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Michelle Ingrid Williams (born September 9, 1980) is an American actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and has been nominated for four Academy Awards and one Tony Award.
Born to the politician and trader Larry R. Williams, Williams was raised in Kalispell, Montana and San Diego, California. She began her career at a young age with television guest appearances, and made her feature film debut in the family film Lassie (1994). At 15, she gained emancipation from her parents, and soon achieved public recognition for her leading role in the television teen drama series Dawson's Creek (1998–2003). She followed it by featuring in small-scale films that were not widely seen before achieving her breakthrough with the tragic romance Brokeback Mountain (2005), for which she received her first Oscar nomination.
Williams went on to gain critical acclaim for playing emotionally troubled women in several independent films, including the dramas Wendy and Lucy (2008), Blue Valentine (2010), and Manchester by the Sea (2016). For portraying the actress Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn (2011), she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Williams' highest-grossing releases came with Martin Scorsese's thriller Shutter Island (2010), the fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and the musical The Greatest Showman (2017). On Broadway, Williams has starred in revivals of the musical Cabaret in 2014 and the drama Blackbird in 2016. For the latter, she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.
Williams is reticent about her personal life. She was in a relationship with the actor Heath Ledger for three years, with whom she has a daughter.
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