Scott in 1990
|Born||Willard Herman Scott, Jr.
March 7, 1934
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
|Occupation||Weather presenter, author, television personality, clown, comedian, radio personality, actor|
|Notable work||Weatherman for the Today show
Portrayer of Ronald McDonald in the original McDonald's commercials
|Spouse(s)||Mary Dwyer Scott (m. 1959; d. 2002)
Paris Keena (m. 2014)
Willard Herman Scott, Jr. (born March 7, 1934) is an American weather presenter, author, television personality, clown, comedian, radio personality and occasional actor. He is best known for creating and originally playing Ronald McDonald in the McDonald's commercials. He was on The Today Show for many years.
Writings[change | change source]
- The Joy of Living
- Down Home Stories
- Willard Scott’s All-American Cookbook
- America Is My Neighborhood
- The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune
- If I Knew It Was Going To Be This Much Fun, I Would Have Become A Grandparent First
He has also co-authored two books with Bill Crider:
- Murder Under Blue Skies
- Murder in the Mist
References[change | change source]
- Willard Scott, The Joy of Living. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1982 (ISBN 0-698-11130-3).