Fred Savage being sued for alleged harassment on set of ‘The Grinder': Report

Fred Savage is being sued. A female crew member on set of Fox’s The Grinder has reportedly filed a lawsuit, alleging that in 2015, the actor created a hostile environment for her, TMZ is reporting. She claims that when brushing dandruff off of Savage’s suit, the actor “violently struck” her in the arm three times. She also claims he had a reputation for losing his cool with other women on set.

The woman is reportedly planning on suing The Wonder Years alum as well as Twentieth Century Fox for harassment, discrimination, battery and assault. She has hired the Cochran Firm to represent her.

A source also told TMZ that Fox investigated the claims and looked at video from set, but did not find any inappropriate behavior. They called the allegations “absolutely 100 percent false.”

Us Weekly has reached out to representatives for both the network and Savage.

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UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 28: THE WONDER YEARS - 'Just Between You and Me ... and Kirk and Paul and Carla and Becky' - Season Two - 12/28/88, Kevin (Fred Savage) and Winnie's (Danica McKellar) relationships go awry., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 18: WONDER YEARS - 'Gallery' 1988 Fred Savage (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 30: THE WONDER YEARS - Season One - 10/30/88, Pre-teens Paul Pfeiffer (Josh Saviano, left) and Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage) learned about life and love growing up in suburban America in the late 1960s., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Actor Fred Savage attends the 31st Annual 'Hollywood Stars Night' Celebrity Baseball on August 26, 1989 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Fred Savage attends The Hollywood Women's Press Club's 49th Annual Golden Apple Awards on December 10, 1989 at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Fred Savage attends the Taping of the HBO Television Special 'Comic Relief 3' to Raise Funds for the Homeless on March 18, 1989 at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 26: THE WONDER YEARS - 'Gallery' 1989 Fred Savage (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Actor Fred Savage attends the ABC Television Affiliates Party on June 14, 1990 at Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Fred Savage attends the 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on September 16, 1990 at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: THE WONDER YEARS - 'The Ties That Bind' - Season Four - 11/14/90, Wayne (Jason Hervey) and Kevin (Fred Savage) missed Jack at Thanksgiving., (Photo by Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images)
Actor Fred Savage attends the 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on September 25, 1991 at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Fred Savage attends The 100th Episode Celebration of 'The Wonder Years' on November 11, 1992 at Ed DeBevic's in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 11: THE WONDER YEARS - 'Wayne and Bonnie' - Season Six - 11/11/92, Wayne (Jason Hervey, center) fell head-over-heels with Bonnie Douglas (Paula Marshall), a 23-year-old divorcee and single mother, while a lonely Kevin (Fred Savage) needed to apologize to Winnie. , (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 222 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Fred Savage during an interview with host Jay Leno on May 11, 1993-- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Actor Fred Savage attends the National Veterans Foundation Honors Charles Durning on March 2, 1994 at Westwood Playhouse in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Fred Savage attends the NBC Summer TCA Press Tour on July 20, 1997 at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Fred Savage and date Lara Wells attend the 'Rounders' Hollywood Premiere on August 25, 1998 at Loews Cineplex Showcase La Brea in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Fred Savage and guest attend the '54' Hollywood Premiere on August 24, 1998 at Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Fred Savage during 'Cast Away' Los Angeles Premiere at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 2311 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Fred Savage during an interview with host Jay Leno on July 30, 2002 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Fred Savage & Kate Bosworth during Premierei of The Rules of Attraction Hosted by Flaunt Magazine at The Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA, United States. (Photo by Chris Weeks/FilmMagic)
Fred Savage and wife Jennifer at the El Capitan in Hollywood, California (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 29: Actor Fred Savage (L) poses with son Oliver at the Second Annual 'babyLOVE' benefit for the March Of Dimes at the Beverly Hilton Hotel September 29, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 26: Actor Fred Savage (R) and daughter Lily Savage at Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! There's A Party In My City! at Nokia L.A. Live on November 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 04: Actor Fred Savage arrives at The Actor's Fund 2014 The Looking Ahead Awards at Taglyan Cultural Complex on December 4, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Actor/director Fred Savage (L) and Jennifer Stone Savage attend the 2014 LACMA Art + Film Gala honoring Barbara Kruger and Quentin Tarantino presented by Gucci at LACMA on November 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 06: Actor Fred Savage attends the Actors Fund's 2016 'Looking Ahead' awards at Taglyan Complex on December 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Fred Savage attends the premiere of 'SPF-18' at University High School on September 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 28: Fred Savage arrives at the UCLA's Johnsson Center Hosts 22nd Annual 'Taste For A Cure' Event Honoring Yael And Scooter Braun at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on April 28, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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In January, The Wonder Years’ TV mother, Alley Mills, claimed that the show was ultimately canceled in 1993 due to a harassment lawsuit against Savage. She called the claims “completely ridiculous,” referring to Savage as “ the least offensive, most wonderful, sweet human being that ever walked the face of the Earth.” At the time, costume designer Monique Long claimed that Savage and his costar Jason Hervey, who played his brother on the show, verbally and physically harassed her.

Savage and the show completely denied all claims and the lawsuit was later dropped.

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