The Info List - Fred Willard

Frederick Charles Willard (born September 18, 1939)[1] is an American actor, comedian, voice actor and writer, best known for his improvisational comedy. 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 Mascots, and the Anchorman
films. He is an alumnus of The Second City. He received three Emmy
nominations for his recurring role on the TV series Everybody Loves Raymond
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
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
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 more than 50 times and appeared regularly on This is Tom Jones.


1 Early life 2 Career 3 Charity work 4 Personal life 5 Filmography

5.1 Film 5.2 Television

6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Willard was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio.[2][3][4] His father, also named Fred Willard,[5] worked at the financial department of a bank.[6] His father died in 1951.[5] Willard is a former U.S. soldier, having graduated from the Kentucky Military Institute
Kentucky Military Institute
and the Virginia Military Institute. After his tour in the Army, in 1962, Willard and pal Vic Greco formed a comedy act that was funny and successful enough to earn them an appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The duo appeared at the hungry i in San Francisco. Willard auditioned alongside Robert Klein
Robert Klein
for The Second City, portraying a nightclub manager and his employee. The audition helped the two secure the job. He starred off-Broadway in Jules Feiffer's Little Murders, directed by Alan Arkin. He was a founding member of the improvisational comedy group Ace Trucking Company. Fellow members of Ace included Michael Mislove, Bill Saluga, George Memmoli, and Patti Deutsch. They appeared regularly on This is Tom Jones. Career[edit] Willard's film debut was in the 1967 exploitation film Teenage Mother. In a brief interview on the DVD extras of the 2007 documentary film Heckler, Willard reports that the audience at one screening of the film booed when his character interrupted an attempted sexual assault of the female lead character. Willard achieved wider fame in 1977 and '78 as Martin Mull's sidekick and announcer, "Jerry Hubbard", on the Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman spinoffs Fernwood 2 Night, Forever Fernwood, and America 2-Night, which parodied the nighttime talk shows of the day. He was an original cast member of the NBC series Real People
Real People
in 1979 and again from 1981 to 1983. He played Tom Osbourne in the 1987 Academy Award–winning short film, Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall. From 1987 to 1989, he starred as a bartender/straightman in Sid and Marty Krofft's D.C. Follies, and was host to the Krofft puppets portraying political figures of the time. In 1990 Willard hosted the cable TV show Access America on the Ha! Comedy Network. As part of that show, he appeared September 21, 1990, on Episode #7 of the cult public-access television show Decoupage with Summer Caprice.[7] In 1995 Willard reunited with his Fernwood co-star playing Scott, the romantic partner of Mull's character Leon Carp, on Roseanne. The couple married in the episode "December Bride," and Scott became a recurring character during the series' final two seasons. That same year, Willard guest-starred in three episodes of Sister, Sister, starring Tia and Tamera Mowry; Willard played Carl Mitushka, a teacher at Roosevelt High who often spoke popular teenage slang terms in order to sound cool to his students. Willard voiced travel agent Wally Kogen in the 1999 episode "Sunday, Cruddy Sunday" for The Simpsons. From 2001 to 2002, he played the father of five children on Maybe It's Me. He has also guest-starred in an episode of The Weird Al Show. He and Mull joined up again for the mockumentary The History of White People in America. He played Mayor Deebs in Roxanne, starring Steve Martin; his character's line "I would rather be with the people of this town than with the finest people in the world" has been widely quoted. His most recent notable work has been in Christopher Guest
