Lottie Williams

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      • 1874-01-20 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
      • 1962-11-16

      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lottie Williams (January 20, 1874 – November 16, 1962) was an American character actress whose career spanned both the silent and sound film eras. Born on January 20, 1874 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Williams would make her film debut in a supporting role in the 1920 silent comedy, A Full House. During her 30-year career, she would appear in over 70 films, mostly in smaller and supporting roles. Some of the more notable films in which she appeared include: Michael Curtiz' Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), starring James Cagney and Pat O'Brien; the 1939 melodrama Dark Victory, with Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart and George Brent; Meet John Doe (1941), directed by Frank Capra, and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck; the screwball comedy, The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), starring Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, and Monty Woolley; and Edge of Darkness (1942), starring Errol Flynn and Ann Sheridan; Her final appearance would be in a supporting role in 1949's One Last Fling, starring Alexis Smith and Zachary Scott, after which she retired from the film industry. Williams would die on November 16, 1962, in Los Angeles, California, and was cremated and interred at Chapel of the Pines Crematory.