Last night, the character Frank Dunphy, played by Fred Willard, exited "Modern Family" in a storyline that revealed his demise. Frank Dunphy was Phil Dunphy's dad. The successful sitcom has been chugging along for years and is now in its 11th and final season.
Though Willard wasn't always on the show, he certainly left an impression there. Fans of the show have been worried about Willard given his frail appearance lately, though there hasn't been anything confirmed about his health.