Michelle Williams Biography


Michelle Williams

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Birth Name: Michelle Williams
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   37 Years
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Pretty girl with blonde short hair, Michelle Williams is an actress from United States who is renowned in the world for starring the role of Jen Lindley in The WB television teen drama Dawson's Creek. She is also famous for portraying the role of Alma Beers del Mar in the 2005 movie, Brokeback Mountain. Teen People Magazine's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21, Michelle was born as Michelle Ingrid Williams in Kalispell, Montana, United States of America to Carla Ingrid Williams and Larry R. Williams. She is an American and is of Norwegian, English, German, Danish, Swiss, Swedish, Scottish and Welsh descent.

In 2004, while she was filming in the movie Brokeback Mountain, she fell in love with her co star Heath Ledger. Heath Ledger was an actor and movie director. After being in love for about a year, she gave birth to their first child together on 28th of October 2005 and they named their only daughter Matilda Rose Ledger. However, at the end of 2007 they revealed that they got separated in the friendly manner. Few months later on 22nd of January 2008, Heath died of combined drug intoxication.

In July 2008, Michelle was found having romantic love affairs with Spike Jonze. Spike Jonze is a director, producer and a screenwriter. He is also a well known actor. They began dating while they were filming in the movie Synecdoche, New York. But this love life came to an end within two months.

After spending single life with her sweet daughter, she was seen with Cary Fukunaga in 2011. Cary Fukunaga is a director and a writer. She dated him as her boyfriend for several months.

With the start of 2012, Michelle became close to Jason Segel. Jason Segel who is an actor and comedian is well known in the world for his role in the TV series, How I Met Your Mother. They confirmed their love affairs within few months and they dated each other for about a year.

After she broke up with How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel, she began dating contemporary artist Dustin Yellin. They began dating since May 2013 and it lasted till the following year May.

In July 2015, it was conformed that Michelle is seeing Jonathan Safran Foer. Jonathan Safran Foer who is an author is renowned in the world for his novel, Everything Is Illuminated. They are still together.

When Michelle was child, she watched the musical show The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. After watching this show she became more interested in acting and then finally in 1993 she made her acting debut by appearing in the television series, Baywatch. She played the role of Bridget Bowers in this series. The following year, she appeared in the next television series Step by Step and that year she also played her feature film debut by portraying the role of April Porter in the movie, Lassie. Her breakthrough role came in 1998 after she began starring in the television series, Dawson's Creek. Her net worth is said to be around $8 million dollars.

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Born in Kalispell, Montana, United States

1980 9th of September

Teen People Magazine's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21, Michelle was born as Michelle Ingrid Williams in Kalispell, Montana, United States of America to Carla Ingrid Williams and Larry R. Williams. She is an American and is of Norwegian, English, German, Danish, Swiss, Swedish, Scottish and Welsh descent.

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Began her acting career

1993

When Michelle was child, she watched the musical show The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. After watching this show she became more interested in acting and then finally in 1993 she made her acting debut by appearing in the television series, Baywatch.

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First feature film, Lassie

1994

She played her first movie role in 1994. She made her feature film debut by portraying the role of April Porter in the movie, Lassie. In 1995, she also appeared in the movie Timemaster where she was found starring the role of Annie.

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Appeared in the television series, Dawson's Creek

1998

Her breakthrough role came in 1998 after she began starring in the television series, Dawson's Creek. She appeared in this TV series till 2003. Besides this television series, she is also well known for her appearance in the movie, Brokeback Mountain. 

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Began dating Heath Ledger

2004

In 2004, while she was filming in the movie Brokeback Mountain, she fell in love with her co star Heath Ledger. Heath Ledger was an actor and movie director. He had also directed and produced several music videos.

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First child, Matilda Ledger

2005 28th of October

After being in love for about a year, she gave birth to their first child together on 28th of October 2005. That time she gave birth to a sweet little baby girl and they named her Matilda Ledger. 

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Broke up with Heath Ledger

2007

After being in love for about three years, Michelle and Heath called off their love life. At the end of 2007 they revealed that they got separated in the friendly manner. Few months later on 22nd of January 2008, Heath died of combined drug intoxication.

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Began dating Spike Jonze

2008 of July

In July 2008, Michelle was found having romantic love affairs with Spike Jonze. Spike Jonze is a director, producer and a screenwriter. He is also a well known actor. They began dating while they were filming in the movie Synecdoche, New York. But this love life came to an end within two months.

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Won Gotham Awards

2008

For portraying the role of Alma Beers del Mar in the 2005 movie, Brokeback Mountain, she got her first nomination in Gotham Awards. However, she won this award for the first time in 2008 for Best Ensemble Performance.

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Began dating

2011

After spending single life with her sweet daughter, she was seen with Cary Fukunaga in 2011. Cary Fukunaga is a director and a writer. He is also famous for being a cinematographer. She dated him as her boyfriend for several months.

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Won Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association

2011

Till now, she has been nominated in Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards for three different times and out of these three nominations she has been honored only once. She was honored with this award in 2011 for Best Actress.

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Dated Jason Segel

2012

With the start of 2012, Michelle became close to Jason Segel. Jason Segel who is an actor and comedian is well known in the world for his role in the TV series, How I Met Your Mother. They confirmed their love affairs within few months and they dated each other for about a year.

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Won Golden Globes, USA

2012

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and she has also once been honored with this award. She was honored with this award in 2012 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical.

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Began dating Dustin Yellin

2013 of May

After she broke up with How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel, she began dating contemporary artist Dustin Yellin. He is also popular for being the founder of Pioneer Works. They began dating since May 2013 and it lasted till the following year May.

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Began dating Jonathan Safran Foer

2015 of July

In July 2015, it was conformed that Michelle is seeing Jonathan Safran Foer. Jonathan Safran Foer who is an author is renowned in the world for his novel, Everything Is Illuminated. They are still having the romantic love life. 

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