The colleagues mourn
The American actor Fred Willard is dead. He died of natural causes at the age of 86, as the page "People" had been confirmed by a spokesman for the star. Willard's daughter is also quoted as saying: “My father fell asleep peacefully last night at the fantastic age of 86. He was in motion until the end, worked and made us happy to the end. We loved him very much. We will miss him forever. "
Willard was recently seen for some episodes in the hit sitcom "Modern Family". He also participated in the series “Everyone loves Raymond” and “Everyone under one roof”. The actor and comedian was seen in smaller roles in "Anchorman", "Austin Powers" or "American Pie – Now is Getting Married".
US star Jamie Lee Curtis (61) wrote about a picture of Willard on Instagram : “A loving farewell to Mr. Fred Willard. How lucky we all can be to have witnessed his great gifts. Thanks for the hearty laugh. "" Modern Family "star Jesse Tyler Ferguson (44) grieved on Twitter :" Quiet in peace, dear Fred Willard. You will always be a true original and I am honored that our lives have crossed. ”