Treat Williams died unexpectedly Monday following a motorcycle accident in Vermont.
He was 71.
Williams’ rep, Barry McPherson, first confirmed the news.
“He was killed this afternoon. He was making a left or a right [and] a car cut him off,” he said. “I’m just devastated. He was the nicest guy. He was so talented.”
Williams’ decades-long career began with his film debut in “Deadly Hero” in 1976, which led him to accrue more than 120 film credits.
He went on play in numerous films by Steven Spielberg, including “1941,” “Prince of the City,” “Blue Bloods” and “Chesapeake Shore.”
The actor landed his first Golden Globe nomination for his role in the 1979 film “Hair,” based on the Broadway musical. He would later win a Primetime Emmy award in 1996 for his role in “The Late Shift.”
Williams is survived by his wife, Pam Van Sant, whom he married in 1988, and their two children, Gill and Elinor.
Just hours before his tragic death, the actor was enjoying his home as he tweeted a photo of his lawn with the caption, “Mowing today. Wish I could bottle the scent.”
Treat Williams dead at 71 after motorcycle accident. Treat Williams dead at 71 after motorcycle accident