A Christmas Story is arguably one of the best Christmas movies of all time. There's a reason TBS plays a 24-hour marathon of the film every year! It's now been 24 years since its release, and the stars of A Christmas Story are definitely growing up. That includes Zack Ward, who played bully Scut Farkus. FanPopThe Canadian actor, now 47 years old, says people still recognize him from his glory days. CBCâ€œSo many people come up to me and are like, â€˜You got your ass kicked by Ralphie,â€™ and it makes them so happy,â€ he said.