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Michelle Williams

 
Bio:
Michelle Williams is an American actress. She starred in the popular television teen drama series Dawson's Creek (1998-2003). She earned her first Academy Award in 2005 for her performance as the wife of a gay man in Brokeback Mountain. Williams went on to gain critical acclaim for playing ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michelle Williams is an American actress. She starred in the popular television teen drama series Dawson's Creek (1998-2003). She earned her first Academy Award in 2005 for her performance as the wife of a gay man in Brokeback Mountain. Williams went on to gain critical acclaim for playing ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Erzulie [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Una
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2014
Sally Bowles
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Melanie-Jane Beetles

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2013]
Associate Producer

Michelle Williams Movies

Lassie
 
[1994]
April Porter
Species
 
[1995]
Young Sil
Timemaster
 
[1995]
Annie
A Thousand Acres
 
[1997]
Pammy
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
 
[1998]
Molly
Dick
 
[1999]
Arlene Lorenzo
But I'm a Cheerleader
 
[1999]
Kimberly
Perfume
 
[2001]
Halley
Prozac Nation
 
[2001]
Ruby
Me Without You
 
[2001]
Holly
The United States of Leland
 
[2003]
Julie Pollard
The Station Agent
 
[2003]
Emily
Land of Plenty
 
[2004]
Lana
A Hole in One
 
[2004]
Anna Watson
Imaginary Heroes
 
[2004]
Penny Travis
The Baxter
 
[2005]
Cecil Mills
Brokeback Mountain
 
[2005]
Alma
The Hottest State
 
[2006]
Samantha
The Hawk Is Dying
 
[2006]
Betty
I'm Not There
 
[2007]
Coco Rivington
Deception
 
[2008]
S
Incendiary
 
[2008]
Young Mother
Wendy and Lucy
 
[2008]
Wendy
Synecdoche, New York
 
[2008]
Claire Keen
Mammoth
 
[2009]
Ellen Vidales
Blue Valentine
 
[2010]
Cindy
Meek's Cutoff
 
[2010]
Emily Tetherow
Shutter Island
 
[2010]
Dolores
Take This Waltz
 
[2011]
Margot
My Week with Marilyn
 
[2011]
Marilyn Monroe
Oz the Great and Powerful
 
[2013]
Annie, Glinda
Suite Française
 
[2014]
Lucile Angellier
Certain Women
 
[2016]
Gina
Manchester by the Sea
 
[2016]
Randi Chandler
The Greatest Showman
 
[2017]
Charity Barnum
All the Money in the World
 
[2017]
Gail Harris
Wonderstruck
 
[2017]
Elaine
Venom
 
[2018]
Anne Weying
I Feel Pretty
 
[2018]
Avery LeClaire
After the Wedding
 
[2019]
Isabel Andersen
Venom: Let There Be Carnage
 
[2021]
Anne Weying
Doll Shark
 
[2022]
Neighbor
The Fabelmans
 
[2022]
Mitzi Fabelman
Showing Up
 
[2022]
Lizzy

Michelle Williams TV Shows

Baywatch
 
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Hobie's Groupie, Bridget Bowers
Dawson's Creek
 
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Jen Lindley

Michelle Williams Biography

Michelle Williams is an American actress. She starred in the popular television teen drama series Dawson's Creek (1998-2003). She earned her first Academy Award in 2005 for her performance as the wife of a gay man in Brokeback Mountain. Williams went on to gain critical acclaim for playing emotionally troubled women coping with loss or loneliness in the independent dramas Wendy and Lucy (2008), Blue Valentine (2010), and Manchester by the Sea (2016). For portraying Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn (2011), she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Film credits also include Shutter Island (2010), the fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), the musical The Greatest Showman (2017), and the superhero film Venom (2018).

