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How Did Cara Williams Die? Oscar, Emmy Nominated Actor Cara Williams Passed Away at 96 Due to Heart Attack




It is saddened to share with our readers that the American film and television actress, Cara Williams passed away at the age of 96. The actress was best known for her role in a popular American drama film “The Defiant Ones (1958)” by Stanley Kramer. She was one of the most loving and beautiful actresses of the 90s.

Cara Williams Passed Away at 96

According to the sources, Willaims passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021. She suffered a heart attack at her home in Beverly Hills. The details were confirmed by her daughter, Justine Jagoda who told to The Hollywood Reporter,” My mom was a loving soul, she would take you in her arms and always help you”.

How Did Cara Williams Die?

The death of actress Cara Willaims was confirmed by her daughter, Justine Jagoda, and great-nephew, Richard Potter. She was just not an actress with beauty with also known as funny, over-the-top, warm-hearted, polite, and loving actress. In the stage of Jagoda, she told,” She could make anyone smile if they had a bad day.

She was everything that you could wish for in as a mother and more. It is sad to lose a woman from the incredible era”. Many celebrities paid tribute to the actress after taking support of social media. She was amazing and always available for others.

Cara Williams was born on June 29, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York, the US and her parents were Romanian, Jewish immigrants, and Benjamin Irving Kamiat, a Jewish immigrant born in Lemberg, Austrian Empire. She loved to watch the movies of all the stars on the screens and at the time, she wanted to be an actress.

Cara Williams Passed Away at 96 Due to Heart Attack

When her parents was divorced, she was moved to Los Angeles with her mother and chose Cara Willams as her stage name and attended the Hollywood Professional School. She also began to work in radio at the age of 16 and signed film and also performed in bit roles, credit as Bernice Kay.

After that, the actress kept on growing and worked in lots of movies such as Wide Open Town, Girls Town, Happy Land, In the Meantime, Darling, The Spider, Boomerang!, The Saxon Charm, Knock on Any Door, The Girl Next Door, We Got to Monte Carlo, The Great Diamond Robbery, Meet Me in Las Vegas, The Helen Morgan Story, The Defiant Ones, and many more.

Along with this, she also worked in some television shows such as Theatre of Romance, The Clock, Repertory Theatre, The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre, The Web, Starlight Theatre, and more.

The actress had three husbands. First, she married Alan Gray in 1945 at the age of 20 but later, they separated after she became a mother of Cathy Gray. Later, John Drew Barrymore was the second husband of the actress who she married in 1952 but again, the couple separated after seven years and she gave birth to her son, John Blyth Barrymore. While, her third husband, Asher Dann passed away in 2018. She was an amazing actress and loved by millions of fans.