Fred Willard

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  • Birth Place: Shaker Heights, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/18/1939, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian
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Exclusive: Fred Willard Guest Stars on The Bold and the Beautiful

The Bold and the Beautiful...and the hilarious? Comedy great Fred Willard has been set for a four-episode guest appearance on the hit CBS soap opera playing John Forrester, younger brother of fashion king Eric Forrester (John McCook). John is also the father of jewelry designer Ivy Forrester (Ashleigh Brewer), the show's new Aussie beauty who was recently brought to America by Eric to help out with the family business.

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The Wednesday Playlist: Middle, Modern and Other Finales

On this final night of the official broadcast season, let's focus on the good times, shall we? Two of TV's finest comedies, ABC's underappreciated The Middle and the much-honored Modern Family, go out with a flourish, and perhaps a sniffle or two, as the Heck and Dunphy/Pritchett clans experience life-changing and/or affirming ceremonies likely to strike home for many viewers.read more

Modern Family Finale Finds Great Comedy in Phil's Tragedy

Modern Family will find surprising comedy during a family tragedy in Wednesday's season finale.

In the season-ender (9/8c on ABC), Phil (Ty Burrell) learns that his mother has died, leading the entire Pritchett-Dunphy clan to head to Florida to say goodbye. "We're...read more

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You're the first guy I've ever been with
The Magic of Belle Isle
Convertible
Back To You: Season 1

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Quitting, Last Day, Irish
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Marry, Run, Party
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Revenge, Getting Rich, Aching
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Road Rage, Orgy

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Planes Movie, Actor - Secretary of the Interior
2014 Review TV Show Series, Actor - Jack
2012 Trust Us With Your Life TV Show Series, Host
2012 The Magic Of Belle Isle Movie, Actor - Al Kaiser
2012 I, Martin Short, Goes Home TV Show Series, Appearing

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Finale Preview: Scoop on NCIS, Modern Family and New Girl

NCIS (Tuesday, 5/14, 8/7c, CBS)

There are ghosts both literal and figurative in NCIS's finale, which brings back one character who was killed off two years ago and ­another who hasn't been seen for more than a decade. read more

Keck's Exclusives: A Modern Family Funeral

Heartbreak alert! In an emotional upcoming episode of ABC's Modern Family, Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell) loses his... read more

Best Moments: Mother's Robin Sparkles Is Back and Scandal's Shocking Twist

Our best moments of the week:

11. Worst (Best) Moment of Truth: After suspecting it for weeks on The Mindy Project, Mindy finally confronts the guy she's been dating — Jaime (B.J. Novak) — about his best friend, who seems to be the Sally to his Harry. After an intense line of questioning from Mindy in the line to go to the top of the Empire State Building, Jaime realizes he actually is in love with his best friend. The moment would be slightly more romantic if a) he was in love with Mindy, b) it wasn't Valentine's Day and c) he didn't completely trip over himself on... read more

Fred Willard, Michael McKean and Ed Begley Jr. Join Christopher Guest Series

It's a reunion for Fred Willard, Michael McKean and Ed Begley Jr. who have all joined Christopher Guest's upcoming HBO series, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Fred Willard Loses Second Job After Lewd Conduct Arrest

p>Fred Willard can't catch a break.

The comedian's improv series Trust Us with Your Life has been canceled by ABC, The Wrap reports. This is the second job Willard has lost since his lewd conduct arrest two weeks ago. He was previously fired by PBS as the narrator of Market Warriors. read more

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