What Happened To Fred Ward?

People flew into panic mode after hearing of Fred Ward's death on the internet, and devotees of the actor proceeded to pay homage to the renowned performer.

Furthermore, Alan Sepinwall, a top TV critic, announced his death just a few hours ago on Twitter. Following that, a large majority of individuals, including Ward's acquaintances, colleagues, and followers, began to grieve his untimely death.

Reportedly, the actor, who played gentlemanly gruff in films like The Right Stuff, Tremors, Henry and June, and The Player, died on May 8 at the age of 79.

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Illness or Accident: What Was Fred Ward's Death Cause?  

There are no reliable details on Fred Ward's death cause. Only his remark following his death has been recorded.

Likewise, no evidence about Ward's accident has been made public by web publications, leading us to believe that the actor died of natural causes.

Ward, who was 79 years old at the time of his death, may have suffered from health problems or illnesses that affect persons of his age. However, as we wait for an official announcement of the actor's death, these are just some possibilities.

In addition, if any new information on his death is made available by his family, we will amend this section of the page.

Until then, we wish his family fortitude in bearing with their grief and his soul rests in peace in paradise.

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Actor Fred Ward's Career Highlights

Ward most recently played Eddie Velcoro, the retired cop father of Colin Farrell's Det. Ray Velcoro, in HBO's "True Detective" second season.

In 2006-07, he appeared as the father of Maura Tierney's Abby Lockhart on NBC's "ER," and he also appeared on "Grey's Anatomy" and "United States of Tara."

In contrast, he also starred in Alan Rudolph's "Equinox" in 1992.