Fred Willard Overview

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Born: September 18, 1939

With over 100 guest appearances on TV shows to his credit, Fred Willard first became a familar face in 1977 when he landed a recurring role on Fernwood 2Nite, a spinoff from the quirky hit sitcom Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Willard got his start performing comedy at Chicago's famed Second City, and formed an improv comedy troupe called the Ace Trucking Company. His first turn in front of the cameras was in the feature Teenage Mother (1968), filmed in New York. He... See All


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