Christopher Guest
films, such as A Mighty Wind, in which he played "Mike LaFontaine," a character known for his catchphrase, "Eh? Wha' happened?"; Best in Show, in which he portrayed "Buck Laughlin," a dog show announcer who offered up an unending stream of bad jokes and off-color comments; Waiting for Guffman, in which he played "Ron Albertson," a travel agent who performs in amateur stage productions with his wife; This Is Spinal Tap, in which he played a lieutenant on the military base where Spinal Tap play; and For Your Consideration as an obnoxious entertainment television show anchor.[8] For his performance in Waiting for Guffman he received an American Comedy Award nomination and a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Funniest Supporting Actor. He received the Boston Film Critics Award, an American Comedy Award, a Sierra Award and a tribute from AFI for his portrayal as Buck Laughlin in Best in Show. He also appeared in American Wedding, and as KVWN news director Ed Harken in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Willard had a recurring role as "Hank MacDougall" on the later seasons of CBS's Everybody Loves Raymond. He was nominated for an Emmy
Award for his role in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Willard was also the host of a VH1
documentary series called Totally Obsessed about people obsessed with their hobbies. He appears as "Captain Ribmanman" in Episode 21 of Channel Frederator, a podcast from Kansas. Willard also landed a role on Family Guy
Family Guy
as Dave Campbell, the father of a nudist family (first appearing in "From Method to Madness"). It is unclear whether the role will be reprised. Willard also voiced "Officer Brown" in King of the Hill and made an appearance on That '70s Show. Willard appeared in 100 sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, as a government official, businessman, or other authority figure named Willard J. Fredericks, who is always drinking. In 2006 he voiced Dad in the Academy Award-nominated animated film Monster House. He also hosted Saturday Night Live in 1978 (musical guest: Devo) and appeared twice on MADtv. Two years before this, he made a minor appearance in the movie Silver Streak as a bemused railroad train master. He was the voice of a clueless companion to a lazy robot (Martin Mull) in one episode of the series Dexter's Laboratory
Dexter's Laboratory
and guest-starred on the Adult Swim
Adult Swim
cartoon Tom Goes to the Mayor. He acted in the Cartoon Network movie Re-Animated
and played Vala Mal Doran's "father" in an episode of Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1
in 2007. He appeared in an episode of the Adult Swim
Adult Swim
program Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!. He has also starred as the "Boogie Man" in an episode of The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy and reprised his role in the movie Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure. His final appearance as "Boogey" occurred in Billy & Mandy: Wrath of the Spider Queen. In 2007 he made a guest appearance on the children's TV series Come on Over. He has also guest-starred on an episode of The Boondocks, providing the voice of "Joe Petto." In 2008 he guest starred on Transformers Animated
Transformers Animated
as the Decepticon arms dealer Swindle.

