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November 23, 2018

Hello fans,

Black Friday 2018"HELLO!" It's time to catch up with Laverne & Shirley star Cindy Williams!

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See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Jane Powell: Actress and singer who appeared in many movie musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, played Milly in the movie "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

Claudia Cardinale: Italian actress, films include "8 1/2", "The Pink Panther", "The Professionals" and "Once Upon a Time in the West"

Peter Finch: Starred as Howard Beale in the movie "Network", he also appeared in "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and other movies

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Cindy Williams

Learn More About Cindy Williams on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: August 22, 1947 in Van Nuys, California, USA

BIRTH NAME: Cynthia Jane Williams

CLAIM TO FAME: Cindy Williams is an American actress, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976-1982).

FAMILY LIFE: Williams was married to Bill Hudson of the musical trio Hudson Brothers in 1982. The two divorced in 2000. Together they have two children: Emily and Zachary.

INFO: She graduated from Birmingham High School in 1965. Her classmates included financier Michael Milken, actress Sally Field, and talent agent Michael Ovitz.

Attended Los Angeles City College, where she majored in theatre arts.

Williams is a practicing Catholic.

After college, Williams began her professional career by landing national commercials, which included Foster Grant sunglasses and TWA.

Made her Broadway debut as daffy "Mrs. Tottendale" in The Drowsy Chaperone at the Marquis Theatre in 2007.

TRIVIA: Favorite actress is Debbie Reynolds.

Was on the bowling and volleyball teams in high school.

Wrote with Penny Marshall before acting with her.

Auditioned for the role of Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), which went to Carrie Fisher.

Was cited as one of the most promising movie personalities of 1973 in John Willis' 1974 Film Annual "Screen World" book.

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd. on August 12, 2004.

Directed by five Academy Award winners: Roger Corman, Jack Nicholson, George Cukor, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola.

Attended the LACC Theater Academy. Other alumni include Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Mark Hamill, Donna Reed and Rene Michelle Aranda.

Met ex-husband Bill Hudson at a celebrity softball game in 1981.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Williams recently starred in the musical comedy film Still Waiting In The Wings.


2018 Still Waiting In The Wings...Rosie

2016 A Dream of Christmas (TV Movie)...Jayne 'The Angel'

2016 The Odd Couple (TV Series)...Vivian
- Taffy Days (2016) ... Vivian

2013 Sam & Cat (TV Series)...Janice Dobbins
- #SalmonCat (2013) ... Janice Dobbins

2012 Stealing Roses...Rose

2012 Strawberry Summer (TV Movie)...Ruth Yates

2012 Peter at the End (Short)...Donna

2010 The Happiest Man Alive (Short)...Sally

2007 Drive (TV Series)...House Mother
- Rearview (2007) ... House Mother
- No Turning Back (2007) ... House Mother
- Partners (2007) ... House Mother

2007 Shorty McShorts' Shorts (TV Series)...- Mascot Prep (2007) ... (voice)

2006 The Legend of William Tell...Jillian

2004-2005 Girlfriends (TV Series)...Lisa James
- P.D.A. - D.O.A. (2005) ... Lisa James
- New York Bound (2004) ... Lisa James

2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)...Nora Hodges
- Sick (2004) ... Nora Hodges

2003 8 Simple Rules (TV Series)...Mary Ellen Doyle
- Donny Goes AWOL (2003) ... Mary Ellen Doyle
- Premiere (2003) ... Mary Ellen Doyle

2002 The Biggest Fan...Debbie's Mom

2002 Less Than Perfect (TV Series)...Joan Casey
- Meet the Folks (2002) ... Joan Casey

2002 7th Heaven (TV Series)...Vice Principal Val
- The Enemy Within (2002) ... Vice Principal Val

2000-2002 For Your Love (TV Series)...Ronnie
- The Affairs of the Heart (2002) ... Ronnie
- The Talented Mr. Ripoff (2000) ... Ronnie
- The Egg Timer (2000) ... Ronnie

2001 The Brothers Garcia (TV Series)...Mrs. Barbacoa
- The Student Buddy (2001) ... Mrs. Barbacoa

2001 Son of the Beach (TV Series)...Bobbi
- Grand Prix (2001) ... Bobbi

1999 The Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights (TV Movie)...Sue Ellen Caldwell

1997 Girls Across the Lake (TV Series)

1997 Meet Wally Sparks...Emily Preston

1996 Hope & Gloria (TV Series)...Connie Carlucci
- Come Back Lil' Tina (1996) ... Connie Carlucci

1996 The Stepford Husbands (TV Movie)...Caroline Knox

1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)...Claire
- Jacob's Ladder (1996) ... Claire

1995 The Magic School Bus (TV Series)...Gerri Poveri
- Ups and Downs (1995) ... Gerri Poveri (voice)

1995 Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story (TV Movie)...Wanda Walden

