Ward Bond

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  • Ward had a small role in the highly successful movie Gone with the Wind, which is the highest-grossing movie all time, if inflation is taken into account.

  • Ward was the best man at his friend John Wayne's wedding.

  • Ward was a member of the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals, which aimed to protect the movie industry against "Communist infiltration".

  • Ward supported Richard Nixon during his unsuccessful 1960 presidential election campaign.

  • Ward died while he was a cast member of the NBC show Wagon Train, however his characters disappearance from the show was never addressed on the show.

  • Ward was married to Mary Louise May from 1954 until his death in 1960.

  • Ward was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame, in 2001.

  • Ward suffered from epilepsy, something he kept secret form the public during his life. His condition was only revealed many years after he died.

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