TV-Movie Comedian Fred Willard Dies At 86

Willard was a four-time Emmy nominee for his roles in What’s Hot, What’s Not, Everybody Loves Raymond, Modern Family and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Fred Willard Avoids Lewd Conduct Charge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Fred Willard has completed a diversion program for his arrest this summer for a suspected lewd act at a Hollywood adult theater. Frank Mateljan, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney’s office, said Monday that the 72-year-old comic actor completed the program in September and as a result no […]

ABC Pulls Fred Willard Improv Show

The network has canceled he last two original episodes of Trust Us With Your Life, a move that comes two weeks after Willard’s lewd conduct arrest at an adult movie theater.

Fred Willard Says He Did Nothing To Warrant Arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Willard said his recent lewd conduct arrest at an adult movie theater was “very embarrassing” but insisted he did nothing wrong. “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 […]

PBS Defends Rapid Firing Of Fred Willard

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — PBS President Paula Kerger said Saturday the decision to remove Fred Willard as narrator of the new public TV series “Market Warriors” had to be made quickly. Willard’s lewd conduct arrest last week prompted concern that the “unfortunate circumstances” would distract from the show that debuted last week, Kerger said. […]

Fred Willard Fired From PBS Show

The public television station that produces a show narrated by Fred Willard says it is ending the actor’s work on the series after his arrest on suspicion of a lewd act. Jeanne Hopkins is the spokeswoman for WGBH, the Boston public TV station that produces “Market Warriors.” Hopkins says the station is removing Willard’s narration […]

Actor Fred Willard Arrested For Lewd Conduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Fred Willard, perhaps best-known as a dog-show announcer in the movie “Best in Show,” has been arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act at a Hollywood adult theater. Los Angeles police Sgt. Mark Ro says uniformed vice officers were conducting a routine investigation of the theater shortly before 9 […]

Martin Mull And Fred Willard Shoot Sitcom Pilot