video tape of Fred Willard in WALL-E

Fred Willard (1933 - 2020)

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Idle Hands (1999) [Gary Tobias]: Killed (off-screen, exact method unclear) by Devon Sawa's possessed hand; his body is shown afterwards, along with Connie Ray's, when Devon discovers them in the basement with jack-o-lanterns covering their heads.
  • Epic Movie (2007) [Aslo]: Slashed to death with a axe (off-screen) by Jennifer Coolidge; the scene cuts away just as she attacks. His body is shown afterwards in a photo on the cover of a tabloid. (Played for comic effect.)
  • WALL-E (2008; animated) [BnL CEO Shelby Forthwright]: Dies (off-screen) from unknown causes while stuck on the planet Earth being unable to sustain life, 700 years before the events of the movie. He appears in live-action footage displayed on screens within the movie.

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Salem's Lot (1979)
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! (various)
  • Modern Family: Legacy (2020) [Frank Dunphy] Dies of old age/natural causes (offscreen) he is last seen at the barber shop where his son Ty Burrell is giving him a haircut then it cuts to Burrell telling a confessional about how his dad meant to him then it cuts to Willard’s funeral.

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