DEAD: Fred Willard (aged 86)
American actor and comedian
Frederick Charles Willard (September 18, 1933 – May 15, 2020) was an American actor, comedian, and writer. He was best known for his roles in the Rob Reiner mockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap; the Christopher Guest mockumentary films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, Mascots; and the Anchorman films.
DEATH: Willard died on May 15, 2020 at 86 of natural causes at his home, according to his daughter Hope Mulbarger and his representative. Jamie Lee Curtis, whose husband, Christopher Guest, had frequently worked with Willard, first shared news of the actor’s death.