Actor Fred Ward Dead at 79

Fred Ward - Tremors
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If you are a movie buff, today is a bad day.

Fred Ward, who came to fame starring in “Tremors,” has passed away.

Ward was 79 years old.

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While the reports are just now surfacing, Ward reportedly died on Sunday night.

His cause of death has not yet been released.

Ward was a bit of a cult star, coming to popularity in “Tremors.”

However, he was far more than a slapstick or character actor.

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He also played in the megahit, “The Right Stuff,” alongside a slew of star actors.

What many do not know about Ward was that he had a short career as a boxer, a short-order cook, a lumberjack, and he was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Rest in peace, Fred… your fans will miss you.