Actor Treat Williams, known for his roles in shows like Everwood and films like Hair, has reportedly passed away at the age of 71. The sad news was confirmed by his agent of 15 years, Barry McPherson, who stated that Williams was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident. The collision took place when a car abruptly crossed Williams’ path as he was executing a turn. McPherson expressed deep sorrow over the loss, describing Williams as a talented and kind-hearted individual who was highly respected in the entertainment industry.
The incident took place on Route 30 near Dorset, Vermont, and involved a collision between Williams’ motorcycle and a car. Emergency services, including the LifeNet helicopter, were called to the scene, and Williams was airlifted to a hospital in New York. However, he succumbed to his injuries. The Vermont State Police have issued a press release confirming Williams’ identity and stating that the investigation is in its early stages.
Williams had a successful career spanning several decades, beginning in 1975 with his debut in the thriller Deadly Hero. He gained recognition for his roles in Hair and Prince of the City, earning Golden Globe nominations. In recent years, he appeared in various television shows and films, including Blue Bloods and Hallmark projects like The Christmas House and Chasing a Dream.
Treat Williams leaves behind his wife, actress Pam Van Sant, along with their two children, Gill and Ellie, as his surviving family.