The comedic actor was well-known for his roles in TV sitcoms "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Modern Family."
Fred Willard who is known for playing comic roles passed away at the age of 86.
The comedic actor was well-known for his roles in "Best in Show" , "This is Spinal Tap" and TV sitcoms "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Modern Family."
Willard died Friday night at his home in Los Angeles of natural causes. Willard's daughter, Hope Mulbarger, said the actor died "very peacefully."
"He kept moving, working and making us happy until the very end. We loved him so very much! We will miss him forever," Mulbarger said.
His death comes nearly two years after the passing of his wife of 50 years, Mary Willard, who died in 2018 when she was 71 years old.
The four-time Emmy nominee, who grew up in Ohio, spread joy through his talent for making people laugh. His work included comedies like "A Mighty Wind" and "Waiting for Guffman," as well as off-Broadway productions including Jules Feiffer's "Little Murders," Dan Greenburg's "Arf and the Great Airplane Snatch," and Mary Willard's "Elvis and Juliet."