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Fred Williamson is a Actor, Director, Writer, Producer and Editor American born on 5 march 1938 at Gary (USA)

Fred Williamson

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Birth name Freddie B. Williamson
Nationality USA
Birth 5 march 1938 (86 years) at Gary (USA)

Frederick Robert "Fred" Williamson, nicknamed "The Hammer" (born March 5, 1938) is an American actor and former professional American football defensive back who played mainly in the American Football League during the 1960s. He has black belts in Kenpo, Shotokan Karate, and Tae-Kwon-Do. Since 1997 Williamson has had a home in Palm Springs, California.


D'abord joueur de football américain (defensive back), Fred Williamson, surnommé The Hammer (« le marteau »), joue dans les années 1960 pour des clubs comme les Raiders d'Oakland ou les Chiefs de Kansas City.

Comme son collègue Jim Brown, il devient ensuite acteur et apparaît principalement dans des films d'action. Vedette de la blaxploitation dans les années 1970, il tient des rôles dans de nombreux films de série B, aux États-Unis mais aussi en Europe.

Best films

Starsky & Hutch (2004)
M*A*S*H (1970)

Usually with

Larry Cohen
Larry Cohen
(5 films)
James Brown
James Brown
(3 films)
Mike Henry
Mike Henry
(2 films)
Joe Spinell
Joe Spinell
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Fred Williamson (48 films)

