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Michelle Williams was first known as bad girl Jen Lindley in the television series Dawson’s Creek. She appeared in the comedy Dick which was a parody of The Watergate Scandal along with Kirsten Dunst as well as Prozac Nation with Christina Ricci. Since then Michelle has worked her way into the world of independent films such as The Station Agent… See full bio »

Born: Michelle Ingrid Williams

September 9, 1980 in Kalispell, Montana, USA

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Michelle Williams (actor)

For the singer of the same name, see Michelle Williams (singer).
Michelle Williams

Willams at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festivalpremiere of Take This Waltz
Born September 9, 1980 (age 31)
KalispellMontana, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present
Partner Heath Ledger (2004–2007)
Jason Segel (2012-present)
Children Matilda Ledger

Michelle Ingrid Williams (born September 9, 1980) is an American actress. After starting her career with television guest appearances in the early 1990s, Williams achieved recognition for her role as Jen Lindley on the The WB television teen dramaDawson’s Creek, which she played from 1998 to 2003. Williams graduated to full-length features, including Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, her first mainstream filmDick (1999), a comedy, and Prozac Nation (2001).

From the 2000s Williams appeared primarily in dramatic, independent films for which she has received critical acclaim. A career highlight was 2005’s controversial movie, Brokeback Mountain, about a male homosexual relationship in the 1960s, which earned Williams a Best Supporting Actress nomination from the Academy Awards. She followed this with I’m Not There (2007), Synecdoche, New York (2008) and Martin Scorsese‘s Shutter Island (2010). Williams’s performance as a drifter in 2008’s Wendy and Lucy earned her critical praise and her work opposite Ryan Gosling in Blue Valentine (2010) received another Academy Award nomination, this time forBest Actress. She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her critically acclaimed portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn (2011), which also garnered her third Academy Award nomination, second nomination for Best Actress. She is scheduled to appear next in 2013’s Oz: The Great and Powerful.

Williams had a high-profile relationship with actor and Brokeback Mountain co-star, Heath Ledger. They had one child, Matilda, before separating in 2007.

Williams was born on September 9, 1980, in Kalispell, Montana, the daughter of Carla Ingrid (née Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, an author, and stock andcommodities trader.He was also a two-time Republican candidate for the United States senate.Williams is of part Norwegian descent. Since a child, she kept to herself and was self-sufficient; as she has said, “I was really secretive with my parents and I think I sort of continued that… I found that by keeping to myself I got on OK. I don’t know why.”[8] When Williams was nine, her family moved to San Diego, California, and she became interested in acting at an early age.[5][edit]Early life

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