Fred Ward (Fred Ward) died at the age of 79. He worked as an actor in many films and TV shows. He is known to the audience for playing strong roles in films like ‘Tremors’, ‘Escape from Alcatraz’ and ‘The Right Stuff’. According to media reports, keeping in mind the wishes of the actor’s family, the cause or place of death has not been mentioned in the press release.
Fred Ward served in the US Air Force for three years in the 1960s. He has also been a boxer. Then, he stepped into the film world. According to media reports, the actor’s career was more than four decades long. His career began with foreign films in the early 1970s. He played his last role in the television series ‘True Detective’ in 2015.
Famous for the movie ‘Escape from Alcatraz’
Friend played the role of a cowboy in the 1975 film ‘Hearts of the West’. It was his first American film. However, he gained popularity when he appeared in the 1979 film ‘Escape from Alcatraz’ opposite Clint Eastwood.
Various roles played in films
According to the media report, the press release said that the unique thing about Fred Ward is that you never knew what he was going to do, so it was difficult to guess his career choice. He played many roles like an Astronaut, Cowboy, Vietnam War Soldier, Police Detective.
Fred Ward won many awards
Fred Ward played the role of Mercury 7 Astronaut in the 1983 film based on Tom Wolfe’s book ‘The Right Stuff’. He appeared in the action film Uncommon Valor with Gene Hackman in the same year. Fred Ward won the Golden Globe and Venice Film Festival award for his performance in ‘Short Cuts’ in 1993.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 14, 2022, 23:07 IST