Treat Williams has passed away. People says that the actor, who was famous for the movie version of Hair and the TV show Everwood, died in a motorbike accident on Monday. He was 71.
Williams, who also worked on Blue Bloods and Chicago Fire, may have been hit by a car in Dorset, Vermont, around 5 p.m. local time as he tried to make a turn on Route 30. People spoke with the local fire chief, Jacob Gribble, who said that the driver who hit Williams didn’t see him. This is what caused the terrible accident. Even though first responders did everything they could to save Williams, including sending a LifeNet helicopter to take him to the hospital, the star died. The star’s agent, Barry McPherson, said that he had died.
“I’m just devastated. He was the nicest guy. He was so talented,” McPherson said, “He was an actor’s actor. Filmmakers loved him. He’s been the heart of the Hollywood since the late 1970s. He was really proud of his performance this year. He’s been so happy with the work that I got him. He’s had a balanced career.”
Williams was a well-known name in the playing world. He had been in plays and movies for many years. George Berger in Hair, Xander Drax in The Phantom, Jimmy O’Donnell in Once Upon a Time in America, and Daniel Ciello in Prince of the City have all played important parts in movies. Hair and Prince of the City were both nominated for Golden Globes. He played Dr. Andy Brown in Everwood, Benny Severide in Chicago Fire, Mick O’Brien in Chesapeake Shores, Lenny Ross in Blue Bloods, and Dr. Achilles Milo in Batman: The Animated Series.
His wife, Pam Van Sant, and their two children, Gille and Ellie, will miss him. As of press time, the family had not said anything about his death. Nobody has said anything about the monument.