Fred Ward's top ten role

From Tremors to The Right Stuff, Ward starred in dozens of films, and these are his best roles.

At the age of 79, Fred Ward, a prolific character actor, died 

With his square jaw, strong build, and weathered face, Ward seemed as constant as the rugged topography he resembled. 

Over the course of his career 

Ward has lent his charismatic everyman skills to a variety of genres, including Tremors and The Right Stuff. 

Whether fighting worms underground or blasting into outer space 

his best performances were infused with his trademark characteristics of dependability, sincerity, and integrity.  

He will be sorely missed 

but his dozens of fan-favorite films remain as testament to his legacy.