confirmed earlier today that character actor Fred Ward, known to some for his roles in the original tremors and playing astronaut Gus Grissom in the 1974 film the right stuff, among others, Following the announcement of his death, actor Kevin Bacon, who appeared with him in the 1990 horror-comedy, paid tribute to the actor with a touching message. “Very sorry to hear about Fred Ward,” Bacon tweeted, “I couldn’t have asked for a better partner when it comes to fighting underground insects. I will always remember talking about Django Reinhardt and his love of jazz guitar during our long hot days in the high desert. Rest In Peace Fred.”
The film series continued to thrive on domestic media after the first Tremors film flopped at the box office. didn’t come back for bacon though Shock II: Aftershocks In 1996, Ward returned as Earl Bassett. The series was recently in development as a television series that Bacon was linked to, and many fans expected Ward to return for it as well. SYFY was developing the show, and a pilot was filmed in 2017 before eventually ending.
So sorry to hear about Fred Ward. I couldn’t have asked for a better partner when it comes to fighting underground insects. I will always remember talking about Jango Reinhardt and his love of jazz guitar during our long hot days in the high desert. Rest in Peace Fred. pic.twitter.com/WLOB0iVwkd
— Kevin Bacon (@kevinbacon) 13 May 2022
Born on December 30, 1942, Ward would gain notoriety for being a credible character actor, appearing in films such as player, short cut, …first do no harmAnd on TV shows like gray’s anatomy And leverage. In his final film roles, he appeared in the comic book adaptation. 2 guns Starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. his last screen role was true Detective Season 2, in which he played Eddie Velcoro, a retired cop, and the father of Colin Farrell’s Ray Velcoro.
“The unique thing about Fred Ward is you never knew where he was going to pop up, so unexpected were his career choices,” said publicist Ron Hoffman. told NPR, “He could play such diverse characters as Remo Williams, a cop trained by Chiun to become an unstoppable assassin in Master of Sinanju (Joel Grey). Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Or Earl Bass, who battles giant, worm-like monsters hungry for human flesh with Kevin Bacon in the ‘cult’ horror/comedy film tremors (1990), or a detective in the indie film two small bodies (1993) directed by underground filmmaker Beth B., or a terrorist who plans to blow up the Academy Awards The Naked Gun 33 1/3: Final Humiliation (1994), or the father of the main character in Jennifer Lopez’s revenge thriller enough (2002).”
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