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Fred Ward

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Fred Ward Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Fred Ward
Place Of Birth
San Diego, United States
80 years old
Birth Date
December 30 1942

Fred Ward Facts

Child Star?
Actor, Film Producer
Education & Qualifications
Herbert Berghof Studio
Net Worth
Current Partner
Marie France Ward
Juanita Iown, Fred Frazier Ward

About Fred Ward 

Freddie Joe Ward, popularly known as Fred Ward is an American actor and producer who hails from San Diego, California, United States.
Fred Ward has starred in many popular movies and TV shows. He is best known for his acting roles in films such as 'Tremors', 'Southern Comfort', 'The Adventure Begins' and 'Escape from Alcatraz' Ward.
He has experienced a successful and long career in Hollywood and you may know about him to some extent. But do you know how much he earns per year, and what awards he has received during his entire professional journey? Well, in this article, you will know about complete biography, and other interesting facts about Fred Ward like his height, age, net worth. We hope you enjoy learning about this talented actor!

Fred Ward Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Fred Ward’s net worth?

So just how rich is Fred Ward? As of 2022, Fred Ward's net worth is estimated to be $3 million. This may come as a surprise to some, given that he has starred in many successful movies and TV shows. Ward also earns a good income from producing movies and TV shows.

How much does Fred Ward earn per year?

Ward's annual salary is estimated to be $4,00,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Fred Ward?

Fred Ward stands at 5 ft 9 in (177 cm).

How old is Fred Ward?

Ward was born on December 30, 1942, making him 79 years old as of 2022. Ward has brown eyes.

Childhood And Education

Fred Ward was born on December 30, 1942, and his place of birth is San Diego, California, the USA where he lived with his parents and spend his early childhood. He has not only pursued his career as an actor but also as a film producer. But, apart from this, Fred worked three years in the United States Air Force, after which he learned acting at New York’s Herbert Berghof Studio. This really encouraged him to apply for the showbiz industry. Moreover, he has also worked as a lumberjack in Alaska and tried his luck in the boxing profession as well.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Fred Ward’s partner?

His current partner is Marie France Boisselle which he married in 1995. Though in 2013 they got separated, however, things became better between them after which they reconciled. The couple has been together since then.

Who has Fred Ward previously been married to?

Fred Ward was previously married to an artist, Silvia Ward and the couple had one son together, Django Ward. Before Silvia Ward, in the late '60s, Fred also married Carla Evonne Stewart.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Fred Ward's career in Hollywood spans more than 40 years. In that time, he has starred in many popular movies and TV shows.
Ward grew to become an actor after receiving education from Herbert Berghof Studio and in Rome. Before making his debut in two Roberto Rossellini films, he dubbed Italian movies and worked as a mime. In the early '70s, he also worked in television and in experimental theater. He began his career as an actor in an American prison thriller film ‘Escape from Alcatraz' (1979) as fellow escapee John Anglin. He had also worked in an American film playing a character of cowboy in 'Hearts Of The West' (1975). Fred Ward was once additionally appeared in a brilliant role as a violent National Guardsman in Walter Hill's 'Southern Comfort' (1981).
The initial starring role of Fred Ward was in 'Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann' (1982). Some of Fred Ward's most notable credits include 'The Right Stuff' (1983), 'Swing Shift' (1984), 'Secret Admirer' (1985), 'Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins' (1985), 'Off Limits' (1988), 'Tremors' (1990), 'Henry and June' (1990), 'Catchfire' (1990), 'Cast a Deadly Spell' (1991), 'Thunderheart' (1992), 'The Player' (1992), 'Equinox' (1992), 'Four Eyes and Six Guns' (1992), 'The Chaos Factor' (2000), 'Circus' (2000), 'Road Trip' (2000), 'The Crow: Salvation' (2000), 'Summer Catch' (2001), 'Wild Iris' (2001), 'Corky Romano' (2001), 'Sweet Home Alabama' (2002), 'Enough' (2002), 'Abandon' (2002), 'The Last Ride' (2004), 'Coast to Coast' (2004), 'Feast of Love' (2007), 'Exit Speed' (2008), 'Management' (2008), 'The Wild Stallion' (2009), 'Armored' (2009), 'L'affaire Farewel'l (2009), '30 Minutes or Less' (2011),
Besides acting in motion pictures, Fred Ward also self-produced the motion film Miami Blues in 1990. He starred in the mini television series Dice. Also, he worked as a guest appearance in the television series 'Grey’s Anatomy', 'ER', 'United States of Tara', 'In Plain Sight', and 'Leverage'.

What awards has Fred Ward won?

Fred Ward has been a recipient of Special Volpi Cup – 'Short Cuts' (1993), Golden Globe Special Ensemble Cast Award (1993). His amazing performances in American films got him nominated for CableACE Award – 'Four Eyes and Six Guns' (1994), Video Premiere Award – 'Full Disclosure' (2001).

Fred Ward’s Hobbies And Interests

In his spare time, Fred Ward enjoys internet surfing. His favorite food is Arabic and has an interest in Martial Arts.

Other Interesting Fred Ward Facts And Trivia

  • He is a great friend to Ed Harris.
  • Has acted in three films whose title comprises a US state: 'Sweet Home Alabama' (2002), 'Florida Straits' (1986), and 'The Prince of Pennsylvania' (1988).
  • Fred Ward has also worked in the boxing profession and has broken his nose four times.
  • Likes to travel to France often.
  • Resides in Venice, California.
  • Acting for a single episode of the 3rd season of 'Grey's Anatomy' (2005).
  • Starred in 'Feast of Love' (2007).
  • His parents are Juanita Iown (Flemister) and Fred Frazier Ward.
  • Worked in seven movies that received Oscar nominations: 'The Right Stuff' (1983), 'Silkwood' (1983), 'Swing Shift' (1984), 'Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins' (1985), 'Henry & June' (1990), 'The Player' (1992), and 'Short Cuts' (1993).
    Main image credits: Featureflash photo agency/shutterstock 
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