Cindy Williams Net Worth: Relive the Happy Days Star’s Life Following Death at 75

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The entertainment world said goodbye to another veteran actor, Cindy Williams. One of the most recognizable faces in the U.S. in the 1970s and 1980s died after a brief illness. She was 75.

Williams was famous for her role on the ABC sitcom Happy Days. In her over five decades in the business, relive the successful career of the once famous TV star.

Cindy Williams’ Career

The actress-producer started her career in 1970. Aside from Happy Days, she also appeared in its spinoff Laverne & Shirley.

She then had major roles in the short-lived sitcoms Normal Life, Getting By, and several other TV films.

Williams also graced the big screen, working with some of the most elite directors in Hollywood, like George Cukor’s Travels with My Aunt, George Lucas’ American Graffiti, and Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation. Her other films are Big Man on Campus and Meet Wally Sparks.

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Onstage, she did Grease, Deathtrap, Moon Over Buffalo, and the regional production of Nunsense.

She reunited with her Laverne & Shirley co-star Eddie Mekka in the comedy play It Had to Be You.

Williams then made her Broadway debut in The Drowsy Chaperone. Come 2015, her memoir, Shirley, I Jest!, was published.

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At the time of her death, she was worth $10 million.

Cindy Williams Dead at 75

Williams’ family announced her death Monday, January 30. She died in Los Angeles after suffering from a brief illness, her children, Zak and Emily Hudson, released a statement through the family’s spokeswoman Liza Cranis.

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“The passing of our kind, hilarious mother, Cindy Williams, has brought us insurmountable sadness that could never truly be expressed,” the statement read, via AP News. “Knowing and loving her has been our joy and privilege. She was one of a kind, beautiful, generous, and possessed a brilliant sense of humor and a glittering spirit that everyone loved.”

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