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Behind the Counterculture #19: Fred Ward

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: June, 2005
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Outside the door, I could hear this guy getting excited.
"I know you. I know you. You're that guy.You know.In that film. That film...
This young guy was pointing at the older man who was wearing  a linen suit and smiling. He did look familiar. But I couldn't name him.
"Yes. You were in that film. I can't remember now.Tell me. Tell me. You're...
"Fred Ward." said Fred Ward surprisingly politely.
"Oh," said the young guy, "You're not who I thought you were."

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Ivor Cutler ⇨

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Lake
Editor, London

the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.

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