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FRED WILLIAMSON BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Fred Williamson was born on March 5th, 1938 in Gary, Indiana and prior to his acting career, he was a professional football player.  He played for the Oakland Raiders, Pittsburg Steelers, San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs.  After graduating from Froebel High School in 1955 he went on to play college football for Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, graduating in 1959.

Williamson has achieved a great amount in the acting industry.  He went on to work not only as an actor, but also a director, writer and producer.  In addition he has also held a career as an architect, prior to pursuing acting.

His acting career began with appearances on the television series, "Ironside" (1968), "The Outsider", "Star Trek" and a recurring role on the series, "Julia".  Soon he was also appearing in such feature films as, "That Man Bolt" (1973), "Black Caesar" (1973), "Three the Hard Way" (1974), "Crazy Joe" (1974) and "Mean Johnny Barrows" (1976).
 
As his career progressed he added a number of successful film roles to his resume such as, "Take a Hard Ride" (1975), "One, Down, Two to Go" (1982), "Original Gangstas" (1996) and "On the Edge" (2002).
 
In addition to acting, in 1974, he started his own production company called, "Po 'Boy Productions which to date has produced over forty films.  Some of the films he has directed include, "Adios Amigo" (1976), "Death Journey" (1976), "The Big Score" 91983), "Three Days to Kill" (1992), "On the Edge" (2002) and "Vegas Vampires" (2003) among others.
 
More recent appearances include roles in the films, "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996), "Starsky & Hutch" (2004), "Zombie Apocalypse: Redemption" (2011), "Dropping Evil" (2012), "The Voices from Beyond" (2012), "Last Ounce of Courage" (2012), "Beyond Control" (2012), "The Gold Rush Boogie" (2013) and "Life Outside" (2013).

Fred Williamson has married only once to his current wife Linda and they remain together today and he continues working as an actor and director in Hollywood. 


Filmography

2014         Fighting Bac 
2013         Life Outside 
2013         The Gold Rush Boogie
2013         Sticky Fingers: The Movie!
2012         Beyond Control
2012         Last Ounce of Courage
2012         Comedy Bang! Bang!
2012         The Voices from Beyond
2012         Dropping Evil
2011         Zombie Apocalypse: Redemption
2010         Street Poet
2010         Shoot the Hero
2009         Pushing Daisies 
2009         Knight Rider 
2007-2008     Hello Paradise 
2007         Revamped 
2007         Fighting Words
2006         Crooked
2006         Spaced Out
2005         Transformed 
2005         Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
2004         If Love Hadn't Left Me Lonely 
2004         Starsky & Hutch
2003         Vegas Vampires
2002         Sexual Predator Alert
2002         On the Edge
2001         Shadow Fury
2001         Down 'n Dirty
2001         Carmen: A Hip Hopera
2001         Deadly Rhapsody
2001         The Rage Within
2000         Submerged
1999         Active Stealth 
1998         PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal 
1998         Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror 
1998         Whatever It Takes
1998         Blackjack
1998         Ride
1997-1998     Fast Track 
1997         The Big Score
1997         Night Vision
1996         Original Gangstas
1996         From Dusk Till Dawn
1995         Silent Hunter
1995         Murder Was the Case: The Movie 
1994         Renegade 
1993         South Beach
1992         Three Days to a Kill
1992         Deceptions
1992         State of Mind
1991         Detective Malone
1991         Steele's Law
1990         Delta Force Commando II: Priority Red One
1990         Black Cobra 3: The Manila Connection
1990         The Black Cobra 2
1989         The Kill Reflex
1988         Amen
1988         Deadly Intent
1988         Delta Force Commando
1987         Cobra nero
1987         Eroi dell'inferno
1986         The Messenger
1986         Foxtrap
1985         The Equalizer 
1985         Half Nelson
1985         Half Nelson
1984         Deadly Impact
1984         I guerrieri dell'anno 2072
1984         Vivre pour survivre
1983         The Big Score
1983         The Last Fight
1983         Warriors of the Wasteland
1983         Vigilante
1983         Warrior of the Lost World
1982         One Down, Two to Go
1982         1990: The Bronx Warriors
1981         Lou Grant
1981         Fear in the City
1979         Fantasy Island
1979         CHiPs 
1979         Supertrain
1978         Wheels 
1978         Blind Rage
1978         The Inglorious Bastards
1977         Mr. Mean
1976         Joshua
1973-1976     Police Story
1976         The System
1976         Death Journey
1976         No Way Back
1976         Mean Johnny Barrows
1976         AdiĆ³s Amigo
1975         Take a Hard Ride
1975         Bucktown
1975         Boss Nigger
1974         The Rookies 
1974         Three the Hard Way
1974         Black Eye
1974         Tough Guys
1974         Crazy Joe
1973         That Man Bolt
1973         Hell Up in Harlem
1973         The Soul of Nigger Charley
1973         Black Caesar
1972         Hammer
1972         The Legend of Nigger Charley
1969-1971     Julia 
1970         Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon
1970         MASH
1969         The Bold Ones: The Protectors
1969         Star Trek
1969         The Outsider
1968         Ironside





Matinee Classics - Mean Johnny Barrows starring Fred Williamson, Roddy McDowall, Stuart Whitman, Anthony Caruso, Luther Adler, R.G. Armstrong, Elliott Gould, Mike Henry and Aaron Banks
Matinee Classics - Mash starring Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Roger Bowen, Rene Auberjonois, David Arkin, Jo Ann Pflug, Gary Burghoff, Fred Williamson, Michael Murphy, Indus Arthur, Ken Prymus, Bobby Troup and Kim Atwood
Matinee Classics - The Black Cobra starring Fred Williamson, Bruno Bilotta, Maurice Poli, Vassili Karis, Sabrina Siani, Aldo Mengolini, Sabina Gaddi, Laura Lancia, Gaetano Russo, Rita Bartolini, Karl Landgren, Eva Grimaldi, Laura Gemser and Luciana Cirenei


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