That was over 38 years ago in 1983.
Today he is 78, and has starred in 64 movies in total, 56 since The Right Stuff was released.
In The Right Stuff, I think Fred Ward looks:
The Right Stuff 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.