Fred Willard Biography – Fred Willard Wiki
Fred Willard born Frederick Charles Willard was an American actor, comedian, and writer. He was best known for his roles in mockumentaries including This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show.
Willard also had recurring roles on many television series classics such as “Sister, Sister,”, “Family Matters” and “Roseanne.” He also voiced characters on “Hey Arnold!,” “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “WALL-E” and “Chicken Little.”
Willard earned four Emmy nominations for his role as Hank MacDougall on “Everybody Loves Raymond” between 2003-2005. In 2010, his “Modern Family” character Frank Dunphy, the father of Ty Burrel’s Phil Dunphy, earned him a nod.
His film credits include The Bobby Roberts Project, Max Rose, Fifty Shades of Black, Here Comes Rusty, Mascots, Russell Madness, The Yank, All Stars, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Dealin’ with Idiots, The Bird Men, The Magic of Belle Isle, Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur, Holyman Undercover, Youth in Revolt, Expecting Mary, Harold, WALL-E, I’ll Believe You, Epic Movie, Fighting Words, I Could Never Be Your Woman, Date Movie, Church Ball, Monster House, Ira & Abby, For Your Consideration, Chicken Little, Killer Diller, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, A Mighty Wind, American Wedding, Nobody Knows Anything!, Teddy Bears’ Picnic, The Year That Trembled, The Wedding Planner, How High, Chump Change, Best in Show, Dropping Out, Can’t Stop Dancing, Elvis is Alive!, Idle Hands, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Permanent Midnight, Breast Men, Waiting for Guffman, Prehysteria! 3, High Strung, Portrait of a White Marriage, Roxanne, Ray’s Male Heterosexual Dance Hall, Moving Violations, This Is Spinal Tap, National Lampoon’s Movie Madness, How to Beat the High Co$t of Living, First Family, Americathon, Cracking Up, Fun with Dick and Jane, Chesty Anderson, USN, Silver Streak, Hustle, Harrad Summer, The Harrad Experiment, Jenny, Model Shop and Teenage Mother.
Fred Willard Age
Fred Willard was born on September 18, 1939, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States. He died May 15, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. He was 86 years old.
Fred Willard Wife
Fred Willard was married to his wife Mary Willard from 1968 until her death in 2018.
Fred Willard Daughter
Willard and his wife Mary Willard had a daughter, Hope Willard. She was born in 1969.
Fred Willard Death
Fred Willard died on May 15, 2020, at the age of 86. Fred Willard’s daughter Hope Mulbarger confirmed his death in a statement released by Willard’s representative Glenn Schwartz. Hope said in the statement: “My father passed away very peacefully last night at the fantastic age of 86 years old. He kept moving, working and making us happy until the very end. We loved him so very much! We will miss him forever.”
Jamie Lee Curtis tweeted: “How lucky that we all got to enjoy Fred Willard’s gifts. He is with his missed Mary now. Thanks for the deep belly laughs Mr. Willard.”
Phil Rosenthal, creator, writer and executive producer of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” tweeted: “Our beloved friend and one of the world’s funniest people has passed. Rest in peace Fred. We all love you [Fred Willard].”
Fred Willard Cause of Death
Fred Willard died of natural causes, according to his rep Glenn Schwartz.
Fred Willard Net Worth
Fred Willard’s net worth was estimated to be $5 million.