Ward has had a successful theater career in both New York and Los Angeles. Most recently, Ward was cast in a major recurring role on Agents of Shield and starred in Marjorie Prime, a production by Jordan Harrison, which was runner up for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. In film and television, Ward has had guest roles on The Mentalist and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He starred as Charles Manson in the film Manson’s Lost Girls and can be seen in the film The Boy Downstairs alongside Zosia Mamet.
Ward studied drama at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.