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Fred Willard
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Willard in August 2011
Born (1933-09-18)September 18, 1933
Died May 15, 2020(2020-05-15) (aged 86)
Occupation Actor, comedian, writer
Years active 1963–2020
Mary Lovell
(m. 1968; died 2018)
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Frederick Charles "Fred" Willard (September 18, 1933 – May 15, 2020) was an American actor, comedian and writer.

He starred in movies, including This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Waiting for Guffman (1997), American Wedding (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004), WALL-E (2008), Youth in Revolt (2009), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013). He also appeared in television series such as Everybody Loves Raymond, The Simpsons and Modern Family. In 2020, his last role was as Fred Naird in the Netflix comedy Space Force.

Willard was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio. His wife, Mary Lovell, died in July 2018. They had a daughter together, Hope.

Willard died at his home in Los Angeles on May 15, 2020 of natural causes, aged 86.

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