Michelle Williams

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Michelle Ingrid Williams (born September 9, 1980) is an American actress. She began her career with television guest appearances, and made her feature film debut in Lassie (1994), which earned her a Youth in Film nomination. She gained wider recognition for her role as Jen Lindley on the The WB series Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2003.

Williams received critical acclaim for her role as the wife of Ennis Del Mar in Brokeback Mountain (2005), for which she won a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and was nominated for the SAG Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She followed this with films such as Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island (2010). Her work in Blue Valentine (2010) garnered her nominations for the Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress. She won a Golden Globe and an Independent Spirit Award for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn (2011), which also garnered her BAFTA, SAG, and Academy Award nominations. In 2016, she received wide acclaim for her performance in the drama Manchester by the Sea, earning her nominations from the BAFTA, SAG, and Academy Award ceremonies.

On Broadway, Williams appeared in a revival of the musical Cabaret in 2014 and a revival of the play Blackbird in 2016. She received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for the latter.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2004: Lana - Land of Plenty
2008: Wendy - Wendy and Lucy
2011: Marilyn Monroe - My Week with Marilyn
2010: Emily Tetherow - Meek's Cutoff
2011: Margot - Take This Waltz
2015: Lucille Angellier - Suite Française
2001: Holly - Me Without You
2009: Ellen Vidales - Mammoth
2000: Linda - If These Walls Could Talk 2
2008: Young Mother - Incendiary
1999: Arlene Lorenzo - Dick
2016: Randi Chandler - Manchester by the Sea
2007: Betty - The Hawk Is Dying
2010: Cindy Heller - Blue Valentine
2004: Anna Watson - A Hole in One
2018: Anne Weying - Venom
Jenny - This Is Jane
2019: Isabel - After the Wedding
Christa McAuliffe - The Challenger
2005: Alma Beers - Brokeback Mountain
2008: S - Deception
2005: Cecil Mills - The Baxter
2018: Avery LeClaire - I Feel Pretty
2013: Narrator (voice) - Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
2016: Gina Lewis - Certain Women
2016: (voice) - Project X
2017: Gail Harris - All the Money in the World
2003: Emily - The Station Agent
2008: Claire Keen - Synecdoche, New York
1998: Molly Cartwell - Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
2001: Ruby - Prozac Nation
2013: Annie / Glinda - Oz the Great and Powerful
2017: Elaine Wilson - Wonderstruck
2021: Anne Weying - Venom: Let There Be Carnage
(rumored) - Rio
2010: Dolores Chanal - Shutter Island
2004: Penny Travis - Imaginary Heroes
1996: Donna - My Son Is Innocent
2017: Charity Barnum - The Greatest Showman
2020: Herself - That Click
1995: Young Sil - Species
1995: Annie - Timemaster
1997: Maya - Killing Mr. Griffin
2006: Samantha - The Hottest State
2007: Coco Rivington - I'm Not There
2003: Julie Pollard - The United States of Leland
1994: April Porter - Lassie
1997: Pammy - A Thousand Acres
2000: Kimberly - But I'm a Cheerleader
2012: Herself - Ben Lee: Catch My Disease
2001: Halley - Perfume

TV CREDITS:
2003: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
1991: Jessica Lutz - Home Improvement
1964: Horizon
1997: The View
1992: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
1991: Step by Step
2009: Laurie's Foster Sister - Cougar Town
1953: The Academy Awards
1983: Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
1989: Baywatch
1998: Jen Lindley - Dawson's Creek
2019: Gwen Verdon - Fosse/Verdon
2015: Self - Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter