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Fred Ward

Born: 12/30/1942
Birthplace: San Diego, California

Ward is a recognizable TV and movie actor, making 43 appearances since got his start playing a truck driver in Ginger in the Morning (1973). Larger roles came as Ward built his reputation, including parts in The Right Stuff (1983), Henry & June (1990), Thunderheart (1992), The Player (1992), and Short Cuts (1993). Ward's talent spans both drama and comedy, appearing in roles ranging from a Venetian playboy in Dangerous Beauty (1998) to tough detectives in Two Small Bodies (1993) and the spoof, Naked Gun 331/3: The Final Insult (1994).

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More on Fred Ward from Infoplease:

  • Big Business - Starring Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin, Fred Ward, Edward Herman, Michele Placido
  • Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins - Starring Joel Grey, Fred Ward, Wilford Brimley, J.A. Preston, George Coe
  • The Right Stuff - Starring Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward
  • Short Cuts - Starring Matthew Modine, Fred Ward, Chris Penn, Anne Archer, Julianne Moore
  • Equinox - Starring Matthew Modine, Lori Singer, Lara Flynn Boyle, Fred Ward