On Broadway, Williams has starred in revivals of the musical Cabaret in 2014 and the drama Blackbird in 2016. For playing a sexually abused woman in Blackbird, she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

In 2019, Williams will star opposite Sam Rockwell in Fosse/Verdon, an FX miniseries based on the relationship between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon




Michelle Williams Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Michelle Williams, Blackbird
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Michelle Williams, Blackbird
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Michelle Williams, Blackbird
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Michelle Williams, Cabaret
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Michelle Williams, Cabaret

Michelle Williams News

Kelley Curran, Ben Horner, Elizabeth Stahlmann & More to Star in THE MISANTHROPE Read Photo Kelley Curran, Ben Horner, Elizabeth Stahlmann & More to Star in THE MISANTHROPE Reading at The Acting Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

The Acting Company has announced the cast for their reading of The Misanthrope. Molière's classic play is translated by Neil Bartlett and directed by The Acting Company's Producing Director Devin Brain.

Stephanie Hsu, Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh & More Nominated For 2023 Oscars - Fu Photo Stephanie Hsu, Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh & More Nominated For 2023 Oscars - Full List of Nominations!
by Michael Major - Jan 24, 2023

The nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards were announced. Notable nominees included Stephanie Hsu, Brian Tyree Henry, Hong Chau, Angela Bassett, Diane Warren, Lady Gaga, Brendan Fraser, Paul Mescal, Andrea Riseborough, Michelle Yeoh, and The Whale. Check out the complete list of nominations now!

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe & More Win Critics Choice Awards Photo Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe & More Win Critics Choice Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2023

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe, Brendan Fraser, Jean Smart, Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Coolidge, and more were among the winners of Critics Choice Awards. The ceremony was hosted by Chelsea Handler. Check out the list of winners now!

Photos: Go Inside the BAFTA Tea Party with Brendan Fraser, Cate Blanchett, and More Photo Photos: Go Inside the BAFTA Tea Party with Brendan Fraser, Cate Blanchett, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 15, 2023

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) hosted the BAFTA Tea Party for the first time in two years on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles. The event was presented by first-time partners Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic. Check out photos from the event here!

Steven Spielberg's THE FABELMANS Sets Blu-Ray & DVD Release Photo Steven Spielberg's THE FABELMANS Sets Blu-Ray & DVD Release
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2023

Featuring a star-studded cast with Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea, My Week with Marilyn), Paul Dano (The Batman, There Will Be Blood), Seth Rogen (Steve Jobs, An American Pickle), Gabriel LaBelle (The Predator, ‚ÄúAmerican Gigolo‚ÄĚ) and Academy Award¬ģ nominee Judd Hirsch (Uncut Gems, Ordinary People).

Photos: Jeremy Pope, Billy Porter & More Hit the Golden Globes Red Carpet Photo Photos: Jeremy Pope, Billy Porter & More Hit the Golden Globes Red Carpet
by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2023

Check out photos of Ana Gasteyer, Billy Porter, Jeremy Pope, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Coolidge, Selena Gomez, Jenna Ortega, Colman Domingo, Laverne Cox, Margot Robie, Viola Davis, Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Chastain, F. Murray Abraham, Michelle Williams, Matt Bomer, Daisy Edgar-Jones, and more on the red carpet of the Golden Globes.

Steven Spielberg, Michelle Yeoh & More Win Golden Globe Awards - Full List of Winners Photo Steven Spielberg, Michelle Yeoh & More Win Golden Globe Awards - Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2023

Winners included Steven Spielberg for The Fablmans, Michelle Yeoh for Everything Everywhere All at Once, Austin Butler for Elvis, Justin Hurwitz for Babylon, Amanda Seyfried for The Dropout, Jennifer Coolidge for The White Lotus, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Watch: Amber Ardolino, JJ Niemann & Alex Wong Star in RANKED, A MUSICAL Music Video Photo Watch: Amber Ardolino, JJ Niemann & Alex Wong Star in RANKED, A MUSICAL Music Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

Watch the new music video for for the song¬†‚ÄúEye on the Prize,‚Ä̬†featuring¬†Amber Ardolino,¬†JJ Niemann, and¬†Alex Wong from the new musical Ranked.

Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhat Photo Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2023

The full cast has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming world premiere, The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!

