Michelle Williams (Actress)
Michelle Williams(Actress) Born Michelle Ingrid Williams is an American actress. Bporn On September 9, 1980 She is known for her work in small-scale independent productions with dark or tragic themes. The recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, Williams has been nominated for four Academy Awards and one Tony Award.
Michelle Williams Actress Career
Williams became interested in acting at an early age when she saw a local production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. First She performed in an amateur production of the musical Annie, and her parents would drive her from San Diego to Los Angeles to audition for parts. Her first screen appearance was as Bridget Bowers, a young woman who seduces Mitch Buchannon’s son, Hobie, in a 1993 episode of the television series Baywatch.she made her film debut in the family movie Lassie, about the bond between a young boy (played by Tom Guiry) and the titular dog.
By 1995, Williams had completed ninth grade at Santa Fe Christian Schools in San Diego.At age 15, with her parents’ approval, Williams filed for emancipation from them, so she could better pursue her acting career with less interference from child labor work laws.Following her emancipation, Williams relocated to Los Angeles and lived by herself in Burbank. Describing her initial experience in the city, she said, “There are some really disgusting people in the world, and I met some of them.”
In 1998, Williams began starring in the television teen drama series Dawson’s Creek, created by Kevin Williamson and co-starring James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, and Joshua Jackson. The series aired for six seasons from January 1998 to May 2003 and featured Williams as Jen Lindley, a precocious and promiscuous New York-based teenager who relocates to the fictional town of Capeside. The series was filmed in the small town of Wilmington, North Carolina, where Williams relocated for the next six years.
Williams has credited Dawson’s Creek as “the best acting class”, but also admitted that she had not fully invested herself in it as “my taste was in contradiction to what I was doing every single day”.
The British film Me Without You (2001), about an obsessive female friendship, starred Williams and Anna Friel. Williams played Holly, an insecure bibliophile, a part that came close to her personalityThe writer-director Sandra Goldbacher was initially reluctant to cast an American in a British part but was impressed by Williams’ self-deprecating humor and a “European stillness” that she found in her.
Williams gained wider recognition later in 2005 when she appeared in Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain, about the romance between two men, Ennis and Jack (played by Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, respectively). Impressed with her performance in The Station Agent, the casting director Avy Kaufman recommended Williams to Lee. He found a vulnerability in her and cast her as Alma, the wife of Ennis, who discovers her husband’s homosexuality and infidelity
Williams had two film releases in 2006. She first featured opposite Paul Giamatti in the drama The Hawk Is Dying.Five months after giving birth to her daughter, she returned to work on Ethan Hawke’s directorial venture The Hottest State, based on his own novel. Leslie Felperin of Variety found her role to be too brief. Following the awards season success of Brokeback Mountain, Williams was unsure of what to do next.
While filming in Sweden for her next project, Mammoth (2009), news broke that Ledger had died from an accidental intoxication from prescription drugs. Although Williams continued filming, she later said, “It was horrible. I don’t remember most of it.” In her first public statement, a week after Ledger’s death, Williams expressed her heartbreak and described Ledger’s spirit as surviving in their daughter. Later that month she attended his memorial and funeral services.
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Actress Michelle Williams Husband
Her Husband is Phil Elverum.Elvrum is an American songwriter, producer and visual artist, best known for his musical projects The Microphones and Mount Eerie. Based in Anacortes, Washington in the mid-2000s, he began to spell his surname Elvrum as “Elverum”, after the Norwegian town of the same name. He is best known for having recorded and performed prolifically under the band names The Microphones (1996–2003) and Mount Eerie (2003–present). The Believer Magazine described his work as “delicately sparse or layered and noisy, often in the same song. Lyrically, he focuses on memory, first-person storytelling, myth, naturalism, the everyday as sacred, and sense of place (in and out of Washington State)”.Elverum uses mostly analog recording equipment and often works in his own studio spaces, where he has the time and freedom to experiment with sounds. He records at a disused church in Anacortes, Washington called “The Unknown”
Michelle Williams Actress Age
Born On September 9 19180 she is 38 years of age as of 2018.Ingrid Williams was born on September 9, 1980, in Kalispell, Montana, to Carla, a homemaker, and Larry R. Williams, an author and commodities trader. She is of Norwegian descent. Her father twice ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate as a Republican Party nominee.In Kalispell, Williams lived with her three paternal half-siblings and her younger sister, Paige.[ Although she has described her family as “not terribly closely knit”, she shared a close bond with her father, who taught her to fish and shoot, and encouraged her to become a keen reader.
