Fred Ward Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Freddie Joe Ward was born on 30 December 1942, in San Diego, California USA, of part-Cherokee descent, and is a model, producer, and actor, probably best known for working in the film “Escape from Alcatraz” alongside Clint Eastwood. Other notable projects he’s been known for include “Southern Comfort”, “Miami Blues”, and “The Final Insult”. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Fred Ward? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, earned through success in his various endeavors, including many character roles and also model shoots with other well-known names, such as Linda Evangelista, Dree Hemingway and Lara Stone. All of these achievements ensured the position of his wealth.

Fred Ward Net Worth $3 million

Prior to starting his acting career, Ward served for three years in the US Air Force, and then would try his hand at boxing, also working as a lumberjack, janitor, and short-order cook. Fred then decided to go to the Herbert Berghof Studio to study acting; he lived in Rome, dubbing Italian films and also appearing in films by Roberto Rossellini.

In the early 1970s, Fred returned to the US and started doing experimental theatre; he also found himself working on television. One of his first film appearances was 1975’s “Hearts of the West” in which he played a cowboy, which eventually lead to his first major film role in “Escape from Alcatraz” playing John Anglin. In 1981, he was cast in “Southern Comfort” playing a violent National Guardsman, but the following year was given his first starring role in “Timerider: the Adventure of Lyle Swann”. He continued increasing his net worth with other projects such as “The Right Stuff” and “Silkwood”, and in 1985, Fred would become the title hero of “Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins”, based on “The Destroyer” series of novels, however the film didn’t do as well as expected. He then went on to do several low budget productions before returning to film in 1988’s “Off Limits”. His net worth was still rising.

In 1990, Ward became part of the film “Tremors” alongside Kevin Bacon. His popularity would continue to increase thanks to cult classic, and would also help raise his net worth further. He then continued with “Henry & June” alongside Uma Thurman and “Miami Blues” with Alec Baldwin. In 1991, he became part of “Cast a Deadly Spell” as private detective HP Lovecraft, and went on with other projects such as “Thunderheart”, “Equinox”, and “Four Eyes Six Guns”. In 1993, Fred was cast in “Short Cuts”, and the ensemble would win a Golden Globe Award. He also reprised his role in “Tremors II: Aftershocks”, followed by a part in “First Do No Harm” with Meryl Streep.

In 2001 he became part of “Full Disclosure” which earned him a nomination for a Video Premiere Award, then starred in “Sweet Home Alabama”. He was also part of “Enough”, “Abandon”, “The Last Ride”, and “Coast to Coast”, before taking a short break from acting, returning to television in 2006 as a guest in “Grey’s Anatomy”. One of his latest projects is “2 Guns” in which he appears alongside Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington.

For his personal life, it is known that Fred was married to Silvia Ward and they have a son. After their divorce, he married Marie-France Boisselle in 1995, but in 2013 she filed for divorce, however they eventually reconciled. The couple currently reside in Venice, California.

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