Paul Williams made a guest appearance on the short lived ABC-TV variety series The Brady Bunch Variety Hour in 1977.
|Birthname:||Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr.|
|Born:||19 September 1940|
|Birthplace:||Omaha, Nebraska, US|
|Songwriter/composer, actor, musician|
|Years active:||1967 to present|
|Official Website:||Official website|
|Series:||The Brady Bunch Variety Hour|
|Character played:||As Himself|
Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr. (born 19 September 1940) made a guest appearance in the eighth episode of The Brady Bunch Variety Hour in 1977.
A talented musician, composer, songwriter and actor, Paul is perhaps best known for popular songs performed by a number of acts in the 1970s including Three Dog Night's rendition of "An Old Fashioned Love Song", Helen Reddy's "You and Me Against the World", David Bowie's "Fill Your Heart", and the Carpenters' "We've Only Just Begun" and "Rainy Days and Mondays", as well as his contributions to films, such as writing the lyrics to the #1 chart-topping "Evergreen", the love theme from A Star Is Born, starring Barbra Streisand, for which he won a Grammy for Song of the Year and an Academy Award for Best Original Song, and "Rainbow Connection" from The Muppet Movie. He also composed the enormously popular opening theme for The Love Boat, originally performed by Jack Jones, and later by Dionne Warwick.
Paul has also had a variety of high-profile acting roles such as Little Enos Burdette in the 1977 action-comedy Smokey and the Bandit, and as the villainous Swan in Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise (which Williams also co-scored, receiving an Oscar nomination in the process), as well as television, theater, and voice-over work for animation.