1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)...Wandamae
- A Bolt from the Blue (1994) ... Wandamae

1993-1994 Getting By (TV Series)...Cathy Hale
31 episodes

1993 For Goodness Sake (Short)

1991 Bingo...Natalie Devlin

1991 Earth Angel (TV Movie)...Judith

1990 Menu for Murder (TV Movie)...Connie Mann

1990 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)...M'Lynn Eatenton

1990 Normal Life (TV Series)...Anne Harlow
- Critique (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Transition (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Freefall (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- And Baby Makes... (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Prom? (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Facial Attraction (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Birth of a Notion (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- P.O.V. (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- It's Only Rock 'N Roll (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Losing Isn't Everything (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Two Timin' (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- Please Releash Me (1990) ... Anne Harlow
- The Big Game (1990) ... Anne Harlow

1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (TV Movie)...Rita Sue Bliss

1989 Rude Awakening...June Margolin

1989 Just Like Family (TV Series)

1989 Big Man on Campus...Diane Girard

1988 Tricks of the Trade (TV Movie)...Catherine

1988 Save the Dog! (TV Movie)...Becky

1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)...Heather Drew / Lisa Burke
- The Leftovers (1986) ... Heather Drew
- Help Wanted: Kids (1986) ... Lisa Burke

1985 Joanna (TV Movie)...Joanna Weston

1985 UFOria...Arlene Stewart

1985 When Dreams Come True (TV Movie)...Susan Matthews

1983 The Creature Wasn't Nice...Annie McHugh

1976-1982 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)...Shirley Feeney
158 episodes

1982 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (TV Series)...Shirley
- The Speed Demon Get-Away Caper (1982) ... Shirley (voice)
1982 The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1982)

1981-1982 Laverne & Shirley in the Army (TV Series)...Shirley Feeney
- Super Duper Trooper (1982) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- The Dark Knight (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Tokyo-Ho, Ho (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Meanie Genie (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Super Wacs (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Two Mini Cooks (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Bigfoot (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- When the Moon Comes Over the Werewolf (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- I Only Have Ice for You (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- April Fools in Paris (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Naval Fluff (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Jungle Jumpers (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)
- Invasion of the Booby Hatchers (1981) ... Shirley Feeney (voice)

1979-1980 CHiPs (TV Series)...Cindy Williams
- The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 2 (1980) ... Cindy Williams (uncredited)
- Roller Disco: Part 2 (1979) ... Cindy Williams (uncredited)

1975-1979 Happy Days (TV Series)...Shirley Feeney
- Shotgun Wedding: Part 1 (1979) ... Shirley Feeney
- Fonzie's Funeral: Part 2 (1979) ... Shirley Feeney
- Fonzie the Superstar (1976) ... Shirley Feeney
- Football Frolics (1976) ... Shirley Feeney
- A Date with Fonzie (1975) ... Shirley Feeney

1979 More American Graffiti...Laurie Bolander

1978 Suddenly, Love (TV Movie)...Regina Malloy

1977-1978 Laugh-In (TV Series)...Guest Performer
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Guest Performer

1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)...Velocity / Herself
- Live from Mardi Gras (1977) ... Velocity / Herself

1976 The First Nudie Musical...Rosie

1976 Petrocelli (TV Series)...Carol Janssen
- Survival (1976) ... Carol Janssen

1975 Police Story (TV Series)...Joanna
- Test of Brotherhood (1975) ... Joanna

1975 Insight (TV Series)...Flora
- Somewhere Before (1975) ... Flora

1975 Mr. Ricco...Jamison

1974 The Conversation...Ann

1974 Cannon (TV Series)...June Bowers
- The Stalker (1974) ... June Bowers

1974 The Migrants (TV Movie)...Betty

1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)...Sue Reynolds
- Secret Witness (1974) ... Sue Reynolds

1973 The Killing Kind...Lori Davis

1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)...Karen Brown (segment "Love and the Time Machine") / Naomi Brubaker (segment "Love and the Face Bow")
- Love and the Blue Plate Special/Love and the Man of the Year/Love and the Time Machine (1973) ... Karen Brown (segment "Love and the Time Machine")
- Love and the Face Bow/Love and the Impossible Gift/Love and the Love Kit (1973) ... Naomi Brubaker (segment "Love and the Face Bow")

1973 American Graffiti...Laurie

1972 Travels with My Aunt...Tooley

1972 Beware! The Blob...Randy's Girl

1971 The Funny Side (TV Series)...Teenage Wife
- The Funny Side of the Consumer (1971) ... Teenage Wife
- The Funny Side of Leisure (1971) ... Teenage Wife
- The Funny Side of Newspapers (1971) ... Teenage Wife
- The Funny Side of Law & Order (1971) ... Teenage Wife
- The Funny Side of Money (1971) ... Teenage Wife
- The Americans (Pilot) (1971) ... Teenage Wife

