Two of her films premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival: Manchester by the Sea (2016) and Certain Women (2016).
She couldn't attend the festival because she was in rehearsals for the Broadway play "Blackbird". It's hard to talk about work without talking about things that are personal. I don't want to talk about my personal life, but it's on my mind, and it's in my work.
For so long, I felt like a walking open wound everywhere I went. [on Heath Ledger's death in 2008] In a strange way, I miss that year, because all those possibilities that existed then are gone.
A small-town girl born and raised in rural Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Williams is the daughter of Carla Ingrid (Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, a commodity trader and author.
Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, English, Swedish, Swiss-German, Danish, Welsh, and Scottish.
A woman who realizes her husband is in love with another man.
Dated singer/songwriter Andy Herod (of "The Comas") for two years.
His latest album "Conductor" is about their relationship and his heartbreak after it ended.
Michelle also features in the accompanying short film of the same name.
Michelle's father is of half Norwegian, one quarter German, and approximately one quarter English, ancestry.
Michelle's mother is of three eighths Norwegian descent, with Michelle's mother's other ancestry including Swedish, Swiss-German, Danish, English, Welsh, and Scottish.
It was a year of very magical thinking and, in some ways, I'm sad to be moving further and further away from it. I get a lot back from it, but I feel like I'm kind of always working at the edge of my ability. There are enough actors living in my Brooklyn neighborhood to start one.