Fred Willard Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 May, 2017
Facts of Fred Willard
Date of Birth: 1939 , September-18
Age: 81 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Fred Willard
Birth Name Frederick Charles "Fred" Willard
Nick Name Fred
Father Fred Willard
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
Religion Christian
Ethnicity white
Profession Actor, comedian, voice actor, writer
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dyed
Weight in KG 72 kg
Married Yes
Married to Mary Willard (m. 1968)
Children Hope (b. 1969) and a grandson Freddie (b. 1997)
Education Kentucky Military Institute
Awards Daytime Emmy Nomination
TV Show Fernwood 2 Night,
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Synopsis

Emmy Award-nominated Fred Willard is an American actor, comedian, voice actor and as well as writer. He is best known for his character Hank McDougall on the television series, Everyday Loves Raymond. Fred is also well known for his Improvisational comedy.

Fred Willard has made his unusual appearance in several famous movies such as The Magic of Belle Isle, Anchorman 2: The Legend, Max Rose, and This Is Spinal tap. He was also nominated for Emmy award for his recurring role as Robert Barone on the TV series Everybody Loves Raymond.

Early life and Education

Fred Willard was born on September 18, 1939, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States. He belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise he is a white. He was raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio. His father’s name is also Fred Willard who worked at the financial department of a bank.

Fred’s father passed away when he was only 12 years. After that, he moved to the Kentucky Military Institute with his stepfather. He graduated from the Kentucky Military Institute and the Virginia Military Institute. Following his military services, Fred Willard went to the New York City and pursuing his acting career.

Career and Path

Fred Willard made his screen debut as a Coach in 1976 film Teenage Mother. After that, he played the major roles in numerous films such as Model Shop, The Harrad Experiment, Fun with Dick and Jane, Americathon, Champ Change, Best in Show, and many others.

Further to add, Fred Willard portrayed the role of Dad in 2005 thriller movie Monster House alongside Nich Cannon. Moreover, he featured in The Magic of Belle Isle as Al Kaiser, which also featured Virginia Madsen and Kenan Thompson.

Personal life and Affair

Anchorman star Fred Willard is a married person who has been married to his girlfriend Mary Willard since 1968. The couple has been married for more than 40 decades.

The couple has been blessed with a daughter named Hope Willard who was born in 1969 just one year after their marriage. Their daughter Hope is married to Mitch Mulbarger. They have one son named Freddie.

According to TMZ, Fred Willard was arrested for inappropriate behavior in an adult theater, was allegedly caught with his pants down and genitals exposed in Hollywood on July 18, 2012. Meanwhile, Fred insisted that he did nothing wrong in lewd conduct arrest. He was ultimately not charged but was required to take a $380 sex education diversion program.

He said:

H "It's the last time I'm going to listen to my wife when she says, `Why don't you go and see a movie?"' Willard said during an appearance Thursday on Jimmy Fallon's NBC show "Late Night."

Fred keeps updating his regular programs and activities on his Facebook account and Twitter.

Net worth and Body Measurement

Fred Willard has an estimated net worth of around $10 million, which he earned from his acting on the film industry and television series.

He is tall in height as he measures 6 feet 2 inches. 

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