Fred J. Lincoln

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Fred J. Lincoln
Born (1936-01-19)January 19, 1936[1]
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died January 17, 2013(2013-01-17) (aged 76)[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names F. J. Lincoln
Occupation Pornographic filmmaker
Years active 1971–2011

Fred J. Lincoln (January 19, 1936 – January 17, 2013)[1] was an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, editor, and cinematographer of pornographic films.


Born Fred Piantadosi,[2] Lincoln grew up in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City. His career in adult film and video was prolific; his filmography at the Internet Movie Database credits him as the director of 310 films, the producer of 42, and as an actor in 64 films. In 1984, Lincoln won the Critics' Adult Film Award as Best Director for his film, Go for It.[3]

His credits in mainstream cinema are limited, although he did play the role of Weasel Podowski in Wes Craven's 1972 horror film, The Last House on the Left. He starred alongside David Hess, Sandra Peabody, Jeramie Rain, Marc Sheffler and Lucy Grantham[4] He contributed to its DVD commentary track with costars Hess and Sheffler. In 1973, he starred in Sean S. Cunningham's horror film, Case of the Full Moon Murders alongside his Last House costar Sandra Peabody.

Lincoln, left, with Henri Pachard in 2004

Lincoln is a member of the AVN Hall of Fame,[5] and the XRCO Hall of Fame.[6]

Lincoln succeeded Larry Levinson as the owner of the 1970s and 1980s New York City sex club Plato's Retreat.

Lincoln was married several times, most notably to pornographic director Patti Rhodes-Lincoln and former pornographic actress Tiffany Clark.[7]

At one point, Lincoln lived in Ventura, California, in an apartment adjacent to pornographic actress Erica Boyer.[8]


Lincoln died on January 16, 2013 at his home in Los Angeles from complications of emphysema and heart disease at age 76.[9] He is survived by his daughter Angelica and his son, Charles.[9]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Credits Notes
1971 Pay the Babysitter Unknown role actor only
1971 SEX USA First guy having sex actor only
1972 The Last House on the Left Fred "Weasel" Podowski actor only only non-pornographic acting role
1973 Case of the Full Moon Murders Joe actor only Credited as Fred Lincoln
1974 Teenage Nurses Fred actor only
1976 Souperman Dick Larson actor/writer/producer/director directorial debut
1978 A Formal Faucett Guy on Street actor/director
1980 A Place Beyond Shame writer/producer/director
1983 Go For It writer/producer/director
1985 Freedom of Choice director only
1986 Rough Draft director only
1989 Coming of Age Granpappy actor/producer/director
1991 Strange Behavior Hunter actor/producer/director
1991 Vegas 5: Blackjack cinematographer only
1992 Sterling Silver producer/editor
1994 Pleasure Dome: The Genesis Chamber editor only
1997 Terror Night writer/director
1998 69 Hours Unknown role writer/director
1999 The Shark director only
2000 Up for Grabs director only
2000 Sexual Healing director only
2003 Looking for Love editor/director
2004 Garden of Eatin' director only
2006 Return to Insanity director only
2007 Porn Valley Poker Buddy actor only
2008 The Last Rose Fred actor only
2009 Oriental Babysitters editor only
2010 Girls Who Want Girls editor only
2011 Foot Fuckers editor only
2011 Evil Cuckold 2 editor only


  1. ^ a b c "Fred J. Lincoln iafd page". Retrieved 15 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Fred J. Lincoln interview at Leather Archives & Museum" (PDF). Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  3. ^ van Aarle, Peter. "Historical "Best Porn Movie" Winners". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Fred Lincoln Dead at 75 – Played Weasel in LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT
  5. ^ "AVN Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on April 15, 2009. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "XRCO Hall of Fame". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  7. ^ Kernes, Mark. "Patti Rhodes and Daughter to Celebrate Fred Lincoln's Life Feb. 10". Adult Video News. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  8. ^ Kernes, Mark (January 12, 2010). "Erica Boyer Killed in Traffic Accident". Adult Video News. Archived from the original on February 5, 2012. Retrieved January 17, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Sanford, John (January 17, 2013). "Director Fred Lincoln Passes Away". Retrieved January 17, 2013. ...his health has been declining rapidly during the past few months and today he passed. 

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