US actress Cindy Williams dies at 75

Actress Cindy Williams has died at the age of 75 after a short illness. She became known, among other things, through the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley”.


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  • Cindy Williams has passed away.
  • The US actress died after a short illness at the age of 75.
  • Among other things, she was honored with a star on the “Walk of Fame”.

US actress Cindy Williams, known from TV series and films such as “American Graffiti” and “The Conversation”, is dead. According to US media, her children Zak and Emily Hudson announced in a message on Monday (local time) that Williams died after a short illness. The actress was 75 years old.

She had a “brilliant sense of humor”, quoted the broadcaster CNN and the “Hollywood Reporter”, among other things from the statement. Her Walk of Fame star, awarded in 2004, was to be decorated with flowers as a souvenir. This was announced by the lenders of the star plaques in Hollywood.

Williams celebrated his first film successes in the 1970s, directed by George Lucas in “American Graffiti” and in Francis Ford Coppola’s thriller “The Conversation” alongside Gene Hackman. She became known through the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley”, which was a hit in the USA from 1976 to 1983.

Williams and the actress and director Penny Marshall, who died in 2018, thrilled as friends and roommates who work in a brewery.

From 1982 until their divorce in 2000, Williams was married to musician and actor Bill Hudson, actress Goldie Hawn’s ex-husband.

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