Fred Covington

Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer.

Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series “In the Heat of the Night.”

More Scene

  • Ryan Murphy Pose

    Ryan Murphy on 'Showrunning as Advocacy' and the Post-Me Too 'Age of Enlightenment'

    Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer. Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series […]

  • 'The Sinner' film premiere

    Jessica Biel Closes Her Kid-Friendly Au Fudge Restaurant

    Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer. Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series […]

  • Comedy Converstion with L to R:

    Just for Laughs Festival Honors Tiffany Haddish, Hannah Gadsby, More

    Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer. Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series […]

  • Paul Krassner Memoir Illustration

    Paul Krassner on Resisting With Humor

    Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer. Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series […]

  • Just for Laughs Festival Montreal

    Just for Laughs Festival Is the Coachella of Comedy

    Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer. Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series […]

  • National Comedy Center Set To Open

    National Comedy Center Set To Open During Lucille Ball Fest

    Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer. Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series […]

  • Carter Hudson, John Singleton, Angela LewisFX's

    John Singleton on Disney-Fox Deal: 'You Gotta Let FX Be What It Is'

    Fred Covington, 65, movie and television actor, died July 28 in Marietta, Ga. , of cancer. Covington, a resident of Marietta, played an auctioneer in the second episode of “Roots.” He also appeared in “Coward of the County,””Grass Roots,””The Prize Fighter,””They Went That-a-Way” and “The Catlins.” He also made two appearances in the network series […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content