There’s so many great films that come out every year. But honestly, 2022 was a true highlight for productions! There’s so many amazing ones that were released. That’s probably why there are a total of 10 movies up for Best Picture this year at the Oscars! But the Academy Awards aren’t just about films. The ceremony also honors the hard work of actors, actresses, and the behind-the-scenes crew who bring the stories to life. One actress who deserves the recognition is Michelle Williams!
That’s why we’re so happy the star has received a 2023 Oscar nomination in the Actress in a Leading Role category for her role as Mitzi Schildkraut-Fabelman in The Fabelmans! The other lovely ladies vying for a golden statuette at the Academy Awards are Ana de Armas, Andrea Riseborough, Cate Blanchett, and Michelle Yeoh.
The film follows Sammy Fabelman, and serves as a semi-autobiographical story about directing legend Steven Spielberg, who takes on those duties for the 2022 drama. After his parents take him to see The Greatest Show on Earth, Sammy is inspired to start making his own films, per the synopsis. And his mother, played by Williams, is more than happy to support her son.
As we get ready for the Oscars ceremony, set to air Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 8 p.m. ET, on ABC, you might be wondering if Williams has ever received an award. We’ve got the answer for you below!
Oscar wins: How many does Michelle Williams have?
The actress has never won an Oscar, but has been nominated a total of five times. Other than The Fabelmans, she’s been recognized in the Best Supporting Actress category in 2006 for Brokeback Mountain, Best Actress for Blue Valentine and My Week with Marilyn, and Best Supporting Actress in 2017 for Manchester by the Sea.
When it comes to other awards, the star has received four British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) nominations, has won an Emmy Award for Fosse/Verdon, and won two Golden Globes for My Week with Marilyn and Fosse/Verdon. Here’s to Williams receiving her very first Academy Award!
Be sure to cheer on Michelle Williams at the 95th Academy Awards which air Sunday, March 12, 2023 on ABC. You can check out a full list of this year’s nominees on the Oscars website.