• Date Of Birth: May 5, 1930
  • Date Of Death: February 20, 2021
  • Occupation: Playwright, actor, director and theatrical producer
  • City: Manhattan
  • State: New York

Douglas Turner Ward (May 5, 1930 – February 20, 2021) was an American playwright, actor, director, and theatrical producer. He was noted for being a founder and artistic director of the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC). He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play in 1974 for his role in The River Niger, which he also directed.

Ward married Diana Powell Ward in 1966. Together, they had two children: Elizabeth Ward–Cuprill and Douglas Powell Ward.

Ward died on February 20, 2021, at his home in Manhattan. He was 90. – Available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License from Wikipedia.