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JoBeth Williams stars in "The Big Year," opposite Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson, as Edith.

JoBeth Williams is a gifted actress and filmmaker who has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. She is also the president of the Screen Actors Guild.

Williams made her feature debut opposite Dustin Hoffman in "Kramer vs. Kramer" and went on to star in the box office hit "Poltergeist" and as part of the extraordinary ensemble in "The Big Chill." Other films include "Teachers," "Poltergeist II: The Other Side," "American Dreamer," "In the Land of Women," "Jungle to Jungle," "Wyatt Earp," "Switch," "Dutch," "Stop or My Mom Will Shoot," "Stir Crazy" and "Desert Bloom."

For television, Williams has starred in a slate of movies, including "Adam," which earned her an Emmy nomination, and "Baby M," for which she was nominated for both an Emmy and a Golden Globe. Other films for TV include "The Day After," "Murder Ordained," "My Name Is Bill W," "Breaking Through" and "Trapped in a Purple Haze." Williams has also appeared in several episodic series, including "Private Practice," "Dexter," "Criminal Minds," "Numb3rs," "24," "Las Vegas," "Skin," "Law & Order: SVU," "Payne" and "From the Earth to the Moon." Williams was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on "Frasier."

Williams is an accomplished director as well. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Film for her directorial debut, "On Hope," which she also produced.


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Age: 67 years old
Birthday: December 6, 1948
Height: 5' 7 ¼"
Full Name / Real Name: Margaret Jobeth Williams
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Husband: John Pasquin (3/14/1982, 2 children)

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