Will Forte

Orville Willis Forte IV (/ˈfɔːrt/ FOR-tay;[1] born June 17, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for being a cast member on Saturday Night Live (2002–2010) and for creating and starring in the sitcom The Last Man on Earth. For the series, he received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations: two for acting and one for writing.

Will Forte
Forte at the 2015 WonderCon
Born
Orville Willis Forte IV

(1970-06-17) June 17, 1970 (age 52)
Other namesOrville Forte
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles (BA)
Occupation
  • Actor/Voice actor
  • comedian
  • writer
  • producer
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)
Olivia Modling
(m. 2021)
Children1

After obtaining a history degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and becoming a financial broker like his father, Forte changed his career path to comedy and took classes with the improv group The Groundlings. He worked as a writer and producer on That '70s Show before joining Saturday Night Live. His most famous recurring character on the show led to a feature film adaptation, MacGruber (2010). He played various roles in comedy films before starring in the drama film Nebraska (2013). He has provided voice-work for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs films (2009–2013), The Lego Movie films (2014–2019), My Life as a Courgette, Get Squirrely (2016), Luis & the Aliens (2018), The Willoughbys, and Scoob! (2020). He also voiced Eddy in Disney XD's Lab Rats.


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