Michelle Williams Engaged to 'Hamilton' Director Thomas Kail, Expecting Second Child

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The four-time Oscar nominee shared 14-year-old daughter Matilda with the late actor Heath Ledger.

Michelle Williams is starting the new year with some happy news. 

The actress, 39, is not only engaged to Tony Award-winning director of Hamilton Thomas Kail, but the couple is expecting their first child together as well, according to People magazine. 

Apart from Hamilton, Kail directed Fosse/Verdon, in which Williams starred and won the Emmy Award for lead actress. Other theater successes on his résumé include directing In the Heights on Broadway and winning a directing Emmy for Grease: Live.

The pregnancy marks Williams' second. The four-time Oscar nominee had 14-year-old daughter Matilda with the late actor Heath Ledger. The actress and Phil Elverum divorced earlier this year after marrying in summer 2018. 

Williams made a reference to her relationship at the 2020 Golden Globes, upon her win for best actress in Fosse/Verdon. Concluding her speech, she told "Tommy and Matilda" she couldn't wait to come home to them after the show.

People magazine shared an exclusive image of the couple walking hand-in-hand as a diamond ring is noticeable on Williams' wedding finger. Williams is currently shooting Venom 2. 

Williams is nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress in a limited series for Fosse/Verdon, which is also nominated for best limited series. 

A rep for the actress declined to comment. 

Jan. 5: Updated with Williams' comments at the Golden Globes.