Will Arnett

Will Arnett

Birthplace: 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birthday: 
May 04

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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.

More about Will Arnett at: IMDb Wikipedia

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

5 Nominations No Emmys

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Will Arnett, as Devon Banks
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Will Arnett, as Devin Banks
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Will Arnett, as Devin Banks
  • 30 Rock
  • "Into The Crevasse"
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2008

  • Nominee
  • Will Arnett, as Devin Banks
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2006

  • Nominee
  • Will Arnett, as Gob Bluth
  • Arrested Development
  • FOX
  • Produced by Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox Television for Netflix

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  • Will Arnett inducts Ron Howard into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, March 2013

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  • Margo Martindale, Will Arnett, and Jim Parsons on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Will Arnett and Margo Martindale on stage at the 65th Emmys
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  • Actors Will Arnett, Amy Poehler and Jimmy Fallon
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  • Will Arnett and Margo Martindale
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  • (L-R) Amy Poehler and Will Arnett arrive at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
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  • Will Arnett (L) and Amy Poehler attend the Governors Ball
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  • Jon Hamm and Will Arnett during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
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  • (L-R) Amy Poehler, Will Arnett arrive at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre
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  • Will Arnett and Zooey Deschanel onstage at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre
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  • Jon Pollack, Emily Spivey, Maya Rudolph, Will Arnett, Christina Applegate
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  • John Lithgow and Will Arnett in the Green Room during the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre
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  • Actors Will Arnett, Amy Poehler and Jason Sudeikis attend the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre
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  • Actors Will Arnett, Amy Poehler and Jason Sudeikis attend the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre
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