About Fred Williamson
As for the day, Fred Williamson net worth amounts to $15 million. He has earned this money through 40 years working in television and movie industry. During this period Fred has earned more than 100 acting credits, 20 credits as a producer, 23 as a director and 12 as a writer. For some people, Williamson‘s attitude towards cinema is too simplistic. In fact, we would not argue otherwise: no matter how we like this man, we have to admit that his taste is not exactly sophisticated. For example, Fred is quoted saying: ‘There’s only two things that I demand of my scripts, and they’re the same things my audiences demand. First, I have to get the girl. And second, I have to win all the fights. We don’t need suspense. With those two ingredients, the picture is assured of being a hit’. The claim that a girl and a „winner“ characters are enough to build a good movie is worth questioning, but we are not going to do it in this article. Instead, we are going to provide with some interesting facts about Fred‘s proffesional life and point out the main sources of Fred Williamson net worth.
Most of you will know that Fred has first gained prominence as a football player and established himself as a talented actor, producer and director only after his retirement from this sport. After playing college football the future millionaire was signed by San Francisco 49ers. However, he was traded before the season has even started and spent the year 1960 playing with Pittsburgh Steelers. The following year Fred joined Oakland Raiders in the American Football League. The footballer has remained with this team till 1965 and during this period Fred Williamson net worth has increased significantly. From 1965 to 1967 he has been playing with Kansas City Chiefs. This period has been especially important in Fred‘s athletic career, because in 1966 he became an American Football League Champion. By the way, the star has earned the nickname „Hammer“ while playing football: apparently, he was known to hit hard.
Williamson made his movie debut in 1968, just a year after retiring from football, on television series Ironside. Following this the actor has featured on variety of shows, eventually landing a regular role on television series Julia. later in his career the actor has also worked as a commentator on ABC‘s show Monday Night Football. As a movie actor, Hammer gained prominence for the roles in Three the Hard Way, Take a Hard Ride, Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon and Hell Up in Harlem. Speaking about the more recent sources of Fred Williamson net worth, he is currently doing a voice role on animated film Sticky Fingers: The Movie!