Fred Ward, 'Tremors' And 'Sweet Home Alabama' Actor, Has Died At 79 Years Old

"Tremors" actor Fred Ward has died at 79 years old, according to a statement from his publicist Ron Hoffman obtained by Access Hollywood. "I am sad to announce the passing of acclaimed actor Fred Ward, who passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at age 79," the statement said in part. No cause or place of death was disclosed. Fred was known for his versatility as an actor, as he starred in many different roles over the years. He is survived by his wife, Marie-France Ward, and their son, Django Ward.