- Also Known As:
- Ronald McDonald
- Date of Birth:
- March 7, 1934
- 6' 3"
Willard Scott (born Willard Herman Scott, Jr. on March 7, 1934 in Alexandria, Virginia) is an American weatherman and TV personality. He is known for being the TODAY show’s weatherman from 1980 to 1996. Since then, he’s continued working with TODAY, announcing 100th birthdays and more. He announced he was retiring from the show after 35 years on Dec. 11, 2015.
Best Known For:
Willard is widely recognized for being the weatherman for the TODAY show until 1996. He is also known for announcing those celebrating their 100th birthdays and for being original Ronald McDonald.
Scott was married to Mary Dwyer Scott from 1959 until her death in 2002. They had two children together — Mary and Sally. He married Paris Keena in April 2014.