Will Arnett

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Biography

  • Birth Name: William Emerson Arnett
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/04/1970, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; Writer; Producer
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Will Arnett Fast Facts:
  • His father was the CEO for the Canadian beer giant Molson Inc.
  • Got his start doing voice-over work for GMC Trucks and Lamisil antifungal tablets.
  • His then-wife, Amy Poehler, played the wife of his character on Arrested Development and his sister/skating partner in the Will Ferrell comedy Blades of Glory.
  • Is friends with screenwriter Dave McLaughlin and starred in the scribe's Southie and On Broadway.
  • Reunited with Arrested Development creator Mitchell Hurwitz and costar David Cross for Running Wilde; in addition to his acting role, Arnett also helped create the series and served as a writer and executive producer.
  • Is a huge hockey fan and supporter of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  • Will Arnett Relationships:
  • Abel James Arnett - Son
  • E. James Arnett - Father
  • Penelope Ann Miller - Ex-wife
  • Alexandra Arnett - Mother
  • Amy Poehler - Wife (separated)
  • Archibald William Emerson Arnett - Son
  • Will Arnett Awards:
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Lee Strasberg Institute, New York, New York, United States

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