Paul Williams

Paul Williams

Real Name: Paul Williams
Submitted by: Bob Sacamano
Posted Date: 2005-08-07
Last Modified: 2020-01-13

Epitome of seventies-style celebrity, singer, songwriter, actor. Penned numerous hits including Evergreen for Barbara Streisand and scored and starred in Brian De Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise
Was a mainstay in television cameos of the day such as Love Boat and Fantasy Island.

What happened to:

Problems with alcohol and drugs drove his proile much lower over the 80’s, finally getting clean and sober in 1989, Williams became a licensed drug rehabilitation counselor and got involved with Musician’s Assistance Programme, a non-profit organization by and for musicians helping them with their substance abuse issues.
He also starred as Truman Capote in the one-man show on Broadway Tru and released Back to Love Again his studio return in 1997.

He also secured a recurring role on daytime television’s The Bold and the Beautiful in 1998 and returned to songwriting.

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Paul Williams