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Net Worth:
$8 Million
Dec 1, 1951 - Jun 12, 2023 (71 years old)
5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
Actor, Author, Pilot
United States of America
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Treat Williams was an American actor, director, producer, and author who had a net worth of $8 million at the time of his death. Tragically, Treat Williams died from a motorcycle accident on June 12, 2023 at the age of 71.

Over the course of a multi-decade career Treat Williams appeared in dozens of films and televisions shows. He starred as Jack Harold on "Good Advice" (1993–1994), Dr. Andrew 'Andy' Brown on "Everwood" (2002–2006), Dr. Nathaniel "Nate" Grant on "Heartland" (2007), Don Kowalski on "Against the Wall" (2011), Benny Severide on "Chicago Fire" (2013–2018), and Mick O'Brien on "Chesapeake Shores" (2016–present).

Treat had more than 130 acting credits to his name, including the films "Hair" (1979), "1949" (1979), "Prince of the City" (1981), "Smooth Talk" (1985), "Mulholland Falls" (1996), "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous" (2005), and "127 Hours" (2010), the TV movies "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1984) and "The Late Shift" (1996), and the television series "Eddie Dodd" (1991), "Brothers & Sisters" (2006), "White Collar" (2012–2013), "American Odyssey" (2015), and "Blue Bloods" (2016–2021). Williams has also performed on Broadway, playing Danny Zuko in "Grease" (1972–1980), Utah in "Over Here!" (1974–1975), Jerry Hyland in "Once in a Lifetime" (1978), The Pirate King in "The Pirates of Penzance" (1981–1982), Andrew Makepiece Ladd III in "Love Letters" (1989–1990), and Buddy Plummer in "Follies" (2001). Treat directed the 1994 short film "Texan" and executive produced the 1993 TV movie "Bonds of Love," and he published the children's book "Air Show!" in 2010.

Early Life

Treat Williams was born Richard Treat Williams on December 1, 1951, in Rowayton, Connecticut. His mother, Marian, was an antiques dealer, and his father, Richard, was a corporate executive. Treat is the great-great-great-grandson of William Henry Barnum, a Connecticut senator who was P. T. Barnum's third cousin. Williams' distant relative Robert Treat Paine signed the Declaration of Independence. Treat attended Kent School, where he was a member of the football team, then he enrolled at Pennsylvania's Franklin and Marshall College.


Williams appeared in his first film, "Deadly Hero," in 1975, and he followed it with "The Ritz," "Marathon Man," and "The Eagle Has Landed" in 1976. In 1979, he gave a Golden Globe-nominated performance as George Berger in "Hair" and played Corporal Chuck 'Stretch' Sitarski in Steven Spielberg's "1941." Treat had an uncredited role as an Echo Base Trooper in 1980's "The Empire Strikes Back," then he appeared in the films "Why Would I Lie?" (1980), "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984), "Flashpoint" (1984), "Smooth Talk" (1985), "Sweet Lies" (1988), "Night of the Sharks" (1988), "Dead Heat" (1988), and "Heart of Dixie" (1989). He earned Golden Globe nominations for the 1981 film "Prince of the City" and the 1984 TV movie "A Streetcar Named Desire," and he starred in the title roles in 1981's "The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper" and 1987's "J. Edgar Hoover" as well as the 1991 ABC series "Eddie Dodd." From 1993 to 1994, Williams played Jack Harold on the CBS sitcom "Good Advice," and around this time, he starred in the TV movies "Max and Helen" (1990), "Final Verdict" (1991), "Till Death Us Do Part" (1992), "Deadly Matrimony" (1992), "Parallel Lives" (1994), and "In the Shadow of Evil" (1995). In 1996, he portrayed talent agent Michael Ovitz in the HBO movie "The Late Shift" and received a Primetime Emmy nomination for his performance.