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We Blew It
We Blew It (2017)
, 2h17
Directed by Jean-Baptiste Thoret
Origin France
Genres Documentary
Actors Ronee Blakley, Peter Bogdanovich, Charles Burnett, Tobe Hooper, Peter Hyams, Jeff Lieberman
Roles Self
Rating57% 2.858742.858742.858742.858742.85874
Jean-Baptiste Thoret revient sur les utopies des années 1960 et 1970 pour comprendre comment l'Amérique est passée d'Easy Rider à Donald Trump.
Last Ounce of Courage, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O'Neill, Fred Williamson, Rusty Joiner, Jenna Boyd, Katherine McNamara
Roles Warren Hammerschmidt
Rating35% 1.7588351.7588351.7588351.7588351.758835
After the death of his son Thomas, Mayor Bob Revere (Teague) has to deal with politicians removing Christmas and starts a controversial protest.
Starsky & Hutch, 1h41
Directed by Todd Phillips
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films
Actors Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Juliette Lewis, Snoop Dogg, Fred Williamson
Roles Captain Doby
Rating60% 3.047893.047893.047893.047893.04789
The movie takes place in 1975. The story centers around two cops who eagerly work for the Bay City Police Department. Detective David Starsky (Ben Stiller) is a loud, macho acting cop who loves his Ford Gran Torino, and recklessly pursues people for minor offenses, and Detective Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson (Owen Wilson), is a cool easy-going cop, who sometimes actually works alongside criminals, claiming to be undercover, to investigate their activity. The two cops are made partners, almost as punishment for their recent shenanigans. While the two are wary of each other from the beginning, Jewish-American drug kingpin, Reese Feldman (Vince Vaughn), and his partner-in-crime, Kevin (Jason Bateman), are planning to bring in a shipment of drugs worth millions of dollars. They have developed a new type of cocaine which is untraceable in scent and taste. When Feldman finds out that one of his drug pushers failed a drug transport operation, he kills him and leaves the body in the ocean.
BaadAsssss Cinema, 1h
Directed by Isaac Julien
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Action
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Larry Cohen, Pam Grier, Tamara Dobson, Quentin Tarantino, Isaac Hayes
Roles Self
Rating68% 3.4325953.4325953.4325953.4325953.432595
With archive film clips and interviews, this brief look at a frequently overlooked historical period of filmmaking acts as an introduction rather than a complete record. It features interviews with some of the genre's biggest stars, like Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, and Richard Roundtree. Director Melvin Van Peebles discusses the historical importance of his landmark film Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. For a contemporary perspective, the excitable Quentin Tarantino offers his spirited commentary and author/critic bell hooks provides some scholarly social analysis.
Carmen: A Hip Hopera
Directed by Robert Townsend
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Mekhi Phifer, Beyoncé, Mos Def, Rah Digga, Wyclef Jean, Shad Moss
Roles Lou
Rating46% 2.3231652.3231652.3231652.3231652.323165
Carmen Brown (Beyoncé Knowles) is a seductive, aspiring actress who mistakenly causes trouble everywhere she goes. She gets involved with Sgt. Derek Hill (Mekhi Phifer), who is engaged to the cocktail waitress, Caela (Reagan Gomez-Preston). At Lou's Bar, Carmen gets into a fight with a jealous woman. Hill's superior, Lieutenant Miller (Mos Def) orders Hill to bring Carmen to jail. Carmen tries unsuccessfully to seduce Hill, but she convinces him to let her stop at her apartment to put her mother's ring in a safe place so it does not get stolen in jail. There, she puts on lingerie and wins him over. He is caught in the morning (with Carmen nowhere to be found) by Lieutenant Miller (who is now revealed to be a crooked cop), who brings Caela with him as he arrests Hill. Caela slaps Hill and tells him she hates him.
Shadow Fury
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action
Actors Sam Bottoms, Taylor Lautner, Alexandra Kamp, Fred Williamson, Pat Morita, Jennette McCurdy
Roles Sam
Rating39% 1.9579551.9579551.9579551.9579551.957955
A discovery in the near future makes it possible to create genetically engineered and enhanced human clones. The consequence of this discovery results in bio-ethical chaos. In order to right this wrong, the World Health Organization imposes a global ban on all human cloning activity. A group of scientists at the Nova Corporation, a leader in cloning research, have made miraculous advances in the replication of human beings. When one of their colleagues, a mad scientist by the name of Dr. Oh (Morita), creates an "Obedience Strain" that will allow him mind control over the clones, Nova Corp casts him out and revokes his license. Dr. Oh vows revenge on his three partners, Drs. Markov, Forster and Hillier, and creates a clone that is the perfect killing machine, Takeru (Funaki), a killer ninja clone. Meanwhile, Nova Corp learns of Dr. Oh's plan and dispatches a bounty hunter, Madsen (Bottoms), to destroy Dr. Oh, Dr. Oh's laboratory and any clones he may have developed.
Down 'n Dirty, 1h36
Directed by Fred Williamson
Genres Action
Actors Fred Williamson, Gary Busey, Tony Lo Bianco, Bubba Smith, David Carradine, Beverly Johnson
Roles Dakota Smith
Rating37% 1.899531.899531.899531.899531.89953
Vétéran irréprochable, le policier Dakota Smith vient de perdre son coéquipier et meilleur ami dans l'exercice de ses fonctions. Son enquête l'amène vite à suspecter un politicien haut placé mais les preuves pouvant l'incriminer disparaissent étrangement. Persévérant, l'agent va se retrouver entraîné dans un tourbillon mêlant chantage, corruption, falsification, kidnapping et meurtre. Dès lors, pour Dakota, une solution s'impose : un nettoyage en force...
The Independent, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jerry Stiller, Paul Logan, Janeane Garofalo, Roger Corman, Max Perlich, Ben Stiller
Roles Fred Williamson
Rating59% 2.9501052.9501052.9501052.9501052.950105
Blackjack (1998)
, 1h48
Directed by John Woo
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Dolph Lundgren, Kate Vernon, Kam Heskin, Fred Williamson, Albert Schultz, Andrew Jackson
Roles Tim Hastings
Rating48% 2.406672.406672.406672.406672.40667
Ancien US Marshal, Jack Devlin est devenu détective. Habitué des situations tendues, il est subitement frappé par une étrange phobie, après avoir empêché l'assassinat de la fille d'un ami : Jack a désormais la peur de la couleur blanche. Engagé comme garde du corps, Jack protéger Cinder James, un top model, tout en tentant de maîtriser sa peur.
Ride (1998)
, 1h30
Directed by Millicent Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Malik Yoba, Melissa De Sousa, Fredro Starr, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Sticky Fingaz, Cedric the Entertainer
Roles Casper's Dream Dad
Rating44% 2.22192.22192.22192.22192.2219
NYC film school graduate Leta Evans (De Sousa) has just become the assistant to hot music video director Bleau Kelly (Downtown Julie Brown). She almost loses the job before her first day's barely even started when Bleau decides budget cuts must be made for her next project. When Leta offers to do the assignment for a smaller fee, Bleau decides to have her escort a group of rappers, singers, and showbiz wanna-be's to Miami for a video shoot. The gang, which is kept in line by Poppa (Yoba), gets acquainted on a decaying bus as they travel down the East Coast, encountering barroom fights and other problems en route to the video gig.
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror, 1h23
Directed by Ethan Wiley
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion
Actors Alexis Arquette, Stacy Galina, Eva Mendes, Adam Wylie, Greg Vaughan, Angela Jones
Roles Sheriff Skaggs
Rating39% 1.956631.956631.956631.956631.95663
A group of teenagers become lost in middle America and arrive in Divinity Falls, where forgotten children have taken on the duty of serving "He Who Walks Behind the Rows". The teenagers have less than a week to get out of the town. However, they find that their car is destroyed, and the children are held accountable. Alison, the leader of the teenagers, overhears that the children are the adopted wards of Luke Enright, a madman who considers himself the savior of the children, and the earthly representative of He Who Walks Behind The Rows. Upon remembering that her brother is also among them, Alison and the rest decide to go to Enright's farm to discover the truth behind the bizarre cult.