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Cara Williams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cara Williams (born June 29, 1925) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her role as Billy's Mother in The Defiant Ones (1958), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for her role as Gladys Porter on the television series Pete and Gladys, which ran from 1960-1962 and for which she was nominated for the Emmy Award for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy.

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Jun 29, 1925 In Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Wide Open Town 1941-08-08
Latest Project:
Movie The One Man Jury 1978-09-29
Known For
Poster of The Philco Television Playhouse
Movie The One Man Jury Nancy 1978-09-29
Movie The White Buffalo Cassie Ollinger 1977-05-01
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Movie Doctors' Wives Maggie Gray 1971-02-03
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Movie The Man from the Diners' Club Sugar Pye 1963-04-17
Movie Never Steal Anything Small Winnipeg Simmons 1959-02-11
Movie The Defiant Ones Billy's mother 1958-08-14
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Movie The Helen Morgan Story Dolly Evans 1957-10-05
Movie Meet Me in Las Vegas Kelly Donavan 1956-03-09
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie The Great Diamond Robbery Maggie Drumman 1954-01-29
Movie The Girl Next Door Rosie Green 1953-05-13
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie Boomerang! Irene Nelson 1947-02-28
Movie Don Juan Quilligan Fifth Ave. Florist Salesgirl 1945-06-01
Movie The Spider Wanda Vann, neighbor 1945-12-01
Movie In the Meantime, Darling Ruby Mae Sayre 1944-09-22
Movie Laura Advertising Agency Employee (uncredited) 1944-10-11
Movie Happy Land Gretchen Barry 1943-11-10
Movie Girls' Town Ethel 1942-03-06
Movie Wide Open Town Joan Stuart (as Bernice Kay) 1941-08-08