6 Inspirational Hollywood Mothers

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams’s life took a tragic turn when her husband Heath Ledger suddenly died from prescription drug overdose.

The Dawson’s Creek and Brokeback Mountain actress handled his death quite gracefully and raised their daughter while on break from filmmaking. When Williams returned to acting, she made sure all of her roles would allow her to maintain an active parenting lifestyle, and would even reject parts that took her away from her daughter.