Ron Howard Remembers American Graffiti Costar Cindy Williams: 'A Big Sister Energy Around Me'

Cindy Williams, best known for her role in "Laverne & Shirley," passed away at the age of 75.

Ron Howard, her co-star in "American Graffiti," shared his memories of her.

Howard was shocked by her death and remembered her as intelligent, energetic, and humorous.

He had his first kissing scenes with her in "American Graffiti" and she acted as a big sister figure to him.

They worked together in several other movies and had great acting chemistry.

Williams was highly intelligent, funny, and skeptical of the illusions in the entertainment industry.

She was dedicated to her art and always put her own stamp on her roles.

She considered herself a character actress and wanted to be remembered for the variety of roles she played.

Howard spoke highly of her integrity and respected her throughout her life.

He is honored to be able to comment on her life and legacy.