Cindy Wililams shot to stardom as Shirley on Laverne and Shirley. After the show ended, Cindy stayed out of the spotlight to raise a family, having a daughter (Emily) and Son (Zachary) in the 80's. In the 1990's, Cindy could be seen on TV in the sitcoms A Normal Life, and Getting By. She has also spent some time on stage, starring in Grease, Deathtrap and Nunsense. Most recently, Williams appears in the Broadway play The Drowsy Chaperone. She also published her memoirs in 2015 entitled Shirley, I Jest!

Little known fact: Cindy left Laverne and Shirley at the beginning of the 8th season when she found out she was pregnant.