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Actress Cindy Williams played Shirley Feeney in ABC's long-running hit series Laverne & Shirley. She was also in George Lucas's classic film American Graffiti.
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cherry-cheeked girlfriend in George Lucas' 1973 classic American Graffiti.
Actress. Born on August 22, 1947 in Van Nuys, California. Cindy Williams is best known as the dreamily optimistic Shirley Feeney of ABC's long-running hit series Laverne & Shirley. Williams made her acting debut as a child in The Blob in 1958, but it wasn't until she was cast in 1976 opposite Penny Marshall's Laverne that she became a recognizable star.
Film credits include Gas-s-s in 1971, Travels With My Aunt in 1972, and a key role in Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation in 1974. Of all her film work, she is perhaps best remembered as Ron Howard's bright-eyed, cherry-cheeked girlfriend in George Lucas' 1973 classic American Graffiti.
After her marriage to comedian-actor Bill Hudson (father of actress Kate Hudson), Williams concentrated on raising a family, limiting her acting to guest appearances and made-for-TV movies, as well as co-producing films.
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