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Fred Willard Biography

Frederick Charles Willard is famed for being an award-winning American actor and comedian as Fred Willard. In addition he was also a journalist. His very first job involved a Desperate Hours production at a nearby YMCA, where he collaborated with future comedy partner Vic Grecco. He was famous for his roles in the mockumentary film Rob Reiner This Is Spinal Tap; the mockumentary films Christopher Guest Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, Mascots; and the films Anchorman. It was announced on 23 October 2019 that he was cast as Fred Naird in the Comedy series Netflix 2020, Space Force. Overall, he was a gifted actor. Fred Willard died at his home on 15 May 2020 due to natural causes.

Fred Willard Bio & Wiki

Celebrated NameFred Willard
Age81 Years
Nick NameFred Willard
Birth NameFred Willard
Birth DateSeptember 18, 1939
ProfessionActor, Comedian, and Producer
Net Worth$ 10 million US dollars
Working ForNA
ParentsFred Willard
WifeMary Willard
EducationKentucky Military Institute
Height6 ft 1 in
Home TownShaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America
Place Of BirthShaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America
DaughterHope Willard
Sexual OrientationStraight
Source of WealthActing and Comedian Career
Weight85 KG
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Eye ColorBlack
Bicep SizeUnknown
Chest SizeUnknown
Waist SizeUnknown
Dress SizeUnknown
Shoe SizeUnknown
Cause Of DeathNatural Causes
Death Date15th MAy 2020
Famous ForBeing an actor and comedian
Best Known ForFor his roles in the Rob Reiner mockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap; the Christopher Guest mockumentary films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, Mascots; and the Anchorman films
AwardsLos Angeles Artistic Director Awards for Best Comedy and Best Production
Debut MovieTeenage Mother

Fred Willard Career

  • Actor
  • Comedian
  • producer

Fred Willard Education

  • Kentucky Military Institute
  • Virginia Military Institute

Before Fame

He was enrolled in the Army and then ended up auditioning for a nightclub.

Fred Willard Height, weight & Body Measurement

Fred Willard is a Famous American Actor, Comedian, and Producer. His height is 6 feet and 1 inch. He weighs 85 kg. His Body Measurement is not confirmed yet. We will update you as soon as possible. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Fred Willard Filmography

1967Teenage MotherCoach
1969Model ShopGas Station AttendantUncredited
1971Dynamite ChickenSelf – Ace Trucking Co.
1973The Harrad ExperimentThe Ace Trucking Company employeeUncredited
1974Harrad SummerThe Ace Trucking Company employeeUncredited
1976Chesty Anderson, USNPeter Linden
Silver StreakJerry Jarvis
1977Fun with Dick and JaneBob
Cracking Up[45]Various
1979AmericathonVincent Vanderhoff
1980How to Beat the High Co$t of LivingRobert
First FamilyPresidential Assistant Feebleman
1982National Lampoon's Movie MadnessPresident Robert Fogerty
1983Imps*Dad(segment “3-Mile Island People”)
1984This Is Spinal TapLt. Bob Hookstratten
1985Moving ViolationsTerrence 'Doc' Williams
1987RoxanneMayor Deebs
Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance HallTom OsborneShort
1988Portrait of a White MarriageHal Harrison
1991High StrungInsurance Salesman
1995Prehysteria! 3Thomas MacGregor
1996Waiting for GuffmanRon Albertson
1998Permanent MidnightCraig Ziffer
1999Elvis is Alive!Interviewee
Can't Stop DancingChester
Idle HandsDad Tobias
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged MeMission Commander
2000Dropping OutPaul Blanchard
Chump ChangeSteve's Manager
Best in ShowBuck LaughlinBoston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting ActorAmerican Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureNominated—National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor (2nd place)Nominated—New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor (3rd place)Nominated—Las Vegas Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor
2001The Wedding PlannerBasil St. Mosely
Teddy Bears' PicnicSenator Roger Dickey
How HighPhilip Huntley
2002The Year That TrembledFrank Woods
2003A Mighty WindMike LaFontaine
American WeddingHarold Flaherty
Nobody Knows Anything!Mr. McClintock
2004Killer DillerNed
50 Ways to Leave Your LoverBucky Brandt
Harold & Kumar Go to White CastleDr. Willoughby
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BurgundyEdward “Ed” Harken
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost MovieDirect-to-video
2005Chicken LittleMelvinVoice
Love WreckedBen Taylor
2006Date MovieBernie Funkyerdoder
Church BallBishop Linderman
Monster HouseDadVoice
Ira & AbbyMichael Willoughby
For Your ConsiderationChuck
2007I'll Believe YouMr. Fratus
Epic MovieAslo
Fighting WordsLongfellow
I Could Never Be Your WomanMarty
2008WALL-EShelby Forthright, BnL CEO
HaroldDr. Pratt
Forever PlaidHimself
2010Scouts HonorGame Master
Holyman UndercoverRichard
Youth in RevoltMr. Ferguson
Expecting MaryJerry Zee
2011Fred & VinnieMovie Star
Scooby-Doo! Legend of the PhantosaurMr. HubleyVoice
2012The Magic of Belle IsleAl Kaiser
2013Max RoseJim Clark
Dealin' with IdiotsMarty
The Bird MenPark PresidentOriginally called The Birder
Anchorman 2: The Legend ContinuesEdward “Ed” Harken
2014The YankPeter Murphy
Planes: Fire & RescueSecretary of the InteriorVoice
All StarsJohn Carson
2015Russell MadnessTJ
The 1st Annual Carney AwardsSelf – Host
BachelorsUncle Ulysses
2016Fifty Shades of BlackGary
Here Comes RustyMak
MascotsGreg Gammons
2018Blood TypeHelicopter Pilot Captain John
The Bobby Roberts ProjectBen Brinstein
2020Have a Good Trip: Adventures in PsychedelicsThe 'Just Hang On!' ManFinal film role

