Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams is an American actress. She first rose to fame in 1998 on Dawson's Creek. Her most famous films include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Blue Valentine (2010), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Manchester by the Sea (2016), The Greatest Showman (2017) and the Venom film series. Williams also appeared on the FX Fosse/Verdon mini-series, earning a Primetime Emmy for outstanding lead actress in 2019. She has also been nominated four times for an Academy Award.
Michelle Williams
Full Name
Michelle Ingrid Williams
Kalispell, Mont.
Notable Projects
Dawson's Creek


How did Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams meet?

The late actor Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams met in 2004 during the filming of 2005's 'Brokeback Mountain.' They dated for three years before separating in 2007, and they welcomed daughter Matilda in 2005.

Is Michelle Williams married?

Yes, Michelle Williams has been married to theatre director Thomas Kail since March 2020. Williams and Kail share a son and are expecting another baby in fall 2022. Williams was also previously married to musician Phil Elverum from 2018 to 2019.

How old was Michelle Williams on 'Dawson's Creek?'

Michelle Williams told 'Variety' that she was 22 when 'Dawson's Creek' ended in 2003. She portrayed Jen Lindley on the series, a fictional high school student who moves from New York City to Capeside, Massachusetts.

Most Recent

Pregnant Michelle Williams Wraps Her Baby Bump in Florals at Cannes Film Festival Premiere
"It's totally joyous," Michelle Williams previously raved of her pregnancy news, announcing that she and husband Thomas Kail are expecting their second child together
Hugh Jackman Responds to Michelle Williams Saying She Wants to Be in a Greatest Showman Sequel
The Australian star, who played the title role in the 2017 musical film, tells PEOPLE his thoughts about the actress joining him for a potential follow-up movie
Michelle Williams Would Make a Greatest Showman Sequel 'in a Heartbeat': 'I Really Love That Movie'
“That movie brought so much joy to so many people and to make people that happy, man that is a worthwhile thing to spend your time doing,” Michelle Williams said
Michelle Williams Recalls When Jeremy Strong Moved in with Her After Heath Ledger's Death
"Jeremy [Strong] was serious enough to hold the weight of a child's broken heart," Michelle Williams says of daughter Matilda after Heath Ledger's death
Michelle Williams Is Pregnant, Expecting Third Baby: 'Good Fortune Is Not Lost on Me'
Michelle Williams welcomed son Hart with husband Thomas Kail in 2020, and she also shares daughter Matilda, 16, with late actor Heath Ledger
Michelle Williams and Tina Knowles-Lawson Star as Mother Daughter in New Lifetime Drama
Destiny's Mother! Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story, starring Michelle Williams and Tina Knowles-Lawson, premieres Saturday on Lifetime

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Busy Philipps Says She Is 'Eternally Grateful' for Friend Michelle Williams in Birthday Tribute

"I really wish I could be with my friend tonight celebrating how special and incredible and brilliant she is," Busy Philipps wrote