Mary Willard Wiki (Fred Willard’s Wife) Age, Biography, Kids, Family & More

Mary Willard

Mary Willard (born 8 March 1947) was an American famous personality, screenwriter, TV writer, entrepreneur, and playwright from Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. She was well-known in the country for her best play named “Elvis and Juliet”.

Apart from this, she has also written so many plays like Moon Shine, An Occasional Sin, and others. Moreover, Mary is well-known in the country as the spouse of the famous actor “Fred Willard”.

Fred was a famous actor and comedian in the Hollywood industry. He was best known for his best performances in movies like Teenage Mother, Fun with Dick and Jane, Moving Violations, Permanent Midnight, Chicken Little, Fifty Shades of Black, etc.

He won so many national awards for his best acting skills and talent. Mary Willard gave so many legendary plays to the Hollywood industry which includes The Love Boat, Back at the Ranch, The Old Folks at Home, etc.

Unfortunately, she died on 13 July 2018 at the age of 71 years old. After two years, her hubby “Fred Willard” has also died on 15 May 2020. Let’s check out the biography of the play writer “Mary Willard”.


Fred Willard’s Death – Passed away at the age of 86

Legendary actor Fred Willard, who left an indelible mark in Hollywood cinema, has passed away. He breathed his last at the age of 86. Fred Willard acted as a comedian in many of Hollywood’s greatest films. He made audiences laugh with his comedy in several films such as ‘This Is Spinal Tap’, ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’.

The death of actor Fred Willard has been informed by his daughter Hope Willard. Hope said her father died late Friday night on 15 May 2020. However, Hope Mulbarger did not say what reasons Fred Willard died. Let me tell you, his wife Mary Willard died at the age of 71 on 13 July 2018, two years ago.

He was always seen in films as a comedian. Talk about his cinematic career, he made his acting debut with TV shows. He first appeared on the TV show Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats. Fred Willard’s first film was Teen Age Mother. The film was released in the year 1967.

Fred Willard won the hearts of the audience with his first film, after which he gave more than one film. Fred Willard is always remembered for the film This Is Spinal Tap.

In this film, he played the character of Rob Rainer mockumentary which was always praised by the audience. Fred Willard’s film This Is Spinal Tap came out in 1984. Apart from this, he has also been nominated for the Emmy Award four times.


Childhood, Parents & Bio

The popular TV playwriter was born as Mary Lovell from her parents on Saturday, March 8, 1947, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. She was a Christian. Mary Willard was 71 years old at the time of her death.

The names of her parents and siblings are not available. According to Dreshare, her father (name not available) was a theatre artist and her mother was a housewife. She spent her childhood in Boston along with her siblings.

Mary Willard and her spouse Fred Willard

She is fond of writing since childhood. Mary did her schooling from a local high school in her hometown.

Later Fred Willard’s spouse took admission to the University of Maryland and completed her graduation. After completing her higher studies, she started writing plays.


Personal Life

Mary Willard lived a happy and lavish life along with her lover and daughter in the United States. She was in a relationship with Fred for a long time. The couple met each other for the first time at a movie set.

Fred Willard along with his wife, Mary Willard
Fred Willard along with his wife, Mary Willard

After that, both of them started their relationship. After a long time dating, Mary Willard tied in a knot with her husband “Fred Willard” in the year 1968. Both of them were very popular in the Hollywood industry.

After one year of marriage, she gave birth to her daughter named “Hope Willard” in the year 1969. Mary Willard spent a total of 50 years of happiness with her lover and on 13 July 2018, she passed away at the age of 71. However, the cause of Mary’s death has not yet been revealed.


Real Full Birth NameMary Willard.
Stage NameMary.
ProfessionScreenwriter, Playwright, TV Writer, and Entrepreneur.
Age at the time of death 71 years old.
Cause of Death Not Revealed.
Date of Birth8 March 1947.
Date of Death 13 July 2018.
BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Ethnicity White.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
Sun Sign Pisces.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 5".
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
WeightKilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
Eye ColorGrey.
Shoe Size (UK)7.
Hair ColorGolden.
ParentsFather: Name Not Known.
Mother: Homemaker.
SiblingsNot Known.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried.
HusbandFred Willard.
KidsDaughter: Hope Willard.
Highest QualificationGraduation.
School Local Private School.
Last Updated On 18 May 2020 (©


Some Lesser Known Facts About Mary Willard

Mary Willard facts

  • After her higher studies, she stepped into the writing world.
  • Mary Willard writes her first play named “Elvis and Juliet”.
  • Later, she started writing a thriller and drama plays like Moon Shine, An Occasional Sin, Good Time, Holly Jolly, etc.
  • In the year 2005, her play An Occasional Sin was produced in the Angels theatre.
  • After that, she started writing short TV plays in the year 1995.
  • She wrote so many short plays such as At the Vanity Fair, The Wedding Waltz, Murder, A Little New York Romance, Chateaux Beaux Eaux, She Rewrote, and others.
  • Many of her plays were aired on ABC channel.
  • Fred Willard’s wife was one of the famous TV playwriters in Hollywood.
  • The height of Mary Willard was 5 feet 5 inches.
  • According to an estimate, her weight was 65 kilograms.
  • She was a kind-hearted lady and also worked as a philanthropist.
  • Mary Willard loved to wear Jewelry.
  • Mary was 14 years younger than her husband Fred.


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