Victor Edward Willis

Victor Edward Willis

Real Name: Victor Edward Willis
Submitted by: Bob Sacamano
Posted Date: 2005-07-18
Last Modified: 2020-01-13

He was the “cop” character/singer in the 70’s disco/pop sensations The Village People. He co-wrote Macho Man and In The Navy.

What happened to:

He developed the habit of freebasing cocaine before going onstage, a habit which brought about his replacement by Ray Simpson. He married Phylicia Rashad (a.k.a Claire Huxtable on television’s The Cosby Show in the late 70’s. They subsequently divorced.
He was arrested in 1997 and charged with charged with robbery and cocaine possession.

Willis currently lives in a trailer park in Daly City, just south of San Francisco and was recently arrested and alleged to posses guns and rock cocaine in his car and home.

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Victor Edward Willis