US actress Cindy Williams is dead

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 statement 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 reporters among other things from the statement. Her 2004 Walk of Fame star was to be adorned with flowers to commemorate her, the star plaquers in Hollywood said.

Williams celebrated his first film successes in the 1970s in “American Graffiti” directed by George Lucas and in Francis Ford Coppola’s crime novel “The Conversation” (“The Conversation”) alongside Gene Hackman. She is best known for the sitcom Laverne & Shirley, which was a hit in the US 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, the ex-husband of actress Goldie Hawn.

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