Treat Williams

Treat Williams who is a widely familiar TV, film and stage actor and was born on 1st December in the year 1951. He was spotted by eminent film director Milos Forman at the early phase of his career which brought him to limelight for the first time. 64 years aged actor is also known as a children book writer. He was nominated for both Golden Globe and Emmy award. His father was a corporate executive and his mother was an antique dealer.

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Beginning of career:

He finishing prep school, he got himself in Franklin and Marshal College. He used to work with Fulton Repertory Theater. After his graduation Williams came to Manhattan to test his career in movies. In 1976, he made his acting debut in Broadway in ‘Grease’ where he bagged the lead role. This was the role which made him noticed by Milos Forman who casted him in ‘Hair’. For that hippie part he had to audition 13 times and finally he got the desired part. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his part in ‘Hair’. But before that, he already did his first film ‘Deadly Hero’ in 1975.

Notable works:

Within a few years, he was nominated for another Golden Globe award for ‘Prince in the City’ in 1981 which was a film by Sydney Lumet. In 1984, he acted in legendary director Sergio Leone’s epic cult movie “Once Upon a Time in America” as Jimmy Hoffa who was a labor organizer. He is much loved for by his TV audiences for the “A Streetcar Named Desire” which was a TV movie in 1984. In 1994, he even directed a TV short named “Texan”. And after two years from that he got his Emmy nomination for Best Actor. He was well received by his fans in almost all his tv shows. That’s why one of his characters was ranked 43th in TV guide’s list of “50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time”. He performed the antagonist in “The Phantom” in 1996. His most acclaimed television role is Dr. Andrew Brown in “Everwood”.

William’s biography is rich with unforgettable stage dramas including Follies, Captain Courageous, Grease, Once in a Lifetime, Pirates of Penzance, Love Letters and many more. Two consecutive screen actors’ guild award nominations in 2003 and 2004 took him to higher level of acting and he gained a lot of critical praise. He is still physically in good shape and working from time to time.


Apart from his acting career, he is a certified flight instructor and was a professional pilot for one year in early 1980. He married Pam Van Sant. He and his wife have two children. He has a height of 1.78 meters. He learned how to fly jet engine planes. His net worth is 4 million. He got the first part of his name from his maternal side. He lives happily in Manchester, Vermont with his family. Overall, in his long career he has been nominated 14 times excluding Golden Globe. During his career, we witnessed different types of experiments on his hair as his dedication for the roles were very admirable.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 1 Dec, 1951
Age: 68 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Rowayton
Education: Franklin & Marshall College
Kent School
Gender: Male
Description: American actor
Net Worth 2021: 10 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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