Actor News: Fred Willard, voice of "Animated" Swindle Passes Away at 86
NBC News (among others) is reporting that actor Fred Willard has passed away at the age of 86. This was announced online via a Tweet from Hope Willard. Willard had a fifty year career that spanned live action and animation. Willard's live action career included shows like Roseanne, Mad About You, Hercules, Everybody Loves Raymond and Modern Family. Transformers fans will know him from his take on Swindle in Transformers: Animated. His other animation credits included shows like Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures and King of the Hill. Ben's World of Transformers offers its condolences to Mr. Willard's family and friends in this difficult time.