Legendary Hollywood actor Fred Ward passed away today at 79. He is better known for his roles in Tremors, The Right Stuff, True Detective, Miami Blues, and many other underrated movies, which the fans love.
Fred Ward’s death was announced by his publicist a few moments back. The specific reason behind his death is not revealed, but fans believe it was a natural death.
Fred Ward was born in San Diego and started his career back in 1970 – When engineers were still figuring out the color pictures. He played many minor roles during the 70s; Mr. Ward spent most of his early days in cameo and group-based roles.
Ward’s most significant breakthrough was Southern Comfort; he got the chance to work with Walter Hill in the movie. Southern Comfort was a big hit, and it made a strong debut for Fred Ward in Hollywood.
In 1983, The Right Stuff was a big breakthrough for Fred Ward. He was able to gain a lot of appreciation from sci-fi and drama fans back then. After all, it was the year when NASA became an essential part of Hollywood as we know it today.
In Tremors – a 1990 film, Ward returned as ‘Earl Bassett’ the film was an action-comedy film full of gags. The movie initially didn’t do well at the box office, but in the later years, it became a significant hit at Blockbuster.
Later in 2000, Fred Ward did one more substantial project, ‘The Chaos Factor.’ Of course, the medical drama fans love his guest appearance as Dennison Duquette in Grey’s Anatomy.
Fred Ward Funeral Invitations
Fred Ward’s family will organize the funeral. He was married for 27 years to Marie-France Ward; the couple also has a son named Django Ward.
The Ward Family will soon announce Funeral Invitations for the last ceremony for Fred Ward. The funeral is expected to be attended by all major Hollywood Celebrities.
His publicist, Ron Hoffman, announced his death. However, he did not specify the cause of death at the moment.
“The unique thing about Fred Ward is that you never knew where he was going to pop up, so unpredictable was his career choices,” Mr. Hoffman said.
Fred Ward Funeral Service
The funeral service is expected to be organized in Los Angeles, CA, near Fred Ward’s residential house.
TheReporterTimes.com will share the burial time, venue, and other details, hereafter an update from Ward Family or Mr. Hoffman. We tried to reach Mr. Hoffman, but it seems he is already occupied at the moment.
Fred Ward Obituary
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RIP Fred Ward consistently elevated the films he was a part of. Fred was a great character actor whose big shot at leading man status, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, who kept giving great, lived-in performances for the rest of his career.