Michelle Williams Actress Net Worth
Shehas a net worth of $16 million. Born in 1980 in Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Williams started appearing on TV screens in the early ’90s. She landed guest roles on “Home Improvement”, “Step by Step”, and “Baywatch”.
How Tall Is Michelle Williams Actress
She Stands at a Heght of 5′ 4″.
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Michelle Williams Actress Singing
Hollywood has been interested in capturing Janis Joplin’s life on screen for decades. Ever since Bette Midler starred as the icon in 1979’s The Rose, actresses and film creators have tried (and mostly failed) to recreate her story. In 2014, Amy Adams was attached to a Jean-Marc Vallee Joplin project, but its been delayed several times due to legal troubles. At one point, even Zooey Deschanel was supposed to play the rock star, but its currently on hold. Now, according to a Variety report, Michelle Williams is in talks to star as Joplin in Sean Durkin’s upcoming biopic of the rock icon. Though Adams and Deschanel would have done the late musician justice, casting Williams as Joplin could be the push everyone needs to get her story made. Not only has the actress been having one hell of a year, she’s got the emotional range. And what’s more, Williams can sing.
Since she became known as Jen Lindley on Dawson’s Creek, she’s built an impressive career for herself. Her roles in Brokeback Mountain, Blue Valentine, and My Week With Marilyn have all landed her Oscar nominations. (This year’s performance in Manchester by the Sea has some Oscar buzz as well.) But, besides an expansive film resume, she has been honing her musical chops. She was in the off-Broadway Smelling a Rat, Tracy Letts’s Killer Joe, and Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard opposite Jessica Chastain at Williamstown Theatre Festival. She made her Broadway debut in the recent revival of Cabaret, and, this year, she received a Tony award nomination for her work in Blackbird. Guess you could say she’s been prepping for a role like this Joplin one.
Though it’s tough to say whether or not Williams would lend her voice to the Joplin biopic, the actress can sing, which makes this casting choice ideal. Plus, the fact that she portrayed another tortured songstress — Marilyn Monroe — and covered her music proves she could do it again. Check out some of Williams’s vocal talents below.
Michelle Williams Actor Movies And Tv Shows
All the Old Knives (announced)
Rio (pre-production) (rumored)
The Challenger (pre-production)
This Is Jane (pre-production)
2019 Fosse/Verdon (TV Series)
– Providence (2019) … Gwen Verdon
– Nowadays (2019) … Gwen Verdon
– All I Care About Is Love (2019) … Gwen Verdon
– Where Am I Going? (2019) … Gwen Verdon
– Glory (2019) … Gwen Verdon
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2019 After the Wedding
2018 I Feel Pretty
2017 The Greatest Showman
2017 All the Money in the World
2016 Certain Women
2016 Manchester by the Sea
2015 Louis Vuitton: The Spirit of Travel (Video short)
2014 Suite Française
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful
Annie / Glinda
2013 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Laurie’s Foster Sister
– Blue Sunday (2013) … Laurie’s Foster Sister (uncredited)
2011 My Week with Marilyn
2011 Take This Waltz
2010 Meek’s Cutoff
2010 Shutter Island
2010 Blue Valentine
2009 Greed, a New Fragrance by Francesco Vezzoli (Video short)
2008 Synecdoche, New York
2008 Wendy and Lucy
2007 I’m Not There
2006 The Hottest State
2006 The Hawk Is Dying
2005 Brokeback Mountain
2005 The Baxter
2004 Imaginary Heroes
2004 Land of Plenty
2004 A Hole in One
1998-2003 Dawson’s Creek (TV Series)
– All Good Things… (2003) … Jen Lindley
– …Must Come to an End (2003) … Jen Lindley
– Joey Potter and Capeside Redemption (2003) … Jen Lindley
– Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road (2003) … Jen Lindley
– Catch-22 (2003) … Jen Lindley
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2003 The Station Agent
2003 The United States of Leland
2001 Prozac Nation
2001 Me Without You
2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Linda (segment “1972”)
1999 But I’m a Cheerleader
1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
1997 A Thousand Acres
1997 Killing Mr. Griffin (TV Movie)
1996 My Son Is Innocent (TV Movie)
1995 Raising Caines (TV Series)
1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
– Wilson’s Girlfriend (1995) … Jessica Lutz
1994 Step by Step (TV Series)
– Something Wild (1994) … J.J.
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