Will Ferrell, Usher to appear on 'Saturday Night Live'
Published Apr 27 2012, 16:42 BST | By Justin Harp Will Ferrell
is to host Saturday Night Live
next month, it has been announced.
star will host SNL
for the third time on May 12 alongside musical guest Usher.
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Ferrell joined as a castmember of Saturday Night Live
in 1995 and remained for seven seasons before departing in 2002.
He has since hosted the sketch comedy series in 2005 and 2009.
The actor has been lauded for a variety of SNL
impressions including George W Bush, Jeopardy
host Alex Trebek and Inside the Actors Studio
's James Lipton.
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