Fred Willard is a comedian actor who is known for his brilliant performances in his famous films such as “Best in Show” and “This is Spinal Tap” and TV shows such as “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Modern Family”.
Fred Willard’s daughter Hope Mulbarger confirmed her death to a news agency saying “He kept moving, working and making us happy until the very end. We loved him so very much! We will miss him forever.”
There was no man sweeter or funnier. We were so lucky to know Fred Willard and will miss his many visits https://t.co/joHM39o8k4
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) May 16, 2020
Two years earlier, his wife Mary Willard had died in 2018 at the age of 71. His 50-year marital life with Mary Willard ended with his death.
86-year-old Fred Willard was also a four-time Emmy nominee in his career. He entertained people with his comedy in films such as “A Mighty Wind”, “Waiting for Guffman,” “Little Murders,” “Arf and the Great Airplane Snatch,” “Elvis and Juliet”.
One of my favorite lines in a movie ever was delivered by Fred Willard in BEST IN SHOW, after a naughty dog went after the judge: “He went after her like she was made of ham.” This man was so brilliant and he elevated the flicks and TV shows in which he popped up. RIP, Funny Man! https://t.co/jEmDS0T9n8
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) May 16, 2020
In his 2006 interview to New Yorker Magazine, he said “If it was up to me, nothing would ever change, no one would ever die. On the other hand.” “Then no one could have babies, either, because it would get too crowded.”