Joshua IIan Gad was born on February 23, 1981. His rise to fame came when he voiced the lovable snowman Olaf in the animated movie Frozen. Gad was actually born in Hollywood, Hollywood Florida that is. His mother was a real estate agent while his stepfather was a financial advisor. Josh is of the Jewish faith as his father was Jewish immigrant. In college Gad was extremely smart winning the National Forensics League National Tournament Championships in 1998 and 1999. He would go to attend Carnegie Mellon for the arts which he graduated from in 2003. His studies would solidify his desire to act and be in show business. Josh Gad’s first debut came on the TV show Back to You where he played a character named Ryan Church. He then was noticed by The Daily Show where he became a regular. He served as a correspondent where he would report on issues ranging from gay pride to cash for clunkers. He also had supporting roles in both 21, about card counting and in The Rocker. Josh Gad also had a stint on Broadway where he starred in The Book of Mormon. Gad was nominated for the Tony for Best Leading Actor in 2011. Gad also did voice work for Ice Age, Phineas and Ferb and the huge smash hit Frozen. Josh currently stars in The Comedians alongside famous comedian Billy Crystal. It is reported that Gad will star in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast film. In 2008 Gad was married to actress Ida Darvish.

Will Ferrell English Actor

Will Ferrell

John William Ferrell was born on July 16th 1967.  He first rose in popularity as an official cast member on Saturday Night Live.  Ferrell was born in Irvine, California to a teacher and a musician. Ferrell has a younger brother named Patrick.  In 1975, Ferrell’s parents filed for divorce to which Will made the best of it.  Will’s father did not have a steady income and was hardly home and this motivated Ferrell not to get a job in show business but rather a stable day job.  Will Ferrell was a kicker for his high school’s football team and he was also on the soccer team as well as a captain for the basketball team.  In his senior year, he and his friend would perform skits over the school’s intercom system.  Will Ferrell graduated from USC with a degree in Sports Information in 1990.  After failing at his first few jobs he pursued comedy and joined an improve group called The Groundlings.  His time with the Groundlings got him noticed by Saturday Night Live.  Ferrell left Saturday Night Live after a successful 7 year span.  He is one of the most famous former cast members.  He was known mainly for his impersonations including, Saddam Hussein, Al Gore and George W. Bush.  Ferrell has hosted the show twice since his leave.  During his time on Saturday Night Live he also starred in many films including Zoolander, Austin Powers and A Night At the Roxbury.  This would catapult him into the limelight.  He would go on to star in huge hits such as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Anchorman and Anchorman 2.  In 2010 he was the executive producer of the film The Other Guys.  The film was a big success.  Ferrell has also completed quite a bit of voice acting such as Megamind as well as The Man in The Yellow Hat in Curious George.  In 2000, Ferrell married Swedish actress Viveca Paulin.  They have three sons and currently live in Orange County, California.  Will Ferrell is a huge fan of USC football as well as the professional soccer team Chelsea.

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