Treat Williams was an American actor, author, writer, and aviator who appeared in film, stage, and television. He has over 120 credits to his name. He first came to prominence with starring roles in two 1979 films, the musical Hair, and Steven Spielberg’s 1941.
Born- 1 December 1951
Birthplace- Rowayton, Connecticut, United States
Full Name – Richard Treat Williams
Death- 12 June 2023
Death place-Dorset, Vermont, United States
Profession-Actor, Author, Aviator
Spouse-Pam Van Sant (m. 1988)
Williams was born in Stamford, Connecticut on December 1, 1951, the son of Marian (née Andrew), an antique dealer, and Richard Norman Williams, a business executive.  He moved with his family to Rowayton., Connecticut when he was three years old. His maternal great-great-great grandfather was US Senator William Henry Barnum of Connecticut, a third cousin of showman P. T. Barnum. Williams was a distant relative of Robert Treat Paine, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Treat Williams was previously married to Pam Van Sant (1988). He had at least 6 relationships in the past. Treat Williams was not engaged before. Treat Williams was in relationships with Laura Dern (1984-1985) and Dana Delany (1981-1984).
Treat Williams has two children with Pam Van Sant named Gille and Ellie.
Williams played football in high school. He is a graduate of Kent School in Connecticut and Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Williams made his film debut in the 1975 thriller Deadly Hero. The following year, he had a supporting role in The Ritz, a squeaky-voiced detective searching for a suspect in a gay spa. He came to world attention in 1979 when he played George Berger in Miloš Forman’s Hair, based on the 1967 Broadway musical. She was featured in the February 1980 issue of Playgirl magazine. His notable roles in films include e.g., 1941 (1979), Once Upon A Time In America (1984), Dead Heat (1988), Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead (1995) and Deep Rising (1998).
In 1996, he played the villain Xander Drax in Paramount’s big-budget comic book adaptation of The Phantom, in which Williams’ character did his best to conquer the world and kill Billy Zane’s mysterious superhero.
Williams starred as Dr. Andrew Brown in the WB TV series Everwood, about a New York neurosurgeon who moves his family to Colorado. Although the show’s ratings were never spectacular, it was critically acclaimed and had a devoted audience. Williams received two SAG Award nominations (2003 and 2004) for his role on the show.
He starred as Nathaniel Grant in the short-lived TNT series Heartland, but the series was canceled due to low ratings. He also starred in the Lifetime movie Staircase Murders, which aired on April 15, 2007.
Williams starred in the Hallmark Hall of Fame film Beyond the Blackboard alongside his former Everwood co-star Emily Van Camp. It first aired on CBS on April 24, 2011.
Williams appeared in the CBS television pilot Peach tree Lines as Mayor Lincoln Rylan. The series is an exploration of Atlanta’s political, social, and cultural issues.
Williams also worked as a director, winning two festival awards  for directing The Texan in the Showtime series Chanticleer Films.
Williams played the role of Mick O’Brien on the Hallmark Channel television series Chesapeake Shores, which aired from 2016 to 2022.
He also had a recurring role on Chicago Fire as Kelly Severide’s father until the death of Benny Severide’s character in Season 7. He most recently appeared on Blue Bloods as Lenny Ross, the former police partner of Tom Selleck’s protagonist Frank Reagan.
Williams is the author of the children’s book Air Show, illustrated by Robert Neubecker and published by Disney/Hyperion Books in 2010. The writer. Intended for children ages 3-7, the book playfully documents the air show experience through simple text and bold images of aircraft such as the Boeing B-17, Pitts Special biplane, and US Navy Blue Angel FA/18.
Williams was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role in the film.
He went on to appear in over 75 films and several televisions’ series.
Williams’ second Golden Globe nomination was for his starring role in Sidney Lumet’s Prince of the City (1981) His third nomination was for his role as Stanley Kowalski in the television production of A Streetcar Named Desire. In 1996, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated him for a Best Actor Emmy for his work on HBO’s The Late Shift, in which he portrayed agent Michael Ovitz.
Williams’ career included many stage roles. He won a Drama League Award for his work in Stephen Sondheim’s Follies on Broadway and for his supporting role in the off-Broadway production of Captains Courageous.
Net Worth 2023
As of June 1, 2023, Treat Williams’s net worth is $10 Million.
Cause Of Death
Actor Treat Williams, whose nearly 50-year career included starring roles in the television series Everwood and the movie Hair, died Monday in a motorcycle accident in Vermont, state police said. He was 71.
Vermont State Police say a Honda SUV was making a left turn into a parking lot when it collided with Williams’ motorcycle shortly before 5 p.m. in the town of Dorset.
“Williams was unable to avoid the collision and was thrown from the motorcycle. He suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York, where he was pronounced dead,” the statement said. Williams was wearing a helmet, police said.
The driver of the SUV was slightly injured and was not taken to hospital. He reported the spin and was not immediately arrested, although the crash was still under investigation, police said.
Williams, whose full name was Richard Treat Williams, lived in southern Vermont’s Manchester Center, police said.
The death of the actor was also confirmed by his agent Barry McPherson. “I’m just devastated. He was the nicest guy. He was so talented,” McPherson told People Magazine.