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Four day stint.

Actor/comedian Fred Willard is set to appear on four upcoming episodes of "The Bold and the Beautiful," according to TV Guide. Willard will be playing Eric's (John McCook) brother, John Forrester, who also happens to be the father of Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer). He will begin shooting his scenes on August 27 and will appear in the first week of October.

Willard recently did the voice of the Secretary of the Interior in the film, "Planes: Fire & Rescue," and is also known for roles in the movies "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," "Anchorman II," "Wall-E," and "Spinal Tap," just to name a few, as well as numerous television series such as, "Modern Family," "Back to You," "King of the Hill," and "Everybody Loves Raymond."

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