Born on September 9, 1980
From Kalispell, Montana
Michelle Williams as "Marilyn Monroe"
In 1956 England, Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) lands a job as a production assistant on the set of "The Prince and the Showgirl," starring Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams). Marilyn is also honeymooning with her new husband, playwright Arthur Miller, but the combined pressure of work and the demands of the Hollywood hangers-on is driving her to exhaustion. When Miller departs for Paris, Colin seizes the opportunity, to give Marilyn respite during a week in the idyllic British countryside.
|Academy Award (2011)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)||Nominated||Leading Actress|
|Golden Globe (2011)||Won||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role|
Michelle Williams as "Cindy"
Dean (Ryan Gosling) and Cindy (Michelle Williams) live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. To the casual observer, everything appears normal, if a bit subdued. But a closer examination reveals a couple caught in a downward spiral. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.
|Academy Award (2010)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|
|Golden Globe (2010)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
Michelle Williams as "Alma Beers Del Mar"
In 1963, rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) and ranch hand Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) are hired by rancher Joe Aguirre (Randy Quaid) as sheep herders in Wyoming. One night on Brokeback Mountain, Jack makes a drunken pass at Ennis that is eventually reciprocated. Though Ennis marries his longtime sweetheart, Alma (Michelle Williams), and Jack marries a fellow rodeo rider (Anne Hathaway), the two men keep up their tortured and sporadic affair over the course of 20 years.
|Academy Award (2005)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (2005)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
Michelle Williams as "Emily"
The life of train aficionado and downcast little person Finbar McBride (Peter Dinklage) takes an unexpected turn when his boss dies and wills him a railroad depot in New Jersey. He decides to relocate to the small town, where he befriends talkative food vendor Joe Oramas (Bobby Cannavale) and unhappy wife Olivia Harris (Patricia Clarkson). As the trio's interactions deepen, quirky conversations and outcomes ensue. McBride also gains insight from librarian Emily.
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2003)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|