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Cara Williams (I)

This perky, talented, blue-eyed redhead had acting aspirations from the get-go. She was born in Brooklyn on June 29, 1925, as Bernice Kamiat, to an Austrian Jewish father and a Russian Jewish mother. Cara began performing as a child and continued into her teens. After her parents' divorce, she relocated with her mother to Hollywood where she ... See full bio »
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 1978 The One Man Jury
 1977 The White Buffalo
Cassie Ollinger
 1977 Visions (TV Series)
Anna III
- The Prison Game (1977) ... Anna III
 1976 Medical Center (TV Series)
Sheila Ruskin
- The Happy State of Depression (1976) ... Sheila Ruskin
 1976 The Ashes of Mrs. Reasoner (TV Movie)
Sylvia Reasoner
 1974-1975 Rhoda (TV Series)
- I'm a Little Late, Folks (1974) ... Mae
 1971 Doctors' Wives
Maggie Gray
 1961-1962 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Raggedy Ann / Clara Appleby
- Freddie and the Yuletide Doll (1961) ... Raggedy Ann
 1962 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Guest / Sketches
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Guest / Sketches
 1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Irene West
- Seed of Evil (1960) ... Irene West
 1956-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Marie Jensen / Mona Carstairs / Irene Rankin / ...
- The Cure (1960) ... Marie Jensen
- Last Request (1957) ... Mona Carstairs
- De Mortuis (1956) ... Irene Rankin
- Decoy (1956) ... Mona Cameron
 1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Midge Rospond
- Meeting at Appalachia (1960) ... Midge Rospond
 1959 Naked City (TV Series)
Lois Heller
- A Wood of Thorne (1959) ... Lois Heller
 1959 Never Steal Anything Small
Winnipeg Simmons
 1957 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
- Diane (1957) ... Diane
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Harbor Patrol (1957) ... Dorothy
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- The Glass Web (1956) ... Paula
 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
Kelly Donavan
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 The Great Diamond Robbery
Maggie Drumman
 1953 We Go to Monte Carlo
 1952 Steve Randall (TV Series)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Aggie Lynch
- Within the Law (1952) ... Aggie Lynch
 1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Quicksand (1951)
 1950 Suspense (TV Series)
Nellie / Myra Wilson / Babe / ...
- The Mallet (1950) ... Nellie
- A Pocketful of Murder (1950) ... Myra Wilson
- I'm No Hero (1950) ... Babe
- 1000 To One (1950) ... Betty Marshall
 1950 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Web (TV Series)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- The Sun (1950)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
- The Hypnotist (1950)
 1949 Theatre of Romance (TV Series)
 1949 Knock on Any Door
Nelly Watkins (uncredited)
 1948 The Saxon Charm
Dolly Humber
 1948 Sitting Pretty
Secretary (uncredited)
 1945 The Spider
Wanda Vann, neighbor
 1945 Don Juan Quilligan
Fifth Ave. Florist salesgirl
 1944 Something for the Boys
Calhoun's Secretary (uncredited)
 1944 Laura
Secretary in Laura's Office (uncredited)
 1944 In the Meantime, Darling
Ruby Mae Sayre
 1944 Sweet and Low-Down
Blonde (uncredited)
 1943 Happy Land
Gretchen Barry
 1942 Girls' Town
Ethel (as Bernice Kay)
 1941 Wide Open Town
Joan Stuart (as Bernice Kay)
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