Willard in April 2008

Willard was cast as a sportscaster in the television series Back to You, which premiered on the Fox Network on September 19, 2007. He also made an appearance in the 2007 sci-fi comedy I'll Believe You, and he plays Shelby Forthright, the CEO of the Buy 'n' Large Corporation, in the first ever live-action speaking segments by Pixar
in the animated film WALL-E. Willard completed a sold-out run of Fred Willard: Alone At Last!, advertised as a "one-man show" but actually featuring a cast of ten, and received Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Artistic Director Awards for Best Comedy and Best Production. Willard has several stage roles to his credit, including Off-Broadway performances in Little Murders, directed by Alan Arkin, and Arf, directed by Richard Benjamin. His regional roles include Call Me Madam
Call Me Madam
in Chicago and the musicals Promises, Promises, with Jason Alexander, and Anything Goes with Rachel York, both in Los Angeles. He starred in Wendy Wasserstein's Isn't It Romantic and off Broadway in Elvis and Juliet. He has completed a RiffTrax
with Michael J. Nelson for the movie Missile to the Moon.[9] He was seen roasting William Shatner
William Shatner
in the Comedy Central
Comedy Central
special The Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Roast of William Shatner
William Shatner
on August 12, 2006. Also at the roast was George Takei, with whom Willard performed in the improv show Thank God You're Here. Willard is the voice of the character "Ed Warmer" in the PlayStation Portable game Hot Brain. In 2007 Willard took the role of "Aslo" in Epic Movie. Willard was part of the one-night celebrity-performed staging of Howard Ashman's unproduced musical Dreamstuff. The musical was reimagined by Ashman's partners Marsha Malamet and Dennis Green and performed one night only at Los Angeles's Hayworth Theatre
Hayworth Theatre
as part of the Bruno Kirby celebrity reading series, directed by Ugly Betty's Michael Urie. Willard starred in the show alongside Eden Espinosa, Vicki Lewis, David Blue, and Luke Macfarlane. On October 5, 2008, he hosted the Nickelodeon Fido Awards.[10] In 2009, he played Mr Ferguson in Youth in Revolt starring Michael Cera. Willard played Frank Dunphy, father of Phil (Ty Burrell), in several episodes of the show Modern Family.[11] For his performance, he was nominated at the 62nd Primetime Emmy
Awards for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.[12] On September 16, 2011, Willard was honored as Pioneer in Comedy at Burbank International Film Festival.[13] Willard was also hired as the LaQuinta spokesperson for a series of commercials airing in 2012. In 2011, Willard appeared in a movie called 12 Wishes of Christmas with Elisa Donovan, Gabrielle Carteris, and Sarah Thompson. In 2012, he played Al Kaiser in Rob Reiner's film The Magic of Belle Isle. In July 2012, Willard served as host for the PBS
series Market Warriors, described as a nationwide treasure hunt along the lines of American Pickers, but was dropped after his 2012 arrest for indecent exposure. He completed The Birder starring Tom Cavanagh, opening in 2013.[needs update] A mild-mannered birder seeks revenge on a younger rival, after losing the highly coveted Head of Ornithology position at the National Park.[14] Willard joined Ed Begley Jr.
Ed Begley Jr.
and Michael McKean
Michael McKean
for the HBO documentary-style comedy Family Tree from Christopher Guest.[15] In 2013, he played the role of "Alter Pierce" in one of Abed's happy places on the season-four premiere episode "History 101" of Community. Willard made an appearance on the second season of Celebrity Family Feud playing against actor Kevin McHale. Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters presented Willard with the Art Gilmore Career Achievement Award at their celebrity luncheon on June 19, 2015. Willard introduced Danny Kaye's movie The Court Jester at the TCM Festival in 2017. He expressed his lifelong admiration for Danny Kaye. Charity work[edit] For his considerable, ongoing dedication to charity works with various nonprofits Big Brothers / Big Sisters, Fred and his wife, Mary, were honored in 2010 with the Golden Star Award. Fred was also honored by Actors and Others for Animals with the Man of The Year Award in 2008, and the couple also works with City of Hope, John Wayne Cancer Society, PETA
and dozens more, Fred received a commendation from the City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles
and Mayor Antonio Villaraigarosa for "outstanding humanitarian and philanthropic work helps to further the goal of making the City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles
a better place." Personal life[edit] Willard married his wife, Mary in 1968. They have one daughter: Hope (b. 1969) and a grandson Freddie (b. 1997).[16] On July 18, 2012, Willard was arrested on suspicion of engaging in a misdemeanor lewd act and brought to the LAPD’s Hollywood Station. However, there was no proof of any misconduct and no charges were filed.[17] Despite this, PBS
fired Willard from Market Warriors immediately following his arrest, and Mark L. Walberg replaced him on the show.[18] In an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
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.[19] Filmography[edit]

Willard with Jack Betts
Jack Betts
in November 2010

Willard at the Farm Sanctuary 25th Anniversary Gala in New York City on May 14, 2011

Willard at "Cats for Cats", August 2011


Year Title Role Notes

1967 Teenage Mother Coach

1969 Model Shop Gas Station Attendant Uncredited

1970 Jenny Unnamed character

1973 The Harrad Experiment The Ace Trucking Company employee Uncredited

1974 Harrad Summer The Ace Trucking Company employee Uncredited

1975 Hustle Interrogator

1976 Chesty Anderson, USN Peter Linden

1976 Silver Streak Jerry Jarvis

1977 Cracking Up[20] Various

1977 Fun with Dick and Jane Bob

1979 Americathon Vincent Vanderhoff

1980 How to Beat the High Co$t of Living Robert

1980 First Family Presidential Assistant Feebleman

1980 The Wild Wacky Wonderful World of Winter unknown character

1982 National Lampoon's Movie Madness President Robert Fogerty

1984 This Is Spinal Tap Lt. Bob Hookstratten

1985 Moving Violations Terrence 'Doc' Williams

1987 Roxanne Mayor Deebs

1987 Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall Tom Osborne Short film

