We wouldn't be surprised if you didn't know that this famous actress is from Montana we didn't know either.

You might not think the movie business is big in Montana, but over the past several years, more films have been shooting their productions in our fine state. We have seen some acclaimed actors and actresses come to Montana, but this had us thinking, who is the most famous actor or actress from Montana?

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It's not as easy of a choice as you might think. There have been several prominent actors and actresses from Montana, so we needed help.

Cinema Joe on TikTok made a comprehensive list of the Best Actor from Every State, and for Montana, it was a solid choice.

Photo by Jon Tyson via Unsplash
Photo by Jon Tyson via Unsplash

If you don't know, Montana has a decent list of actors and actresses who were born in Montana. This includes the silver screen legend Gary Cooper, SNL alum Dana Carvey, up-and-comer Margaret Qually, and famous Native American actor David Midhunter.

None of these actors or actresses were picked, but one that flew under our radar and was a surprise. Check out the video.

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Credit: Cinema Joe via TikTok

That's right, the incredible Michelle Williams is from Montana. Born in Kalispell, Michelle Williams has been one of the best actresses over the past decade, racking constant award nominations from the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, and Primetime Emmys.

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Michelle Williams is one of the best working actresses today and has been featured in films like Shutter Island, The Fabelmans, Blue Valentine, Manchester By The Sea, and countless others.

We would bet money she will be winning an Oscar soon. She's been nominated five times in her career so far.

It's always fun to see what famous actors or actresses hail from Montana because there are a few who will surprise you.

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