That was over 42 years ago in 1979.
Today he is 78, and has starred in 64 movies in total, 62 since Escape from Alcatraz was released.
In Escape from Alcatraz, I think Fred Ward looks:
Escape from Alcatraz scores 7.4 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Fred Ward's first acting role was as 'Truck Driver' in Ginger in the Morning, released in 1974 when he was 31.