1971 Getting Together (TV Series)...Cathy
- Cathy's Clown (1971) ... Cathy

1971 Drive, He Said...Manager's Girlfriend

1969-1971 Room 222 (TV Series)...Rhoda Zagor / Rita Zagor
- Laura Fay, You're Okay! (1971) ... Rita Zagor
- I Love You Charlie, I Love You Abby (1970) ... Rhoda Zagor
- The Exchange Teacher (1969) ... Rhoda Zagor

1971 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)...2nd Coed
- The Art of Relationships (1971) ... 2nd Coed

1970 Barefoot in the Park (TV Series)...Agnes
- The Marriage Proposal (1970) ... Agnes

1970 Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It...Marissa

1970 My World and Welcome to It (TV Series)...Lydia #2
- Child's Play (1970) ... Lydia #2

To see Then & Now pictures of Cindy Williams, visit: Celebrity Nooz

--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Jane Powell - ALIVE
Born: 04/01/1929

Claudia Cardinale - ALIVE
Born: 04/15/1938

Peter Finch - DEAD (Heart attack)
Born: 09/28/1912 Died: 01/14/1977

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M. I. Shanavas, 67, Indian politician, MP (since 2009), complications from liver transplant.

Levine Andrade, 64, Indian-born British violinist.
Roy Bailey, 83, English folk singer.
Robert Blythe, 71, British actor (High Hopes, Whoops Apocalypse, Rebecca's Daughters).
Mac Collins, 74, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia's 8th district (1993-2005).
Iosif Dmitriev [ru], 71, Russian stage director and actor.
Shlomo Erell, 98, Israeli military general, Commander of the Navy (1966-1968).
Anvar Khamei, 101, Iranian sociologist, economist and journalist, respiratory failure.
Gordon Morritt, 76, English footballer (Rotherham United, Doncaster Rovers, York City).
Eimuntas Nekrošius, 65, Lithuanian stage director and actor (The Corridor), heart attack.
Dietmar Schwager, 78, German footballer (1. FC Kaiserslautern).

Dominique Blanchar, 91, French actress (Le Secret de Mayerling, The Song of Sister Maria, L'Avventura).
Tosyn Bucknor, 37, Nigerian radio and television presenter, sickle cell anaemia.
Pablo Cedano Cedano, 82, Dominican Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo (1996-2013).
Alfred Evers, 83, Belgian politician.
Koichi Funayama, 42, American stuntman and actor (Resident Evil: Retribution, The Wolverine, 47 Ronin).
Ilko Korunets [uk], 96, Ukrainian translator.
Dan Maloney, 68, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs, Los Angeles Kings) and coach (Winnipeg Jets).
John Mantle, 76, Welsh rugby union (Newport) and rugby league player (St Helens, Great Britain).
Gerry O'Malley, 90, Canadian politician, MLA (1988-1998).
Larry Pickering, 76, Australian political cartoonist, lung cancer.
Alí Rodríguez Araque, 81, Venezuelan politician and diplomat, Minister of Foreign Affairs (2004-2006) and Finance (2008-2010), ambassador to Cuba (since 2014).
Yuri Sadlowski [uk], 48, Ukrainian poet, literary critic and translator.
Shiao Yi, 83, Taiwanese-American wuxia novelist.
Witold Sobocinski, 89, Polish cinematographer (The Adventures of Gerard, The Hourglass Sanatorium, Frantic) and academic.
Bunny Sterling, 70, Jamaican-born British boxer, dementia.
Wu Jianchang, 79, Chinese engineer and politician.
George Yardley, 76, Scottish footballer (East Fife, Tranmere Rovers).

Héctor Beltrán Leyva, 56, Mexican drug cartel leader (Beltrán-Leyva Cartel), heart attack.
Waldyr Boccardo, 82, Brazilian basketball player, world champion (1959) and Olympic bronze medalist (1960).
Klaus Bockisch, 79, German footballer (SC Preußen Münster, FC 08 Villingen).
Neil Collins, 77, New Zealand broadcaster (4ZB, Radio Dunedin) and politician (Dunedin City Council).
Weeshie Fogarty, 77, Irish Gaelic footballer and sports broadcaster (Radio Kerry).
Andrzej Grembowicz [pl], Polish screenwriter.
Eva McGauley, 19, New Zealand social activist, cancer.
Iain Moireach, 80, Scottish Gaelic writer.
Óscar Munguía [es], 27, Honduran footballer (C.D.S. Vida), shot.
Peter Peryer, 77, New Zealand photographer.
Peter Simon, 71, American photographer (Grateful Dead), cardiac arrest.
Jennie Stoller, 72, British actress (The Good Father, Sapphire & Steel, King Ralph), cancer.
Muhammad Abdul Wahhab, 95, Pakistani Islamic cleric, Amir of Tablighi Jamaat (since 1992), dengue fever.
Uladzimir Zhuravel, 47, Belarusian football player (Dinamo Minsk, national team) and manager (Dynamo Brest).

