Birth Name: Treat Williams
Birth Place: Rowayton, Connecticut, USA
Born Richard Treat Williams on Dec. 1, 1951 in Rowayton, CT, he was the son of parents Marion, an antiques dealer, and Richard Norman, a chemical engineer and business executive. Williams - a descendent of Declaration of Independence signer Robert Treat Paine - enjoyed a comfortable upper-middleclass upbringing, which included enrollment in Connecticut's Kent School, the prestigious co-educational preparatory academy. Adventurous from a young age, he earned his pilot's license by the age of 17. After graduation, Williams studied theater at Franklin & Marshall College in nearby Pennsylvania, where he earned his BA. Ready to pursue his craft in earnest, Williams moved to New York shortly a...
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