Cara Williams (born Bernice Kamiat; June 29, 1925 – December 9, 2021) was an American actress. She was best known for her role as Billy's Mother in The Defiant Ones (1958), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for her role as Gladys Porter on the 1960-1962 CBS television series Pete and Gladys, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award.
June 29, 1925
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 9, 2021 (aged 96)|
|Other names||Bernice Kay|
|Occupation||Actress, interior designer|
|Spouse(s)||Alan Gray (1945–1947; divorced)|
John Drew Barrymore (1952–1959; divorced)
Asher Dann (1964–2018; his death)
|Children||3, including John Blyth|
- "Cara Williams Dead: Oscar- And Emmy-Nominated Golden Age Starlet Known For ‘The Defiant Ones,’ ‘Pete And Gladys’ & More Was 96", Deadline, December 9, 2021
- Johnson, Erskine (1960). "Television Comes as Heady Dish for Cara Williams", Ocala Star-Banner (Ocala, Florida), December 7, 1960; retrieved October 27, 2017.