and directed by John Krasinski
and lending his voice to Sony's hit animated film, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
Forte wrote and starred in the feature The Brothers Solomon, opposite Will Arnett and
"SNL" cast mate Kristen Wiig.
Forte also has had very memorable guest starring roles on the hit comedies "How I Met
Your Mother," NBC's award-winning "30 Rock," "Parks and Recreation," "Up All Night,"
"Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" and on HBO's "Flight of the Conchords." He
is also a frequent guest on "Conan," portraying a crazed Ted Turner. Additionally, he
has lent his voice to a handful of animated series including Fox's "Allen Gregory," "The
Cleveland Show" from creator Seth McFarlane and "Sit Down, Shut Up" from creator
Mitch Hurwitz, as well as MTV's "Clone High."
Forte came to "SNL" from L.A.'s improv-sketch theater The Groundlings where "SNL,"
alums Will Ferrell, Phil Hartman and Maya Rudolph got their respective starts. Forte has
a great deal of experience behind the camera -- serving as producer on "That 70's
Show" and as story editor for "3rd Rock from the Sun" and "Action," as well as working
as a writer for "Late Show with David Letterman" and the MTV Movie Awards.
Forte currently resides in LA.
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