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Frances E Williams

Frances E Williams


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Also Known As: Died: January 2, 1995
Born: September 7, 1905 Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Sister, Sister (1982) as Mother Bishop
Diahann Carroll, Rosalind Cash and Irene Cara are three sisters whose reunion when the family home is put up for sale reopens old wounds. This original drama, somewhat akin to Arthur Miller's play, "The Price", was filmed in 1979 in Montgomery, Alabama, and has Carroll as the straight-laced spinster
Ambush Murders (1982) as Emily Tyson
James Brolin replaced Sam Elliott as the dedicated defense attorney at the third trial of a drawn-out murder case against an outspoken black activist who has been accused in the killing of two white policemen. This fictionalized version of a true story was adapted from the book by Ben Bradlee, Jr.
The Jerk (1979) as Grandma Johnson
A naive young man seeks his fortune while trying to escape a deranged killer.
Piece Of The Action, A (1977) as Naomi Chamberlain
Manny and Dave are Chicago con artists who specialize in cheating people who take advantage of the poor. When they are blackmailed by a retired policeman into giving something back to the community, they start volunteering as career counselors for a group of uncooperative teens at the community center. Manny is beginning to enjoy helping the students when his work there in interrupted by the arrival of his girlfriend''s overbearing parents and a mobster who has discovered that he cheated him.
Together Brothers (1974) as Mama Wes
The Together Brothers is a gang of African American and Hispanic teenagers in Galveston, Texas. When a popular policeman is murdered, the leader of the Brothers makes it his business to find the killers. Since his 5-year-old brother is the only witness to the crime, the gang members have to do thei
Dream for Christmas, A (1973) as Cassie Thomas
An all-black cast shines in this pilot for a proposed series involving a southern minister who is assigned to a poor parish in California with the congregation drifting away and the church scheduled for demolition. The hope here was for writer Earl Hamner to repeat his success with "The Waltons."

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Woman Called Moses, A (1978) as Old Woman In Church
A dramatization of the life of the legendary slave who escaped to freedom and returned to the South many times to rescue others via her underground railroad.
King (1978) as Mrs Cumby
A drama about the career of Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a Baptist minister in Atlanta in the early '50s until his assassination in 1968. Aside from Billy Goldenberg's Emmy Award-winning score, there were nominations for Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson as Best Actor and Actress for their p

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