What is Fred Ward’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Born:||30 December 1942|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Salary:||$250 Thousand (Annual)|
Fred Ward was an actor and film producer who had a net worth of $3 million at the time of his death. Fred was most famous for starring alongside Clint Eastwood in the film “Escape from Alcatraz.”
“Southern Comfort,” “Miami Blues,” and “The Final Insult” were some of his other well-known works. Ward had received the Golden Globe Special Ensemble Cast Award and the Venice International Film Festival Award.
On the 30th of December, 1942, Freddie Joe Ward was born in San Diego. Following his service in the United States Air Force, he studied acting at New York’s Herbert Berghof Studio.
Ward worked as a lumberjack in Alaska and was a boxer before becoming an actor. While living in Rome, he dubbed Italian movies into English and appeared in films by neorealist filmmaker Roberto Rossellini.
Ward returned to the United States in the early 1970s and worked in experimental theatre as well as on tv. In Hearts of the West, he made his first appearance as a cowboy (1975). His breakthrough role was in Escape from Alcatraz (1979).
Ward had an appearance in Walter Hill’s Southern Comfort (1981). Timerider: The Adventures of Lyle Swann was his first film starring role (1982). He later appeared in the action film Uncommon Valor and the drama Silkwood.
Following co-starring roles in Swing Shift (1984) and Secret Admirer (1985), Ward played the titular character in Guy Hamilton’s action film Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins. He appeared on multiple cinema magazine covers after the film, which only made $15 million. Ward also appeared in a few low-budget films before returning to major motion pictures in 1988 as a cop in Off Limits.
Ward appeared in the 1991 HBO film and co-starred in the thriller Thunderheart, the Hollywood satire The Player, the mystery-drama Equinox, and the TV western-comedy Four Eyes and Six-Guns. In 1990, he appeared in Tremors, Henry & June, Miami Blues, and Dennus Hooper’s Catchfire.
Ward’s leading roles involve Lt. Brann in the two-character thriller Two Small Bodies, Stuart Kane in the Robert Altman film Short Cuts, a dangerous criminal in the comedy Naked Gun 33+13: The Final Insult (1994), the sailor in the French avant-garde drama The Blue Villa (1995), his reprisal in Tremors II: Aftershocks, and the special agent in Chain Reaction (both 1996).
He later appeared in Best Men, …First Do No Harm (both 1997), and Dangerous Beauty (1998). Ward was nominated for a Video Premiere Award for best male actor in 2001 for the direct-to-video production Full Disclosure.
He also appeared in Joe Dirt, Summer Catch, Wild Iris, the mini-series Dice, and the comedy Corky Romano. In 2000, he appeared in the gangster film Circus, the action thriller The Chaos Factor, the teen film Road Trip, and the horror sequel The Crow: Salvation.
Ward starred in three films in 2002: Sweet Home Alabama, Enough, and Abandon. He took a brief vacation from acting after appearing in The Last Ride, 10.5, and Coast to Coast. He reappeared as a guest star on Grey’s Anatomy and ER (2006 and 2007). In 2013, he appeared as a cameo in Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg’s film 2 Guns.
He appeared in the following films: Feast of Love, Exit Speed, Management, The Wild Stallion DVD, and Armored. Ward appeared in the French political thriller L’affaire Farewell (2009), in 30 Minutes or Less (2012) and guest-starred in the TV shows the United States of Tara, In Plain Sight, and Leverage.
He first wedded Carla Evonne which ended in divorce and later wedded Silvia Ward, with whom he had Django. For the very third time, he wedded Marie-France Boisselle, who filed a divorce in 2013, but later that year, they got together.
As of 2022, Fred Ward’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. The majority of his income came from his movie salaries and brand endorsements. He had worked in many famous movies like The Right Stuff, Tremors, Henry, and June. He appeared and received prominent roles in many films, as well as accolades and nominations, which increased his riches before his death on May 8, 2022, at the age of 79.