» Anson Williams married and wife

Posted On: Jul 30, 2015
A man of dashing personality and great attitude Anson Williams's personal life is full of trauma, as he has been married twice with one subsequent divorce. The father of five children, Anson married for the first time in 1978, with Lorrie Mahaffey, which after eight years ended with divorce in 1986. Since year 1988, Anson is living a happily married life with his second wife, Jackie Gerken.

Better known for playing the part of gullible yet well-intentioned singer named Warren "Potsie" Webber on American television sitcom "Happy Days", Anson William is globally renowned American actor and director of all time. Earlier in 1972, Anson garnered the role of Potsie Weber in an episode of comedy-anthology series "Love, American Style" called "Love and the Happy Days". After his "Happy Days" fame, Anson started much more creative career as television director, debuted with short shows for adolescent-age children, which includes afterschool specials, 1985's "No Greater Gift", 1986's "The Drug Knot" & 1986's TV movie "Lone Star Kid". In addition to his directorial work, Anson has had directed several episodes of numerous television series, including "Melrose Place", "Beverly Hills", "The Secret Life of the American Teenager", "Charmed", "Hercules: The Legendary Journey", "90210", "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch", "Xena: Warrior Princess", & "7th Heaven". Despite earing success as director & producer, Anson has had occasionally returned to his part on "Happy Days" in retrospective ways. Also an entrepreneur, Anson has open a restaurant named Big Al's" with his "Happy Days" co-star Al Molinaro. Moreover, he has also founded a cosmetic company called "Starmaker Products".

Born as Anson William Heimlich, on September 25th, 1949, the son of Haskell, who officially changed the original spelling of "Heimlich" to "Heimlick", Anson birth took place in Los Angeles, California, United States, which makes her the nationality of America. During his high-school years, Anson has acted in multiple of school production & was the captain of track team.

One of the terrific actor, Anson Williams, who has also earned fame & popularity as an illustrious director & producer, is one of the reputed names in American entertainment industry. Born as Anson William Heimlich, he later gained recognition under his professional name as Anson William.