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Anson Williams

Actor
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Born Sep 25, 1949

Anson Williams is an American actor and director, best known for his role as gullible but well intentioned singer Warren "Potsie" Weber on the television series Happy Days.

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    Anson Williams Proves That "Sixty Is The New Sexy"! (And "100" Is The Magic Number In "The Perfect Portion Cookbook"!)
    Huffington Post - Jan 20, 2016
  • 'happy Days' Cast Settles Lawsuit
    Huffington Post - Jul 07, 2012
  • 'happy Days' Actors Settle Lawsuit
    CNN - Jul 06, 2012
  • Cbs, "Happy Days" Actors In Settlement Talks: Sources
    Yahoo News - Jun 30, 2012

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CHILDHOOD

1949 Birth Born on September 25, 1949.

TWENTIES

1972 22 Years Old In 1972, Williams landed the role of "Potsie" in a segment of the comedy-anthology series Love, American Style titled "Love and the Happy Days", which also introduced Richie Cunningham (Ron Howard), Richie's mother Marion (Marion Ross), and other characters that would be spun off into the television series Happy Days. (Only Williams, Howard and Ross reprised their roles for the spin-off). … Read More

FORTIES

1996 46 Years Old Despite his success as a director and producer, Williams has occasionally returned to his work on Happy Days in retrospective ways. He played himself in a 1996 Happy Days-themed Boy Meets World episode (which also featured former castmates Tom Bosley and Pat Morita).

FIFTIES

2003 53 Years Old While directing a 2003 episode of Sabrina the Teenage Witch titled "Sabrina in Wonderland", he appeared as Potsie in a fantasy sequence. … Read More
2008 58 Years Old Williams is also a businessman. He founded Starmaker Products, a cosmetics company, and was a featured speaker at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's National Trademark Expo in April 2008, at which he talked about the importance of registered trademarks for small businesses (and signed autographs for Happy Days fans).

LATE ADULTHOOD

2011 61 Years Old On April 19, 2011, Williams and four of his Happy Days co-stars, Erin Moran, Don Most, Marion Ross and the estate of the late Tom Bosley, who died in 2010, filed a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against CBS, which owns the show, claiming they had not been paid for merchandising revenues owed under their contracts. … Read More
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