Fred Willard Television

1966Pistols 'n' PetticoatsBenEpisode: “Quit Shootin' Folks”
Hey, LandlordDanny SubanskiEpisode: “The Big Fumble”
1968Get SmartLundy, Agent 198Episode: “A Tale of Two Tails”
PremiereBowerEpisode: “Operation Greasepaint”
1970Love, American StyleDouglas Wiley / Shelley NoodlemanSegment: “Love and the Nuisance”
1973The Burns and Schreiber Comedy HourVarious
1975The Bob Newhart ShowJohn Emil TobinEpisode: “Tobin's Back in Town”
KarenRitterEpisode: “Whistle Blowing”
1976Laverne & ShirleyCharlesEpisode: “Dog Day Blind Dates”
How to Break Up a Happy DivorceLance ColsonTelevision film
Good HeavensP.J.Episode: “The Big Break”
1976–1977Sirota's CourtH.R. 'Bud' Nugent13 episodes
1977Forever FernwoodJerry Hubbard
Fernwood 2 NightJerry Hubbard65 episodes
Escape from Bogen CountyPearsonTelevision film
We've Got Each OtherShop OwnerEpisode: “The Collector”
TabithaMr. MachoEpisode: “The Arrival of Nancy”
1978America 2-NightJerry Hubbard65 episodes
Saturday Night LiveHimself (host)Episode: “Fred Willard/Devo”
Space ForceCaptain Thomas Woods
1979Flatbed Annie and Sweetiepie: Lady TruckersJack LaRosaTelevision film
Salem's LotLarry Crockett2 episodes
SweepstakesDonEpisode: “Episode 8”
1979–1984Real PeopleHimselfVoice
1980The Wild Wacky Wonderful World of WinterVarious rolesTelevision special
1981The Perfect WomanKing KrogerTelevision film
Pen 'n' Inc.RalphTelevision film
1981–1986The Love BoatVarious roles3 episodes
1982SCTV NetworkHimselfEpisode: “Indecent Exposure”
1984Mama's FamilyWillie PottsEpisode: “Mama Buys a Car”
Trapper John, M.D.K.K. LairdEpisode: “Moonlighting Becomes You”
1985The History of White People in AmericaHal HarrisonTelevision film
Getting the Last LaughABC SpecialTelevision film
George Burns Comedy WeekFredEpisode: “Home for Dinner”
Lots of LuckA.J. FoleyTelevision film
Faerie Tale TheatrePaul LinkEpisode: “The Three Little Pigs”
1985–1986What's Hot, What's NotHimself (host)Nominated—Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host
1986Fast TimesGus PantelisEpisode: “Secret Romance”
The History of White People in America: Volume IIHal HarrisonTelevision film
1987FameCasper WintergreenEpisode: “Ian's Girl”
1987–1989D.C. FolliesThe Bartender19 episodes
1988Out of This WorldMilton WilerEpisode: “The Box Is Missing”
My Secret IdentityRay BennettEpisode: “For Old Time's Sake”
1989I, Martin Short, Goes HollywoodPsychiatristTelevision special
1991The Golden GirlsBobEpisode: “Dateline:Miami”
NursesCrazy Jim “Dr. Robinson”Episode: “Friends and Lovers”
1992Married… with ChildrenStanEpisode: “My Dinner with Anthrax”
Dream OnFenton HarleyEpisode: “Up All Night”
1993The Ben Stiller ShowDadEpisode: “At the Beach”
The Jackie Thomas ShowHatfield Walker2 episodes
1994SodbustersClarence GentryTelevision film
Dave's WorldBudEpisode: “Just Kidding”
Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never DieReginald CobblesTelevision film
1994–1996Family MattersVice Principal Mallet3 episodes
1995The MommiesJohnEpisode: “The Dating Pool”
Murphy BrownDickEpisode: “Dick and Dottie”
1995–1997RoseanneScott8 episodes
1996Back to BackLoan OfficerTelevision film
FriendsMr. LipsonEpisode: “The One After the Super Bowl: Part 1”
CluelessJoe PasadineEpisode: “City Beautification”
Sister, SisterMr. Mitushka3 episodes
The Spooktacular New Adventures of CasperWally WinkleVoice, 1 episode
1996–1997Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanPresident Garner3 episodes
1996Saved by the Bell: The New ClassMr. HuffingtonEpisode: “Stealing Screech”
