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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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1925-06-29

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Bernice Kamiat

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1978 The One Man Jury as Nancy
1977 The White Buffalo as Cassie Ollinger
1974 Rhoda (2 episodes)
1971 Doctors' Wives as Maggie Gray
1969 Medical Center (1 episode)
1964 The Cara Williams Show (30 episodes) as Cara Wilton/Bridges
1963 The Man from the Diners' Club as Sugar Pye
1960 Pete and Gladys (72 episodes) as Gladys Porter
1959 Never Steal Anything Small as Winnipeg Simmons
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1 episode)
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1958 The Defiant Ones as Billy's mother
1957 The Helen Morgan Story as Dolly Evans
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)
1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas as Kelly Donavan
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (4 episodes)
1954 The Great Diamond Robbery as Maggie Drumman
1953 The Girl Next Door as Rosie Green
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (1 episode)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (1 episode)
1947 Boomerang! as Irene Nelson
1945 The Spider as Wanda Vann, neighbor
1945 Don Juan Quilligan as Fifth Ave. Florist Salesgirl
1944 Laura as Advertising Agency Employee (uncredited)
1944 In the Meantime, Darling as Ruby Mae Sayre
1943 Happy Land as Gretchen Barry
1942 Girls' Town as Ethel
1941 Wide Open Town as Joan Stuart (as Bernice Kay)

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