Los Angeles (USA), 30 Jan. The American actress Cindy Williams, who gave life to Shirley Feeney in the television comedy “Happy Days”, died at the age of 75 in Los Angeles, California (USA).
The actress died on January 25 of this year after a short illness, as confirmed by her children Zak and Emily Hudson through a statement collected by local media.
“The passing of our kind and hilarious mother, Cindy Williams, has brought us an insurmountable sadness that could never be truly expressed. Knowing and loving her has been our joy and our privilege,” her children explained in the letter.
They also claimed that their mother was “one of a kind” and that thanks to her “shining spirit” and her “brilliant sense of humor” she had made so many people adore her.
Williams grew up in Van Nuys, California (USA) and began her acting career in the 1970s by being part of television shows such as “Love, American Style”, “Room 222” and “Nanny and the Professor” .
In 1975 she was part of “Happy Days”, one of the most popular television series in the United States, and finally her role as Shirley Feeney catapulted her to fame in the spin-off series “Laverne & Shirley” (1976).
However, Williams had already been part of renowned productions such as the George Lucas film “American Graffiti” (1973) and Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Conversation” (1974).
In addition to her acting work, Williams also executive produced the two “Father of the Bride” films, starring Steve Martin in the 1990s, and the film “Stealing Roses.”
Other projects in which he was part are the series “8 Simple Rules”, “Strip Mall” and the movie “The Creature Wasn’t Nice” (1981). EFE
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