Barbara Williams Biography (1954?-)

Born c. 1954, near Esperanza, British Columbia, Canada; daughter of Jack (a logger and tugboat skipper) and Simone Williams; married Nick Mancuso (an actor; divorced); married Tom Hayden (a politician), August 7, 1993; children: (second marriage) one son; stepchildren: two.

Actress, writer, production coordinator, unit manager, production assistant

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Girlfriend, The Gentle Rain, Allied Artists, 1966
  • Shana, Firebird 2015 A.D., Brian Distributing Corporation, 1981
  • Miri, Tell Me That You Love Me (also known as Miri), AstralFilms, 1983
  • Mickey Davis, Thief of Hearts, Paramount, 1984
  • Dawn, Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling, Columbia, 1986
  • Line server, Forever Evil, Liberty Home Video, 1987
  • (As Barbra Williams) Karen, Tiger Warsaw (also known as The Tiger), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1988
  • Nora, Watchers, Universal, 1988
  • Julie Brandt, The Man Inside (also known as L'affaire walraff), New Line Cinema, 1990
  • Angela, City of Hope, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1991
  • Vera, Oh, What a Night, Norstar Entertainment, 1992
  • Aunt Anna Corlett, Digger, 1993
  • Joan Abbott, Inventing the Abbotts, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Dr. Sarah Schaeffer, They Come at Night, Pikesville Productions, 1998
  • Jennifer Krippendorf, Krippendorf's Tribe, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Sharon, Bone Daddy (also known as Palmer's Bones), ArtisanEntertainment, 1998
  • Faith, Jack the Dog, Jung N Restless, 2000
  • Olive Carter, Love Come Down, Unapix Entertainment, 2000
  • Piano teacher, Lost Girl, Found Art Productions, 2000
  • Francesca, Perfect Pie, 2002
  • Film Work
  • Production assistant, Race for the Yankee Zephyr (also known as Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr), ARC, 1981
  • Unit manager in New Zealand, White Water Summer (also known as The Rites of Summer), Columbia, 1987
  • Assistant production coordinator, Dangerous Minds, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Recurring role, Against the Law, Fox, 1990-1991
  • Sam Richardson, Sins of the City, USA Network, 1998
  • Movies
  • Edie, Peter Gunn, ABC, 1989
  • Grace, Keeper of the City, Showtime, 1991
  • Charlene, Quiet Killer (also known as Black Death), CBS andCTV, 1992
  • Marie, Indecency, USA Network, 1992
  • Susan Silverman, Spenser: Ceremony, Lifetime, 1993
  • Susan Silverman, Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes, Lifetime, 1994
  • Beth Honeycutt, In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped, NBC, 1995
  • Kate Fein, Family of Cops, CBS, 1995
  • Diana Kilmury, Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story (also knownas Diana Kilmury: Teamster), TNT, 1996
  • Ali Torre, Joe Torre: Curveballs along the Way, Showtime, 1997
  • Kate Fein, Breach of Faith: Family of Cops II, CBS, 1997
  • Eva, Naked City: A Killer Christmas, Showtime, 1998
  • Naked City: Justice with a Bullet, Showtime, 1998
  • Kate Fein, Family of Cops III, CBS, 1999
  • Specials
  • Widow, All's Well That Ends Well, 1978
  • Sarah Reed, Country Estates, 1993
  • Episodic
  • Maggie Verona, "The Human Interest Story," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1985
  • Sister Allison, "That Terrible Swift Sword," Stingray, NBC, 1986
  • Jenny Mitchell, "One Way Ticket to the End of the Line," Stingray,NBC, 1987
  • Sylvia Thorton, "The Making of a Martyr," The Equalizer, CBS, 1989
  • Claire McIntire, "Let Death Do Us Part," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1991
  • Philomena Connors, "Fowl Play," Sweating Bullets (also known as Tropical Heat), CBS, 1991
  • Anna, "Liaisons," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1993
  • Vera Keegan, "Cold Spell," Picket Fences, CBS, 1994
  • Caitlin Doyle, "Under the Bed," The Outer Limits, Showtime and Sci-Fi Channel, 1995
  • Dawn, "Paper Dove," Millennium, Fox, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared as Amelia Earhart, Amelia; as Catherine Holly, Suddenly Last Summer; and as Lady Macbeth, Macbeth. Appeared as Romola inNijinsky, and in Dracula, Eighteen Wheels, Marat/Sade, Preparing (solo show), and The Tempest, all produced atthe Vancouver Cultural Centre. Appeared in Rock and Roll; appeared with Joan Baez at the Met, Los Angeles.
  • Albums
  • Recorded Forgiving Ocean.
  • Stories for Films
  • Jury Duty, TriStar, 1995

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