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Anson Williams Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Anson Williams worth? $1.8 Million

How did Anson Williams earn his money and wealth?

Anson Williams was born on 25 September 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the United States to Haskell Heimlich. He attended Burbank High School and acted in several school productions. He married Lorrie Mahaffey in the year 1978. However, the two got separated in 1986. He later married Jackie Gerken in 1988. Anson Williams is not only an American actor but is also a director and singer. He appeared in a commercial for McDonald’s along with John Amos in 1971. Williams also got the role of character Potsie Weber in a segment of series Love America style. For his outstanding performance in the series, Williams got another series titled “Happy Days”.

He worked for the series throughout its run from 1974 to 1984, although his appearance on the series became less frequent in the later seasons. After “Happy Days”, he began a career as a television director by coming up with programs for children that include “No Greater Gift” (1985) and “The Drug Know” (1986). He also directed a TV-movie titled “Lone Star Kid” in the year 1986. He is also the director of several television series which include Melrose Place, The Pretender, 90210, Beverly Hills, seaQuest DSV, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Charmed and Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

Although Williams received a lot of success as a director and a producer, he came back to his work on the series “Happy Days” in retrospective ways. He played the role of himself in the “Happy Days” episode titled ‘Boy Meets World’ in the year 1996. While he was directing the “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” series episode titled “Sabrina in Wonderland”, Williams also appeared as the character Potsie in a fantasy sequence. In 1992 and 2005, he also joined his fellow cast members of “Happy Days” for reunion specials.

He is also a businessman. In the year 1987, Williams along with his fellow cast member of “Happy Days” Al Molinaro opened a chain of diners named “Big AI’s”; the business went inoperative.

Williams founded a cosmetics company, “Starmaker Products” and in April 2008, he was a featured speaker at the US Patent and Trademark Office’s National Trademark Expo where he spoke about the significance of registered trademarks for small businesses. He is also the author of the Unlikely Mentor Who Got Me There and Singing to a Bulldog: From Happy Days to Hollywood Director.

What are the highest earnings of Anson Williams?

1-CBS fraud claim lawsuit earning (2012): $65,000

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