Following Dawson's Creek, Williams has gone on to appear in such works as Brokeback Mountain (2005), I'm Not There. (2007), Blue Valentine (2008) Shutter Island (2010) and Oz the Great and Powerful (2013).
- Williams won the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for My Week with Marilyn
- Williams was nominated for the Academy Award for Actress in a Leading Role for her work in Blue Valentine (2008) and My Week with Marilyn (2011) as well as a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her work in the drama Blackbird.
- Williams is best friends with her former co-star Busy Philipps, calling Philipps the love of her life
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