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Fred Willard

  1. remembrances
    Fred Willard Was ‘One of the Good Guys’Norman Lear, John Michael Higgins, and Bob Balaban remember the late comedian and actor.
  2. wha happened?!
    12 of Fred Willard’s Most Unforgettable Film and TV AppearancesWe’re gonna miss this guy.
  3. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Says Fred Willard Was ‘a Christmas Tree in June’“You’re just instantly happy that it’s there.”
  4. the vulture transcript
    Fred Willard Took Us Through His Career in the Most Delightfully Willardian WayThe late actor shared stories about the Christopher Guest movies, Salem’s Lot, and mistakenly turning down Airplane!
  5. obits
    Fred Willard, Comedy and Mockumentary Master, Dead at 86The prolific comic actor has been all over film and television for half a century.
  6. Fred Willard Makes the Perfect ‘Teen Bandstand’ Host in This Second City […]Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  7. Watch Fred Willard Play the Newest Atari Game ‘I Am Woman’ at Second City […]Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  8. Watch David Steinberg, Fred Willard, and Robert Klein Create a Second City […]Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  9. Watch Fred Willard Play Earth’s Last Centaur in This Old Second City ClipWelcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  10. fred willard
    The Fake Talk Show is Born with Fernwood 2 NightBefore Hank Kingsley there was Jerry Hubbard, played by Fred Willard.
  11. Fred Willard Joins Amy Poehler’s NBC Pilot ‘Old Soul’The cast of Amy Poehler’s David Wain-directed pilot about a retirement home keeps getting better. After news of Natasha Lyonne, Rita Moreno, […]
  12. Watch the Trailer for the Fred Willard-Narrated Travel Show ‘Horneytown, […] Fred Willard is seriously narrating a Travel Channel show called Horneytown, USA that interviews people who live in towns with dirty names […]
  13. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘It’s OK to Do Stuff,’ A Comedy Album […]Longtime Daily Show and Conan writer Rob Kutner has masterminded a new comedy album called It’s OK to Do Stuff that drops today on Rooftop […]
  14. clickables
    Listen to Free to Be …You and Me ParodyWith Fred Willard and Lizzy Caplan.
  15. Christopher Guest Casts His New Comedy with Exactly Who You’d Expect Him […]It’s been six long years since Christopher Guest’s last comedy, For Your Consideration, but he’s finally back behind the camera for a new […]
  16. ABC Doesn’t Trust Fred Willard’s ‘Trust Us with Your Life’It hasn’t be a great July for Freddie Wills. ABC is taking Trust Us with Your Life off the air and replacing it with reruns of that hilarious […]
  17. cancellations
    ABC Yanks Fred Willard ShowHe’s already lost his PBS gig.
  18. Fred Willard Discusses the Fred Willard Situation in a Very Fred Willard […] What a guy, right? What happened was terribly embarrassing yet so quickly he’s able to get on TV and make jokes about it. Second City taught […]
  19. last night on late night
    Fred Willard Addressed Lewd Act and PBS FiringPlus: Chevy Chase likes to pick fights (literally) with Joel McHale, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  20. willardgate
    Fred Willard Will Tell His Side of That Arrest StoryHow can he tell us this on Twitter, but not know he can avoid porn theaters using the very same Internet?
  21. updates
    Fred Willard Isn’t Going to JailBut he did have a previous lewd conduct arrest.
  22. things that make us feel icky
    Fred Willard Fired by PBS After ‘Lewd Act’ ArrestEffective immediately.
  23. Craig Cackowski on ‘Trust Us With Your Life’ and Improv on TVCraig Cackowski is a long-time improv performer, teacher and coach, and a well-regarded veteran of Chicago’s Second City and iO (Improv […]
  24. oscars 2012
    The Best Frozen Moments of the 2012 OscarsMilla Jovovich holds a grudge, Octavia Spenser reverse faints, and two photobombers, only one of them intentional.
  25. Fred Willard Charmingly Recounts Turning Down a Role in Airplane!In a wonderful interview with the always-charming Fred Willard, Vulture talked to him about roles he regrets turning down. And, well, this is […]
  26. webisodes
    Tom Hanks Spoofs Late Night … or Does He?We can’t figure out whether his new, online ‘3 Minute Talk Show’ is a parody or the real thing.
  27. awesome slideshow
    Tim and Eric Tell Tales About Their Celeb Guests that May or May Not Be TrueAnd as they share stories of how they booked these famous faces, we grade the odds of them just putting us on.
  28. Dean Fred Willard Welcomes His Freshman Class via Video Here is a video of Fred Willard as the dean of a shady, for-profit college. It’s Fred Willard, so I don’t think I need to sell this one too […]
  29. movies
    What Is the Independent Movie Spirit? ‘Sex Scenes With Ugly People,’ Say ActorsHonoring the 25th annual Independent Spirit Awards.
  30. quote machine
    Stevie Wonder Didn’t Know So Many People Were Licking and SuckingPlus: Fred Willard on his dreams, and Grant Show gets mistaken for a porn star.
  31. quote machine
    Daniel Day-Lewis Will Kiss Anything That MovesPlus: Fred Willard!
  32. news reel
    TV Upfronts: What’s New on Fox?