Willard Scott (1934–2021)

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Willard Scott was born on March 7, 1934 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA as Willard Herman Scott Jr. He was an actor, known for Bozo the Clown (1959), Valerie (1986) and McDonaldland (1963). He was married to Paris Maguire Keena and Mary Ellen Dwyer. He died on September 4, 2021 in Delaplane, Virginia. See full bio »

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Known For

Valerie Peter Poole
McDonaldland Ronald McDonald


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 2007 The Singles 2nd Ward
 1987-1989 Valerie (TV Series)
Peter Poole
- The Long Goodbye (1989) ... Peter Poole
- Rebel with a Cause (1989) ... Peter Poole
- Mother Poole's Visit (1988) ... Peter Poole
- Teacher's Pet (1988) ... Peter Poole
- Burned Out (1987) ... Peter Poole
 1963-1971 McDonaldland (TV Series short)
Ronald McDonald
- Ronald McDonald Toy Doll (1971) ... Ronald McDonald
- Ronald in Space (1963) ... Ronald McDonald
- Skating Ronald (1963) ... Ronald McDonald
- Ronald's 1st Appearance (1963) ... Ronald McDonald
 1962 Bozo the Clown (TV Series)
- Bozo Learns Magic (1962) ... Bozo
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Other Works:

TV commercial McDonald's (1963) See more »

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3 Articles | See more »

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C-Span | Discogs


6' 3" (1.91 m)


Paris Maguire Keena  (his death) | See more »


Mary Phillips Scott | See more »


Willard Herman Scott Sr. | Thelma Mattie Phillips


Swiatek, Sally Marie (grandchild) | See more »

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In the 1960s he became McDonald's' very first redhead clown, Ronald McDonald (originally named Donald McDonald). See more »

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