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Michelle Williams, 'Dawson's Creek'
Then: The new girl in town, who dared to leave her virginity behind in the big city. The series began with Jen Lindley's arrival in Capeside, and ended with her final goodbye as she passed away from a heart complication. Appropriate, no? Williams has said that she hated working on the Creek, to which we plug our ears and say "la-la-la-can't-hear-you."
Oct. 23, 2012
Now: As the only "Dawson's" alum who gets to put "Oscar nominated" in front of her name, Williams has made an indelible mark on the film community with critically acclaimed movies like "Brokeback Mountain" and "Blue Valentine." She was most recently nominated for her role as Marilyn Monroe in "My Week With Marilyn."