Bio / Info
Best known for her ongoing role as Jen in the groundbreaking teen drama, "Dawson's Creek," Michelle Williams began her career as a child actress by appearing in such movies as SPECIES as the young version of Sil. During her time on "Dawson's Creek," she expanded her acting to the big screen with roles in everything from big budget horror movies like HALLOWEEN H20 to several indie productions like THE STATION AGENT and THE UNITED STATES OF LELAND. As she progressed in her acting career, she met and later had a daughter, Matilda, with actor Heath Ledger after the pair met while making BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. Williams was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in that film. In 2010 she worked with former co-star Ryan Gosling in BLUE VALENTINE and garnered a Best Actress Oscar nomination for that film as well. She continues to grab critical praise in her ability to play small nuanced roles to larger than life ones, including her turn as the legendary Marilyn Monroe in 2011's MY WEEK WITH MARILYN. Williams has been cast as Glinda the Good Witch in the proposed 2013 release OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL.