Celebrities mourn the loss of actor Treat Williams following a tragic motorcycle accident. Tributes pour in from Melissa Gilbert, Kim Cattrall, and Wendell Pierce.
After news broke of Treat Williams’ passing in a motorcycle accident, celebrities expressed their condolences on social media. Melissa Gilbert shared a heartfelt Instagram post, expressing disbelief and sorrow over the loss.
Many stars left comments on Gilbert’s post, with Rosie O’Donnell reminiscing about Williams’ role in “Hair.” Mindy Cohn, Jonathan Bennett, and Patti Stanger also shared their sadness over the news.
Kim Cattrall posted a photo of Williams and conveyed her shock and condolences to his family. Wendell Pierce tweeted about Williams’ adventurous spirit and kindness, while Justine Bateman shared a photo of their time working together.
James Woods, who worked with Williams on a film, fondly remembered their time together and expressed devastation over his passing. Hallmark, where Williams appeared in several projects, also paid tribute to him.
Williams’ agent confirmed the news of his death, revealing that he was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident caused by another vehicle. Fire Chief Jacob Gribble provided details of the crash, and the Vermont State Police confirmed Williams’ identity.
With a career spanning over four decades, Williams amassed more than 120 credits. He made his debut in the thriller “Deadly Hero” and gained recognition for his roles in “Hair” and “Prince of the City.” He also starred in the series “Everwood” and received a SAG Award nomination.
His extensive filmography includes notable works such as Steven Spielberg’s “1941,” “Blue Bloods,” “Chicago Fire,” and Hallmark’s “The Christmas House.” Williams is survived by his wife, Pam Van Sant, and their two children, Gill and Ellie.