1988 Portrait of a White Marriage Hal Harrison

1991 High Strung Insurance Salesman

1995 Prehysteria! 3 Thomas MacGregor

1996 Waiting for Guffman Ron Albertson

1997 Breast Men Talk
Show Host Uncredited

1998 Permanent Midnight Craig Ziffer

1999 Can't Stop Dancing Chester

1999 Elvis is Alive! Interviewee

1999 Idle Hands Dad Tobias

1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Mission Commander

2000 Chump Change Steve's Manager

2000 Best in Show Buck Laughlin Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated—National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor (2nd place) Nominated—New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor (3rd place) Nominated—Las Vegas Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor

2000 Dropping Out Paul Blanchard

2001 Wedding Planner, TheThe Wedding Planner Basil St. Mosely

2001 How High Philip Huntley

2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic Senator Roger Dickey

2002 The Year That Trembled Frank Woods

2003 Mighty Wind, AA Mighty Wind Mike LaFontaine

2003 American Wedding Harold Flaherty

2003 Nobody Knows Anything! Mr. McClintock

2004 Killer Diller Ned

2004 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover Bucky Brandt

2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Dr. Willoughby

2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Ed Harken

2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Ed Harken Direct-to-video

2005 Chicken Little Melvin (voice)

2006 Date Movie Bernie Funkyerdoder

2006 Church Ball Bishop Linderman

2006 Monster House Dad (voice)

2006 Ira & Abby Michael Willoughby

2006 For Your Consideration Chuck

2007 I'll Believe You Mr. Fratus

2007 Epic Movie Aslo

2007 Fighting Words Longfellow

2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman Marty

2008 Harold Dr. Pratt

2008 WALL-E Shelby Forthright, BnL CEO

2010 Holyman Undercover Richard

2010 Youth in Revolt Mr. Ferguson

2010 Expecting Mary Jerry Zee

2011 Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur Mr. Hubley (voice)

2012 The Magic of Belle Isle Al Kaiser

2013 Anchorman
2: The Legend Continues Edward "Ed" Harken

2013 Dealin' with Idiots Marty

2013 The Birder Park President

2013 Max Rose Jim Clark

2014 The Yank Peter Murphy

2014 All Stars John Carson

2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue Secretary of the Interior (voice)

2014 The Birder Movie The Park President Short film

2015 Russell Madness TJ

2016 Fifty Shades of Black Gary

2016 Mascots Greg Gammons

2016 Here Comes Rusty Mak


Year Title Role Notes

1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats Ben Episode: "Quit Shootin' Folks"

1966 Hey, Landlord Danny Subanski Episode: "The Big Fumble"

1968 Get Smart Lundy, Agent 198 Episode: "A Tale of Two Tails"

1968 Premiere Bower Episode: "Operation Greasepaint"

1970 Love, American Style Douglas Wiley / Shelley Noodleman Segment: "Love and the Nuisance"

1973 The Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour Various

1975 The Bob Newhart Show John Emil Tobin Episode: "Tobin's Back in Town"

1975 Karen Ritter Episode: "Whistle Blowing"

1976 Laverne & Shirley Charles Episode: "Dog Day Blind Dates"

1976 How to Break Up a Happy Divorce Lance Colson Television film

1976 Good Heavens P.J. Episode: "The Big Break"

1976–77 Sirota's Court D.A. Ted Nugent 13 episodes

1977 Fernwood 2 Night Jerry Hubbard 65 episodes

1977 Escape from Bogen County Pearson Television film

1977 We've Got Each Other Shop Owner Episode: "The Collector"

1977 Tabitha Mr. Macho Episode: "The Arrival of Nancy"

1978 America 2-Night Jerry Hubbard 65 episodes

1978 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) Episode: "Fred Willard/Devo"

1978 Space Force Captain Thomas Woods Television film

1979 Flatbed Annie and Sweetiepie: Lady Truckers Jack LaRosa Television film

1979 Salem's Lot Larry Crockett 2 episodes

1978 Sweepstakes Don Episode: "Episode 8"

1979–84 Real People Himself (host)

