Will Arnett

Actor
A central character on Fox's offbeat comedy "Arrested Development" (Fox, 2003-06), Will Arnett's eccentric George Oscar "GOB" Bluth II was an audience favorite that helped draw in cult-like devotees to the show. His ... Read more »
Born: 05/04/1970 in Toronto, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Actor (83)

Lego Batman 2016 (Movie)

Batman (Voice)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows 2016 (Movie)

Vernon Fenwick (Actor)

BoJack Horseman 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Voice

Hollywood Game Night 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Lip Sync Battle 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Millers 2013 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Conan 2011, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2004 - 2005, 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2014 (Movie)

Vernon Fenwick (Actor)

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Arrested Development Documentary Project 2014 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2006, 2010 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Lego Movie 2014 (Movie)

Batman/Bruce Wayne (Voice)

The Nut Job 2014 (Movie)

Surly (Voice)

Wander Over Yonder 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

30 Rock 2007 - 2009, 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Arrested Development 2003 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Up All Night 2011 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Bang! Bang! 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mansome 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Special Appearance

The 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Secret World of Arrietty 2012 (Movie)

Pod (Voice)

Celebrity Poker Showdown 2001 - 2004, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Live! with Kelly 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Running Wilde 2001 - 2004, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Office 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Yes, Dear 2001 - 2002, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Despicable Me 2010 (Movie)

Voice of Mr Perkins (Actor)

Jonah Hex 2010 (Movie)

Lieutenant Grass (Actor)

Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Voice

Parks and Recreation 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Presenter

When in Rome 2010 (Movie)

Antonio (Actor)

2009 Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men 2009 (Movie)

Subject #11 (Actor)

G-Force 2009 (Movie)

Kip Killian (Actor)

Monsters vs. Aliens 2009 (Movie)

The Missing Link (Voice)

Sit Down, Shut Up 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Voice

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! 2008 (Movie)

Voice of Vlad (Actor)

On Broadway 2008 (Movie)

Tom (Actor)

Reel Comedy: Semi-Pro 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Semi-Pro 2008 (Movie)

Lou Redwood (Actor)

The Rocker 2008 (Movie)

Lex (Actor)

Blades of Glory 2007 (Movie)

Stranz Van Waldenberg (Actor)

Freak Show (Comedy Central) 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Voice

Hot Rod 2007 (Movie)

Jonathan (Actor)

King of the Hill 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ratatouille 2007 (Movie)

Voice of Horst (Actor)

Reel Comedy: Blades of Glory 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Spring Breakdown 2007 (Movie)

Ted (Actor)

The Brothers Solomon 2007 (Movie)

John Solomon (Actor)

The Comebacks 2007 (Movie)

Mailman (Actor)

Wristcutters: A Love Story 2007 (Movie)

Messiah (Actor)

Ice Age: The Meltdown 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Lone Gunslinger Vulture (Voice)

Let's Go To Prison 2006 (Movie)

Nelson Biederman IV (Actor)

Moving Image Salutes Ron Howard 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

RV 2006 (Movie)

Todd Mallory (Actor)

The 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The Great New Wonderful 2006 (Movie)

Danny Keeler (Actor)

Monster-in-Law 2005 (Movie)

Kit (Actor)

Weekends at the D.L. 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Will & Grace 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Sopranos 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Undefeated 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boston Public 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Series 7 2001 (Movie)

(Narrator)

100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Mike O'Malley Show 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Waiting Game 2000 (Movie)

Lenny (Actor)

Third Watch 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sex and the City 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Southie 1999 (Movie)

Whitey (Actor)

The Broken Giant 1999 (Movie)

Ezra Caton (Actor)

The Simpsons (Tv Show)

Voice
Producer (1)

Mansome 2012 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Music (1)

The Lego Movie 2014 (Movie)

("Untitled Self Portrait") (Song)

