Fred Willard Net Worth
Fred Willard Net Worth: Fred Willard is an American comedian and actor who has a net worth of $10 million. Fred Willard was born September 18, 1939 in Shaker Heights, Ohio. A master of sketch comedy, Fred is most heralded for his quick wit and improvisational expertise. He is 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 and the Anchorman films. He is also an alumnus of the former show The Second City. He received three Emmy nominations for his recurring role on the TV series Everybody Loves Raymond as Robert Barone's father-in-law, Hank MacDougall. In 2010, he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on the ABC TV series Modern Family as Phil Dunphy's father, Frank Dunphy. He also received a Daytime Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host for What's Hot, What's Not. One of his earliest jobs was at The Second City, Chicago, where he shared the stage with Robert Klein and David Steinberg. He was a founding member of the improvisational comedy group Ace Trucking Company; fellow members of Ace included Michael Mislove and Bill Saluga. They performed sketches on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson over 50 times and appeared regularly on This is Tom Jones. Fred Willard recently completed a sold out run of his one man show, Fred Willard: Alone At Last!(with a cast of twelve) and received two Los Angeles Artistic Director Awards, for Best Comedy and Best Production. On July 18, 2012, Willard was arrested in Hollywood for "engaging in a lewd act" in an adult movie theater. PBS fired Willard from Market Warriors immediately following his arrest, and Mark L. Walberg replaced him on the show. In an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon shortly thereafter, Willard stated that the incident was "very painful" and "very embarrassing," but that he "did nothing wrong." Willard was ultimately not charged, but was required to take a $380 sex education diversion program.