The car salesman One of Ferrell’s lesser known roles is as arrogant car salesman Ashley Schaeffer in US TV comedy Eastbound & Down. Ferrell is also co-producer of the show, which stars Danny McBride as a washed-up former baseball star from the American south.
Making people laugh online Ferrell is also one of the co-founders of www.funnyordie.com, a website that showcases comedy online.
The motivational talker A passionate fan of America’s college football scene, Ferrell has performed motivational stunts for players at USC Trojans, the team he supports. He carried out the work for former USC head coach Pete Carroll, who is now in charge of the Seattle Seahawks, winner of the NFL’s Super Bowl earlier this month.
Not in it for the money Ferrell and co-stars Paul Rudd and Steve Carell took pay cuts to ensure Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues was made.
The survivalist The actor once starred in an episode of survival series Man vs. Wild with Bear Grylls. He ate a reindeer’s eye as part of the show.