DES MOINES Starring Michael Shannon & More Extends at TFANA Photo DES MOINES Starring Michael Shannon & More Extends at TFANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the extension of the Off-Broadway premiere of Denis Johnson’s Des Moines. The final play from the late author now runs through January 8, 2023 (extended from an original closing date of January 1).

Michelle Williams Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Latest THE FABELMANS Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Latest THE FABELMANS Trailer

by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2022

Directed by Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans is written by Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America, Caroline, or Change), who has earned Oscar¬ģ nominations for his screenplays for Spielberg‚Äôs Lincoln and Munich. Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Michelle Williams Honors Mary Beth Peil During Gotham Award Acceptance Speech Videoplay
VIDEO: Michelle Williams Honors Mary Beth Peil During Gotham Award Acceptance Speech

by Michael Major - Nov 29, 2022

Last night, Michelle Williams received a Performer Tribute Award at the 2022 Gotham Awards. During her speech, Williams honored Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil, who she had met while filming Dawon's Creek. Watch a video clip from Williams' Gotham Award acceptance speech now!

VIDEO: Take 'A Look Inside' THE FABELMANS in New Featurette Videoplay
VIDEO: Take 'A Look Inside' THE FABELMANS in New Featurette

by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

Directed by Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans is written by Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America, Caroline, or Change), who has earned Oscar¬ģ nominations for his screenplays for Spielberg‚Äôs Lincoln and Munich. Watch the new video featurette now!

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Never Coming Back' from Cassondra James' New EP Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Never Coming Back' from Cassondra James' New EP

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2020

Once on This Island star, Cassondra James debuted her new EP of original music ‚ÄúPieces‚ÄĚ on Friday, October 16th, 2020.

VIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN Videoplay
VIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN

by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

After a fan gave his religious mother a picture of Ewan in his Jedi robes, she displayed it in their home thinking it was a picture of Jesus.

VIDEO: Michelle Williams Tackles Pay Inequality in Emmys Acceptance Speech For FOSSE/ Videoplay
VIDEO: Michelle Williams Tackles Pay Inequality in Emmys Acceptance Speech For FOSSE/VERDON

by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2019

Last night, Michelle Williams won the 2019 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Gwen Verdon on FX's FOSSE/VERDON! Williams took the stage to give a passionate speech where she thanked her bosses for listening to her needs and paying her equally.

VIDEO: Luke Islam Sings 'Never Enough' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN on AGT Videoplay
VIDEO: Luke Islam Sings 'Never Enough' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN on AGT

by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2019

America's Got Talent contestant Luke Islam took to the stage during last night's live show to perform 'Never Enough' from The Greatest Showman! The 12-year-old singer has dreams of being a Broadway performer and previously sang 'She Used To Be Mine' from Waitress and 'You Will Be Found' from Dear Evan Hansen

VIDEO: Michelle Williams Screamed When She Met Lin-Manuel Miranda Videoplay
VIDEO: Michelle Williams Screamed When She Met Lin-Manuel Miranda

by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2019

Michelle Williams stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday night to talk about her lifelong love of singing and dancing, what it was like when she first met Lin-Manuel Miranda, and working with Julianne Moore in After the Wedding.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of FOSSE/VERDON to Meet Nicole Fosse, Gwen and Bob's Real Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of FOSSE/VERDON to Meet Nicole Fosse, Gwen and Bob's Real Life Daughter

by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2019

FX has released a behind the scenes clip, where viewers can meet Nicole Fosse, the real-life daughter of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon.

VIDEO: Didn't Get Enough of FOSSE/VERDON? Check Out This Interview With Gwen Verdon B Videoplay
VIDEO: Didn't Get Enough of FOSSE/VERDON? Check Out This Interview With Gwen Verdon Backstage at SWEET CHARITY in 1986!

by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2019

Just can't get enough of Gwen Verdon, following the finale of Fosse/Verdon last week? Check out this flashback video of Verdon, interviewed backstage at the 1986 Broadway revival of Sweet Charity.


Michelle Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michelle Williams been in?
Michelle Williams has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Michelle Williams been in?
Michelle Williams has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michelle Williams been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Blackbird , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Blackbird , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Blackbird Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Cabaret and Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cabaret .


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