Treat Williams: Basic Facts & Milestones
- FULL NAME: Richard Treat Williams
- BIRTHDATE: 01 December 1951.
- DEATH: 12 June, 2023, Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
- BURIAL: Rowayton Union Cemetery; Rowayton, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
- BIRTHPLACE: Rowayton, Connecticut; United States of America
- BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius — The Archer
- CULTURAL BACKGROUND: American
- HEIGHT: 5’10”
- HAIR: Light Brown
- EYES: Blue
- FATHER: Richard Norman Williams, a corporate executive
- MOTHER: Marian (née Andrew), an antiques dealer
- SPOUSE(S): Pamela Van Sant; Born: 10 February 1955. Married: 25 June 1988 – to his death.
- CHILDREN: Son Gill Williams (B: 1992; Daughter Elinor Williams (B: 1998).
- EDUCATION: Kent School, Connecticut; Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.
- FORMER JOBS: ????
- The nickname “Treat” comes from one of his maternal ancestors, Robert Treat Paine, whose signature appears on the Declaration of Independence.
- Certified Flight Instructor, rated in single and multi-engine airplanes and helicopters.
- In 2003, completed two weeks of training to qualify for flying jet engine planes.
- Andy Brown, Williams’ character on Everwood (2002), was ranked #43 in TV Guide’s list of the “50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time” [20 June 2004 issue].
- Was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in June 2004.
- Graduated from Kent School, the same high school that Ted Danson, Peter Farrelly and Seth MacFarlane attended.
- He also is certified as a flight instructor.
- Holds a type-rating for Cessna Citation jets.
- Has owned a Clipped-wing Cub, Cherokee 180, Seneca II, and a Navajo Chieftain which is used for family travel between homes.
- 1969: Williams’ high-school football coach, who was also a flight instructor, offered to train him in a Piper Super Cub. Williams became an FAA instrument-rated commercial pilot with privileges in both single engine and multi-engine airplanes, rotorcraft.
- 1979: Played the part of George Berger in the Milos Forman film Hair.