Treat Williams

Actor, Director
Prolific actor Treat Williams went from early success on Broadway to starring roles in highly anticipated film projects before ultimately earning a reputation as a versatile performer capable of playing the hero ... Read more »
Born: 12/01/1951 in Rowayton, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Actor (107)

Blue Bloods 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chesapeake Shores 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Chesapeake Shores 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Confirmation 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

The Congressman 2016 (Movie)

Charlie Winship (Actor)

American Odyssey 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Fire 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Barefoot 2014 (Movie)

Mr. Wheeler (Actor)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

In the Blood 2014 (Movie)

Robert Grant (Actor)

Moola 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Eve of Destruction 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Hawaii Five-O 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Operation Rogue 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Reaching for the Moon 2013 (Movie)

Robert Lowell (Actor)

White Collar 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Little Bit of Heaven 2012 (Movie)

Jack Corbett (Actor)

Deadfall 2012 (Movie)

Sheriff Marshall T. Becker (Actor)

Leverage 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Simpsons 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

Against the Wall 1992 - 1994, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Beyond the Blackboard 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Oba - The Last Samurai 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

127 Hours 2010 (Movie)

Aron's Dad (Actor)

Howl 2010 (Movie)

Mark Schorer (Actor)

Chasing a Dream 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Safe Harbor 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The Storm 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

What Happens in Vegas 2008 (Movie)

Jack Fuller Sr. (Actor)

Heartland 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hideout 2007 (Movie)

Padre Amy (Actor)

Brothers & Sisters 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Everwood 2002 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous 2005 (Movie)

Collins (Actor)

The 10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 5th Annual Family Television Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Hollywood Ending 2002 (Movie)

Hal (Actor)

UC: Undercover 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Journey to the Center of the Earth 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Batman: The Animated Series 1992 - 1999 (TV Show)

Voice

Skeletons in the Closet 1999 (Movie)

Will (Actor)

The Deep End of the Ocean 1999 (Movie)

Pat Cappadora (Actor)

Deep Rising 1998 (Movie)

Finnegan (Actor)

Escape: Human Cargo 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Cannes Man 1997 (Movie)

(cameo appearance) (Actor)

The Devil's Own 1997 (Movie)

Billy Burke (Actor)

Mulholland Falls 1996 (Movie)

Fitzgerald (Actor)

The Phantom 1996 (Movie)

Xander Drax (Actor)

Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Texan 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead 1995 (Movie)

Critical Bill Dooly (Actor)

Good Advice 1992 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Where the Rivers Flow North 1994 (Movie)

Champ's Manager (Actor)

Bonds of Love 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Handgun 1993 (Movie)

George McCallister (Actor)

The Final Verdict 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Eddie Dodd 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

None But the Lonely Heart 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Drug Wars: the Camarena Story 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Beyond the Ocean 1989 (Movie)

Lailaw (Actor)

Burro 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Heart of Dixie 1989 (Movie)

Hoyt Cunningham (Actor)

La Notte degli Squali 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Russicum 1989 (Movie)

Mark Hendrix (Actor)

Dead Heat 1988 (Movie)

Roger Mortis (Actor)

Sweet Lies 1988 (Movie)

Peter (Actor)

Happy Birthday, Hollywood! 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

J. Edgar Hoover 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Little Mermaid 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Smooth Talk 1986 (Movie)

Arnold Friend (Actor)

The Men's Club 1986 (Movie)

Terry (Actor)

Some Men Need Help 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

A Streetcar Named Desire 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Flashpoint 1984 (Movie)

Ernie Wiatt (Actor)

Once Upon A Time In America 1984 (Movie)

Jimmy O'Donnell (Actor)

Stangata napoletana - La trastola 1982 (Movie)

(Actor)

Prince of the City 1981 (Movie)

Daniel Ciello (Actor)

The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper 1981 (Movie)

Meade (Actor)

Why Would I Lie? 1980 (Movie)

Cletus (Actor)

1941 1979 (Movie)

Sitarksi (Actor)

Hair 1979 (Movie)

Berger (Actor)

The Ritz 1976 (Movie)

Michael Brick (Actor)

Deadly Hero 1975 (Movie)

Billings (Actor)

The Eagle Has Landed 1975 (Movie)

Captain Harry Clark (Actor)

36 Hours to Die (TV Show)

Actor

Deadly Matrimony (TV Show)

Actor

Dempsey (TV Show)

Actor

Echoes in the Darkness (TV Show)

Actor

Front of the Class (TV Show)

Actor

Guilty Hearts (TV Show)

Actor

In the Shadow of Evil (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny's Girl (TV Show)

Actor

Max and Helen (TV Show)

Actor

Parallel Lives (TV Show)

