A life in pictures: Will Ferrell turns 52!

A life in pictures: Will Ferrell turns 52!

Will Ferrell, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee is celebrating 52 years of age today. 

The renowned actor is best known for his hilarious roles in films including Step Brothers, Elf, Anchorman and Old School. 

Fans of the comedian, father of three and husband know him as a standout who brings endless supplies of laughter at the box office. 

While he has had a number of hits in theatre, he has been in more movie productions than we can count but got his big break on the American television show Saturday Night Live when he was just 22. 

Will currently lives in California with his wife, Viveca Paulin and three sons, Magnus, Axel and Mattias. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see Will Ferrell throughout the years.