It’s a sad day in Hollywood as beloved actress Cindy Williams, who was best known for her role as Shirley Feeney in the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley, passed away at the age of 75 after a short illness.
She died peacefully in her Los Angeles home on January 25th surrounded by family and loved ones. Williams is survived by her daughter, Emily; son-in-law, Michael; and two grandchildren.
Williams began her career in the early 70s when she landed a part on an episode of Love American Style.
Her career took off when she was cast alongside Penny Marshall in Laverne & Shirley which ran from 1976 to 1983 on ABC.
The show earned seven Emmy nominations and three Golden Globe awards during its eight season run making it one of the most successful sitcoms of all time.