Actor

The Late Shift (TV Show)

Actor

The Staircase Murders (TV Show)

Actor

The Storm (Movie)

Robert Terrell (Actor)

The Water Engine (TV Show)

Actor

Third Degree Burn (TV Show)

Actor

Till Death Us Do Part (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Prolific actor Treat Williams went from early success on Broadway to starring roles in highly anticipated film projects before ultimately earning a reputation as a versatile performer capable of playing the hero, villain, or later in his career, sturdy father figure. After establishing a commanding screen presence with diverse performances in Milos Forman's underrated musical "Hair" (1979) and Sidney Lumet's superior cop drama "Prince of the City" (1981), Williams seemed poised to enter the ranks of A-list actors. However, a series of poor career choices and bad luck at the box office relegated him to made-for-television projects and low-budget thrillers for a number of years. There were occasional bright spots, such as a supporting role in Sergio Leone's massive gangster drama "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984) and a noteworthy turn as a crazy criminal in the thriller "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead" (1995). On television Williams earned an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of agent Michael Ovitz in "The Late Shift" (HBO, 1996), and won acclaim as the lead of the drama series "Everwood" (The WB, 2002-06). Although cast more frequently in the role of patriarch at this point in his career, Williams had long since proven his versatility as one of the most dependable actors in Hollywood.

Relationships

Dana Delany Actor

Companion
together in the early 1980s

Laura Dern Actor

Companion
Met while filming "Smooth Talk" (1985) No longer together

Pamela Williams

Wife
married in June 1988

Richard Williams

Father

Marion Williams

Mother

Elinor Williams

Daughter
born in October 1998

Gil Williams

Son
born c. 1992

EDUCATION

Franklin & Marshall College

Lancaster , Pennsylvania 1973

Kent School

Kent , Connecticut

Milestones

2005

Cast in "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous" with Sandra Bullock

2002

Cast as a neurosurgeon who moves to a small Colorado town in "Everwood" (The WB); received a SAG nomination for best acter in a drama series for 2003 and 2004

2002

Played a cheating husband whose mistress comes to believe he may have killed his wife in the CBS crime drama "Guilty Hearts"

2002

Acted in Woody Allen's "Hollywood Ending"

2001

Co-starred as Buddy in the Broadway revival of "Follies"

2001

Again played Jonathan Jackson's father in the taut thriller "Skeletons in the Closet";

2000

Once again played former mercenary Thomasson in "The Substitute 4: Failure Is Not an Option"; premiered on HBO

1999

Portrayed Michelle Pfeiffer's husband in "The Deep End of the Ocean"; first time playing Jonathan Jackson's on screen father

1999

Reprised Thomasson for "The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All" (HBO)

1999

Returned to the New York stage as the star of the Off-Broadway musical "Captains Courageous"

1999

Headed the cast of the USA miniseries "Journey to the Center of the Earth"

1998

Cast as former mercenary turned teacher Karl Thomasson (a role originally created by Tom Berenger) in the sequel "The Substitute 2: School's Out", aired on HBO

1997

Again played a villain in "The Devil's Own"

1996

Co-starred as the nasty Xander Drax in "The Phantom"

1996

Garnered an Emmy nod as Mike Ovitz in the HBO drama "The Late Shift"

1995

Delivered a fine villainous turn in "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead"

1994

Made directorial debut with "Texan", a short film that aired on Showtime's "Directed By" series

1993

Starred opposite Shelley Long in CBS sitcom "Good Advice"

1991

TV series debut "Eddie Dodd" (ABC)

1987

First TV miniseries, "Echoes in the Darkness" (CBS)

1987

Portrayed title role of the former FBI director in "J Edgar Hoover" (Showtime)

1985

Was suitably charming and menacing as Arnold Friend in "Smooth Talk", directed by Joyce Chopra

1984

Played Stanley Kowalski opposite Ann-Margaret in "A Streetcar Named Desire" (CBS)

1984

Co-starred in Sergio Leone's gangster epic "Once Upon a Time in America"

1983

TV-movie debut (as title character), "Dempsey" (CBS)

1981

Returned to Broadway succeeding Kevin Kline in "THe Pirates of Penzance"

1981

Earned acclaim for his title performance in Sidney Lumet's "Prince of the City"

1979

Gave a winning performance as the hippie leader Berger in the film adaptation of "Hair", directed by Milos Forman

1975

Feature film debut, "The Ritz"

1974

Had prominent supporting role in the Broadway musical "Over Here", starring the Andrews Sisters; Travolta co-starred

1973

First New York acting job as understudy to John Travolta in "Grease"; eventually took over the leading role

Co-starred off-Broadway in David Mamet's "Oleanna"

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