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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 3 Oscars. Another 38 wins & 123 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)

Filmography

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 2017 Wonderstruck (post-production)
Elaine
  Janis (pre-production)
Janis Joplin
 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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Other Works:

Music video for "Tonight on the WB" by The Comas, the band of her ex-boyfriend, Andy Herod. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I find myself saying this all the time during every movie I make, "Why is this is so hard?" And I realize yes it is. Every movie I make I find kind of excruciating. I get a lot back from it, but I feel like I'm kind of always working at the edge of my ability. I guess that's what I'm looking for when I go to work. I am trying to become the edge. See more »

Trivia:

Was on director Baz Luhrmann's shortlist for the role of Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby (2013). The role went to Carey Mulligan. See more »

Trademark:

Pixie haircut See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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