William Emerson “Will” Arnett briefly attended Lakefield College School in Lakefield, Ontario and then attended the Subway Academy II which allowed him to take theatre classes at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre. He eventually graduated from Leaside High School then moved to Montreal to complete his studies at Concordia University, but only stayed for one semester. After appearing in various Canadian commercials he moved to New York to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre. He began his professional acting career on stage in New York. Arnett plays the role of George Oscar Bluth (aka GOB) on Arrested Development.
Features & TV Movies: VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release
Close Up (1996) Ed`s Next Move (1996) Weekend Getaway (1998) The Broken Giant (1998) Southie (1998) The Waiting Game (1999)
The Acting Class (2000) Series 7: The Contenders (voice, 2001) Undefeated (TV-2003) The Great New Wonderful (2005) Monster-in-Law (2005) Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2005) Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006) R.V. (2006) Let’s Go to Prison (2006) Blades of Glory (2007) Grindhouse (voice, 2007) On Broadway (2007) Ratatouille (voice, 2007) Hot Rod (2007) The Brothers Solomon (2007) Semi-Pro (2008) Spring Breakdown (2008) Horton Hears a Who (voice, 2008) The Rokcer (2008) Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009) Monsters vs Aliens (voice, 2009) G-Force (2009) When in Rome (2009) Eva Adams (TV-2009)
Despicable Me (voice, 2010) Jonah Hex (2010) Arrietty (voice, 2010) Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011) Men in Black 3 (2012) The Nut Job (voice, 2014) The Lego Movie (2014) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) The Lego Batman Movie (voice, 2017) Dark Hoser (voice, VR-2017, short) Cooking with Alfred (voice, VR-2017, short) Batman Is Just Not That Into You (voice, VR-2017, short) The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature (voice, 2017) Show Dogs (2018) Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (voice, 2018) Emmet’s Holiday Party: A Lego Movie Short (voice, VR-2018, short)>br/> The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (voice, 2019)
Rumble (voice, 2021) The Lego Batman Movie 2 (voice, 2022)
TV Series – Cast: The Mike O’Malley Show (1999) Arrested Development (2003-2006, 2013, 2018, 2019) Sit Down, Shut Up (2009)
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2010-2016) Running Wilde (2010-2011) Up All Night (2011-2012) The Millers (2013-2015) BoJack Horseman (voice, 2014-2020) Flaked (2016-) A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017) Riviera (2019)