Michelle Williams to Be Honored at Seventh Annual Oscar Wilde: Honoring the Irish in Film Event, Written by: Karen Benardello
After receiving rave reviews and Golden Globe and SAG nominations for her title role in the new biopic My Week with Marilyn , Michelle Williams will receive an Oscar Wilde award for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe. The actress will be honored on February 23, 2012, at the seventh annual Oscar Wilde: Honoring the Irish in Film event. The ceremony will be held at the offices of the production company Bad Robot in Santa Monica.
The Oscar Wilde event was created by the non-profit US-Ireland Alliance, to recognize the contributions of the Irish in film. It also allows the Irish and American film industries to meet every year. Williams will be the first honorary Irishwoman to receive an Oscar Wilde award, after honorary Irishmen Paul Rudd, JJ Abrams and James L. Brooks were awarded.
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