Kelly Ward

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Kelly Ward
Born (1956-11-17) November 17, 1956 (age 62)
San Diego, California, United States
OccupationActor, voice director
Years active1976–present
Annette Foster (m. 1977)
RelativesKirby Ward (brother)

Kelly Ward (born November 17, 1956) is an American actor and voice director for television animation. He is most famous for his role as T-Bird Putzie in Grease (1978).


Ward was born in San Diego. He is the son of Don and Bonnie Ward, who have been active in theatre in San Diego for decades. His brother is the actor Kirby Ward.

He first gained national attention as a character in the television film The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, which starred John Travolta as the title character. The role began a short acting career for Ward; when Travolta was cast in the 1978 film Grease, Ward was cast as Putzie, a character created especially for the film. Ward mostly stopped appearing on-camera in 1983; he continues to work in the entertainment industry.

Kelly Ward is actively working as a voice director for Disney Television Animation. He has voice directed Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, and many more.

Ward also teaches musical theatre at the University of Southern California.

Acting career[edit]


  • The Note Hunter: The Case of the Haunted Swamp (The Cases of The Note Hunter Book 1)

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