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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), Baywatch (1989) and ABC Afterschool Specials (1972). 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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Known For

Happy Days
Happy Days Potsie Weber / Pretty Boy
(1974-1984)
Baywatch
Baywatch Councilman McKenna
(2000-2001)
ABC Afterschool Specials
(1985)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
(1997-1998)

Filmography

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 2016 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Clayton
- Taffy Days (2016) ... Clayton
 2009 Take 2 (TV Movie)
Mike
 2003 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Potsie
- Sabrina in Wonderland (2003) ... Potsie
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Warden Jack Beatty
- Jailhouse Notch: Part 2 (2002) ... Warden Jack Beatty
 2000 Baywatch (TV Series)
Councilman McKenna
- Dream Girl (2000) ... Councilman McKenna
- Soul Survivor (2000) ... Councilman McKenna
 1995 Fudge (TV Series)
Waiter
- No Exit (1995) ... Waiter
 1984 I Married a Centerfold (TV Movie)
Nick Bellows
 1974-1984 Happy Days (TV Series)
Potsie Weber / Pretty Boy
- Fonzie's Spots (1984) ... Potsie Weber
- Low Notes (1984) ... Potsie Weber
- Glove Story (1983) ... Potsie Weber
- Welcome Home: Part 2 (1983) ... Potsie Weber
- Welcome Home: Part 1 (1983) ... Potsie Weber
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Dan O'Dwyer
- The Songwriter/Queen of the Soaps (1983) ... Dan O'Dwyer
 1978 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Nabar
- The Ten Commandments (1978) ... Nabar
 1978 The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Sean McGlynn
 1976 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Potsie Weber
- Excuse Me, May I Cut In? (1976) ... Potsie Weber
 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
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Potsie (segment "Love and Happy Days")
- Love and the Happy Days/Love and the Television Set (1972) ... Potsie (segment "Love and Happy Days")
 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:

TV commercial for St. Joseph's Asprin. He originally sang "Pump Your Blood" in "Potsie Quits School" Episode: #6.27 of Happy Days. The song is used in a 2004 commercial. See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Friends with Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, and Don Most. See more »

Trademark:

Deep resonant voice See more »

Nickname:

Potsie

Star Sign:

Libra

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