1980 The Wild Wacky Wonderful World of Winter Various roles Television special

1981 Pen 'n' Inc. Ralph Television film

1981–86 Love Boat, TheThe Love Boat Various roles 3 episodes

1984 Mama's Family Willie Potts Episode: "Mama Buys a Car"

1984 Trapper John, M.D. K.K. Laird Episode: "Moonlighting Becomes You"

1985 History of White People in America, TheThe History of White People in America Hal Harrison Television film

1985 Getting the Last Laugh ABC Special Television film

1985 George Burns Comedy Week Fred Episode: "Home for Dinner"

1985 Lots of Luck' A.J. Foley Television film

1985 Faerie Tale Theatre Paul Link Episode: "The Three Little Pigs"

1985–86 What's Hot, What's Not Himself (host) Nominated—Daytime Emmy
Award for Outstanding Talk
Show Host

1986 Fast Times Gus Pantelis Episode: "Secret Romance"

1986 History of White People in America: Volume II, TheThe History of White People in America: Volume II Hal Harrison Television film

1987 Fame Casper Wintergreen Episode: "Ian's Girl"

1987–1989 D.C. Follies The Bartender 19 episodes

1988 Out of This World Milton Wiler Episode: "The Box Is Missing"

1988 My Secret Identity Jay Bennett Episode: "For Old Time's Sake"

1989 I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood Psychiatrist Television special

1991 The Golden Girls Bob Episode: "Dateline:Miami"

1991 Nurses Crazy Jim "Dr. Robinson" Episode: " Friends
and Lovers"

1992 Married... with Children Stan Episode: "My Dinner with Anthrax"

1992 Dream On Fenton Harley Episode: "Up All Night"

1993 The Ben Stiller Show Dad Episode: "At the Beach"

1993 The Jackie Thomas Show Hatfield Walker 2 episodes

1994 Sodbusters Clarence Gentry Television film

1994 Dave's World Bud Episode: "Just Kidding"

1994 Hart to Hart: Old Friends
Never Die Reginald Cobbles Television film

1994–96 Family Matters Vice Principal Mallet 3 episodes

1995 The Mommies John Episode: "The Dating Pool"

1995 Murphy Brown Dick Episode: "Dick and Dottie"

1995–97 Roseanne Scott 8 episodes

1996 Back to Back Loan Officer Television film

1996 Friends Mr. Lipson Episode: "The One After the Super Bowl: Part 1"

1996 Clueless Joe Pasadine Episode: "City Beautification"

1996 Sister, Sister Mr. Mitushka 3 episodes

1996 The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper Wally Winkle (voice) 1 episode

1996–1997 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman President Garner 3 episodes

1996 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Mr. Huffington Episode: "Stealing Screech"

