Barbara Hale and Bill Williams

Barbara Hale and Bill Williams

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Late 1944 falls for her co-star, studio contractee Bill Williams, while filming West of the Pecos. He’s five years her junior.
22 June 1946 marries Williams in Rockford, Illinois. It is considered an apple-pie marriage.
24 July 1947 her daughter Barbara Willa Johanna is born
27 October 1948 after leaving RKO she signs a term pact with Columbia
16 February 1951 her son William is born. He will become actor William Katt.
22 December 1953 her daughter Laura Lee is born
70s lives with her family in a new Bel Air home
2006 resides in Sherman Oaks

In 1945 during the filming of West of the Pecos, Hale met actor Bill Williams. They married the following year and became the parents of two daughters, Jodi and Juanita, and a son, actor William Katt. Katt played detective Paul Drake, Jr., with her in several made-for-television Perry Mason movies. She also guest starred as the mother of Ralph Hinkley (played by Katt) in an episode of The Greatest American Hero (Episode 29, "Who's Woo in America"), and appeared as his mother in the movie Big Wednesday (1978).

Bill Williams died of cancer in 1992, after 46 years of marriage. Hale is a cancer survivor, and is now a grandmother; she is retired and is a follower of the Bahá'í Faith
Commenced Dating
November 1944
22 June 1946
Partner Died
21 September 1992
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Given Name(s)
Date of Birth

Jody  Female

William  Male

Juanita  Female

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Bill Williams was married to Barbara Hale. They started dating in November, 1944. They were married on 22nd June, 1946. After 46 years of marriage, Bill Williams died on 21st September, 1992. They had 3 children: Jody, their eldest daughter, is 68 years old; William, their son, is 64 years old; and Juanita, their youngest daughter, is 62 years old.

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