Kevin Bacon pays tribute to 'Tremors' co-star Fred Ward

The pair struck up an unlikely friendship while starring in the 1990 cult classic together.

Fred Ward, 'The Right Stuff' and 'Short Cuts' actor, dead at 79

Fred Ward, Star of ‘The Right Stuff’ and ‘Henry and June,’ Dies at 79

A versatile actor, he was best known throughout his long career for playing tough, resilient characters. But he also had a subtle side.

Actor Fred Ward, of 'Tremors,' 'The Right Stuff' fame, dies - The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Fred Ward, a veteran actor who brought a gruff tenderness to tough-guy roles in such films as “The Right Stuff,” “The Player” and “Tremors,” has died. He was 79. Ward died Sunday, his...

Fred Ward, acclaimed film and television actor, has died at 79

Acclaimed actor Fred Ward, best known for his roles in films like "The Right Stuff," "Tremors" and "Escape From Alcatraz," died Sunday at age 79, his publicist confirmed to CBS News. Ward's cause...

Kevin Bacon Honors ‘Tremors’ Co-Star Fred Ward

"When it came to battling underground worms, I couldn’t have asked for a better partner," the actor said of his late castmate.

Veteran actor Fred Ward, star of The Right Stuff and Tremors, dies aged 79

The character actor was part of the ensemble casts of Robert Altman’s films Short Cuts and The Player, and had a career in film and television that spanned five decades

Fred Ward of 'Henry & June' and 'The Right Stuff' Dies at 79

The actor also appeared in “Silkwood,” “Reno Williams,” and “Tremors.”

Fred Ward, Actor in ‘Remo Williams,’ ‘Henry & June’ and ‘Tremors,’ Dies at 79

He also portrayed astronaut Gus Grissom in 'The Right Stuff' and was impressive in 'Silkwood,' 'Uncommon Valor' and 'Miami Blues.'

Fred Ward, 'The Right Stuff' and 'Tremors' actor, dead at 79

Fred Ward, the veteran character actor best known for his diverse roles in “Tremors,” “The Right Stuff” and Robert Altman’s “Short Cuts,” has died. He was …

Fred Ward, the star of Tremors, The Right Stuff, dead at 79

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