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Fred Ward, ‘Tremors’ Star, Dead at 79

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Fred Ward, , ‘Tremors’ Star, , Dead at 79.
Actor Fred Ward,
who starred in films such as 'Tremors'
and 'The Right Stuff,' has died at the age of 79.
Actor Fred Ward,
who starred in films such as 'Tremors'
and 'The Right Stuff,' has died at the age of 79.
Ward was also known for roles in
'Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins'
and 'Miami Blues.'.
'Variety' reports that Ward
was born in San Diego, California.
After serving a three-year
stint in the Air Force, he
developed an interest in acting.
Ward went on to study acting
at the Herbert Berghof
Studio in New York. .
He then traveled to Europe
where he found work dubbing
Italian films into English.
The 1973 miniseries, 'The Age of Medici,'
served as Ward's screen debut.
He also had a recurring guest spot on NBC's 'ER'
as well as appearances in series that included
'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Leverage' and 'United States of Tara.'.
He also had a recurring guest spot on NBC's 'ER'
as well as appearances in series that included
'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Leverage' and 'United States of Tara.'.
In 2009, the actor played President Ronald Reagan in the Cold War espionage thriller, 'Farewell.'.
His most recent appearance was in the second season of HBO's 'True Detective' as Eddie Velcoro. .
His most recent appearance was in the second season of HBO's 'True Detective' as Eddie Velcoro. .
'Variety' reports that Ward is survived by his wife, Marie-France Ward, and his son, Django Ward.
'Variety' reports that Ward is survived by his wife, Marie-France Ward, and his son, Django Ward

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