1997 Diagnosis: Murder Harry Fellows Episode: "Must Kill TV"

1997 Step by Step Bert Lambert Episode: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"

1997 The Weird Al Show Award Show Host Episode: "The Competition"

1998 The Wayans Bros. Dick Ferndale Episode: "All in the Family Feud"

1998 Sabrina the Teenage Witch Bobby Calzone Episode: "Rumor Mill"

1998 Oh Baby Dr. Foster Episode: "The Vacation"

1998 Two Guys and a Girl Frank Farber Episode: "Two Guys, a Girl and a Vacation"

1998 City Guys Mr. Brown Episode: "A Noble Profession"

1998–1999 Mad About You Henry Vincent 5 episodes

1998–1999 Hercules Vic (voice) 4 episodes

1999 The Pooch and the Pauper President Television film

1999 Simpsons, TheThe Simpsons Wally Kogan (voice) Episode: "Sunday, Cruddy Sunday"

1999 Just Shoot Me! Larry Episode: "Hostess to Murder"

1999 G vs E Sam Kleinhauser Episode: "Airplane"

1999 Love & Money Dr. Fielding Episode: "Make Room for Daddy"

1999–2000 Ladies Man Larry Little 2 episodes

2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Pa (voice) 3 episodes

2000 The Hughleys Richard Jacobson / Applegate 2 episodes

2000 Bette Jasper Perkins Episode: "Big Business"

2001 Ally McBeal Dr. Harold Madison 2 episodes

2001 When Billie Beat Bobby Howard Cosell Television film

2001 Undeclared Professor Duggan 2 episodes

2001 Girlfriends Dr. Percy Bales 2 episodes

2001 Inside Schwartz Dick Newton Episode: "The Pinch Hitter"

2001 The Downer Channel Mr. McVoid (voice) Episode: "Pilot"

2001–02 Maybe It's Me Jerry Stage 22 episodes

2001–08 King of the Hill Office Brown / Various voices 7 episodes

2002 Hey Arnold! Sammy Redmond (voice) Episode: "Harold vs. Patty/Rich Guy"

2002 Dexter's Laboratory F.R.E.D. (voice) Episode: "Lab on the Run"

2002 Family Guy Dave Campbell (voice) 2 episodes

2002–2004 Teamo Supremo Mr. Paulson (voice) 4 episodes

2003 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure Professor Doornitz Television film

2003 That '70s Show Charlie Miller Episode: "The Battle of Evermore"

2003–04 Minute with Stan Hooper, AA Minute with Stan Hooper Fred Hawkins 13 episodes

2003–05 Everybody Loves Raymond Hank MacDougall 13 episodes Nominated—Primetime Emmy
Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

2003, 05 Mad TV Duke Flickman / Gene St. John 2 episodes

2003–07 Kim Possible Jack Hench (voice) 3 episodes

2004 The Drew Carey Show Fred Tuttle Episode: "Arrivederci, Italy"

2004–05 Saturday Night Live 'Bear City' Narrator (voice) Uncredited

2004, 2005 The Batman Speedway Announcer / Ross Darren (voice) 2 episodes

2004, 2007 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy Boogie Man (voice) 2 episodes

2005 Tom Goes to the Mayor Garry Friendly (voice) Episode: "Vice Mayor"

2005 Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Dad Howler (voice) Episode: "The Howler Bunny"

2006 Campus Ladies Doctor Episode: "Spring Break"

2006 Re-Animated Milt Appleday (voice) Television film

2006 Handy Manny Mr. Dwayne Bouffant (voice) Episode: "Valentine's Day/Mr. Lopart Moves In"

2006 Come On Over Dr. Fred Silliness Episode: "Brain Freeze"

2006 My Gym Partner's a Monkey Burt (voice) 2 episodes

2007 Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure The Boogey Man (voice) Television film

2007 Stargate SG-1 Jacek Episode: "Family Ties"

2007 Odd Job Jack Norm Episode: "Norm and the Magic Pencil"

2007, 2009 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Tragg / Mancierge 2 episodes

2007–08 Back to You Marsh McGinley 17 episodes

2007–10 Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures Bus Driver Bob (voice) 17 episodes

2008 Pushing Daisies The Great Hermann Episode: "Oh Oh Oh It's Magic"

2008 Larry the Cable Guy's Star-Studded Christmas Extravaganza Various roles Television film

2008 Transformers Animated Swindle (voice) 2 episodes

2008 Worst Week Paul 2 episodes

2008 The Boondocks Mr. Joe Petto (voice) Episode: "The S Word"

2008, 2009 Free Radio Dale Knutson 2 episodes

2009 Everybody Hates Chris Cop Episode: "Everybody Hates the Car"

2009 Wizards of Waverly Place Mr. Stuffleby 2 episodes

2009–17 Modern Family Frank Dunphy 10 episodes Nominated—Primetime Emmy
Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (2010)

