Actress Cindy Williams, famous for her role as Shirley Feeney on “Laverne & Shirley,” has passed away at the age of 75, according to her family.
Cindy Williams passed away due to a short illness, according to a statement from her children Zak and Emily Hudson, released through spokesperson Liza Cranis. The statement read, “The passing of our kind, hilarious mother, Cindy Williams, has brought us insurmountable sadness that could never truly be expressed, 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.”
Williams’ co-star on “Laverne & Shirley,” Penny Marshall, died in 2018 at 75. She was the sister of Garry Marshall, who co-created the series.
With the news of Cindy’s passing, people are curious to learn more about her private life, including her family, kids, and financial standing. This article will delve into all the details.
Cindy Williams’ Husband: She Was Married To Bill Hudson
Cindy Williams only had one marriage in her lifetime. The actress was married to Bill Hudson, who is a member of the Hudson Brothers music trio. She and Bill, who she met when she was 35 and he was 33, got married in 1982 and remained together until their divorce in 2000. While little is publicly known about the details of their relationship, it is evident that the marriage was not successful.
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Hudson’s romantic past included actress Jill St. John. He wed Goldie Hawn in 1976 and they split in 1980, bringing forth two children, Oliver Hudson (born 1976) and Kate Hudson (born 1979). He then had a relationship with Ali MacGraw which ended in mid-1981. He later married Cindy Williams and had two children with her. Hudson also has a daughter named Lalania, born in 2006 from a relationship with Caroline Graham.
Who Are Cindy Williams’ Children?
To escape the media attention, the Williams-Hudson family decided to keep their children’s lives private. They had two children, Emily (born 1982) and Zachary (born 1986), now 41 and 37 years old respectively. The siblings have also kept a low profile and avoided media attention.
They were spotted with their mother Cindy at the Hollywood Walk of Fame awards ceremony in 2004 when Zachary was 18 and Emily was 22. Zachary and Emily also have a famous sibling, Kate Hudson, as they share the same father.
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What Was Cindy Williams’ Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cindy Williams was a renowned American actress with a net worth of $10 million at the time of her passing.
She rose to fame for her portrayal of Shirley Feeney on the popular TV show “Happy Days” and its spinoff “Laverne & Shirley.” In addition to these shows, Williams also had leading roles in TV series such as “Normal Life” and “Getting By,” and starred in several TV movies. On the big screen, she was known for her performances in films like “American Graffiti,” “The Conversation,” “Big Man on Campus,” and “Meet Wally Sparks.”