Barbara Williams (actress)

Barbara Williams (born 1953) is a Canadian-born American actress. Williams has starred in the 1984 Paramount film Thief of Hearts, the 1988 film Watchers and the 1992 film Oh, What a Night. She garnered a Genie Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 21st Genie Awards for Love Come Down.

Barbara Williams
Born1953 (age 66–67)
Years active1978–present

Early lifeEdit

Williams was born in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, the daughter of Simone and Jack Williams, a tugboat skipper and logger.[1] She is the widow of social and political activist Tom Hayden.



Year Title Role Notes
1981 Firebird 2015 AD Shana
1983 Tell Me That You Love Me Miri
1984 Thief of Hearts Mickey Davis
1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Dawn
1988 Tiger Warsaw Karen
1988 Watchers Nora
1990 The Man Inside Judie Brandt
1991 City of Hope Angela
1992 Oh, What a Night Vera Video
1993 Digger Anna Corlett
1997 Inventing the Abbotts Joan Abbott
1998 Krippendorf's Tribe Jennifer Harding Krippendorf
1998 Bone Daddy Sharon
1998 They Come at Night Dr. Sarah Schaeffer
2000 Lost Girl Piano Teacher Short
2000 Love Come Down Olive Carter
2001 Jack the Dog Faith
2002 Perfect Pie Francesca Prine / Marie Beck
2003 Manhood Faith
2005 The Inner Circle Barbara
2006 Little Chenier Bernell
2013 Hollywood Seagull Irene Del Mar
2013 White House Down Muriel Walker
2013 I Turned Her to the Left Short
2016 Take the Reins Sierra's Mother Short


Year Title Role Notes
1978 All's Well That Ends Well Widow TV film
1979 The Littlest Hobo Mrs. Rudd "Smoke"
1982 By Reason of Insanity TV film
1982 Shocktrauma Nurse Andrea Davidson TV film
1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Maggie Verona "The Human Interest Story"
1986 Stingray Sister Allison MacKenzie "That Terrible Swift Sword"
1987 Stingray Ginny Mitchell "One Way Ticket to the End of the Line"
1989 The Equalizer Sylvia Thorton "Making of a Martyr"
1989 Street Legal Pat Hardaker "In Search of a Dream"
1989 Peter Gunn Edie TV film
1990 Neon Rider Judith "Father and Son"
1990 Against the Law Phoebe Haverhill McHeath "Pilot"
1991 Tropical Heat Philomena "Fowl Play"
1991 The Hidden Room Claire McIntire "Let Death Do Us Part"
1991 Keeper of the City Grace TV film
1992 Quiet Killer Charlene TV film
1992 Indecency Marie Clarkson TV film
1993 Country Estates Sarah Reed TV film
1993 Spenser: Ceremony Susan Silverman TV film
1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation Anna "Liaisons"
1994 Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes Susan Silverman TV film
1994 Picket Fences Vera Keegan "Cold Spell"
1995 Kidnapped: In the Line of Duty Beth Honeycutt TV film
1995 The Outer Limits Caitlin Doyle "Under the Bed"
1995 Family of Cops Kate Fein TV film
1996 Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story Diana Kilmury TV film
1997 Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops 2 Kate Fein TV film
1997 Millennium Dawn "Paper Dove"
1997 Joe Torre: Curveballs Along the Way Ali Torre TV film
1998 Sins of the City Sam Richardson "Sins of the City", "Blind Eye for Hire", "Quarry"
1998 Naked City: Justice with a Bullet Eva TV film
1998 Naked City: A Killer Christmas Eva TV film
1999 Family of Cops 3 Kate Fein TV film
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Diane Logan "The Finger"
2006 Bones Barbara Harper "Judas on a Pole"
2008 Quarterlife Maggie "Pilot", "Compromise"
2008 Every Second Counts Helen Preston TV film
2009-10 FlashForward VP Joyce Clemente "Gimme Some Truth", "Let No Man Put Asunder"
2012 Revenge District Attorney "Justice"
2012 Rookie Blue Claire McNally "Messy Houses", "Coming Home", "I Never"
2018 Mayans M.C. Alice Reed "Murcielago/Zotz"
2019 Another Life General Blair Dubois Main Role


  1. ^ "Barbara Williams Biography". Film Reference. Retrieved 24 October 2016.

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