How old was Fred Ward in the movie Sweet Home Alabama?

Fred Ward was 58 in Sweet Home Alabama when he played the character 'Earl Smooter'.

That was over 22 years ago in 2002.

In 2022 he died aged 79, starring in 68 films in his career, 13 of those after Sweet Home Alabama was first released. If he were alive today he would be 81.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Sweet Home Alabama, I think Fred Ward looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Andy Tennant 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
  • Sweet Home Alabama scores 6.4 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Sweet Home Alabama

Fred Ward's other movies