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Treat appeared in the films "Beyond the Ocean" (1990), "Where the Rivers Flow North" (1993), "Hand Gun" (1994), "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead" (1995), "Mulholland Falls" (1996), "The Phantom" (1996), "The Devil's Own" (1997), "Deep Rising" (1998), and "The Deep End of the Ocean" (1999), and he starred as Karl Thomasson in "The Substitute 2: School's Out" (1998), "The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All" (1999), and "The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option" (2001). From 2002 to 2006, he starred as Dr. Andrew 'Andy' Brown on The WB series "Everwood," which aired 89 episodes over four seasons and earned him two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Williams had a recurring role as David Morton on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" (2006), and he played Dr. Nathaniel "Nate" Grant on TNT's "Heartland" (2007) and Don Kowalski on Lifetime's "Against the Wall" (2011). He co-starred with Sandra Bullock and Regina King in 2005's "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous" and with Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher in 2008's "What Happens in Vegas," which grossed $101.3 million and $219.3 million at the box office, respectively.

Treat appeared in the films "Critical Mass" (2000), "Venomous" (2001), "Gale Force" (2002), "Hollywood Ending" (2002), "The Hideout" (2007), "Howl" (2010), "A Little Bit of Heaven" (2011), "In the Blood" (2013), and "Operation Rogue" (2014), and he played Larry Ralston in 2010's "127 Hours," which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. He portrayed convicted murdered Michael Peterson in the 2007 Lifetime movie "The Staircase Murders" and Ted Kennedy in the 2016 HBO film "Confirmation," and he had recurring roles as Samuel Phelps/James Bennett on the USA Network's "White Collar" (2012–2013), Benny Severide on NBC's "Chicago Fire" (2013–2018), and Lenny Ross on the CBS series "Blue Bloods" (2016–2021). Williams played the lead role in the 2016 film "The Congressman," then he appeared in "The Etruscan Smile" (2017), "Second Act" (2018), "The Great Alaskan Race" (2019), "Drunk Parents" (2019), "Run Hide Fight" (2020), "Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square" (2020), and "12 Mighty Orphans" (2021). In 2015, he starred as Col. Stephen Glen on NBC's "American Odyssey," and in 2016, he began playing Mick O'Brien on the Hallmark Channel series "Chesapeake Shores." In recent years, Treat has appeared in the Hallmark Channel movies "The Christmas House" (2020) and "The Christmas House 2: Deck Those Halls" (2021) and the HBO miniseries "We Own This City" (2022).

Personal Life

Treat's high school football coach was a flight instructor, and in 1969, he offered to teach Williams how to fly a Piper Super Cub. Treat became a private pilot when he was 21, and he is now an FAA instrument-rated commercial pilot who has privileges in single engine airplanes, multi-engine airplanes, and rotorcraft helicopters. Williams is a certified flight instructor who has owned several planes, such as a Piper Cherokee 180 and a Piper Navajo Chieftain. Treat married Pam Van Sant on June 25, 1988, and they welcomed son Gill in 1992 and daughter Elinor in 1998. The family has owned homes in Manchester Center, Vermont, and Park City, Utah.

Real Estate

For much of the last few decades, Treat Williams' primary residence was a large mansion in Park City, Utah. Today Treat's Park City mansion is worth at least $6 million.

Treat also owned a home in Vermont.

Awards and Nominations

In 1996, Williams received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special for "The Late Shift." He has earned three Golden Globe nominations: New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture – Male for "Hair" (1980), Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for "Prince of the City" (1982), and Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1985). In 2018, Treat shared a Best Ensemble Cast award with his "The Etruscan Smile" co-stars at the Boston Film Festival. "Everwood" earned him two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series (2003 and 2004), a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice TV Parental Units (2005), and a Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor in a Series, Drama (2005). Williams also received a Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for "The Late Shift" (1997). He earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for "Smooth Talk" in 1986, and in 1988, he was nominated for a CableACE Award for Actor in a Movie or Miniseries for "J. Edgar Hoover." "Texan" received a Best Short Film nomination at the 1994 Chicago International Film Festival, and in 2003, Treat earned a DVD Exclusive Award nomination for Best Actor for "Gale Force."


Unfortunately, Treat Williams died on June 12, 2023 at the age of 71. According to his agent, Treat died in a motorcycle accident.

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