Acclaimed American actor Treat Williams, best known for Everwood AND Hairdied, aged 71.
He died in a motorcycle accident in Vermont.
His agent Barry McPherson confirmed: “He was killed this afternoon. He was turning left or right (and) a car crossed his path. I’m just devastated. He was the nicest guy. He was so talented.
“He was an actor’s actor. The filmmakers loved it. He’s been the heart of Hollywood since the late ’70s. He was really proud of his performance this year.
Williams made his film debut in the 1975 thriller Deadly hero before the roles in The Riz AND The Eagle has landed.
But he came to prominence in 1979 as George Berger in the film Hairdirected by Milos Forman winning a golden globe Nominated for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture.
He has amassed over 120 film and television show credits.
He played widower Dr. Andrew “Andy” Brown in Everwood, who quits his successful job as a top neurosurgeon in Manhattan to live in a small town in Colorado. The series ran for 4 seasons from 2002 to 2006, once described as one of the “Best Shows You May Not Watch”.
He has had recurring roles in Chicago Fire, Blue Bloods AND White collar with other credits included We Own This Town, Hawaii Five-0, Leverage, Heartland, Brothers & Sisters, Law & Order: SVU, CSI, Tales from the Crypt and currently appears in Chesapeake Beaches.
Movies included 1941, Prince of the City, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, Deadfall, Venomous, Deep Rising, Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead, Deep Rising, The Phantom, Once Upon a Time in America, The Empire Strikes Back. The last round AND 127 hours.