If you’ve seen any performances with Treat Williams, you’ll never forget it. He’s been in plenty of movies and TV over the years with decades of experience. He was killed after a fatal motorcycle crash on Monday. His family released the following statement.
It is with great sadness that we report that our beloved Treat Williams has passed away tonight in Dorset, Vermont after a fatal motorcycle accident. As you can imagine, we are shocked and greatly bereaved at this time. Treat was full of love for his family, for his life and for his craft, and was truly at the top of his game in all of it. It is all so shocking right now, but please know that Treat was dearly and deeply loved and respected by his family and everyone who knew him. We are beyond devastated and ask taht you respect our privacy as we deal with our grief. To all his fans, please know that Treat appreciated all of you and please continue to keep him in your hearts and prayers.The Williams Family
He recently appeared in an episode of Blue Bloods this year and appeared in the series Everwood for almost 100 episodes. He also played Berger in Hair in 1979. Treat also appeared in films like Dead Heat and The Phantom, playing a great villain opposite of Billy Zane.
Williams was a three-time Golden Globe nominee for his work on Hair, Prince of the City, and A Streetcar Named Desire. He also received a Best Actor Emmy nomination for his work in The Late Shift in 1996.
He is survived by his wife Pam Van Sant, and their two kids Gill and Ellie.
Treat Williams was 71. Join us in celebrating his life.