‘Best in Show' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond' Star Fred Willard Dies at 86

Johnny Lopez
June 30, 2020 - 1:50 pm

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Fred Willard, who starred in comedic films such as “Best in Show,” “Waiting for Guffman” and “This Is Spinal Tap,” has died. He was 86.

The actor’s rep confirmed the news and said he died of natural causes, according to Rolling Stone.

Willard also showed off his comedic chops on television shows like "Everybody Loves Raymond."

Jamie Lee Curtis paid tribute to Willard on Twitter.

“How lucky that we all got to enjoy Fred Willard’s gifts,” Curtis tweeted. “He is with his missed Mary now. Thanks for the deep belly laughs Mr. Willard.”

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