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Darlene Ava Williams (born 25 May) is a stuntwoman and stunt actress and performed stunts in Star Trek: Insurrection.

Williams is the daughter of elephant trainer Rex Williams and circus aerialist Ava Williams. She has one daughter, Ava Rose Williams. She is the 5th generation of circus performers in her family and started a career as a stuntwoman in the early '80s.

From then on she doubled stars such as Pamela Anderson (1999-2000 in V.I.P., stunt coordinated by Jeff Cadiente and Joni Avery), Britney Spears (2001 in Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas), Christine Healy (1998 in You Lucky Dog), and Kelly Preston (2003 in The Cat in the Head).

Williams is a member of the Academy of television arts and sciences, the Stuntwomen's Organization, and a founding member of the V10 Stunt Professionals.

Among her stunt resume are films such as Larger Than Life (1996, with Harve Presnell, Earl Billings, Tracey Walter, Joseph Palmas, Christopher Darga, and Mark Chadwick), What Dreams May Come (1998, with Rosalind Chao and Rosine "Ace" Hatem), Inspector Gadget (1999, with Andy Dick, Rene Auberjonois, Brian George, Johnny Martin, and Rosine "Ace" Hatem), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, with Mary Stein), Planet of the Apes (2001, with David Warner, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Eileen Weisinger, Kevin Grevioux, Erick Avari, and Simone Boisseree), Hulk (2003, with Regi Davis, Daniel Dae Kim, Boni Yanagisawa, Victor Rivers, Denney Pierce, and Brian Avery), Taxi (2004, with Anita Hart and Scott Workman), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005, with William Shatner, Faith Minton, Enrique Murciano, Don Mirault, L. Sidney, and Chuck Hicks), Poseidon (2006, with Caroline Lagerfelt, Fernando Chien, and Thom Williams), and four of the Jane Doe movies (2005-2007).

Her resume includes also television series such as Lois & Clark (with Tracy Scoggins, K Callan, and Teri Hatcher), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Timecop, The Others (2000, with John Billingsley and Bill Cobbs), The District, CSI: New York (2005, with Anthony Crivello), Desperate Housewives (2004 and 2006, with Teri Hatcher and Brenda Strong), Medium (2006), and Without a Trace (2007).

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