Fred Willard

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Fred Willard
Fred Willard at Cats for Cats.jpg
Willard in August 2011.
Born (1939-09-18) September 18, 1939 (age 79)
Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
OccupationActor, comedian, voice actor, writer
Years active1963–present
Spouse(s)
Mary Lovell
(m. 1968; her death 2018)
Children1
WebsiteOfficial website

Frederick Charles "Fred" Willard (born September 18, 1939) is an American actor, comedian, voice actor and writer. His best known movie roles include This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Waiting for Guffman (1997), American Wedding (2003), A Mighty Wind (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) and Planes: Fire and Rescue (2014). He had also appeared in television series such as Everybody Loves Raymond, The Simpsons and Modern Family.

Willard was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He married Mary Lovell in 1968, however she died in July 2018. They have a daughter, Hope. In July 2012, he was arrested after "engaging in a lewd act" in an adult movie theater.[1] However, no charges were filed because the police had no evidence.[2]

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  1. "Actor Fred Willard insists he did nothing wrong in lewd conduct arrest". Fox News. Fox Broadcasting Company. July 27, 2012. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  2. Pelisek, Christine (July 19, 2012). "The Tale Behind Fred Willard's Arrest in an Adult Film Theater". Retrieved October 7, 2018 – via www.thedailybeast.com.

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