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Winifred Burkle
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Winifred Burkle
Aliases: Illyria
Winifred "Fred" Burkle
Continuity: Angel
Type: Supporting character [1]
Main character [2]
Gender: Female
Location: Dallas, Texas
Los Angeles, California
Known relatives: Roger Burkle [3]
Patricia Burkle [4]
Status: Deceased
Died: 2004
1st appearance: "Belonging"
Final: "A Hole in the World"
Actor: Amy Acker

Winifred "Fred" Burkle is a fictional scientist and a supporting character on the WB Network television series Angel, which ran for five seasons from 1999 to 2004. Played by actress Amy Acker, she was introduced in the nineteenth episode of season two, "Belonging", and became a billed cast member beginning with season three. Fred appeared in seventy episodes of the series in total, the last eight of which she spent merged with the essence of an elder demonic entity known as Illyria. As Illyria, Fred also appeared in the Angel: After the Fall comic book series, which continued the adventures of the main characters following the show's cancellation.

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  • Fred Burkle appeared in sixty-two episodes of Angel as herself and eight episodes of the show as Illyria.
  • Was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, but left town in her late teens to attend college at UCLA. [5]
  • Final fate: Possessed by Illyria, which ultimately killed Fred. Fred's soul was destroyed in the fires of Illyria's resurrection. [6]
  • Final words: "Please, Wesley, why can't I stay?".

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