1997Diagnosis: MurderHarry FellowsEpisode: “Must Kill TV”
Step by StepBert LambertEpisode: “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”
The Weird Al ShowAward Show HostEpisode: “The Competition”
Breast MenTalk Show HostTelevision film; uncredited
1998The Wayans Bros.Dick FerndaleEpisode: “All in the Family Feud”
Sabrina the Teenage WitchBobby CalzoneEpisode: “Rumor Mill”
Oh BabyDr. FosterEpisode: “The Vacation”
Two Guys and a GirlFrank FarberEpisode: “Two Guys, a Girl and a Vacation”
City GuysMr. BrownEpisode: “A Noble Profession”
1998–1999Mad About YouHenry Vincent5 episodes
HerculesVicVoice, 4 episodes
1999The Pooch and the PauperPresidentTelevision film
The SimpsonsWally KoganVoice, Episode: “Sunday, Cruddy Sunday”
Just Shoot Me!LarryEpisode: “Hostess to Murder”
G vs ESam KleinhauserEpisode: “Airplane”
Love & MoneyDr. FieldingEpisode: “Make Room for Daddy”
1999–2000Ladies ManLarry Little2 episodes
2000Buzz Lightyear of Star CommandPaVoice, 3 episodes
The HughleysRichard Jacobson / Applegate2 episodes
BetteJasper PerkinsEpisode: “Big Business”
2001Ally McBealDr. Harold Madison2 episodes
When Billie Beat BobbyHoward CosellTelevision film
UndeclaredProfessor Duggan2 episodes
GirlfriendsDr. Percy Bales2 episodes
Inside SchwartzDick NewtonEpisode: “The Pinch Hitter”
The Downer ChannelMr. McVoidVoice, Episode: “Pilot”
2001–2002Maybe It's MeJerry Stage22 episodes
2001–2008King of the HillOffice BrownVoice, 7 episodes
2002Hey Arnold!Sammy RedmondVoice, Episode: “Harold vs. Patty/Rich Guy”
Dexter's LaboratoryF.R.E.D.Voice, Episode: “Lab on the Run”
Family GuyDave CampbellVoice, 2 episodes
2002–2004Teamo SupremoMr. PaulsonVoice, 4 episodes
2003National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island AdventureProfessor DoornitzTelevision film
That '70s ShowCharlie MillerEpisode: “The Battle of Evermore”
2003–2004A Minute with Stan HooperFred Hawkins13 episodes
2003–2005Everybody Loves RaymondHank MacDougall13 episodesNominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (2003, 2004, 2005)
Mad TVDuke Flickman / Gene St. John2 episodes
2003–2007Kim PossibleJack HenchVoice, 3 episodes
2004The Drew Carey ShowFred TuttleEpisode: “Arrivederci, Italy”
What the BlankHimselfHost
2004–2005Saturday Night Live'Bear City' NarratorVoice, Uncredited
The BatmanSpeedway Announcer / Ross DarrenVoice, 2 episodes
2004–2007The Grim Adventures of Billy & MandyBoogie ManVoice, 2 episodes
2005Tom Goes to the MayorGarry FriendlyVoice, Episode: “Vice Mayor”
Brandy & Mr. WhiskersDad HowlerVoice, Episode: “The Howler Bunny”
2006Campus LadiesDoctorEpisode: “Spring Break”
Re-AnimatedMilt AppledayVoice, Television film
Handy MannyMr. Dwayne BouffantVoice, Episode: “Valentine's Day/Mr. Lopart Moves In”
Come on OverDr. Fred SillinessEpisode: “Brain Freeze”
My Gym Partner's a MonkeyBurtVoice, 2 episodes
2007Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey AdventureThe Boogey ManVoice, Television film
Stargate SG-1JacekEpisode: “Family Ties”
Odd Job JackNormEpisode: “Norm and the Magic Pencil”
2007–2008Back to YouMarsh McGinley17 episodes
2007–2009Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!Tragg / Mancierge2 episodes
2007–2010Betsy's Kindergarten AdventuresBus Driver BobVoice, 17 episodes
2008Pushing DaisiesThe Great HermannEpisode: “Oh Oh Oh It's Magic”
Larry the Cable Guy's Star-Studded Christmas ExtravaganzaVarious rolesTelevision film
Transformers AnimatedSwindleVoice, 2 episodes
Worst WeekPaul2 episodes
