Fast Facts

  • Was working at a New York restaurant in 1996 when an agent noticed her and launched her career with appearances in commercials and on TV's Spin City.
  • Her movie debut was in Spike Lee's Girl 6 in 1996.
  • Appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair in 1998.
  • In 2004, made her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago.
  • Is a spokeswoman for the PMD Foundation, which seeks to raise awareness of Pelizaeus–Merzbacher disease.

Awards

  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Jim Mol — Brother
  • Tod Williams — Husband
  • Janet Mol — Mother
  • Ptolemy John Williams — Son
  • Winter Morgan Williams — Daughter

College

  • Attended American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York, NY; William Esper Studio, New York, NY

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Details

  • Birth Place: Deep River, CT
  • Birthday: November 8, 1972, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor

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