Fred Willard to Guest Star on 'The Bold and the Beautiful' (Spoilers)

Fred Willard will play Eric's brother, John Forrester, on The Bold and the Beautiful.
Funnyman and four-time Emmy nominee Fred Willard will guest star in four-episodes of CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.

Willard will play John Forrester, younger brother of Eric (John McCook) and father of jewelry designer Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer).

Willard's character is a traveling salesman-inventor and quite the party boy. He contacts Ivy while he's in the states and decides to come visit her in Los Angeles and reconnect with Eric.

Willard has a long list of television credits. He co-starred with Martin Mull in the cult classic, Fernwood Tonight. He was a regular on Sirota’s Court, D.C. Follies, Maybe It’s Me, A Minute with Stan Hooper and Back To You. He garnered three Emmy nominations for his performance as Amy’s Dad on Everybody Loves Raymond. For What’s Hot, What’s Not he received a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host. He received his fourth Primetime Emmy nomination for his performance as Phil’s dad on Modern Family.

Willard begins work at The Bold and the Beautiful August 27. He makes his first appearance in B&B on Thursday, October 2.

Catch a glimpse of John surprising Eric in the promo below:

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