Honoring Jerry Stiller and Fred Willard
Talented comic actors, Jerry Stiller and Fred Willard, passed away on May 11 at the age of 92 and on May 15 at the age of 86, respectively.
Jerry Stiller was part of the Stiller and Meara comedy team with Anne Meara, his late wife of over 60 years. He was a comedian and an actor in movies, such as Hairspray, and on Broadway. Jerry was best known for his grumpy and eccentric character roles as Frank Costanza, George Costanza's father, in the tv show, Seinfeld, and later, as Arthur Spooner, Carrie Heffernan's father, in the sitcom, The King of Queens.
Listen to Presenting America's New Comedy Sensations: Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara, a comedy album on Hoopla or watch one of Jerry Stiller's movies on Hoopla.
Fred Willard got his start at Chicago's renowned Second City. He starred in Best in Show, Anchorman: the legend of Ron Burgundy, and This is Guffman. His television roles included playing Hank MacDougall, Amy's father, in the tv show, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Frank Dunphy, Phil Dunphy's father, in Modern Family.
Watch one of Fred Willard's movies on Hoopla.