Fred Willard, who won a Daytime Emmy Award for his portrayal of John Forrester on "The Bold and the Beautiful," has died. He was 86 years old.

As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong>, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the newest trophy in the Daytime Emmy assembly line are <strong>Meredith Baxter</strong> as Maureen, <strong>Sally Kellerman</strong> as Constance Bingham, and <strong>Ray Wise</strong> as Ian Ward, respectively, on "The Young and the Restless," <strong>Donna Mills</strong> as Madeline Reeves and <strong>Linda Elena Tovar</strong> as Rosalie Martinez, respectively, on "General Hospital," and <strong>Fred Willard</strong> as John Forrester on "The Bold and the Beautiful."

This month on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" fans will get to see the beautiful city of Amsterdam when Hope (<strong>Kim Matula</strong>), Liam (<strong>Scott Clifton</strong>), Wyatt (<strong>Darin Brooks</strong>) and Ivy (<strong>Ashleigh Brewer</strong>) travel abroad to mix business with pleasure, but an on location shoot isn't the only thing to look forward to on the daytime drama series.

The zany moment you’ve all been waiting for is about to commence: Famous funnyman <strong>Fred Willard</strong> hits the “The Bold and the Beautiful” canvas <strong>today, October 2</strong>, as the whacky brother of Eric (<strong>John McCook</strong>)! <em>Soap Opera Network</em> <a title="DETAILS: Fred Willard Shares Deets on His Upcoming ‘B&B’ Stint and What to Expect From Eric’s Zany Brother!" href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/09/details-fred-willard-shares-deets-upcoming-bb-stint-expect-erics-zany-brother" target="_blank">previously posted an interview</a> with Willard, and now we’re sharing McCook’s thoughts on his alter ego’s whacky sibling!

Famous funnyman <strong>Fred Willard</strong> is set to make his “The Bold and the Beautiful” debut as Eric’s (<strong>John McCook</strong>) brother, John Forrester, next week! To celebrate his arrival, <em>Soap Opera Network</em> took part in a special press event where the celebrated comedian shared all the deets about his daytime gig, including working with the sudser’s cast, staying PG for family audiences and what viewers can <em>really</em> expect from the zany character once he crashes Forrester Creations. Read on for the scoop!

CBS’ dramatic series, “The Bold and the Beautiful,” may be getting a shot of comedic relief: Famous funnyman Fred Willard is heading to the sudser for a four-episode arc as the younger brother of Eric Forrester (John McCook)!