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Fred Willard radiates a unique charm that has established him as one of the industry's most gifted comic actors, first coming to prominence as ambitious but dimwitted sidekick Jerry Hubbard to Martin Mull's smarmy talk-show host Barth Gimble in the devastating satirical series Fernwood Tonight (1977). A master of sketch comedy, he is most heralded... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Was a member of the celebrity cast of Howard Ashman's musical "Dreamstuff", alongside Eden Espinosa, Vicki Lewis David Blue and Luke Macfarlane. The one-night-only performance was directed by Michael Urie from ABC's "Ugly Betty" (2006). See more »

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Willard J. Fredricks | Fred Williard


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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He got his start performing in a comedy duo with Vic Greco and spent a year at Chicago's famed Second City.

He was a founding member of the improvisational comedy group Ace Trucking Company. See more »

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