Who is Will Forte?

Will Forte is an American actor, a comedian, a screenwriter, and a producer who is famous for being a cast member of the American late-night television sketch comedy and variety show, ‘Saturday Night Live’. He is also well-known for playing the role of Philip Tandy ‘Phil’ Miller in the American post-apocalyptic comedy television series, ‘The Last Man on Earth’ for 65 episodes and he also worked as the creator, the writer, and the executive producer for the series from the year 2015 to the year 2018.

Quick Infos
NameWill forte
Date of birth17 June 1970
Birth PlaceCalifornia, United States
Parent(s)Patricia Stivers and Carter May Reb Forte
OccupationActor, Comedian
Height5ft 7in
Net worth$8 Million

For his work, he was nominated by the Primetime Emmy awards thrice which included a nomination for writing and two nominations for acting. Likewise, he has also written numerous series and shows like ‘The Jenny McCarthy Show’ in the year 1997, ‘The Army Show’ in the year 1998, ‘God, the Devil and Bob’ in the year 2000. In addition to this, he also helped in the production and also wrote the American television period sitcom, ‘That ‘70s Show’ from the year 2001 to the year 2003. Moreover, he is also a recipient of awards and accolades including the National Board of Review award in the year 2013.


Bio, Parents, Young, and Childhood

Orville Willis Forte IV was born on 17 June 1970 in Contra Costa County, California, United States to his mother, Patricia Stivers who worked as an artist and a former teacher, and to his father, Carter May ‘Reb’ Forte III who worked as a financial broker. He was born and raised alongside his sister, Michelle Forte in Moraga, Contra Costa County, and then in Lafayette, Contra Costa County. Besides this, he is currently 50 years old with the zodiac sign of Gemini.

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Nationality, Age, Weight, and Height

Will Forte holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity of English, French, Canadian, Irish, Scottish, German and Dutch ancestry. He is a Christian and practices Christianity as his religion. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.75m/175cms) tall and weighs around 70kgs (154lbs). Moreover, he has a slim fit body figure with a pair of grey-colored eyes and dark brown hair color.


Education and University

Will Forte studied and graduated from Acalanes High School. For further studies, he studied and completed his studies and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor’s degree in History.


Personal Life and Relationships

Will Forte is not currently involved with anyone in a romantic relationship nor is there any information available about his past relationships. He has not been married yet nor does he father any children.


Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Will Forte is active on social media platforms. His official Twitter account (@OrvilleIV) has over 200 thousand followers and his official Instagram account (@orviv) has over 75 thousand followers.

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Will Forte gave his debut performance in the year 2004 when he played the role of young Bobby in the American adventure comedy action movie, ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ followed by the role of Otto in the 2006 American comedy movie, ‘Beerfest’ and the role of Dean Solomon in the American surrealist comedy movie, ‘The Brothers Solomon’ in the year 2007. In addition to this, he also contributed and helped write the movie.

Moreover, he has also played in movies like ‘Baby Mama’ in the year 2008, ‘The Slammin’ Salmon’, ‘Brief Interviews with Hideous Men’, ‘Dry Cleaner’, ‘Fanboys’ and ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ and ‘MacGruber’ in the year 2010. In the year 2011, he played the role of Glenn in the American comedy movie, ‘A Good Old Fashioned Orgy’ and in the year 2012, he played the roles of Allen Bishopman, Mitch Miley, Phil, and Sergeant Bressman in the movies, ‘Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie’, ‘Rock of Ages’, ‘That’s My Boy’ and ‘The Watch’ respectively.

Will Forte had numerous roles in the year 2013 which included the uncredited role of a male cheerleader in the American comedy movie, ‘Grown Ups 2’, the role of Ted in the Irish comedy-drama movie, ‘Run and Jump’ alongside Ellen Hollman the voice role of Chester V in the American computer-animated science-fiction comedy movie, ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2’, the role of Marshall Taylor in the American black comedy crime movie, ‘Life of Crime’ and the role of David Grant in the American black and white drama road movie, ‘Nebraska’.

The year 2014 also came with a lot of roles for Will Forte as he appeared in movies like ‘The Lego Movie’ where he played the role of Abraham Lincoln, ’22 Jump Street’ where he played the uncredited role of the football announcer, and ‘She’s Funny That Way’ where he played the role of Joshua Fleet.

The year 2015 was no different than last year as he appeared in movies like ‘Don Verdean’ where he appeared as Pastor Fontaine, ‘Staten Island Summer’ where he played the role of Griffith, ‘The Ridiculous Six’ where he played the role of Will Patch and ‘Get Squirrely’ where he portrayed the voice role of Cody. In between the years 2016 and 2019, Will Forte can be seen in movies like ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’, ‘My Life as a Courgette’, ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’, ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ and ‘The Laundromat’.

Likewise, his most recent work came in the year 2020 when he lent his voice for the role of Tim Willoughby in the Canadian-American computer-animated comedy movie, ‘The Willoughbys’ and the voice role of Shaggy Rogers in the American computer-animated mystery comedy movie, ‘Scoob!’. Moreover, he has also made an appearance as himself in the 2020 documentary movie, ‘Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics’.


Television Shows

Will Forte is especially known for portraying several roles as the cast member of the American late-night television sketch comedy and variety show, ‘Saturday Night Live’ where he appeared for a total of 157 episodes. He has also played the recurring role of Principal Wally Farquhar for 22 episodes of the American adult animated sitcom, ‘The Cleveland Show’ and the lead role of Philip Tandy ‘Phil’ Miller in the American post-apocalyptic comedy television series, ‘The Last Man on Earth’ where he appeared for a total of 65 episodes.

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Achievements, Awards, and Honors

Will Forte was awarded the St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for the Best Supporting Actor and the National Board of Review Award for the Best Supporting Actor for his work in the movie, ‘Nebraska’ in the year 2013.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Will Forte has an approximate net worth of $8 million.