RIP Treat Williams

RIP Treat Williams

RIP Treat Williams

Veteran actor Treat Williams has died after being involved in a motorcycle accident near Dorset, Vermont. He was 71 years old.

Williams’ death was confirmed to People magazine Monday night by her agent Barry McPherson.

Investigators believe the driver of a car was turning and did not see the motorbike, with the motorcyclist the only person injured, according to Dorset Fire Chief Jacob Gribble.

McPherson said in a statement: “He was killed this afternoon. He turned left or right [and] a car cut him off. I’m just devastated. He was the nicest guy. He was so talented.

Williams made his career debut in 1975 in the thriller “Deadly Hero” before taking roles in films like “The Eagle Has Landed”, “1941”, “Once Upon a Time in America”, “Smooth Talk” and “Heart of Billy”.

He landed Golden Globe nominations for ‘Hair’ and ‘Prince of the City’ and found new audiences in various films of the 1990s, such as the villain in ‘The Phantom’ and the lead role in ‘Deep Rising’. as well as roles in “Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead,” “Mulholland Falls,” “The Deep End of the Ocean,” and “The Substitute” straight-to-video.

Other film credits include “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous”, “127 Hours”, “Howl”, “12 Mighty Orphans”, “Reaching for the Moon”, “What Happens in Vegas”, and “Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square”. ”.

In 2002, he began portraying the lead role of Dr. Andrew ‘Andy’ Brown on the WB’s “Everwood” for four seasons. Other TV credits include “Heartland,” “White Collar,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chesapeake Shores,” and “Blue Bloods,” among others.

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