Cara Williams, who was nominated for an Oscar for “The Defiant Ones”, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021. She was 96 years old. The sad news of his disappearance has been confirmed by his daughter Justine Jagoda. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, she said, “My mom was a loving soul, she would hug you and help you always.” The iconic actress suffered a heart attack Thursday at her Beverly Hills home. Cara was also known for her Emmy nominated performance on the CBS sitcom “Pete and Gladys”.
Cara, who was born under the name Bernice Kamiat, also worked alongside Audrey Hepburn in her first feature film, titled “We Go to Monte Carlo” in 1951. She was one of the last surviving actors of the golden age of hollywood. Speaking of celebrity deaths, we recently lost Lisa Banes in a hit and run crash. The star of “Deliverance” Ned Beatty has also passed away for the heavenly abode. Some of the other celebs we’ve lost over the past few months include Chick Vennera, Jay Jay Philips, Carmen Salinas, Greg Tate, DMX, Jay Black, Mort Sahl, Jeanette Maus and more.
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Who were Cara Williams’ husbands?
Cara, born in June 1925, began working as an actress in her childhood. Speaking of her marriages, the legendary actress has been lucky in love three times. She first married Alan Gray in 1945. The couple shared a daughter named Cathy Gray. Their marriage, however, ended after two years. Cara then married John Drew Barrymore in 1952. John was one of the renowned actors of his time. He was the son of movie legend John Barrymore and the father of actress Drew Barrymore.
Cara and John also had a son named John Blyth Barrymore, who is now a former actor. The duo quickly had trouble in Heaven when they split in 1959. Cara’s last marriage to Asher Dann lasted until her death in 2018 at the age of 83. He was a Los Angeles-based real estate entrepreneur. Professionally, Cara has landed coveted supporting roles in films such as “Boomerang!” “,” The Girl Next Door “and” The Helen Morgan Story “, among others.
Internet mourns the death of Cara Williams
Sharing a monochrome photo of the actress, one fan said, âMy favorite Cara Williams photo from BOOMERANG! (1947) A small but memorable role of hers that I love. Rest in peace Cara. (1925-2021). â Another said: âSAD FAREWELL. Cara Williams may be best known for movies like THE DEFIANT ONES, but I remember her more clearly from her TV shows PETE & GLADYS and THE CARA WILLIAMS SHOW. Cara died at the age of 96. RIP. One of them shared an anecdote about her Oscar nomination and said: “Cara Williams was the last surviving member of this group of nominees for supporting actresses that year. Wendy Hiller won the award,” as another concluded, “I did an interview with Cara at The Egyptian after a screening of BOOMERANG! (1947). She was awesome – RIP Cara Williams.”
My favorite photo of Cara Williams in BOOMERANG! (1947) A small but memorable role of hers that I love.
Rest in peace Cara. (1925-2021) pic.twitter.com/ImX4owrqfl
– allison (@AlliApplebum) 12 December 2021
Cara Williams may be best known for movies like THE DEFIANT ONES, but I remember her more clearly from her TV shows PETE & GLADYS and THE CARA WILLIAMS SHOW. Cara died at the age of 96. RIP pic.twitter.com/neXOknMiFj
– James L Neibaur (@JimLNeibaur) 12 December 2021
I did an interview with Cara at the Egyptian after a screening of BOOMERANG! (1947). She was great – RIP Cara Williams.
– Alan K. Rode (pronounced ROE-DEE) (@alancinephile) 12 December 2021