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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)

Filmography

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 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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Other Works:

Played Varya in Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" at The Williamstown Theatre Festival. 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:

[on trying to gain weight and preparing to play Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn (2011)] Unfortunately, it went right to my face. So at some point it became a question of, Do I want my face to look like Marilyn Monroe's or my hips? ... It felt like being reborn. It felt like breaking my body and remaking it in her image, learning how she walked and talked and held her head. None of that ... See more »

Trivia:

Legally emancipated from her parents at age 15. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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