2010 Castle Hank McPhee Episode: "The Late Shaft"

2010 Important Things with Demetri Martin Scientist Episode: "Money"

2010 Chuck Craig Turner Episode: "Chuck Versus the Role Models"

2010, 2011 Glory Daze Dr. Reynolds 2 episodes

2010–11 Funny or Die Presents Professor / Jeff Baker 3 episodes

2010–14 Waves Sea Donal Wilkins

2011 G.I. Joe: Renegades Mayor (voice) Episode: "Fire Fight"

2011 My Future Boyfriend Bob Television film

2011 The Closer Santa Jack Episode: "You Have The Right To Remain Jolly"

2011 Franklin & Bash Wallace Clayton Episode: "She Came Upstairs to Kill Me"

2011 Accidentally in Love Dick Brocton Television film

2011 Retired at 35 Peter Dixon 2 episodes

2011–12 Easy to Assemble Sigvard Thorsten 3 episodes

2012 Raising Hope Mr. Swift Episode: "Mrs. Smartypants"

2012 Trust Us With Your Life Host Season 1, 8 episodes

2012 The Life & Times of Tim Judd (voice) Episode: "Action Packed Heist/Fall Foliage"

2012 Market Warriors Host Season 1

2012 Rob George Episode: "Dad Comes to Visit"

2012 Hot in Cleveland Dr. Hill Episode: "A Box Full of Puppies"

2012 I, Martin Short, Goes Home Mason Macgillivray Television special

2012 Breaking In Marty Mann Episode: "The Legend of Hurley's Gold"

2012 The Cleveland Show Gary (voice) Episode: "Menace II Secret Society"

2013 Community Alternate Pierce Hawthorne Episode: "History 101"

2013 Family Tree Mike Morton 3 episodes

2013 Drunk History Deep Throat Episode: "Washington D.C."

2013 Good Luck Charlie Herb Pickler Episode: "All Fall Down"

2014 Black Jesus Mr. Jimmy Maxwell (voice) Episode: "Love Thy Enemy Part 2"

2014 The Birthday Boys Archbishop Episode: "Getting Preachy"

2014–2015 Review Jack Walthall 4 episodes

2014–2015 The Bold and the Beautiful John Forrester 7 episodes Daytime Emmy
Award for Outstanding Special
Guest Performer in a Drama Series (Tied with Donna Mills
Donna Mills
and Ray Wise)

2014, 2016 Comedy Bang! Bang! Various roles 2 episodes

2014–16 TripTank Various roles (voice) 5 episodes

2015 Hell's Kitchen Himself (Blue Kitchen VIP guest) Episode: "11 Chefs Compete"

2015 Kevin from Work Roger Trousdale Episode: "Roommates from Work"

2016 Harvey Beaks Melvin Voice

2016-18 The Loud House Pop-Pop (voice) 3 episodes

2016 The $100,000 Pyramid Himself (Celebrity Guest) Episode: " Fred Willard
Fred Willard
vs. Yvette Nicole Brown"

2016 The Odd Couple Fred Langford 2 episodes

2017 SuperMansion Champston employee (voice) Episode: "School Me Once"

2017 New Girl Beezus Episode: "Five Stars for Beezus"

2017 Mickey and the Roadster Racers Mr. Doozy (voice) 2 episodes

2017 Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories Dan Episode: "The Demotion"

2017 9JKL Dick Episode: "It Happened One Night"


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Danny Aiello
(1989) Joe Pesci
Joe Pesci
(1990) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1991) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(1992) Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1995) Edward Norton
Edward Norton
(1996) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1997) William H. Macy
William H. Macy
/ Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
(1998) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1999) Fred Willard
Fred Willard


Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
(2001) Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
(2002) Peter Sarsgaard
Peter Sarsgaard
(2003) Thomas Haden Church
Thomas Haden Church
(2004) Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
(2005) Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg
(2006) Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
(2007) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2010) Albert Brooks
Albert Brooks
(2011) Ezra Miller
Ezra Miller
(2012) James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini
(2013) J. K. Simmons
J. K. Simmons
(2014) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2015) Mahershala Ali
Mahershala Ali
(2016) Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe

v t e

Daytime Emmy
Award for Outstanding Special
Guest Performer in a Drama Series

Hugh McPhillips (1980) John Wesley Shipp
John Wesley Shipp
(1987) Donna Mills
Donna Mills
/ Fred Willard
Fred Willard
/ Ray Wise
Ray Wise
(2015) Obba Babatundé
Obba Babatundé
(2016) Jim O'Heir
Jim O'Heir

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 63672309 LCCN: no2002021920 ISNI: 0000 0001 1935 3808 BNF: cb1423