, an industry veteran, was most recently seen among the main cast of Dreamworks' Road Trip
and The Chaos Factor
. He is well-known for his starring roles in such films as Tremors
, The Right Stuff
, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
, and the Robert Altman
films Short Cuts
and The Player
. His many film credits also include Dangerous Beauty
, Chain Reaction
, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
, Two Small Bodies
, Henry & June
, Miami Blues
, Big Business
, Swing Shift
, Uncommon Valor
and Escape From Alcatraz
. His upcoming films include The Crow 3: Salvation
On television, Ward has starred in such long form projects as BBC's Invasion: Earth, Cast a Deadly Spell, Four Eyes and Six Guns and the PBS American Playhouse production of Noon Wine.
He also starred in the New York debut of Simpatico for director Sam Shepard.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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