Cindy Williams was most recognized for her role as “Shirley Feeney” in the TV comedy series "LAVERNE & SHIRLEY".
Born in Van Nuys, California, Cindy first became interested in acting during high school (where she performed with Sally Field!). After graduation, she attended L.A. City College where she majored in Theater Arts. After leaving college, she landed her first television roles on ROOM 222, NANNY AND THE PROFESSOR and LOVE, AMERICAN STYLE.
Cindy’s stage credits include, among other productions, the national tour of GREASE playing Miss Lynch, the national tour of DEATHTRAP with Elliot Gould, THE FEMALE ODD COUPLE with Joanne Worley, STEEL MAGNOLIAS as Ouiser Boudreaux and, in 2007, she made her Broadway debut in the role of Mrs. Tottendale in the award- winning musical THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. She also appeared as Rev. Mother Mary Regina in NUNSENSE and NUNSET BOULEVARD; THE NUNSENSE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHOW.
Cindy enjoyed the privilege of working with extraordinary directors in great films. Her first film was for Roger Corman in GAS-S-S-S with Talia Shire and Ben Vereen. She appeared in TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT with Maggie Smith, directed by George Cukor, and THE CONVERSATION with Gene Hackman, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Next she co-starred with Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss and Harrison Ford in AMERICAN GRAFFITI directed by George Lucas, a low-budget film that went on to become a box office smash and film classic.
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