Treat Williams, 71, Passes Away Following Motorcycle Accident

Treat Williams, 71, Passes Away Following Motorcycle Accident

Treat Williams, the actor known for his roles in the films “Hair” and “Everwood,” died on Monday in a motorcycle accident in Vermont. He was 71. Williams was riding his motorcycle in the town of Dorset when he collided with a Honda SUV that was turning left into a parking lot, according to Vermont State Police. Williams was wearing a helmet, but he was pronounced dead at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.

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The driver of the SUV was not injured. Police said they were still investigating the accident.

Williams was born in New Canaan, Connecticut, in 1951. He began his acting career on stage, appearing in productions of “Hair” and “The Great Gatsby.” He made his film debut in 1979 in the film version of “Hair.”

Williams went on to star in a number of films, including “The Burning Bed” (1984), “The Late Shift” (1996), and “August Rush” (2007). He also starred in the television series “Everwood” (2002-2006).

Williams was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in “The Great Gatsby.” He also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for his performance in “Everwood.”

Williams is survived by his wife, Tamsin Mackinnon, and their two children.

His death is a sad loss to the acting community. He was a talented actor who had a long and successful career. He will be remembered for his roles in “Hair,” “Everwood,” and many other films and television shows.