She began her acting career in 1978 and had her first starring film role in Grease 2 (1982), before receiving mainstream attention for her breakout performance in Scarface (1983).
Her greatest commercial successes include Batman Returns (1992), Dangerous Minds (1995), What Lies Beneath (2000) and Hairspray (2007).
actress had to share: On being a single mom to daughter Matilda with the late Heath Ledger: “I know a handful of women in similar positions [to me], it’s kind of like a club. My friend Busy [Phillips] and her husband Marc [Silverstein] said, ‘Michelle, you’re in like a blackout zone, everybody is now partnered up and you have to wait for people to start getting divorced.’ Oh my f*cking God…” On getting into the dating scene: “Talk about a learning process. I feel really sensitive about it and certainly did not expect to be still dating at 36 with an 11-year-old. I went back into the house and sobbed because of this incredibly simple moment – common everyday happiness.
It’s a sh*tty club and we don’t want any new members… I really felt like in that moment, like wow, we’ve done it. Life has brought us to a place that’s not just surviving, but thriving.” For more from Michelle, visit
'That's legit how we were dressed for a regular night out. And thank God my eyebrows grew back,' she joked of their outfits.
Busy also accompanied her pal, Michelle, to the 22nd Critics' Choice Awards, held in Santa Monica on December 11, where the latter star was nominated for the category of Best Supporting Actress for her role as Randi in Manchester By The Sea.
“With Jonathan, Michelle looks finally at peace and genuinely happy.” PHOTOS: Costar couples Can't get enough of Us?She paired the top with black leggings and black combat boots, and accessorized with a silver and black pendant and colorful clutch.Michelle shimmered upon her arrival in a dainty black slip dress covered in a sheer overlay that showcased sparkling, silver accents.Nothing so boring, so drably , and Foer, an author most famous for helping to invent modern twee-ness, are stinkin’ up Brooklyn with their love fumes, having met through mutual friends. Or, wait, they’re a sense of superiority and a hat. The friends are probably Brooklyn-y, is what I’m saying. Regardless of who the friends are, the important thing is that Williams and Foer met, and a romance sprang out of the earth like a goddang kale plant. ) quotes some “insider” familiar with the couple, who says, “I’m not surprised that Michelle is attracted to him.