Will Forte

Will Forte

Orville Willis Forte IV is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for being a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 to 2010, as well as creating and starring in the sitcom The Last Man on Earth, which ran from 2015 to 2018. For The Last Man on Earth, he received three Primetime Emmy Awards nominations: two for acting and one for writing. He has also received an additional Emmy nomination for each role through his other work. After obtaining a history degree from UCLA 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 prior to auditioning for Saturday Night Live. His most famous recurring character on the show led to a feature film adaptation, MacGruber (2010), that preceded his departure from the program. He took various roles in comedy films before starring in the drama film Nebraska (2013).