Biography

A central character on Fox's offbeat comedy "Arrested Development" (Fox, 2003-06), Will Arnett's eccentric George Oscar "GOB" Bluth II was an audience favorite that helped draw in cult-like devotees to the show. His portrayal of the middle-aged, aspiring magician and disliked son of a wealthy Southern California family marked Arnett's first high-profile acting role, though he had previously made a career as a voiceover artist. The show's success with the "alternative comedy" crowd set the tone for Arnett's future in quirky film projects where his clean cut, 1950s looks made his smug villains and overconfident dimwits all the more subversively funny. He was often paired onscreen with his wife, Amy Poehler, to great comic effect, especially in the pair's roles opposite Will Ferrell and Jon Heder in the sports send-up "Blades of Glory" (2007). Arnett found further success voicing animated family hits like "Ice Age: The Meltdown" (2006)" and "Horton Hears a Who" (2008), as well as in mainstream romantic comedy features with "When in Rome" (2010). Arnett even managed the impossible - stealing scenes from comic powerhouse Alec Baldwin in his role of Devon Banks, the corporate and closeted gay competition of Jack Donaghy (Baldwin) to run General Electric on the Emmy-winning sitcom "30 Rock" (NBC, 2006-2013). Thanks to his infectious roles on "Arrested Development," "30 Rock" and "Up All Night" (NBC, 2011-12), Arnett had finally come into his own as a proven comedic commodity.

Relationships

James Arnett

Father
Was the president and CEO of Molson Breweries from 1997-2000

Alexandra Arnett

Mother

Abel Arnett

Son
Born August 6, 2010 mother, Amy Poehler

Archie Arnett

Son
Born October 25, 2008 mother is Amy Poehler

Penelope Ann Miller Actor

Wife
Married Dec. 9, 1994 Divorced Jan. 18, 1995

Amy Poehler Actor

Wife
Married Aug. 29, 2003 after three years together Appeared together in "Arrested Development" (Fox), "Blades of Glory" (2007) and "Horton Hears a Who!" (2008) Separated September 2012 after nine years of marriage

EDUCATION

Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute

New York , New York

Lakefield College School

Concordia University

Left after only one semester

Leaside High School

Milestones

2014

Was one of the stars of "The Lego Movie"

2014

Starred in the Netflix animated series "Bojack Horseman"

2014

Appeared in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

2012

Voiced the character Pod in the U.S. release of the Studio Ghibli animated fantasy film "The Secret World of Arrietty"; film also featured voice of wife Amy Poehler

2011

Co-starred with Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph on the NBC comedy "Up All Night"

2010

Appeared in the Western action/drama "Jonah Hex" opposite Josh Brolin and Megan Fox

2010

Cast as one of Kristen Bell's suitors in "When in Rome"

2010

Voiced the character of Mr. Perkins in the animated film "Despicable Me"

2010

Cast as Steve Wilde, an oil tycoon's spoiled son, on the Fox comedy "Running Wilde"

2009

Voiced The Missing Link, a 20,000 year-old frozen fish-ape hybrid, in the computer-animated 3-D feature "Monsters vs. Aliens"

2008

Voiced a villainous eagle in the animated feature "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!"

2008

Cast opposite Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson in the 1970s-era sports comedy "Semi-Pro"

2007

Had the recurring role of Devon Banks, Jack's nemesis on NBC's "30 Rock"; earned an Emmy (2008, 2010) nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

2007

Co-starred with wife Amy Poehler as a pairs figure skating team in the comedy "Blades of Glory"

2006

Appeared in the comedy "RV" with Robin Williams and Jeff Daniels

2005

Played a supporting role opposite Jennifer Lopez and Michael Vartan in the comedy "Monster-In-Law"

2003

Cast as George Oscar 'G.O.B.' Bluth II on the FOX sitcom "Arrested Development"; earned an Emmy nomination for his role in 2006

2002

Appeared in two episodes of the HBO drama "The Sopranos"

1999

Appeared on an episode of the HBO series "Sex and the City"

1999

Cast as Jimmy on the short-lived NBC sitcom "The Mike O'Malley Show"

1998

Had a small role in "Southie" starring Donnie Wahlberg; written by Arnett's friend Dave McLaughlin

1996

Played the Weather Video Guy in "Ed’s Next Move"

1995

First acting role was the independent film "Erie" starring Felicity Huffman

1990

Moved to New York to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute

Bonus Trivia

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In 2012 Annett and his wife, Amy Poehler, separated after nine years of marriage.

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