Just grin, baby: Classic Raiders training camp photos, 1960-2015
Fred “The Hammer” Williamson, known for his hard-hitting style, would end up with a long career in the movies, appearing in over 100 films including “M.A.S.H.” He’s seen here at Raiders picture day 1963.
Vonetta McGee was an accomplished and charismatic Black actress who was relegated to starring roles in Black action films. Vonetta was diabolically seductive in Blacula and brought Shakti balance to Fred Williamson’s hyped up yang in Hammer. A fine actress with untapped potential, Vonetta could not break free of the Blaxploitation ghetto.
Fred “The Hammer” Williamson | Vintage Eye Candy— American actor and former professional football player. Film credits include Three the Hard Way (1974), Take a Hard Ride (1975), One Down, Two to Go (1982). Co-starred with George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino in From Dusk til Dawn.