How old was Fred Ward in the movie Escape from Alcatraz?

Fred Ward was 35 in Escape from Alcatraz when he played the character 'John Anglin'.

That was over 44 years ago in 1979.

In 2022 he died aged 79, starring in 68 films in his career, 66 of those after Escape from Alcatraz was first released. If he were alive today he would be 80.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Escape from Alcatraz, I think Fred Ward looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Don Siegel has worked with Fred Ward just once in his career.
  • Fred Ward's first movie was as 'Truck Driver' in Ginger in the Morning, released in 1973 when he was 29
  • Escape from Alcatraz scores 7.54 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Escape from Alcatraz

Fred Ward's other movies