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Anson Williams


Anson Williams was born on September 25, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Anson William Heimlich. He is an actor and director, known for Happy Days (1974), The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) and The Cape (1996). He has been married to Jackie Gerken since 1988. They have four children. He was previously married to Lorrie Mahaffey... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

Known For

Happy Days
Happy Days Potsie Weber / Pretty Boy
(1974-1984)
The Cape
The Cape Director
(1996)
Live Shot
Live Shot Director
(1995)

Filmography

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 2016 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Clayton
- Taffy Days (2016) ... Clayton
 2009 Take 2 (TV Movie)
Mike
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Warden Jack Beatty
- Jailhouse Notch: Part 2 (2002) ... Warden Jack Beatty
 1995 Fudge (TV Series)
Waiter
- No Exit (1995) ... Waiter
 1984 I Married a Centerfold (TV Movie)
Nick Bellows
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Dan O'Dwyer
- The Songwriter/Queen of the Soaps (1983) ... Dan O'Dwyer
 1979 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Nabar
- The Ten Commandments (1979) ... Nabar
 1978 The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Sean McGlynn
 1973 Lisa, Bright and Dark (TV Movie)
Brian Morris
 1973 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
- The Panic Path (1973)
 1973 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
Young Man
- Life Begins at 65 (1973) ... Young Man
 1972 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series)
Jimmy
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Steve Baggot
- Eulogy for a Wide Receiver (1971) ... Steve Baggot
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Panel Judge on "The Gong Show". See more »

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2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

He has played the same character (Potsie Weber) in four different series: Love, American Style (1969), Happy Days (1974), Laverne & Shirley (1976) and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996). See more »

Nickname:

Potsie

Star Sign:

Libra

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