Willard in April 2011
September 18, 1939 |
Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
|Alma mater||Kentucky Military Institute,
Virginia Military Institute
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, voice actor, writer|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Willard (m. 1968)|
I think my wife saw a picture of the rock group Journey, and they're kind of aging, and the one guy had dyed blonde hair with black roots, and… my idea was to get a little earring, I wanted to have a dangling earring.
It's such a pleasure to work in these movies, it's almost like it's not really happening.
I don't know why my lines that were cut from the film didn't make it onto the DVD. I have offered to go into the editing room with Christopher and work shoulder to shoulder with him to fit all my lines in. I think he thinks I'm kidding. I'm only trying to help.
It's more fun in a way to do ensemble scenes, where you know your background, you know the scene, but you can't prepare because someone else is going to say something that is going to lead you off.
Suddenly you're like a pirate, you're 65 years old and you've got an earring.
Someone I've always admired is Catherine O'Hara… I think she's one of the best actresses in the country, not only comedy. I just think she's just a step aside from everybody, she's just wonderful.