Treat Williams

  • Birth Name: Richard Treat Williams
  • Birth Place: Rowayton, Connecticut, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was an understudy to John Travolta on Broadway in Grease in 1973, later taking over for him.
  • Costarred with Travolta and the Andrews Sisters on stage in 1974's Over Here.
  • Made film debut as a detective in the screen version of The Ritz (1976).
  • Appeared opposite Blythe Danner and Judith Ivey in the 2001 Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's Follies.
  • Portrayed patriarch Dr. Andrew Brown on The WB's Everwood for four seasons.
  • Fulfilled a childhood dream by earning a pilot license in 1973, becoming a certified flight instructor and authoring the 2010 children's book Air Show!

Awards

  • 1980, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1996, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Miniseries or a Special: Nominee
  • 2002, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1986, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Male Lead: Nominee

Relationships

  • Gill Williams — Son
  • Marion Williams — Mother
  • Elinor Williams — Daughter
  • Pamela Van Sant — Wife
  • Richard Norman Williams — Father

College

  • Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States (BA, 1973)

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