The Princess Bride fans have questioned Fred Savage’s absence from a recent cast reunion.
Zoom reunions have become something common for many casts of movies and TV series. People have found new and innovative ways to keep in touch and do something purposeful.
And unsurprisingly, viewers at home often question why a cast member is missing from a particular reunion.
In the case of The Princess Bride cast, viewers have noticed that Fred Savage was absent from their reunion.
Who is Fred Savage?
Fred is an actor and television director.
He is best known for his role as Kevin Arnold in The Wonder Years. Fred received two Golden Globe nominations and two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in the comedy-drama series.
At the time, he was the youngest actor to receive such nominations for his age.
As for The Princess Bride, Fred played the Grandson in the 1987 fantasy adventure movie.
The Princess Bride: Fred misses cast reunion
Fred’s absence from The Princess Bride reunion didn’t go unnoticed from many viewers at home.
The Princess Bride cast reunited on Sunday, September 13th for a fundraiser for the Wisconsin Democrats.
Director Rob Reiner and actors Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Carol Kane, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal all took part in the Zoom reunion.
Newsweek reported that Reiner quipped: “Everyone who was in the cast who’s not dead is here.” He referred to actors Andre the Giant and Peter Falk who passed away in 1993 and 2011.
Fred’s absence has led to a range of speculations from fans on social media, however, the actor hasn’t addressed why he missed the reunion.
Fred has missed other reunions too
Newsweek notes that this isn’t the first time Fred has missed a Princess Bride reunion.
In 2011, he didn’t take part in the 25th-anniversary cast photoshoot for Entertainment Weekly and he was also absent from the reunion organised by Good Morning America in 2012.
Meanwhile, Fred reprised his role in the Quibi project Home Movie: The Princess Bride as part of a fundraiser for World Central Kitchen earlier this summer.