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Friday, January 27, 2017
CRAGG Live with William Wellman Jr - January 28th, 2017 (Post Show Notes)
CRAGG Live - January 28th, 2017
Guest: Actor William Wellman Jr
This weekend as we chatted with actor William Wellman Jr. As the son of legendary director William A. Wellman, he grew up surrounded by Hollywood's elite, including Gary Cooper, Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Carole Lombard,Frank Capra, Lana Turner, John Payne, Jennifer Jones, 'Red Skelton', Peter Lawford and William Boyd ("Hopalong Cassidy"), among a host of others. Breaking into the industry in his own right, Wellman was seen in projects such as High School Confidential, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, How the West Was Won, Rawhide, and the Billy Jack films!
Bill joined us for nearly an hour to discuss his life and career, including his long time friendship with Tom Laughlin (Billy Jack), his work with Larry Cohen in "It's Alive", how he broke into the acting business, working with Jerry Lewis, and all about growing up as the son of famed director William "Wild Bill" Wellman who directed films like the original A Star is Born and The Public Enemy with James Cagney & Mae Clarke!
Also during the show, listen in for the following: