From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Barbara Williams (born 1953) is a Canadian-born American actress. Williams starred in the 1984 Paramount film Thief of Hearts and in the 1992 film Oh, What a Night. Williams was born in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, the daughter of Simone and Jack Williams, a tugboat skipper and logger. She is the wife of Tom Hayden. Description above from the Wikipedia article Barbara Williams, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.