80s Picturehouse Episode 86: In Conversation With Fred Williamson.
In the 27th of our 'In Conversation With' series, we are joined by Fred 'The Hammer' Williamson.
We chat about:
- Growing up in Chicago
- His time at Northwestern college
- His famous 3 rules for being in a film
- Going from 'Speedy' to 'The Hammer'
- Working with Larry Cohen and other directors
- Forming Po' Boy Productions
- 80's films; including Bronx Warriors, Vigilante, and the Black Cobra series
- Gaining a new generation of fans in From Dusk Till Dawn
- His trademark cigars
- Why it always ends in a wrestling match when he sees Gary Busey
- Funding Old School Gangsta
As always, there's much more to hear in this episode...including Both Dave and Thom getting VERY excited at talking with Fred!