Down Ward & Out Ward

in Hits & Misses by
“When a co-star starts hamming it up,
sometimes the best medicine is to just
grab ’em by the Bacon bits. Savvy?”

Fred Ward
Actor, producer, graboid gitter.
December 30, 1942 – May 8, 2022.
Aged 79 years.

Most recognized for: Fred worked as a tunnel rat, a lumberjack, a short order cook, a janitor, and a mime before landing his first big role in Eastwood’s “Escape From Alcatraz.” Soon after, he got sh!t wrong in “The Right Stuff”, walked on water in “Remo Williams,” got his Bacon’s Law degree in “Tremors,” and tried bombing the Oscars in “The Naked Gun 33 & 1/3.” But then, Fred mysteriously dropped dead.