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Treat Williams

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Acclaimed theater, film and television star Treat Williams headlines The WB's hit Monday night drama "Everwood" as Dr. Andrew Brown, a famous New York neurosurgeon who relocates his family to beautiful Everwood, Colorado, in an effort to reconnect with his children after the untimely death of his wife. For his role as Dr. Brown, Williams has received two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations - one for each season the show has been on the air.

Williams first gained the attention of critics and audiences when he starred as Berger in Milos Forman's 1979 big-screen version of the seminal 1960s musical "Hair," for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. Two years later, Williams earned his second Golden Globe nomination for his starring role in Sydney Lumet's "Prince of the City."

Williams has since had starring roles in more than 40 feature films, most recently joining the ensemble cast of Woody Allen's comedy "Hollywood Ending." His other film credits include "The Ritz," "The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper," "Once Upon a Time in America," "Smooth Talk," for which he garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination, "Things To Do in Denver When You're Dead," "Mulholland Falls," "The Phantom," "The Devil's Own," "Deep Rising" and "The Deep End of the Ocean."

Also honored for his work on the small screen, Williams earned his third Golden Globe nomination for his performance as Stanley Kowalski in the television presentation of "A Streetcar Named Desire." In 1996, he received an Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Michael Ovitz in the HBO movie "The Late Shift," about the late night television talk show wars.

In addition, Williams has received praise for his work in a number of television miniseries, including the title roles in "Max and Helen," "J. Edgar Hoover," which brought him an ACE Award nomination, and "Dempsey." He most recently starred opposite Marcia Gay Harden in the miniseries "Guilty Hearts." Williams has also had starring roles in "36 Hours to Die," "In the Shadow of Evil," "Bonds of Love" which he also produced, "Deadly Matrimony," "Final Verdict," "Drug Wars: The Camarena Story" and "Echoes in the Darkness."

Williams directed Showtime's "Texan" for the prestigious Chanticleer series, winning two festival awards in the process: Best New Director at the Aspen Short Film Festival and Best Short Film at the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival.

Throughout his career, Williams has worked extensively in the theater. Last year, he starred on Broadway in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Follies," for which he received a Drama League Award. Broadway audiences have also seen him in productions of "Grease," "Over Here," "Once in a Lifetime," "Pirates of Penzance" and "Love Letters." He went on to headline with Christine Lahti in the Los Angeles premiere of "Love Letters," and more recently, has appeared in "War Letters" at the Canon Theatre in Los Angeles. His theater repertoire also includes off-Broadway productions of David Mamet's "Oleanna" and "Oh, Hell," the latter at Lincoln Center, "Some Men Need Help," Randy Newman's "Maybe I'm Doing It Wrong" and "Captains Courageous," for which he also received a Drama League Award.

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