Billy Dee Williams turned down Marlon Brando after he hit on him: ‘I prefer women’
Billy Dee Williams and Marlon Brando (image: WikiCommons/Super Festivals from Ft. Lauderdale, USA)
Screen icon Billy Dee Williams has shared the time he was hit on by fellow legendary actor, Marlon Brando.
Williams, who played Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars films (and The Rise of Skywalker), shared the anecdote in his upcoming memoir, What Have We Here?: Portraits of A Life. The title comes from a line of Williams’ in The Empire Strikes Back when he meets Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher)
As reported by People, Williams said the incident with Brando took place at the library in the latter’s Hollywood home. Brando was hosting a party for the Hollywood glitterati. Recounting that “I’ve been getting hit on all my life,” Williams indicated he was used to attention from