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Frances E. Williams (1905–1995)

Frances E. Williams was born on September 7, 1905 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for The Jerk (1979), Frank's Place (1987) and Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes (1974). She died on January 2, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1994 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Commentator (actress)
- Midnight Ramble (1994) ... Commentator (actress)
 1994 There Goes My Baby
Grandmother (as Francis E. Williams)
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
 1989 The Boys (TV Series)
- Friars' Club (1989) ... Trudy
- Labor Day (1989) ... Trudy
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Old Woman on Bus
- Cory and Dean Got Married (1988) ... Old Woman on Bus
 1987-1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Miss Marie
- The King of Wall Street (1988) ... Miss Marie (credit only)
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... Miss Marie
- Cultural Exchange (1988) ... Miss Marie
- Frank's Place - The Movie (1988) ... Miss Marie (credit only)
- Shorty's Belle (1988) ... Miss Marie
 1986 Amen (TV Series)
- Maitre D'eacon (1986) ... Marie
 1985 Hell Town (TV Movie)
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- Stan the Man (1982) ... Grandmother
 1982 Sister, Sister (TV Movie)
Mother Bishop
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
Emily Tyson
 1981 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Mrs. Jackson
- Chicago (1981) ... Mrs. Jackson
 1981 The White Shadow (TV Series)
- Car Repo (1981) ... Etta
 1979 The Glove
Grandma Hale
 1978 Uncle Joe Shannon
Patient's Mother
 1978 A Woman Called Moses (TV Movie)
Old Woman In Church
 1978 King (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Cumby
 1978 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Mrs. Bellini
- The Second Almost Annual Shotz Talent Show (1978) ... Mrs. Bellini (as Frances Williams)
 1977 A Piece of the Action
Naomi Chamberlain
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Mrs. X
- The Jar: Part 1 (1976) ... Mrs. X
 1975 Switchblade Sisters
Haiti (as Frances Williams)
 1974 Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes
Moma Lottie (as Frances Williams)
 1974 Together Brothers
Mama Wes
 1973 A Dream for Christmas (TV Movie)
Cassie Thomas
 1973 The Waltons (TV Series)
Granny Ketchum
- The Odyssey (1973) ... Granny Ketchum
 1966 The Black Klansman
Ellie Madison
 1957 Man of a Thousand Faces
Louisa, Cleva's Maid (uncredited)
 1955 Hit the Deck
Mabel (uncredited)
 1952 Lydia Bailey
Cloryphene (uncredited)
 1951 Week-End with Father
Cleo, Jean's Maid
 1951 The Family Secret
Bertha (uncredited)
 1951 Show Boat
Queenie (uncredited)
 1951 Queen for a Day
Anna, Gossamer World segment
 1950 Three Secrets
Delia (uncredited)
 1949 The Reckless Moment
Sybil (uncredited)
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Amy (as Frances Williams)
 1946 Her Sister's Secret
Mathilda (as Frances Williams)
 1939 Lying Lips
Elizabeth Green (as Frances Williams)

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