Who is Fred Savage? Actor fired from The Wonder Years reboot

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Fred Savage has been fired as director and executive producer of US comedy series The Wonder Years.

But who is he and why was he dropped?

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Who is Fred Savage?

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Fred Savage is an actor, known for television roles like ‘The Grinder’ and ‘Friends From College’ and films like ‘The Princess Bride’ and ‘Austin Powers: Goldmember.’

The Wonder Years is a reboot of the original 1988 series.

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Fred Savage has been fired as director and executive producer of US comedy series The Wonder Years

From 1988 to 1993, 45-year-old Savage starred in the original series as Kevin Arnold, who played a teenager growing up in a middle-class suburban family in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

A revival of the series premiered last year and followed Elisha “EJ” Williams as the protagonist Dean Williams.

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Savage directed several episodes in the first season of the reboot of The Wonder Years, which is still airing in the US.

The last episode he directed came out in March this year.

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He also recently appeared in an episode of The Afterparty, a crime comedy TV series that premiered on Apple TV Plus in January.

Why was he dropped from The Wonder Years reboot?

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Fred Savage has been fired as director and executive producer of The Wonder Years after complaints of misconduct.

Producer 20th Television said it was aware of the allegations against the actor and was launching an investigation.

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Deadline reported that after the investigation was completed, the decision was made to terminate Savage’s employment.

20th Television said in a statement shared with the US trade publication: “We have recently been made aware of allegations of improper conduct by Fred Savage and, as is policy, an investigation has been launched.

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“Upon its completion, the decision was made to end his tenure as executive producer and director of The Wonder Years.”

Further details of the complaints were not given.

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