The BoondocksMr. Joe PettoVoice, Episode: “The S Word”
2008–2009Free RadioDale Knutson2 episodes
2009Everybody Hates ChrisCopEpisode: “Everybody Hates the Car”
Wizards of Waverly PlaceMr. Stuffleby2 episodes
2009–2020Modern FamilyFrank Dunphy13 episodesNominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (2010, 2020)
2010CastleHank McPheeEpisode: “The Late Shaft”
Important Things with Demetri MartinScientistEpisode: “Money”
ChuckCraig TurnerEpisode: “Chuck Versus the Role Models”
2010–2011Glory DazeDr. Reynolds2 episodes
Funny or Die PresentsProfessor / Jeff Baker3 episodes
2010–2014Waves SeaDonal Wilkins
2011G.I. Joe: RenegadesMayorVoice, Episode: “Fire Fight”
My Future BoyfriendBobTelevision film
The CloserSanta JackEpisode: “You Have The Right To Remain Jolly”
Franklin & BashWallace ClaytonEpisode: “She Came Upstairs to Kill Me”
Accidentally in LoveDick BroctonTelevision film
Retired at 35Peter Dixon2 episodes
2011–2012Easy to AssembleSigvard Thorsten3 episodes
2012Raising HopeMr. SwiftEpisode: “Mrs. Smartypants”
Trust Us With Your LifeHostSeason 1, 8 episodes
The Life & Times of TimJuddVoice, Episode: “Action Packed Heist/Fall Foliage”
Market WarriorsHostSeason 1
RobGeorgeEpisode: “Dad Comes to Visit”
Hot in ClevelandDr. HillEpisode: “A Box Full of Puppies”
I, Martin Short, Goes HomeMason MacgillivrayTelevision special
Breaking InMarty MannEpisode: “The Legend of Hurley's Gold”
The Cleveland ShowGaryVoice, Episode: “Menace II Secret Society”
2013CommunityAlternate Pierce HawthorneEpisode: “History 101”
Family TreeMike Morton3 episodes
Drunk HistoryDeep ThroatEpisode: “Washington D.C.”
Good Luck CharlieHerb PicklerEpisode: “All Fall Down”
2014Black JesusMr. Jimmy MaxwellVoice, Episode: “Love Thy Enemy Part 2”
The Birthday BoysArchbishopEpisode: “Getting Preachy”
2014–2015ReviewJack Walthall4 episodes
The Bold and the BeautifulJohn Forrester7 episodesDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series
(Tied with Donna Mills and Ray Wise)
2014–2016Comedy Bang! Bang!Various roles2 episodes
TripTankVarious rolesVoice, 5 episodes
2015Hell's KitchenHimself (Blue Kitchen VIP guest)Episode: “11 Chefs Compete”
Kevin from WorkRoger TrousdaleEpisode: “Roommates from Work”
2016–2019The Loud HousePop-PopVoice, 7 episodes
2016The $100,000 PyramidHimself (Celebrity Guest)Episode: “Fred Willard vs. Yvette Nicole Brown”
The Odd CoupleFred Langford2 episodes
2017SuperMansionChampston employeeVoice, Episode: “School Me Once”
New GirlBeezusEpisode: “Five Stars for Beezus”
Tim & Eric's Bedtime StoriesDanEpisode: “The Demotion”
9JKLDickEpisode: “It Happened One Night”
2017–2019Milo Murphy's LawGrandpa MurphyVoice, Episodes: “A Christmas Peril”, “Now I Am Murphy”
2017–2020Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up AdventuresMr. DoozyVoice, 6 episodes
2018The 5th QuarterJerry HymowitzEpisode: “Farewell”
CorporateBill HathawayEpisode: “The Long Meeting”
Skylanders AcademyAnnouncerVoice, Episode: “Off to the Races”
2018–2019Jimmy Kimmel Live!Various roles9 episodes
2019I Think You Should Leave with Tim RobinsonNew JoeEpisode: “It's the Cigars You Smoke That Are Gonna Give You Cancer”
Historical RoastsGodEpisode: “Anne Frank
The BacheloretteHimself; Guest AnnouncerEpisode: “Week 2”
What Just Happened??! with Fred SavageHimselfEpisode: “Assistant”
TigtoneCrackersVoice, Episode: “Tigtone and the Wizard Hunt”
2020The BachelorHimself; Guest AnnouncerEpisode: “Week 3”
Space ForceFred Naird3 episodes; posthumous release, (final appearance)

