February 9, 2012 3:45 AM EST

Michelle Williams on playing an oft-played character and what it’s like to disappear into another person.

2011 Performances: My Week With Marilyn, Take This Waltz

Nominated: Best Actress for My Week With Marilyn

THE PERFORMERS SPEAK:

Jessica Chastain

George Clooney

Adepero Oduye

Viola Davis

Uggie

Michelle Williams

Brad Pitt

Rooney Mara

Christopher Plummer

Bérénice Bejo

Jean Dujardin

Octavia Spencer

Michael Fassbender

Highlights

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