“Laverne & Shirley” star, Cindy Williams‘ identify will not quickly be forgotten in the place she grew up in … as a result of they’re dedicating a complete day in her honor.
Williams was raised in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles, and there is now an official motion to declare January 25 — the day she handed away — as Cindy Williams Day in the group.
A spokesperson for the sixth district of Los Angeles tells TMZ … “Our workplace was deeply saddened to be taught of the passing of Cindy Williams, a Van Nuys treasure and Hollywood icon. Throughout her life, Cindy served as a job mannequin to younger girls in Hollywood and confirmed them that, via arduous work and dedication, they may obtain no matter they put their minds to.”
As we reported, the actress, made well-known for her portrayal of Shirley in the vastly standard “Laverne & Shirley” died on the age of 75 final month.
While she’s greatest remembered for taking part in alongside Penny Marshall in the hit sequence, she did a ton of different gigs all through her profession … like taking over initiatives on Broadway and showing on different exhibits corresponding to “8 Simple Rules”.
Of course, the “Laverne & Shirley” sequence was wildly standard all through its 8-season stint from 1976 to 1983. At one level, it was the most-watched sitcom in the U.S. … racking up 6 Golden Globes nominations and 1 Emmy nom.