K. T. C. Abdullah, 82, Indian actor (Sudani from Nigeria).
Richard Baker, 93, English broadcaster (BBC News, Start the Week, Melodies for You).
Barrie Betts, 86, English footballer (Manchester City, Scunthorpe United, Stockport County).
Jens Büchner [de], 49, German singer (Ich bin ein Star - Holt mich hier raus!).
Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, 77, Indian military officer, commander in the Battle of Longewala.
Cheng Kaijia, 100, Chinese nuclear physicist and engineer.
Kayo Dottley, 90, American football player (Chicago Bears).
Eduard von Falz-Fein, 106, Russian-born Liechtensteiner businessman, journalist and sportsman, house fire.
Jerry Frankel, 88, American theater and film producer.
Jim Iley, 82, English football player (Sheffield, Nottingham Forest) and manager (Barnsley).
Motohiko Kondo, 64, Japanese politician, MP (since 2000), sepsis.
Gino Molinari [es], 62, Ecuadorian chef and TV presenter, city councilor of Guayaquil (2009-2014), complications from diabetes.
Yevgeny Osin [ru], 54, Russian singer.
Alyque Padamsee, 87, Indian actor (Gandhi) and adman.
Cyril Pahinui, 68, American slack-key guitarist and singer.
Ajin Panjapan, 91, Thai writer.
Diana Petrynenko [uk], 88, Ukrainian singer.
Boris Poloskin [ru], 86, Russian folk singer-songwriter and poet.
Yuriy Smirnov-Nesvitskiy, 86, Russian stage director.
Metin Türel, 83, Turkish football player (PTT, Istanbulspor) and manager (national team).

Hatem Ben Rabah, 47, Tunisian actor.
Francisco Calvo Serraller, 70, Spanish art historian.
Scott English, 81, American songwriter and record producer.
Darlene Ewing, 64, American judge.
Paul Ferris, 89, British author and journalist.
Pablo Ferro, 83, Cuban-born American graphic designer, complications from pneumonia.
Alec Finn, 74, English-born Irish bouzouki player (De Dannan).
William Goldman, 87, American author (The Princess Bride) and screenwriter (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men), Oscar winner (1970, 1977), complications from colon cancer and pneumonia.
Michael Holmes, 79, American actor (The Slayer, Outside Ozona).
Al James, 72, British bass guitarist (Showaddywaddy).
Richard Lormand, 56, American publicist and film producer.
Flemming Nielsen, 84, Danish footballer (Atalanta, Greenock Morton, national team).
Mohammad Taghi Nourbakhsh [fa], 58, Iranian physician and politician, Chairman of Social Security Organization (since 2013), traffic collision.
René Roch, 89, French fencing sport official, President of Fédération Internationale d'Escrime (1992-2008).
Hiromasa Yonekura, 81, Japanese businessman, CEO of Sumitomo Chemical.
Andrey Zhigalin, 49, Russian poet.

E. D. Blodgett, 83, Canadian poet and translator.
John Bluthal, 89, Polish-born British-Australian actor (Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width, The Vicar of Dibley, Hail, Caesar!).
Roy Clark, 85, American Hall of Fame country singer and television host (Hee Haw), complications from pneumonia.
Aethelred Eldridge, 88, American artist.
Takayuki Fujikawa, 56, Japanese footballer (Verdy Kawasaki).
Adolf Grünbaum, 95, German-American philosopher.
Kacem Kefi, 73, Tunisian composer and singer.
Sonny Knowles, 86, Irish singer.
Charmaine Mangwende, Zimbabwean actress.
Zhores Medvedev, 93, Russian agronomist, biologist and dissident.
Seiji Nakamura, 87, Japanese politician, MP (since 1983).
Mike Noble, 88, British comic artist and illustrator (Fireball XL5).
Jan Persson, 75, Danish photographer, cancer.
Kim Porter, 47, American actress and model, cardiac arrest.
Luigi Rossi di Montelera, 72, Italian businessman (Martini & Rossi) and politician, Deputy (1976-1992), heart attack.
Aldyr Schlee, 83, Brazilian writer and illustrator, designer of football national team jersey.
Ivan Smirnov, 63, Russian composer and guitarist.
Sigmund Steinnes, 59, Norwegian politician, cancer.
Ann Symonds, 79, Australian politician, member of the New South Wales Legislative Council (1982-1998).
Lubomir Tomaszewski, 95, Polish-American artist.
Yves Yersin, 76, Swiss film director (Les petites fugues).