Treat Williams passes away at 71: His agent reveals details of his tragic death

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Treat Williams' legacy lives on after his untimely death, through his wonderful wife and kids. Here is everything you need to know about Treat's family.

American television, film, and theater legend Treat Williams, breathed his last on June 12th. Over the course of his career, Treat had worked on many exciting projects, that really went on to doing well commercially.

He is particularly known for his spectacular performances in movies like Hair and 1941. But, his most memorable performance is the character Dr.Andy Brown on Everwood, as one of the main cast members for 4 seasons.

But unfortunately, all good things come to an end, and Treat Williams, passed away at the age of 71 and was survived by his wife and children. Here’s everything you need to know about Treat’s death, and his beloved family who are his survivors.

Treat William dies at 71 years of age

The world was shaken by the news of Treat William’s death earlier this week. Unfortunately, Treat died after being involved in a bike accident. As per People, his agent of 15 years Barry McPherson said:

“He was killed this afternoon. He was making a left or a right [and] a car cut him off. I'm just devastated. He was the nicest guy. He was so talented."
"He was an actor's actor. Filmmakers loved him. He's been the heart of 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."

The crash allegedly took place at 5 p.m. in Vermont. And Williams is rumored to be the only one who got hurt in the incident. Despite employing a LiftNet helicopter to airlift him to a medical facility in New York, the Hollywood star didn’t make it. The investigation is said to still be in its early stages and the crime scene will continue being processed till everything is completely ruled out.

Treat William’s wife - Pamela Van Sant

Treat is survived by his wife Pam, who resides with him in Vermont, in a beautiful and expansive farmhouse.

Pam Van Sant and Treat Williams got married in 1988, and ever since then, she has been accompanying him to red carpets and public events. William even referred to her as his ‘girl for life’, on a Women’s Day post on Instagram, and seemed to have a pretty fulfilling 35-year marriage. The couple seemed extremely happy together, often posting social media pictures honoring each other even to date, till the untimely accident.

Van Sant is also an actor and producer, and the couple have two children together - Gill and Ellie. Besides their biological children, the couple are also paw-parents, with two pups that they seemed to adore. All in all, the couple seemed to enjoy a great family life.

A look at Treat Williams’ kids

Both the Williams’ kids are 90s kids, with Gill born in 1992, and Ellie in 1998. Being brought up around sets, and red carpets, the children seemed to be inclined to follow the same route. Gill tried his hand at acting but decided to settle down as a beatbox artist. He is also quite vocal about social issues, as per People.

Ellie, who lives in LA, currently, is a university graduate. She recently shared a heartfelt post on Instagram, after losing her father, it said:

Thank you to everyone who has sent messages and kept our family in your hearts during this terrible heartbreak. We're home, Dad," she captioned the image featuring a shot of the family's backyard in Vermont.

This post is a tribute fit for her father, as he has previously spoken about how he absolutely loves Vermont, and his life there. And does not even once wish he was anywhere else.

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