Wes Mantooth is the main antagonist of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and minor antagonist in Anchorman 2. He is played by Vince Vaughn. Also not portrayed in the film, but made mention of in Property is Jeff Mantooth. Son of Dorothy, lover of IRAC, and all-around champion of Canadian finders-keepers laws.

Short biographyEdit

Wes is the lead anchor for the #2 news channel,the Evening News Team. He and Ron Burgundy have a bitter rivalry that has ensued verbally and physically. Towards the end of the film, Wes turned a new leaf and apologized to Ron and helped him up a ladder to escape the bears.


  • A deleted scene from the first film reveals that Wes is Ron's half-brother. By extension, this also makes Dorothy Mantooth either Ron's mother or stepmother. [1]


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