Will Arnett has been an extremely busy man of late. Arnett will next be seen on the highly anticipated return of the Emmy award winning Arrested Development that will launch new episodes on Netflix in May. He also voiced a character in Warner Bros’ Lego: The Piece of Resistance, opposite of Will Ferrell and Liam Neeson that will release in early 2014. He was most recently seen on NBC’s Up All Night opposite of Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph. Arnett also partnered with Jason Bateman to form DumbDumb, a comedy enterprise that creates and produces brand-inspired entertainment content that reaches audiences across all forms of social, digital and traditional media.
No stranger from television, Arnett is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed Fox sitcom Arrested Development, where he portrayed Gob Bluth for three seasons and earned his first Emmy nomination. He recently starred in Fox’s comedy series Running Wilde opposite of Keri Russell where he starred and wrote for the series alongside writer/director Mitch Hurwitz. Arnett frequently guest stars on NBC’s 30 Rock playing Devon Banks. Last year he earned his third Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for this role. Arnett also lent his voice to Fox’s animated sitcom from creator Mitch Hurwitz, Sit Down, Shut Up.
Arnett can also be seen in the Warner Bros. and Legendary western action film Jonah Hex based off the DC comic of the same name. Released in June 2010, Arnett starred opposite Megan Fox, Josh Brolin and John Malkovich. Arnett also starred in Walt Disney Pictures’ romantic comedy When in Rome opposite Kristen Bell and in G-Force, a combination live action/CG film from Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films, opposite Penelope Cruz, Nicholas Cage, Steve Buscemi, and Zach Galifianakis. In addition, he voiced a character in the hugely successful Dreamworks 3-D animated adventure film, Monsters vs. Aliens, alongside Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen, which opened number one at the box office. He also starred in the basketball comedy Semi Pro opposite Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson, and lent his voice to the hugely successful animated comedy Horton Hears a Who.In 2007, he was seen opposite Will Ferrell in the figure skating comedy Blades of Glory, and also co-starred opposite Will Forte in The Brothers Solomon.
Before Arrested Development, Arnett was a regular on the NBC comedy series The Mike O’Malley Show. His additional television credits include guest-starring roles on Parks and Recreation, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Boston Public, Third Watch and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Arnett also appeared on NBC’s Will & Grace playing Jack’s dance nemesis while auditioning to become a backup dancer for Janet Jackson.
Arnett’s other feature credits include Ice Age 2: The Meltdown, R.V. opposite Robin Williams, Monster-In-Law, The Waiting Game, The Broken Giant, Southie and Ed’s Next Move. Additionally, he can be heard in a variety of commercials most notably as the voice of GMC Trucks.
Arnett currently splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.