The ‘Hair’ and ‘Everwood’ actor Treat Williams died in a motorcycle accident in Vermont 2023
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The ‘Hair’ and ‘Everwood’ actor Treat Williams died in a motorcycle accident in Vermont 2023

After a motorbike collision in Vermont, Treat Williams, who starred in “Everwood” and “Hair,” died Monday. At 71.

According to Vermont State Police, a Honda SUV driving left into a parking area in Dorset hit Williams’ motorbike shortly before 5 p.m.

Williams crashed his motorbike and was thrown. The statement said he died after being transported to Albany Medical Center in New York.

Police reported Williams’ helmet.

The SUV driver was not hospitalized. Police say he indicated the turn and wasn’t arrested.

Police reported Richard Treat Williams lived in Manchester Center, southern Vermont.

Barry McPherson, the actor’s agent, confirmed his death.

“I’m devastated. Nicest dude. “He was so talented,” McPherson told People.

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McPherson called him an actor’s actor. Filmmakers loved him. He’s Hollywood’s heart since the late 1970s.

Treat Williams dies in Vermont motorbike collision

Connecticut native Williams made his film debut in 1975 as a police officer in “Deadly Hero” and appeared in over 120 TV and film roles, including “The Eagle Has Landed,” “Prince of the City,” and “Once Upon a Time in America.”

In 1979’s “Hair” film, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for playing hippie leader George Berger.

He played Dr. Andrew Brown, a Manhattan brain surgeon who travels with his two children to Everwood, Colorado, from 2002 to 2006.

Williams played Lenny Ross on “Blue Bloods.”

Williams was on Broadway in “Grease” and “Pirates of Penzance.”

Williams was polite, giving, and inventive.

“Treat and I spent months in Rome filming “Once Upon a Time in America,” tweeted James Woods. His cheerfulness and sense of humor were a blessing during a lengthy shoot. I miss him terribly.”

“Working with Treat Williams in Mamet’s “Speed the Plow” at Williamstown in ’91 was the start of great friendship,” tweeted writer, director, and producer Justine Williams. Damn it. Treat, your best. Love you.”

Wendell Pierce tweeted, “Treat Williams was a passionate, adventurous, creative man. “He quickly befriended me and his adventurous spirit was infectious. We made one film together but kept in touch. Helpful and kind. RIP.”

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