TV - Movies
This Is The Last
Movie That Fred
Ward Was In
Before His Tragic
Death
By PAULI POISUO
The devastating death of Fred Ward on May 8, 2022, was tragic news for fans of the 79-year-old star's work. Ward had no shortage of serious actor accolades and acting credits, including a notable final role in his lengthy résumé.
The actor’s last movie appearance was in the 2013 buddy cop movie "2 Guns," where he starred opposite Hollywood A-listers Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Ward plays Rear Admiral Tuwey in this story about a mission to retrieve a narcotics shipment from a major drug lord.
“2 Guns" is a light-hearted buddy cop comedy with a 65 percent critical rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film co-stars James Marsden, Bill Paxton, Paula Patton, and Edward James Olmos, making it clear that Ward ended his big-screen career on a pretty cool note.