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A small-town girl born and raised in rural Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Ingrid Williams is the daughter of Carla Ingrid (Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, a commodity trader and author. Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, British Isles, and other Scandinavian. She was first known as bad girl Jen Lindley in the television... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 39 wins & 130 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shutter Island
Shutter Island Dolores
(2010)
Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek Jen Lindley
(1998-2003)
Blue Valentine
(2010)
My Week with Marilyn
My Week with Marilyn Marilyn Monroe
(2011)

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  Janis (pre-production)
Janis Joplin
 2017 Wonderstruck
Elaine
 2013 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Laurie's Foster Sister
- Blue Sunday (2013) ... Laurie's Foster Sister (uncredited)
 2008/I Deception
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 2001 Perfume
Halley
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Linda (segment "1972")
 1997 A Thousand Acres
Pammy
 1997 Killing Mr. Griffin (TV Movie)
Maya
 1996 My Son Is Innocent (TV Movie)
Donna
 1995 Raising Caines (TV Series)
Trish Caines
 1995 Timemaster
Annie
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Jessica Lutz
- Wilson's Girlfriend (1995) ... Jessica Lutz
 1994 Step by Step (TV Series)
J.J.
- Something Wild (1994) ... J.J.
 1994 Lassie
April Porter
 1993-1994 Baywatch (TV Series)
Hobie's Groupie / Bridget Bowers
- Second Time Around (1994) ... Hobie's Groupie (uncredited)
- Race Against Time: Part 1 (1993) ... Bridget Bowers
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(April 24, 2014-November, 9, 2014) Made her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in Joe Masteroff's musical "Cabaret", directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed and choreographed by Rob Marshall, at Studio 54, New York City, New York. See more »

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12 Interviews | 21 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 111 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on Marilyn Monroe and playing her in My Week with Marilyn (2011)] I wish that I could play her for the rest of my life. Because when can you say that you've really solved the riddle? When can you say that you really know her? Her deepest desire was to be taken seriously as an actress, but she doesn't really shine in her serious roles. Where she happens to shine is in comedy and in song and dance... See more »

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In 2000, she was on Entertainment Weekly's annual It List. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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