WILL FORTE (David Grant) 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.
In addition to "Nebraska," also stars in "Run and Jump" which debuted 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 will appear in "Grown Ups 2" and will
voice a character in "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2."
LLast 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 onchords." 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
Forte came to "SNL" from L.A.'s mprov-sketch theater "The Groundlings" where
"SNL" alum 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.
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