Frederick Charles Willard is a famous American actor, voice actor, writer and a comedian who was born in the year 1939, 18th September which makes his age 77 years at present. He is famous across the world for his improvisational comedy and is also known for his roles in the mockumentary film named “This is Spinal Tap”, “Waiting for Guffman”, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, Anchorman and so on. He has received three Emmy Award nominations for his role in the television series Everybody Loves Raymond. He received an Emmy Award nomination for the category of Outstanding Guest Actor in the comedy Series for the role of Frank Dunphy from the television series Modern Family in the year 2010. His bio includes the following details.
He also has received a Daytime Emmy Nominations for the Outstanding Talk Show Host. One of his early jobs includes performing at the Second City where he shared the stage with Robert Klein and David Steinberg. He also was a founding member of the Ace Trucking company. Michael Mislove, Bill Saluga are his fellow member of the company. They used to perform sketches on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson for more than 50 times and also appeared on the tv shows “This is Tom Jones” regularly.
He was brought up in the city Shaker Heights situated onOhio. His father’s name is Fred Willard who used to work in the financial department of a bank. His father died in the year 1951. He is also a former soldier who graduated from the Kentucky Military institute and Virginia Military institute. He along with his pal Vic Greco formed a comedy act which was funny and successful and earned them an appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. He auditioned for The Second City alongside Robert Klein. That very audition helped him to secure the job. He starred in Little Murders.
In the year 2012, 18th July, he was arrested in Hollywood for engaging himself in some lewd acts in an adult movie theatre. PBS even fired him from Market Warriors after that immediately and Mark L. Walberg replaced him in the television show.
In one appearance in the Late night With Jimmy Fallon, he stated that the incident at Hollywood was totally painful and embarrassing and also said that he had done nothing wrong. He was ultimately not charged at the end but he had to take sex education diversion program.
He married a woman named Mary in the year 1968; they have been husband and wife ever since. They couple also has a daughter whose name is Hope and who was born in the year 1969 and a grandson named Freddie who was born in the year 1997.
He is reported to have net worth of 10 million USD at present according to the latest statistics. He is also an active social site user as he updates his account on a regular basis; he has over 120 thousand followers in his twitter account. More of his bio and info can be found at IMDB as well.