Cara Williams

Cara Williams

About Cara Williams

Cara Williams (born June 29, 1925) is an American film and television actress. Williams was born Bernice Kamiat in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Flora (nee Schwartz) and Benjamin Kamiat, Jewish immigrants from Romania and Austria. She began her screen acting career in 1941, and was initially billed as Bernice Kay. Williams earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination in 1959 for her role in the film, The Defiant Ones. She starred opposite Harry Morgan in the CBS situation comedy Pete and Gladys (1960-62), and earned an Emmy Award nomination in 1962 for Best Actress in a Series.

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