Fred Willard Awards

  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2020, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Fred Willard Family & Relatives

  • Mary Willard — Wife
  • Hope Mulbarger — Daughter


He had a regular part in Everybody Loves Raymond, playing Brad Garrett's father in law.

Fred Willard Death

Fred Willard, the comic actor whose improv style has kept him popular in films like This Is Spinal TapBest In Show and Anchorman, died at the age of 86. His daughter, Hope Mulbarger, said her dad died peacefully Friday night in a statement Saturday. The cause of his death was not set free. He continued to move, work and make us happy until the very end, Mulbarger said. We just loved him so much! We are going to miss him forever. His death comes nearly two years after his wife Mary Willard died when she was 71 years old. She was a playwright and television writer who earned four nominations for Emmy.

Fred Willard Famous For?

  • Being an actor, and an actor.
  • For his roles in the mockumentary Rob Reiner film This Is Spinal Tap; the mockumentary Christopher Guest films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, Mascots; and the Anchorman films.

Fred Willard Net Worth

Fred Willard is a Famous American Actor, Comedian, and Producer. The main and primary source of his income comes from Acting and Comedian Career. Let’s check how rich Fred Willard is in 2020?

Net Worth 2020$10.3 Millions
Annual Salary$1.72 Millions
Income SourcePrimary Income source Acting and Comedian Career (profession)

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What nationality is Fred Willard?

What age is Fred Willard?
81 Years (September 18, 1939).

What is Fred Willard Net worth?
$10.3 Million.

What is the Fred Willard Cause of Death?
According to his daughter Hope Mulbarger and his representative, Fred Willard died at the age of 86 on 15 May 2020 from natural causes in his home. Jamie Lee Curtis, whose friend, Christopher Guest, had worked frequently with Willard, shared first news of the actor's death.