Caroline Williams

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Caroline Williams
Born (1957-03-27) March 27, 1957 (age 62)
Years active1975–present

Caroline Williams (born March 27, 1957) is an American actress and producer. She made her film debut in the 1975 film Smile. She is best known for role as Stretch in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre film series. Her other film roles include Alamo Bay (1985), The Legend of Billie Jean (1985), Stepfather II (1989), Days of Thunder (1990), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Halloween II (2009), and Hatchet 3 (2013). Williams has made guest appearances on several television series such as Hunter (1987), Murder, She Wrote (1992), ER (1996), Suddenly Susan (1996), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1997), The District (2003), and Grey's Anatomy (2010).

Life and career[edit]

Williams was born in Rusk, Texas.[citation needed] She made her film debut in the 1975 film Smile. A decade later, she starred in Alamo Bay and The Legend of Billie Jean. In 1986, Williams had small roles in Thompson's Last Run and Getting Even before portraying Vanita "Stretch" Brock in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. In 1989, Williams starred in Stepfather 2.

In 1990, she reprised her role as Stretch for a brief cameo in the film Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III and also starred in Days of Thunder.

In 1995, Williams starred in Leprechaun 3. From the mid to late 1990s, Williams had guest appearances on several television series such as ER (1996), Suddenly Susan (1996) and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1997).

In 2000, Williams starred in How the Grinch Stole Christmas. She made a return to horror films in 2009 with a role in Rob Zombie's Halloween II[1] and had a guest appearance on Grey's Anatomy the following year. In 2013, Williams starred in the horror films Contracted and Hatchet III. Other appearances include Martian Land (2015), Blood Feast (2016) and Fantasma (2017).


Year Title Role Notes
1975 Smile Helga - Young American Miss
1985 Alamo Bay Diane
The Legend of Billie Jean Woman in Pickup
1986 Thompson's Last Run Hooker Television film
Getting Even Molly
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Vanita 'Stretch' Brock
1987 Hunter Sybil Taylor 1 episode
L.A Law (TV series) Mrs. Talbot 2 episodes
1988 Police Story: Monster Manor Big Red Television film
1989 Stepfather II Matty Crimmins
1990 Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III Vanita 'Stretch' Brock Cameo
Love and Lies Sammi Television film
Days of Thunder Jennie Burns
They Came from Outer Space Jessica 1 episode
1991 Sins of the Mother Jennifer Coe Television film
Equal Justice Roberta 1 episode
Disney Presents The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage Christy Lawton 1 episode
Shannon's Deal Vivian 1 episode
1992 Sisters Janet Kelso 1 episode
Murder, She Wrote Amanda North & Janet Weymouth 2 episodes
Silk Stalkings Caitlin Walsh 1 episode
1994 Flashfire Ann
Deconstructing Sarah Dottie Television film
1995 Leprechaun 3 Loretta
Drifting School
Models Inc. Leslie Newcomb 2 episodes
1996 ER Scrub Nurse 1 episode
Suddenly Susan 1 episode
1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Gwendolyn 1 episode
Mike Hammer, Private Eye Janice Rhodes 1 episode
1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye Natural Rivers Now woman 1 episode
Air America 1 episode
1999 Rage B-Girl at the Elephant
Diagnosis: Murder Maren 1 episode
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Tiny Who Woman
2001 Family Law Ms. Morton 1 episode
2003 NYPD Blue Trish Braswell 1 episode
Recipe for Disaster Jason's Mom Television film
The District Ruth Davies 1 episode
2004 The Division Donna Estes 2 episodes
2007 Jane Doe: How to Fire Your Boss Alana Devlin
Nip-Tuck Mrs. Feeney 1 episode
2008 Women's Murder Club Betsy Hammond 1 episode
2009 Halloween II Dr. Maple
2010 Grey's Anatomy Alison Clark 1 episode
Sebastian Olivia Barnes
Monsterpiece Theatre Volume 1 Auntie D Segment: Rottentail
2011 Don't Look in the Basement! Nurse Karen Stephens
2013 Hatchet 3 Amanda Fowler
Contracted Sam's Mom
2014 Blood Valley: Seed's Revenge Mrs. McDonagh
2015 Contracted: Phase II Sam's Mom (archival footage)
Martian Land Ulyana
2016 Sharknado: The 4th Awakens Stretch
2019 In Search of Darkness Herself Documentary film


  1. ^ "Read Our Total Recall Review. What? Oh Yeah! Read Our Total Recall Review! - Dread Central". 2 August 2012.

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