Fred Willard Dies at 86

Comic actor known for his roles in "Best in Show" and "Everybody Loves Raymond" died Friday

VICTORIA, Texas – The comedic actor Fred Willard, died at the age of 86 Friday. He started his career with Vic Greco as a comedy duo. He preformed in films as well as T.V. shows like “Anchorman”, “Everybody loves Raymond” and “This is Spinal Tap.”

It is with a heavy heart that I share the news my father passed away very peacefully last night at the fantastic age of 86 years old.He kept moving, working and making us happy until the very end, Hope Willard tweeted Saturday. We loved him so very much! We will miss him forever.

His wife Mary died less than two years ago, he is survived by his daughter and grandson.